Survivors of intimate partner violence, sexual assault, and stalking often experience significant economic barriers and consequences of abuse.
The Victim Advocate Pocket Guide is the perfect tool for educating and working with survivors of domestic/dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking who are thinking about or already involved in the criminal justice system.
The safety of victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking is inextricably linked to their economic security.
Recognizing that survivors’ safety and their economic security are inextricably linked, the Economic Security for Survivors (ESS) Project promotes strategies that foster economic security within the justice system and in partnership with the non-profits that serve survivors.
Addressing Economic Security in Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking Cases: A Judicial Bench Card
The Addressing Economic Security Judicial Bench Card is the ideal companion tool for judges presiding over domestic/dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking cases. In addition to highlighting the importance of considering victim economic security within the court, this concise, user-friendly form contains checklists for economic-related crimes and evidence, determining economic relief during intake or post-trial, and economic considerations for sentencing and enforcement.
For several years during the Great Recession, the nation remained focused on a steady stream of mostly discouraging numbers—unemployment rates, poverty rates, stock indices, warehouse inventories and home foreclosures.
Intimate partner violence (IPV), sexual assault and stalking are crimes with deep economic impacts. These include both the resulting costs of violence as well as economic abuses used to maintain power and control.
The safety of victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking is inextricably linked to their economic security.
The Prosecutor’s Economic Security Pocket Guide is the perfect tool for any prosecutorial case file or trial notebook.