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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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  • General Material
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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  • General Material
January 2014

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and HIV-Affected Intimate Partner Violence in 2013

This report contains detailed demographic data on survivors and victims of violence, information on abusive partners, and data on police, medical, and other direct service responses to LGBTQ and HIV-affected survivors.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
December 2013

Domestic Violence and the Holidays: Cultural Sensitivity During the Holiday Season

The holiday season (defined here as the time period beginning the week of Thanksgiving through New Year's Day) can present both opportunities and challenges for survivors and advocates in shelter. This Technical Assistance Guidance discusses some issues to consider as programs work with survivors and their families during this time of year. Offering a range of supportive programing can increase the chances that residents will have a positive shelter experience. Included are practical, cost-effective interventions, which may be easily adopted at any shelter program.
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  • General Material
  • General Material
November 2013

Tribal Law and Order Commission Report: A Roadmap for Making Native America Safer

This report provides the most comprehensive assessments ever undertaken of criminal justice systems services Native American and Alaska Native communities. It clears up many of the previous studies that lack the understanding of the Alaska criminal justice landscape and Alaska Native Indian law principles that are not in accordance with Lower 48 tribes and jurisdiction.
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  • General Material
October 2013

Intimate Partner Violence in New Jersey's African American Community: Findings and Recommendations of the New Jersey Domestic Violence Fatality and Near Fatality Review Board

The goal of this report is to identify trends of domestic violence occurrence in the New Jersey African American community and provide culturally unique recommendations to reduce the outcomes of intimate partner homicide for African American victims.
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  • General Material
September 2013

Making Shelters Safe for Transgender Evacuees

This document provides guidelines for making shelters safe for transgender evacuees.
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  • General Material
August 2013

Transnational: TransLatin@s/Trans-Nacional: TransLatin@s

Author(s): Bamby Salcedo
Presenters discuss the barriers faced by Latin@ Transgender communities that reside in the U.S. They share information about the TransLatin@ Coalition and the work of this organization with and on behalf of Latin@ transgender communities in the U.S.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
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.
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  • General Material
July 2013

Trafficking: Considerations & Recommendations for Battered Women's Advocates

Author(s): Firoza Chic Dabby
This technical assistance brief offers considerations and recommendations to advocates for battered women about serving trafficked women and children.
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  • General Material
June 2013

Sharing Our Stories of Survival: Native Women Surviving Violence

Author(s): Maureen White Eagle, Bonnie Clairmont
A general introduction to the social and legal issues involved in acts of violence against Native women. Sharing Our Stories of Survival explores stories and case-studies and statistics with a countervailing theme running through this extremely informative volume.