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January 2015

WHO multi-country study on women's health and domestic violence against women: Initial results on prevalence, health outcomes and women's responses

Author(s): Claudia Garc’a-Moreno, Henrica A.F.M. Jansen, Lori Heise, Charlotte Watts
Report findings document the prevalence of intimate partner violence and its association with women's physical, mental, sexual and reproductive health. Data is included on non-partner violence, sexual abuse during childhood and forced first sexual experience. Information is also provided on women's responses. Available in English, French, and Spanish.
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January 2015

Rape Myth Acceptance: Implications for Counselor Education Programs

Author(s): Kristin D. Kushmider, Jennifer E. Beebe, Linda L. Black
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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  • NRCDV Publications
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November 2014

Creating A Culture of Acceptance: Abuse, HIV and Women in Shelter

Author(s): Kenya Fairley, Michele R. Decker, Samantha Illangasekare
This 1-hour interactive eLearning module presents evidence linking intimate partner violence with women's risk of becoming infected with HIV, and discusses the impact of intimate partner violence on the lives of women living with HIV.
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September 2014

Mind the Gap: Providing Shelter to Minor Dating Abuse Survivors

Author(s): Alicia Aiken
This document provides guidance to advocates on addressing the current gap in services for teens needing emergency shelter to escape dating abuse.
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July 2014

Conversation Guide: Starting the Discussion about HIV/AIDS

This resource was designed to support advocates in beginning conversations about HIV with survivors of domestic violence.
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July 2014

Getting Started: Tips for Domestic Violence Service Providers

Service providers can make small changes that can improve their response to the needs of survivors at risk for or diagnosed with HIV/AIDS. This resource helps domestic violence service providers integrate HIV discussions, screening, and support into their programs.
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  • NRCDV Publications
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April 2014

Trauma-Informed Birth Support for Survivors of Abuse

Author(s): Pam Glenn
This webinar, held on Monday, April 21, 2014, provided information for both victim advocates working in shelter settings as well as birth doulas, regarding the identification and impact of domestic violence and abuse in pregnant women. Likewise, the benefits of a partnership between these two groups was discussed as a way to further improve pregnancy and birth outcomes for pregnant survivors.
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April 2014

Birth Doulas and Shelter Advocates: Creating Partnerships and Building Capacity

Author(s): Fern Gilkerson, Kenya Fairley
Pregnant women's experiences and needs for emotional support, physical well-being, access to healthcare and other community-based services are significantly different from women who are not pregnant. For pregnant women also dealing with past or current domestic violence and currently residing in a domestic violence shelter or safe house, the multitude of experiences and needs may be even greater.
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March 2014

National Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: Safety Strategies for Women at Risk

Author(s): Michele Decker
On this webinar, Dr. Michele Decker discussed the link between dating/domestic violence and women's exposure to HIV. Ways to raise awareness, decrease stigma and increase services for HIV+ women were shared for crisis counselors, domestic violence victim advocates and shelter managers.
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January 2014

Circle of Hope: A Guide for Conducting Effective Psychoeducational Support Groups

This manual offers a guide to planning and conducting educational support groups for survivors of sexual violence.
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January 2014

Intimate Partner Violence and Pregnancy: A Systematic Review of Interventions

Author(s): An-Sofie Van Parys, Annelien Verhamme, Marleen Temmerman, Hans Verstraelen
The objective of this paper is to provide a clear overview of the existing evidence on the effectiveness of interventions for intimate partner violence for women (and their partners/children if the intervention involves them) during the perinatal period.
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January 2014

Collaboration Action Plan

Author(s): Jane M. Sadusky
This partnership and collaboration template allows multiple agencies to draw on their strengths to support ending violence and HIV in their communities.