Bibliography of Resources by Topic: underserved

This bibliography includes references to books, video and curricula that aim to inform the public about sexual violence and its aftermath.

This is often a difficult topic to discuss and to learn about. We hope that this list will prove useful to individuals and groups searching for information on this topic. These lists are provided for information purposes only. The Arizona Department of Health Services and the University of Arizona do not specifically endorse the materials listed herein. For more information about a specific resource please contact the listed publisher or distributor directly.

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List by Media Type

Breaking the Culture of Silence
An insight to the impact of culture on four Latina women that have experienced sexual assault. 12-minute bilingual video
Language:
English
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
Hispanic community
Publisher/Producer:
Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR)
Releated Topics:
Senorita Extraviada, Missing Young Woman
A documentary on the more than 200 kidnapped, raped and murdered young women of Juárez, Mexico. 74-minute video in VHS or DVD format. Spanish with English Subtitles
Author:
Olivia Crawford, Julie Mackaman, and Sharon Wood
Available From:
Release Date Year:
2001
Language:
Spanish
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
Adolescents, Adults
Publisher/Producer:
Lourdes Portillo
The Color of Violence: The Incite! Anthology
Describes strategies on how to stop violence against women of color and the role of medical institutions in contributing to violence. 275-page book
Author:
[Editor] INCITE: Women of Color Against Violence
Available From:
Release Date Year:
2006
Language:
English
Media Type:
Book
Target Audience:
Not provided
Publisher/Producer:
South End Press
Conquest: Sexual Violence and American Indian Genocide
This book makes historical and cultural references as they relate to the violence experienced by Native Americans women. 250-page book
Author:
Andrea Smith
Available From:
Release Date Year:
2005
Language:
English
Media Type:
Book
Target Audience:
Not provided
Publisher/Producer:
South End Press
Black Feminist Thought: Knowledge, Consciousness, and the Politics of Empowerment
Provides insight into Black culture, treatment and images of Black women, and the power of heterosexism. 336-page book
Author:
Patricia Hill Collins
Available From:
Release Date Year:
2000
Language:
English
Media Type:
Book
Target Audience:
Not provided
Publisher/Producer:
Routledge
MACHO
The Men’s Group of Managua calls upon men to end violence against women. 26-minute video available in VHS or DVD format
Author:
Lucinda Broadbent
Available From:
Release Date Year:
2000
Language:
Spanish with English subtitles
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
Men
Publisher/Producer:
Women Make Movies, Inc.
Releated Topics:
Una Visión Desde Las Sombras: Abuse Sexual Infantil en la Communidad Hispana Volume 4
Educating Hispanic parents to identify child sexual abuse and how to intervene. 18-minute video available in VHS or DVD format
Release Date Year:
2001
Language:
Spanish, English subtitles
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
Hispanic community
Publisher/Producer:
GOLDPITT Productions
Hollow Water NFB
Aboriginal Peoples’ efforts to end sexual abuse in their community. 48-minute video
Author:
Bonnie Dickie
Release Date Year:
2000
Language:
English
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
Adolescents, Adults
Publisher/Producer:
National Film Board of Canada
Releated Topics:
Latinos Speak Out
Sexual violence within the Latino community. 20-minute video
Release Date Year:
1999
Language:
Spanish
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
Hispanic community, Practitioners / Professionals and Service Providers
Publisher/Producer:
Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR)
Releated Topics:
Senorita Extraviada, Missing Young Woman
A documentary on the more than 200 kidnapped, raped and murdered young women of Juárez, Mexico. 74-minute video in VHS or DVD format
Author:
Olivia Crawford, Julie Mackaman, Sharon Wood
Available From:
Release Date Year:
2001
Language:
Spanish with English subtitles
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
Adolescents, Adults
Publisher/Producer:
Lourdes Portillo
Releated Topics:
Sexual Assault in the Cambodian Community
An educational video about victim’s rights and resources regarding sexual assault by the Seattle Police department. Cambodian with English subtitles
Release Date Year:
2003
Language:
Cambodian
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
Minority / underserved populations
Publisher/Producer:
Refugee Women’s Alliance (ReWA )
Releated Topics:
Sexual Assault in the Somali Community
An educational video about victim’s rights and resources regarding sexual assault by the Seattle Police department. Somali with English subtitles
Release Date Year:
2003
Language:
Somali
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
Minority / underserved populations
Publisher/Producer:
Refugee Women’s Alliance (ReWA)
Releated Topics:
Sexual Assault in the Russian Community
An educational video about victim’s rights and resources regarding sexual assault by the Seattle Police department. Russian with English subtitles
Release Date Year:
2003
Language:
Russian
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
Minority / underserved populations
Publisher/Producer:
Refugee Women’s Alliance (ReWA)
Releated Topics:
Sexual Assault in the Vietnamese Community
An educational video about victim’s rights and resources regarding sexual assault by the Seattle Police department. Vietnamese with English subtitles
Release Date Year:
2003
Language:
Vietnamese
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
Minority / underserved populations
Publisher/Producer:
Refugee Women’s Alliance (ReWA)
Releated Topics:
Stories of Immigrant Survivors of Abuse: Remedies under the Violence Against Women Act
Provides the basic requirements of VAWA and applies the act to immigrant victims of abuse. 25-minute video(Purchase payable to: The Political Asylum Project of Austin)
Release Date Year:
2001
Language:
English
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
Not provided
Publisher/Producer:
Releated Topics:
You Deserve To Be Safe: A Guide for Girls With Disabilities
Facilitating positive self-esteem as a means to reduce violence against women with disabilities. Video is accompanied by a Resource Guide booklet
Release Date Year:
2002
Language:
English
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
Disabled persons, Practitioners / Professionals and Service Providers
Publisher/Producer:
Disabled Women's Network Ontario
Releated Topics:
What Next? What to do about Sexual Assault
A guide for people with disabilities who have experienced sexual abuse. 12-minute video
Release Date Year:
2000
Language:
English
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
Disabled persons
Publisher/Producer:
Community Living Algoma
Releated Topics:
Sexual Assault Prevention for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities
Designed to assist people with disabilities navigate dangerous situations by improving their knowledge and skills. Curriculum & Video
Author:
Esther Voelker and Jody Ola
Release Date Year:
2000
Language:
English
Media Type:
Curricula
Target Audience:
Practitioners / Professionals and Service Providers
Publisher/Producer:
Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR)
Releated Topics:
Sexuality and Sexual Assault Awareness for Empowerment (S.A.F.E.): A Preventative Educational Curriculum for Individuals with Physical Disabilities

Intended to facilitate discussion regarding issues of sexuality, boundaries, sexual assault, and empowerment with individuals with disabilities to reduce incidence of sexual violence.

Author:
Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR)
Release Date Year:
2002
Language:
English
Media Type:
Curricula
Target Audience:
Healthcare providers
Publisher/Producer:
Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR)
Releated Topics:
No! A Work In Progress
Addresses issues of racism, rape, and sisterhood in the African American community. 20-minute VHS
Author:
Aishah Shahidah Simmons
Available From:
Release Date Year:
2000
Language:
English
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
Minority / underserved populations
Publisher/Producer:
AfroLez® Productions
Releated Topics:
A View From the Shadows: Talking About Child Sex Abuse (Vol. III)
Child sexual abuse in the African American community. 25-minute video available in VHS or DVD format.
Release Date Year:
2001
Language:
English
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
Parents, Practitioners / Professionals and Service Providers
Publisher/Producer:
GOLDPITT Productions
Humanitarian Assistance: Protecting Refugee Women & Girls Remains a Significant Challenge
This report assesses the actions of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees and provides recommendations regarding the protection of women and children from sexual exploitation. Government Report, 58 pages. Available online in PDF format (free).
Author:
David Gootnick and Tetsuo Miyabara
Release Date Year:
2003
Language:
English
Media Type:
Book
Target Audience:
Not provided
Publisher/Producer:
DIANE Publishing Company
Releated Topics:
Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, & Stalking Prevention and Intervention in Rural Native American Communities: Training, Research, and Education
A training manual for rural Native American communities providing information on federal, state, and tribal laws, law enforcement responses, judicial responses, advocacy, prevention and intervention, and resources. Training manual available in web-based format as a PDF, TXT, or HTML document.(1998 with 2001 updates).
Author:
Native American Circle, Ltd.
Release Date Year:
1998
Language:
English
Media Type:
Curricula
Target Audience:
Not provided
Publisher/Producer:
Native American Circle, Ltd.
Teen Dating Violence Prevention Curriculum and Workbook for Native American Girls
This prevention program is designed to address dating violence and date rape. The workbook contains pertinent information and exercises, and is accompanied by a facilitator’s guide. Workbook and facilitator’s guide.
Author:
Native American Women’s Health Education Resource Center
Release Date Year:
2002
Language:
English
Media Type:
Curricula
Target Audience:
Schools
Publisher/Producer:
Native American Women’s Health Education Resource Center
Releated Topics: