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  • General Material
January 2015

Transgender FAQ

This page contains an introductory explanation of the term "Transgender," as well as other relevant terms such as gender identity, and the difference between gender and sexuality.
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  • General Material
January 2015

Facts about Teen Dating Violence

This fact sheet includes statistics and other useful information to assist the reader in understanding this issue as it relates to Latin@ youth.
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  • General Material
January 2015

NCAVP Intimate Partner Violence Report Toolkit

This toolkit is designed to bring attention to the fact that these resources for LGBTQ survivors of violence do exist, and that LGBTQ people have a right to services that are culturally specific and safe for them. 
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  • General Material
January 2015

Increasing Language Access in the Courts Toolkit

This toolkit examines advocates’ observations about the court experiences of survivors with limited English proficiency, and offers guidance and resources to build systems change efforts for language accessibility.
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  • Training Tools
December 2014

Technology and Abuse in Later Life

This toolkit for older adults is designed with two goals in mind: to provide information about common technologies, including assistive technology, and to identify ways older adults can safeguard themselves from those who misuse technology to control, harass, stalk, and/or threaten them.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
November 2014

Domestic Violence and the Holidays: Promoting Wellness and Managing Stress

This Technical Assistance Guidance is intended to help domestic violence programs create the organizational support needed to better respond to the wellness needs of shelter staff during the holiday season.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
September 2014

Sheltering Transgender Women: Providing Welcoming Services

Author(s): michael munson
This Technical Assistance Guidance highlights effective strategies for integrating trans women into shelter, building on the knowledge that most shelter staff and allied professionals have already developed practice, familiarity, and skill in providing shelter services to women.
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April 2014

Transgender Visibility: A Guide to Being You

This guide was designed to help you and your loved ones through coming out and self identity process. Included are myths and facts about being a trans woman or trans man.
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  • Training Tools
  • General Material
January 2014

Ensuring Meaningful Access for Survivors with Limited English Proficiency (LEP)

Author(s): Rosie Hidalgo
According to the U.S. Census, over 25 million people over the age of five living in the United States speak a language other than English, and do not speak English very well. In order to carry out enhanced safety planning, ensure meaningful access to services, and provide critical information to assist survivors in making informed choices, it is imperative to ensure meaningful access to services for ALL survivors.
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January 2014

Mistreatment of Latino Elders

This research brief synthesizes the latest available information and research relating to the mistreatment of Latino elders, providing insight into general cultural beliefs, views, norms, of Latinos and how they relate to and influence elder mistreatment.
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  • General Material
January 2014

UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting: Accelerating Change

This report documents activities of the Joint Program in its fifth year of implementation in 15 African countries: Burkina Faso, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, The Gambia, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Kenya, Mali, Mauritania, Senegal, Somalia, Sudan and Uganda.
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January 2014

Justice for All: How Attorneys Can Successfully Win Custody Cases for Immigrant Survivors When There Is a Clash of Laws, Cultures, Custody and Parental Rights

Author(s): Carole Angel, Soraya Fata, Rocio Molina, Benish Anver, Leslye E. Orloff
This resource provides an overview of family law options for immigrants and immigrant victims, with a particular focus on how to address and respond effectively when immigration status, language access and other issues intersect in family court cases involving immigrants.