Sarah Gonzalez Bocinski, M.A.

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Sarah Gonzalez Bocinski was the Director of the Economic Security for Survivors Project at the Institute for Women’s Policy Research. Sarah oversaw the development of training, tools, and curricula and provided technical assistance to domestic/sexual violence programs and justice system professionals on strategies to better address the intersections of survivor economic security and safety. Sarah specialized in the creation and implementation of employment focused curricula as well as fostering comprehensive community-based support strategies. Sarah has presented at national and regional conferences for domestic and sexual violence advocates and criminal justice professionals. Keynotes include Intersections of Economic Insecurity and Sexual Assault: Consequences of Childhood Victimization and Economic Insecurity and Barriers to Safety and Recovery for Rural Survivors. Sarah has been quoted by local and regional radio, and trade press on local efforts to address the needs of survivors. Prior to joining IWPR, Sarah worked at Wider Opportunities for Women (WOW) where she advocated for policies that promote economic security for women and girls in the District of Columbia, and designed and facilitated career empowerment programs for job readiness programs, teen empowerment programs, and domestic violence programs. Before working at WOW, Sarah worked in institutional development. Sarah received her B.A. from Colgate University and Master of Public Policy from the Georgetown Public Policy Institute, where she studied on social welfare programs and workforce development policies.

ESS Quarterly Newsletter Summer/Fall 2017 Issue

In collaboration with the National Domestic Workers Alliance, the Institute for Women’s Policy Research released a new comprehensive report as a part of the longstanding report series, The Status of Women in the States.

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The Economic Drivers and Consequences of Sex Trafficking in the United States

Like intimate partner violence, sexual assault, and stalking, human trafficking[i] has significant economic consequences for victims. While data on the prevalence of human trafficking in the United States are scarce, due to the covert nature of the crime, some research suggests that trafficking is widespread.

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The Economic Cost of Intimate Partner Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking

Intimate partner violence (IPV), sexual assault, and stalking have profound economic effects on victims and survivors.

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ESS Quarterly Newsletter Spring/Summer 2017 Issue

The effects of sexual victimization on survivors are significant and long-lasting. Physical and psychological trauma can diminish quality of life, and survivors incur significant economic costs in the immediate aftermath of an assault and across their lifespan.

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Intersections of Stalking and Economic Security

Stalking affects nearly one in six women and more than one in 19 men in the United States in their lifetime. The majority of stalking victims are stalked by individuals they know.

By |2020-11-23T23:18:55-04:00January 26, 2017|IWPR|Comments Off on Intersections of Stalking and Economic Security
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