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New in the Library - Compendium of Research on Violence Against Women
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From the National Institute of Justice, Victim and Victimization Research Division, the Compendium of Research on Violence Against Women, 1993-2014, is updated annually to give researchers and support providers easier access to recent evidence-based findings.  The Compendium includes an abstract of each grant research study with details on how to find further publications.

Sections of the Compendium include topics such as:

  • Justice & Related Systems - Victim Services;
  • Definition & Measurement - Development of Risk Assessment Instruments;
  • Epidemiology - National Surveys;
  • Social and Cultural Context – Drug and Alcohol Use, and Criminal Histories;
  • VAWA (Violence Against Women Act) Evaluations.

Access the complete Compendium


This announcement is available at NIC’s Gender-Responsive News for Women and Girls.  Feel free to forward to friends and colleagues.  Subscribe to the newsletter at

For additional resources on Justice-Involved Women go to NIC’s Women Offenders.

Posted Tue, Nov 3 2015 6:20 AM by Susan Powell


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