A new research brief from the CDC, the Intersection of Intimate Partner Violence and HIV in Women (PDF) is now available. Don’t just read the article, though–make sure to follow the footnotes for some excellent references that delve into this topic further.

As I mentioned in yesterday’s post, the US Department of Justice has newly published statistics on nonfatal domestic violence (PDF). Not surprisingly, intimate partner violence accounted for the greatest proportion of domestic violence reported, and in total accounted for 15% of all violent victimization during this time period. However, domestic violence victimizations are down overall from 1994, and intimate partner violence decreased between 1994 and 2012 at a rate greater than violence committed by other family members. Click through for some more of the relevant highlights:

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I have had a lot of emails asking if I will be at the EVAW Conference this week in Seattle–many good friends are out there, but I will not be. I am heading to Indianapolis on Wednesday to teach some of the advanced SANE sessions at the INCASA Conference,  so I am looking forward to seeing many FHO readers there (and if we have never met, please come introduce yourself–I love meeting readers). And then I am heading to Argentina for a week of food and wine with my best friend. I will not be working (it’s 100% vacation), but I will be rerunning some of FHO’s greatest hits the week I’m gone, so the site won’t be dark. However, I *was* working a bit this weekend, and managed to do a decent amount of reading–here’s what caught my interest since last we spoke:

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Many articles, tweets and Facebook posts have focused on this article, but it still seems important enough to highlight for this week’s full-text offering. So click through to read more about our featured article:

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FORGE has an upcoming webinar, Stalking Basics and Transgender Individuals, May 9th from 2-3:30pm CT. Rebecca Dreke from the Stalking Resource Center will be the featured speaker. Details after the jump: Read more

The National Health Collaborative on Violence and Abuse is hosting a webinar, Human Trafficking: The Role of the Health Care Provider, May 14th, 12-1:30pm PT (for some reason the registration link says April 23rd, so hopefully they will get that fixed). Free CMEs are available (sadly, no CEUs for nurses). Click through for details:

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The Urban Institute has a project, Digitizing Abuse, examining the role of technology in teen dating violence, harassment and bullying. Their project page has several articles and resources on the topic, worth a look for sure. {You can see all of the Urban Institute’s publications on crime and justice here.}

This is my last full week in the office before vacation, save some work with the Army JAGs here in town, so I am glued to my to-do list. That being said I did manage to get some reading done this weekend (although the pull of 70+ degree weather and sunshine was irresistible), but much of it had to do with the terrible tragedy in Kansas yesterday. I know it will be part of our conversation around the Seder table tonight as we celebrate Passover, keeping the victims and their families and community in our prayers. A happy Pesach to all of you who observe. Click tghrough to check out what I’ve been reading since last we spoke:

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After a few weeks off, our popular series, Full-Text Fridays is back. This week’s article looks at self-inflicted injuries among children in the US. Click through for all of the details:

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BWJP is offering a webinar, Military-Related Interpersonal Violence Survivors and Co-Occurring Conditions. The session will be held April 17th from 2-3:30pm CT. Registration is required by April 16th to participate.

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