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Seeing at the Speed of Sound

Author(s): Rachel Kolb
Rachel Kolb, the first deaf Rhodes Scholar, describes the frustrations and humor embodied in the process of lipreading.
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Undocuqueer Posters

Author(s): Julio Salgado
Julio Salgado is a gay Mexican-born artist. Through the use of art Salgado has become a well-known activist within the DREAM Act movement. Salgado uses his art to empower undocumented and queer people by telling their story and putting a human face to the issue. He has worked on various art projects that address anti-immigrant discourse, the issues of what it means to be undocumented, and what it means to be undocuqueer.
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Community Organizing Toolkit: Your One-Stop, Online Resource for Local Community Organizing Efforts Against Sexual & Domestic Violence

The primary purposes of this community organizing toolkit are to help support member programs and their community partners in creating a community-wide response to the issues of sexual and domestic violence; change community norms that support violence against women; and mobilize local communities for social change.
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The 5 Steps to Protecting Our Children

The 5 Steps to Protecting Our Children is an introductory guide to help adults protect children from sexual abuse. Using an evidence-informed approach, these guidelines provide simple and practical actions you can take to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse.
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Domestic and Sexual Violence, Stalking and Dating Violence in the Workplace: A Guide for Supervisors

This guide advises supervisors on how to handle situations where a supervisor believes an employee is a victim of domestic violence, as well as where he or she believes an employee is a perpetrator of domestic violence, and what to do when one employee has a protection order against another.
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Medical Providers' Guide to Managing the Care of Domestic Violence Patients within a Cultural Context

This manual recognizes the impact of culture on patient-doctor communication, particularly when discussing domestic violence. The manual provides guidelines for health care providers to effectively screen culturally diverse patients for domestic violence.
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Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences

The Special Rapporteur has four mandates, which includes seeking information on violence against women, and recommending measures, ways, and means to eliminate VAW.
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Good Guys: Partnership & Positive Masculinity

This curriculum explores issues of power and control, gender, self-esteem, masculinity and relationships, helping boys understand what it means to be a man in Judaism. Available for purchase from Jewish Women International. 
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HIV Brochure: Living Healthier, Living Safer

This brochure provides tips to women living with HIV and domestic violence for staying healthy and safe. It also outlines major signs of DV and provides guidance on how often to get tested for HIV. Available in English and Spanish.
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Fifty Obstacles to Leaving, a.k.a., Why Abuse Victims Stay

Author(s): Sarah M. Buel
Domestic violence victims stay for many valid reasons that must be understood by lawyers, judges, and the legal community if they are to make change. This document lists reasons the author has encountered in 22 years of work with thousands of victims.
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Talking to Your Child About Pornography

"Overall, exposure to pornography creates unrealistic expectations of sexual activity for both men and women. As a parent, it’s important to have an open and honest discussion about pornography." This page offers some strategies for approaching the subject. 
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Inside Out: Strengthening Advocacy and Services for Refugee, Immigrant, and Limited English Proficient Survivors

The Self-Assessment Guide is a tool kit for doing the "inside work" within programs to strengthen and expand services for immigrant survivors.