Program on Sexual Violence in Conflict Zones | Program Resources

PHR produces a wide variety of practical resources for medical, law enforcement, and legal professionals engaged in the collection and documentation of forensic evidence of sexual violence. These include instructional videos, regional guidelines, and more are produced on an ongoing basis and are designed to accompany PHR trainings on these topics.

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