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  • General Material
January 2015

Black Women and Reproductive Health: Fast Facts

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This fact sheet includes statistics on health insurance, barriers to safe abortions, and perceptions with respect to black women and their reproductive health.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
January 2015

Workplace Toolkit

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With only a few small steps, workplaces can help keep everyone safe and productive. Use the resources in this toolkit to help raise awareness, address employment issues and connect people in your workplace to the assistance they may need.
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  • General Material
January 2015

Rape Myth Acceptance: Implications for Counselor Education Programs

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This article describes a study of five master’s level counseling students to determine their level of acceptance of rape myths, which are destructive beliefs that rape victims are lying about their abuse or bear some responsibility for their victimization.
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January 2015

The "Kingston Mills Murder" and the Construction of "Honor Killings"

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This article addresses the ways in which some acts of violence against women are often characterized as "honor killings," and asserts that this a form of labeling other "Others" as being backward and inherently more violent than western cultures. The author stresses the importance of rejecting this narrative.
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  • General Material
January 2015

Culture, Language, and Access: Key Considerations for Serving Deaf Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence

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This document offers a framework for understanding and addressing the unmet needs of Deaf survivors that is rooted in a cultural and linguistic perspective.
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  • General Material
December 2014

How Gender Stereotypes and Stigma Associated with Mental Health & Substance Use Impact Survivors of Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault

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This brief report discusses two stereotypes that negatively impact survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in legal proceedings: the stereotype that women who have mental health conditions or substance abuse issues are not credible when disclosing abuse and the conception that women with these conditions cannot also be good parents.
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  • Training Tools
November 2014

How to Support a Colleague Victim of Domestic or Sexual Violence

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This video is part of the "See the Signs, Speak Out" series on starting conversations in the workplace about domestic and sexual violence.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
September 2014

The Pressure Is On: Ready for DVAM 2014?

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Since 1981, advocates, allies, survivors and their families have recognized October as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM). This webinar discusses planning and hosting successful and engaging awareness activities, even with limited time and resources.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
September 2014

Selling Social Change: Exploring What Works in Making the Case for Prevention

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On this webinar, the IPV Prevention Council and allies will share key preliminary findings from these discussions, invite participants to offer their insights, and explore successful models in Washington and Texas for encouraging investment in prevention.
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  • General Material
September 2014

If You Care about Religious Freedom, You Should Care about Reproductive Justice

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This fact sheet outlines why health care providers should not deny women access to needed health care services, reproductive justice & religious freedom, why employers should not use their religious beliefs to deny women insurance coverage of health care services, why religious freedom should not include the freedom to discriminate against women, and how you can support reproductive justice and religious liberty values.
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  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
June 2014

Finding Safety and Support

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This generic brochure is designed to be used or adapted by local programs, state DV/SA coalitions, educators, allied professionals, and the general public to raise awareness of helping resources for victims experiencing domestic violence.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
April 2014

Engaging Men to End Violence in Our Communities

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This webinar presents strategies and practical tools to involve men in ending domestic and sexual violence. It includes an analysis on the rationale behind engaging non-abusive men to join the movement to end violence against women; it will explores the different roles that men can play as part of this movement; it will propose a strength-based, holistic framework to work with men; and will offer practical examples of strategies and approaches of engagement.