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An Online Resource Library Supporting Professionals Ending Gender-Based Violence.

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The results displayed below have been grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections - containing our most highly valued resources - then by individual related materials. Refine your search by category, types, author and/or publisher using the options provided. Sort by date published, date added, or alphabetically. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.
Results displayed are grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections then by individual related materials. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.

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Guiding Principles on Working with Older Survivors of Abuse

This tip sheet gives basic recommendations for working with older survivors of abuse.
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A Guide for Friends, Family and Care Providers of Sexual Violence Survivors Who Have Disabilities

This 26-page guide contains a general overview of sexual violence information, with special information pertaining to victims with disabilities.
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Resilience Bibliography

This page provides a bibliography of resilience research articles of particular relevance for children exposed to DV. Links to full text are available for some of the articles.
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Working With Teen Survivors Of Dating Violence: What Every Advocate Should Know Before Working With Teen Survivors Of Dating Violence

This short document defines dating violence and discusses some basic do’s and don’ts for working with teen survivors of dating violence.
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Power and Control Tactics used against Immigrant Women

This document describes some of the tactics used to abuse immigrant women. These include emotional abuse, economic abuse, sexual abuse, using coercion and threat, intimidation, isolation, and blaming women for inciting violence.
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Webinars & Seminars from the National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health

This page provides access to recorded webinars hosted by the National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health on various topics related to trauma, mental health, and domestic violence.
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Frequently Asked Questions on Abuse in Later Life

This page answers frequently asked questions about abuse in later life. It describes the types of abuse, causes of abuse, and actions to take if a person experiences abuse or if person suspects abuse on other people.
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Assessing Social Risks of Battered Women

Author(s): Radhia A. Jaaber, Shamita Das Dasgupta
Whether visible to outside observers or not, social risks are real and significant to the individual battered woman.
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Shelter Support Project

The Shelter Support Project is a supportive resource for people making day-to-day decisions about the management and operation of domestic violence shelter programs. Shelter management resources including articles and model protocols are provided.
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Transgender Basics

This short film provides interviews with individuals self-identified as Transgender or Genderqueer. It also presents an overview of the spectrum of gender identity and sexual orientation.