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October 2013

If You Really Care about Preventing Domestic and Sexual Violence, You Should Care about Reproductive Justice

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This fact sheets covers topics including how the advancement of reproductive justice can reduce violence against women, as well as ways in which advocates can simultaneously work to address intimate partner violence and support reproductive justice.
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September 2013

Guidance to States and Services on Addressing Human Trafficking of Children and Youth in the United States

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The guidance document reports outlines the scope of the problem, the needs of the victims, the need for a coordinated effort among Tribal, State, local, and Federal levels to prevent, identify, and serve trafficking victims, the role of screening and assessment in identifying possible trafficking victims, and the use of evidence-based interventions for serving vulnerable youth populations.
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September 2013

Trauma-Informed Approaches: Federal Activities and Initiatives: A Working Document, Second Report

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In the past decade, it has become increasingly clear that addressing trauma requires a multi-agency, multi-pronged approach. Public education, prevention, early identification, and effective trauma assessment and treatment are all necessary to break the cycle of trauma and violence. Significant progress has been made in creating organizational cultures based on knowledge of trauma and its impact (trauma-informed approaches), strategies to prevent or reduce rates of violence and trauma, and effective treatment interventions (trauma-specific treatments).
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June 2013

Domestic Violence Housing First Project: Expanding Services and Cultivating Relationships

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This video shows how one program in Washington State is developing community relationships and expanding services to address the unique needs of survivors who are facing homelessness and housing instability.
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June 2013

The Intersection of Domestic Violence and Homelessness

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This paper provides a historical context of domestic violence and homelessness and outlines how housing/homeless and domestic violence movements have and continue to intersect.
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June 2013

Reproductive Justice

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This issue of “Connections,” a biannual publication of the Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs, responds to the question of why reproductive justice is important for domestic violence and sexual assault advocates.
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May 2013

Vision 21: Transforming Victim Services Final Report

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This Final Report provides a set of findings and broad recommendations, informed by stakeholder forums and literature reviews, that form a framework for strategic, transformative change. It outlines ways the field can overcome the obstacles it faces and change how it meets victims' needs and addresses those who perpetrate crime.
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February 2013

Riding Tandem on the Pathway to Prevention: Ohio's experience collaboratively preventing intimate partner and sexual violence

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This paper discusses the advantages and challenges of conjoining the issues of intimate partner violence and sexual violence for the purposes of simultaneously advancing primary prevention.
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January 2013

United States Strategy to Prevent and Respond to Gender-Based Violence Globally: What Does it Mean for Sexual and Reproductive Health?

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This fact sheet summarizes the 2012 Unites States Strategy to Prevent and Respond to Gender-Based Violence Globally which aims to strengthen the United States global response to gender-based violence through service integration, coordination across agencies, and diplomacy.
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January 2013

Latina Advocacy Framework

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A diagram of the framework of Casa de Esperanza’s Latina Advocacy based on more than 30 years of direct work.
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January 2013

Human Trafficking and Sexual Assault

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This presentation describes human trafficking and tits connections to sexual violence.
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January 2013

Preventing sexual violence in Latin@ communities: A national needs assessment

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This comprehensive report details advocates needs related to sexual violence in Latin@ communities. For example, while 91.4% of advocates who responded to the national survey said their organization has identified demographics of their intended service population, just 19.3% thought that their clients served matched those demographics; also, participants consistently discussed the importance of creating culturally specific materials that truly reflect the culture of Latin@ and/or Spanish-speaking communities.” This report is also available in Spanish.