Project Partner Links
The following agencies work in a collaborative partnership on the SAFE technical assistance project:
IAFN is a nonprofit professional membership organization, for nurses (associate members can include but are not limited to physicians, physician assistants, social workers, and attorneys) who specialize in providing medical and forensic healthcare for victims and perpetrators of violence. IAFN members bridge the health and legal sectors, providing targeted clinical care to this specific patient population, and interfacing with the legal system through forensic evidence collection and case consultation. IAFN’s mission is to provide leadership in forensic nursing practice by developing, promoting and disseminating information internationally. This mission, and the organization’s ability to reach large numbers of professionals in the field, has created an environment for providing guidance and resources.
AEqutias: The Prosecutors' Resource on Violence Against Women mission is to improve the quality of justice in gender-based violence cases by developing, evaluating, and refining prosecution practices that increase victim safety and offender accountability. AEquitas' staff is comprised of former prosecutors, with decades of experience, who conduct legal research; provide 24/7 case consultation; serve as mentors and trainers; and publish resources. The individualized assistance AEquitas provides is data driven and incorporates customized strategies that are easy to implement, resulting in prosecutors’ ability to sustain effective practices and promote systemic change.
End Violence Against Women International
End Violence Against Women International provides effective, victim centered, multi-disciplinary training and expert consultation regarding crimes of sexual assault and domestic violence. EVAW International also seeks to identify and disseminate effective primary prevention programs for men and risk reduction programs for women.
National Alliance to End Sexual Violence
The mission of the National Alliance to End Sexual Violence is working to end sexual violence and ensure services for victims. The NAESV advocates on behalf of the victim/survivors-women, children and men- who have endlessly suffered the serious trauma of sexual violence and envisions a world free from sexual violence.
National Sexual Violence Resource Center
The National Sexual Violence Resource Center serves as the nation’s principle information and resource center regarding all aspects of sexual violence. It provides national leadership, consultation and technical assistance by generating and facilitating the development and flow of information on sexual violence intervention and prevention strategies. The NSVRC works to address the causes and impact of sexual violence through collaboration, prevention efforts and the distribution of resources.
Southwest Center for Law and Policy
The Southwest Center for Law and Policy is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization providing legal training and technical assistance to tribal communities and to organizations and agencies serving Native people. They are the host of the National Tribal Trial College providing free legal training for Attorneys, Judges, Law Enforcement, Advocates and Community Members.
Office on Violence Against Women
The mission of the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) is to provide federal leadership to reduce violence against women, and to administer justice for and strengthen services to all victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking. This is accomplished by developing and supporting the capacity of state, local, tribal, and non-profit entities involved in responding to violence against women