Supported by the experiences of transgender survivors, and addressing specific challenges that victim service providers, first responders, and health care providers may encounter, this guide provides practical tools to promote understanding and support for transgender victims.
It was, and is, very sad to me that while these children are supposed to be focusing on the challenge of adolescence, they were instead grappling with the violence caused by their partners.
This February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness month, and the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) will be highlighting the importance of youth victimized through dating violence.
Teen dating violence is defined as the physical, sexual or psychological/emotional violence within a teen dating relationship, as well as stalking.
It can occur between a current or former dating partner.
Each of the other crimes (sexual assault, domestic violence, and stalking) has an existing designated month for public education and awareness activities.
This is another installment in the department's year-long effort to raise public awareness; build stronger coalitions among federal, state, local, and tribal communities; and redouble efforts to end domestic and teen dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking for men, women, and children across the country. Senator Mike Crapo Press Release, January 28, 2010) To help bring greater awareness to the dangers and consequences of teen dating violence, the National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) has prepared an online compilation of publications and other related resources on this topic.
Research into teen dating violence remains a relatively new field of study.
As with all emerging areas of research, the development of a valid research agenda is necessary to ensure a more systematic and comprehensive approach to the funding and execution of research and evaluation projects.
As a result, LGBTQ victims suffer disproportionately from violence and its effects.
In recognition of LGBT Pride Month, OVC features the online guide, Responding to Transgender Victims of Sexual Assault, to help educate those working in the field.
The award recipients are selected from public nominations in 11 categories and are honored at the National Crime Victims’ Service Awards Ceremony in Washington, D. This year, OVC announces a new award category, the Tomorrow’s Leaders Award.