Global Report on Ageism

“The Global report on ageism outlines a framework for action to reduce ageism including specific recommendations for different actors. It brings together the best available evidence on the nature and magnitude of ageism, its determinants and its impact. It outlines what strategies work to prevent and counter ageism, identifies gaps and proposes future lines of research to improve our understanding of ageism.”

FAQs: Privacy Laws Impacting Survivors in Michigan

“This FAQ card provides attorneys and advocates with a starting point for researching common privacy issues that impact victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking, and includes citations to laws that affect victims’ privacy rights. This card is intended as a summary of relevant laws and was last revised in August 2018.”

Colonization and Domestic Violence

“The parallels that can be drawn between colonialism and domestic violence can be seen through their definitions and through a review of Native American history. Having lived through genocide and horrific suffering, the aftermath of European contact and colonization continues to not only haunt Native Americans, it wreaks havoc in their everyday lives.”

Sexual Assault Trial Advocacy

“This training is designed to aide prosecutors in better noticing signs of trauma in sexual assault cases, how to use those signs to strengthen the cases, and how to conduct a more offender-focused, victim-centered prosecution.”

Rape in the Fields: Documentary and Panel Discussion

The Division of Victim Services hosted a viewing of the “Rape in the Fields” documentary in July of 2021. They followed up the viewing with a panel discussion of several field experts to discuss intersectionality, trust building, and possible policy implications. Find the link to the documentary and a recording of the panel discussion on MiVAN’s page.