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Wide Angle

Wide Angle is a PBS series exclusively dedicated to international current affairs documentaries, each broadcast reports on an event, issue or trend through the eyes of the people who are living it day to day. Related topics include: women's rights and roles, human rights, health.
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Service Women's Action Network

The "What We Do" page on SWAN's website outlines the organization's key initiatives and support services for service women.
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Speak.Act.Change Youth Advocacy Kit

The Speak.Act.Change Youth Advocacy Kit is a service-learning, youth activism program designed to complement any basic dating violence education curriculum. The program gives students the tools to protect themselves and their peers from dating violence.
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Media Guide: Choking versus Strangulation

This guide aims to help reporters, copywriters, headline writers, and editors understand the distinction between choking – an accidental internal obstruction of the airway, and strangulation – a tactic of control and abuse.
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The National Prevention Toolkit on Officer-Involved Domestic Violence

This Toolkit is part of a broad-based effort to prevent violence in the homes of criminal justice families and to support healthy families, agencies, and communities. The training is designed as a prevention tool for criminal justice officers.
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Claiming Rights, Claiming Justice: A Guidebook on Women Human Rights Defenders

This guidebook is designed to support the ongoing process of enhancing the understanding of, and sensitivity to, the specific issues and situations confronted by women human rights defenders.
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Underserved Teen Victims Initiative: A Case Study Guide

This guide highlights the campaign activities of each site chosen to participate in the Underserved Teen Victims Initiative program, offering a unique look into each site’s work and celebrates its passion for teen victim outreach.
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Health Professional Students: Get Involved

This page provides information about action steps that health professional students and faculty can take to support organizing efforts and improve health care responses to women, men, and children who have been impacted by domestic violence.
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Building Coalitions to Bring About Change

Reviews effective strategies for building successful coalitions; discusses issues are important to consider in building cross-class and multiracial collaborations; describes roles collaboration builders play in creating the most enduring coalitions.
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The Search for Masculinity

This series of articles suggests ways to shape positive masculinity in boys when they are surrounded by "rules" of boy life. "We should talk with boys about the reality of gender expectations, and help them brainstorm about how to negotiate this problem."
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Instigate! An Online Toolkit for Community Mobilization

Provides tips, tools and exercises to guide the development of a Community Action Team in your neighborhood, city, faith-based group, school or place of employment. Designed primarily for use by domestic violence and public health organizations.
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Gender Equality In Disasters: Six Principles for Engendered Relief and Reconstruction

This document highlights gender equality and risk reduction principles for guiding disaster response.