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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.

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January 2013

The National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey: 2010 Findings on Victimization by Sexual Orientation

Author(s): Mikel L. Walters, Jieru Chen, Matthew J. Breiding
This special report examines lifetime victimization of sexual violence, stalking and intimate partner violence by respondents’ self-reported sexual orientation.
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  • Training Tools
January 2013

Serving Transgender Survivors of Sexual Violence

This technical assistance resource from the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape provides statistics on sexual assault in trans communities, addresses the lack of trans-specific services and barriers that transgender individuals may face in accessing services, and provides guidance for advocates.
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January 2013

Saving Our Sons: A 10-step plan to keep them nonviolent

Author(s): Ted Zeff
This brief paper describes 10 simple steps that parents of sons can take to help combat the culture of violence for future generations.
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January 2013

50 Years and Counting: The Unfinished Business of Achieving Fair Pay

This report shines a light on federal and state policies that can help close the wage gap. It identifies the remaining barriers to achieving fair pay for women and concrete steps that can be taken by federal and state policymakers to ensure that women and their families are not struggling indefinitely to make do with less.
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October 2012

Healthy Masculinity Summit Report

Religious traditions and beliefs can influence masculinity with their dominant stories of what a man's role should be in his home, community, and religious institution. If religious leaders can create environments for healthy dialogue and allow men to express themselves comfortably without using traditional gender role assignments, healthy masculinity and faith can beneficially support one another.
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October 2012

Violence Against Women and Girls in the Post-2015 Framework: Why and How

This paper discusses the ways that gender-based violence against women and girls (VAWG) undermines global development, peace, human rights and social justice as a root cause of inequality, and outlines why a new post-2015 international framework should tackle it.
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October 2012

With Impunity: Men & Gender Violence

Author(s): Michael Paymar, Laura Goodman
The documentary With Impunity: Men & Gender Violence, examines realities and options for ending violence against women. The beliefs about manhood that allow men to exploit and use violence against women are ingrained in our culture. Impunity engages the thinking of leading historians, sociologists and practitioners to examine our past, cultural realities and options for ending gender-based violence.
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August 2012

In Virtual Play, Sex Harassment Is All Too Real

Author(s): Amy O'Leary
The article reports, Sexism, racism, homophobia and general name-calling are longstanding facts of life in certain corners of online video games. But the Cross Assault episode was the first of a series this year that have exposed the severity of the harassment that many women experience in virtual gaming communities.
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August 2012

Know and Tell Why Factsheet

This fact sheet explains the importance of service providers knowing why they are required to ask specific questions, and explaining to survivors what information the agency is trying to find out with the questions. This is particularly important when working with trans individuals.
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July 2012

Master Status Factsheet

The term "master status" was first used by Everett Hughes in the 1940s to describe the tendency of observers to believe that one label or demographic category is more significant than any other aspect of [the observed persons] background, behavior, or performance. When applied to transgender people, master status refers to assuming that everything about a transgender person must be related to their gender.
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May 2012

Who are Transgender People? Transgender Basics for Victim Service Providers

This factsheet provides a brief overview of basic information about transgender identities, including terms and definitions, for victim service providers.
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April 2012

Tips for Partnering with Men's Organizations

This one-page facts sheet provides information on bringing men into anti-sexual violence work and partnering with community-based mens organizations.