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Fostering Resilience
Our new Special Collection, Fostering Resilience, Respect & Healthy Growth in Childhood and Beyond, offers resources that promote strategies for creating environments where children can thrive.
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PreventIPV Summer Webinar
Register now for our August 2 webinar, THRIVE: A Framework for Understanding the Community Determinants of Intimate Partner Violence, to learn how to apply this Prevention Institute framework in your community.
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Prevention Tool of the Month
Ten Men from the Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence mobilizes male community leaders to work within their spheres of influence to prevent domestic violence.
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Serving Adult Children Exposed to Domestic Violence
New TA Guidance explores the connection between exposure to domestic violence in childhood and, among other consequences, the risk for suicide in adulthood.
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Forced Marriage
This new Applied Research paper reviews research on forced marriage in the U.S. and its intersections with child abuse, sexual assault and rape, domestic and family violence, stalking, female genital mutilation/cutting, and human trafficking.
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Welcome to VAWnet, a project of the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence.

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"How can victim advocates find balance when caring for themselves and supporting victims of gender-based violence?"

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Our resource library is home to thousands of materials on violence against women and related issues, with particular attention to its intersections with various forms of oppression.

Here you’ll find resources on domestic violence, sexual violence, funding, research, and international issues. You’ll also find news, announcements, and events related to the work of the movement and related fields of practice. From the comprehensive lists of resources found in Special Collections to the concise interpretations of current research in our peer-reviewed Applied Research Papers, VAWnet has a variety of formats and material types to offer. For tips on navigating or searching the library, see How to Use VAWnet.org.

VAWnet supports local, state, and national prevention and intervention strategies that enhance safety and well-being and address the self-identified needs and concerns of victims and survivors. To learn more, visit About VAWnet.

For more information or technical assistance, please contact us. We value your input!