Looking ahead toward community-level strategies to prevent sexual violence.

@article{Degue2012LookingAT,
  title={Looking ahead toward community-level strategies to prevent sexual violence.},
  author={Sarah Degue and Melissa K. Holt and Greta M Massetti and Jennifer L. Matjasko and Andra L Teten Tharp and Linda Anne Valle},
  journal={Journal of women's health},
  year={2012},
  volume={21 1},
  pages={1-3}
}
The Division of Violence Prevention within CDC's National Center for Injury Prevention and Control recently undertook a systematic review of primary prevention strategies for sexual violence (SV) perpetration. This review identified the lack of community-level strategies to prevent SV as a critical gap in the literature. Community-level strategies function by modifying the characteristics of settings (e.g., schools, workplaces, neighborhoods) that increase the risk for violence victimization… CONTINUE READING