Program on Sexual Violence in Conflict Zones | Program Resources

The videos below were produced by the Program on Sexual Violence in Conflict Zones and are intended to complement the training workshops the program convenes for medical, law enforcement, and legal professionals on the collection and documentation of forensic evidence of sexual violence. They are available in English, French, and Swahili.

What Is Informed Consent?

This film explains the process by which a patient who has experienced sexual violence may provide or withdraw permission to proceed with a forensic medical evaluation before, during, or after the medical exam. This film is intended to be screened for the patient. English French Swahili

How to Obtain Meaningful Informed Consent

This film provides an overview of the key steps for clinicians to follow in order to obtain informed consent from patients before, during, and after a forensic examination for sexual assault. This film is intended to be screened for clinicians. English French Swahili

What Is Forensic Photography?

This film provides an overview of the key elements for documenting photographic evidence of sexual violence in connection with a sexual assault medical examination. This film is intended to be screened for clinicians. English French Swahili