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Results displayed are grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections then by individual related materials. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.

Special Collection

Special Collection
July 2013

Preventing and Responding to Domestic Violence in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, or Queer (LGBTQ) Communities

The select resources and research in this Special Collection illustrate the LGBTQ communities’ experiences with domestic violence within the U.S. Resources especially relevant to these individuals, as well as straight allies and professionals, address the issue of domestic violence in LGBTQ communities, relationships, and the impact on society. Guidance for enhancing culturally specific practice and policy initiatives is provided.
Special Collection
July 2012

Men and Boys: Preventing Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence

Author(s): Ali Mailen Perrotto, Casey Keene
This Special Collection provides resources for anti-violence programs to increase their capacity to engage men and boys in their work to end violence against women.
Special Collection
October 2011

Sexual Violence in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, or Queer (LGBTIQ) Communities

The select resources and research in this special collection illustrates the LGBTIQ communities’ experiences with sexual violence within the US. Resources especially relevant to these individuals, as well as straight allies and professionals, address the issue of sexual violence in LGBTIQ communities, relationships, and the impact on society.

Materials

Materials
  • General Material
February 2017

HIV and the LGBT Community

This informational guide reviews issues regarding LGBTQ identity and the intersections between HIV impact and racial, sexual, and gender identities. It explores some of the policy work being done by the HRC to end the epidemic.
Materials
  • General Material
February 2017

Female Genital Mutilation

This fact sheet describes FGM and explains who is at risk for experiencing these procedures. The fact sheet also describes the international response to this problem.
Materials
  • General Material
December 2016

Special Collections: For Teens

This Special Collection developed by the National Indigenous Women's Resource Center provides information and resources on teen dating violence within Native communities.
Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
October 2016

Girls for Gender Equity: Centering Girls of Color within the Racial and Gender Justice Movement of the 21st Century

In this webinar, presenters shared their radical and visionary approaches to promoting racial and gender justice and the critical importance it has to addressing and preventing domestic and sexual violence.
Materials
  • General Material
September 2016

When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 2014 Homicide Data

The study covers homicides involving one female murder victim and one male offender, and uses data from the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Supplementary Homicide Report.
Materials
  • General Material
July 2016

Frequently Asked Questions about Transgender People

Answers to frequently asked questions about transgender people, including information on the transitioning process and costs, cross dressing, the difference between gender identity and sexual orientation, and discrimination faced by people who are transgender.
Materials
  • General Material
July 2016

Giving Birth Behind Bars: A Guide for Achieving Reproductive Justice for Incarcerated Women

This resource is a collection of materials developed by and for communities most affected by the expansion of the prison industrial complex and confronting reproductive oppression within the confines of the walls of these institutions.
Materials
  • General Material
June 2016

Black Mamas Matter: A Toolkit for Advancing the Right to Safe and Respectful Maternal Health Care

This toolkit is a direct response to the call for advocacy tools focusing on a rights-based maternal health policy agenda, and includes materials that will support the work of state maternal health advocates as they mobilize their communities and communicate with state policy leaders.
Materials
  • General Material
March 2016

My Body, My Rights

This toolkit includes information about sexual and reproductive rights (SRR) violations in Ireland, Tunisia, and Burkina Faso; actions and strategies to defend SRR; and ideas for action to promote SRR in your own community.