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  • General Material
October 2005

Occupational injuries, illnesses, and fatalities among women

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Findings indicate that homicide was the leading source of fatal workplace injuries for women, and that female murder victims were much more likely to have been killed by a family member than were male victims.
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  • General Material
October 2005

Murder at Home: An Examination of Legal and Community Responses to Intimate Femicide in California

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This report is a comprehensive assessment of how different systems work together, and separately, to address domestic violence and domestic violence murder in California.
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  • NRCDV Publications
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September 2005

Expanding Economic Advocacy Beyond Welfare: Highlights and Lessons Learned from the Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence

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This issue profiles the vanguard efforts of the Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence as they respond to the economic-related needs faced by battered women and their children.
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  • General Material
September 2005

What Every Faith Congregation Needs to Know about Elder Abuse

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This document provides information about the dynamics of elder abuse to clergy and other members of religious congregations and about reporting as well as preventing elder abuse.
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  • General Material
September 2005

Understanding Children, Immigration, and Family Violence: A National Examination of the Issues

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This resource gives background information and best practice recommendations for those serving immigrant children and families dealing with family violence.
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  • Training Tools
  • General Material
September 2005

Reaching and Serving Teen Victims: A Practical Handbook

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This manual is a resource for victim advocates/service providers that discusses adolescent development, the unique impact of victimization on teens, and strategies for assessing local teen victimization, creating effective outreach activities, making service environments teen-friendly, and interacting with teens in helpful and productive ways. The guide also includes guidance on parent and family involvement and mandatory reporting.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
August 2005

Assisting Women Who Are Abused in Our Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community

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This presentation reviews Deaf culture and language, domestic violence in the Deaf community, the rights of the Deaf and ADA accommodations, and ways to better meet the safety and communication needs of Deaf survivors seeking services.
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  • General Material
August 2005

Violence Shelter Considers Hiring Male Director

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One of the country's oldest shelters opened a gender-neutral search for a new executive director and hired a man to run the organization in the interim. Some feminists call the move a violation of the founding principles to protect women.
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  • General Material
August 2005

TANF: State Approaches to Screening for Domestic Violence Could Benefit from HHS Guidance

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This Government Accounting Office (GAO) report on federal and state implementation of the Family Violence Option recommends that HHS identify and promote promising practices.
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  • General Material
July 2005

Preventing and Responding to Violence against women in Middle and Low-Income Countries: A Global Review and Analysis

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This document reviews promising initiatives to prevent and respond to VAW globally with a specific focus on physical intimate partner violence and sexual violence by any perpetrator. Included in this document are promising initiatives in justice, health, and education sectors, as well as those using multi-sectoral approaches.
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  • General Material
July 2005

Model Law Enforcement Policy: Serving and Enforcing Protection Orders & Seizing Firearms in Domestic Violence Cases

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The purpose of the Model Law Enforcement Policy is to provide policies and standard operating procedures for four specific areas that may be encountered by a law enforcement agency.
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  • General Material
June 2005

Assessing Organizational Readiness To Provide Online Advocacy & Services

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Discusses how organizations can prepare to advocate with and support survivors around the use of online services. Includes safety, confidentiality and capacity issues that organizations should address when considering provision of online TA or counseling.