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January 2014

The Halls: Class Dismissed

This web series tells the stories of three young men in Boston, and their struggles sifting through relationships, trauma, masculinity and their own identities. The program is designed to engage young men in the conversation to end gender based violence against women and girls. 
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January 2014

Population Fact Sheet: Hispanics/Latinos

This resource addresses some of the root causes of HIV disparity in the Latino community, and some of the interventions Ryan White programs are using to close the gap.
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January 2014

Open Minds to Equality: A Source Book of Learning Activities to Affirm Diversity and Promote Equity

Author(s): Nancy Schniedewind , Ellen Davidson
This is an educator’s sources book of activities to help students understand and challenge inequalities based on race, class, gender, age, language, sexual orientation, ability, and religion.
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January 2014

Domestic and Sexual Violence and the Workplace

This fact sheet includes information on the impact of domestic and sexual violence on the workplace, why workplace protections are necessary, how the law protects victims, paid family leave, and domestic violence and unemployment insurance.
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January 2014

Women With HIV Speak Out Against Violence: A collection of essays and reflections of women living with and affected by HIV

Compiled from personal narratives, and written by the women impacted, this collection is designed to share an intimate understanding of life for women living with HIV/AIDS and the intersection of domestic violence.
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December 2013

Disability and Reproductive Justice

This article discusses the fact that among individuals with disabilities, there is a very real risk that the right to have and keep children without interference will be restricted thanks to attitudes about disability and parenting.
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November 2013

Conducting Safe, Effective and Ethical Interviews with Survivors of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence

This media guide includes considerations and guidance for anyone setting out to interview survivors. The tips are organized into stages of preparation for the interview, during the interview, after the interview and special attention is given to ensuring the safety and security of interviewees.
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November 2013

Research, Reports and Studies Compilation

This document compiles notable research, reports and studies addressing: the prevalence of domestic and sexual violence and stalking; the costs and economic impact of these forms of violence; the workplace impact of these forms of violence; perpetrators’ impact on the workplace; workplace violence and workplace violence risk assessment/response.
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September 2013

The Devastating Impact of Human Trafficking of Native Women on Indian Reservations

Author(s): Lisa Brunner
According to this testimony, Native women experience violent victimization at a higher rate than any other U.S. population. Congressional findings are that Native American and Alaska Native women are raped 34.1%, more than 1 in 3, will be raped in their lifetime, 64%, more than 6 in 10, will be physically assaulted. Native women are stalked more than twice the rate of other women. Native women are murdered at more than ten times the national average. Non-Indians commit 88% of violent crimes against Native women.
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September 2013

Policy Implications of Recognizing that Caregiver Stress is Not the Primary Cause of Elder Abuse

Author(s): Bonnie Brandl, Jane Raymond
Studies show the causes of elder abuse to be wide-ranging, and not necessarily an outcome of caregiver stress. This paper discusses how seeing caregiver stress as a primary cause of abuse has unintended and detrimental consequences that affect the efforts to end this widespread problem.
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September 2013

Engaging Bystanders to Prevent Sexual Violence Information Packet

This information packet provides a series of documents on bystander intervention, including current research, resources, and examples of bystander programs.
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July 2013

Addressing Oppression and Violence within the Latino Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Communities

This webinar focuses on the intersections of homophobia, heterosexism and racism that often enhance negative stereotypes associated with being Latino and LGBT. The presenter discusses the impact of language on our anti-oppression work as well as other elements that complicate the experiences of victimization of members of the Latino LGBT communities.