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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.
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July 2016

Building Your Advocacy Toolbox: Advocacy vs. Lobbying

This fact sheet breaks down the difference between “advocacy” and “lobbying” and outlines ways in which public health organizations can engage in advocacy.
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June 2016

Whole Women's Health v. Hellerstedt

This webpage details the Supreme Court case in which the court struck down two provisions of a Texas law, HB2, that impose medically unnecessary regulations on doctors and facilities that provide abortions. The webpage includes case background and links to related articles and legal documents.
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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.
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May 2016

Hispanic/Latino Clients: Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program

This infographic includes statistics on HIV rates in Latino communities and addresses major barriers to adequate healthcare, such as low income status and lack of health insurance coverage.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
April 2016

Responding to the Long-term Needs of Adult Children Exposed to Domestic Violence: Exploring the connection to suicide risk

Author(s): Ericka Kimball, Casey Keene
This Technical Assistance Guidance, a product of the Adult Children Exposed to Domestic Violence (ACE-DV) Leadership Forum, explores the connection between exposure to domestic violence in childhood and, among other consequences, the risk for suicide in adulthood.
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April 2016

HIV and Intimate Partner Violence among Asian American and Pacific Islander Women

Author(s): Amina Abbas
This fact sheet raises awareness about the nexus of HIV and IPV, analyzes factors contributing to elevated risk for Asian American and Pacific Islander women and girls, and contextualizes cultural barriers.
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  • Training Tools
March 2016

Domestic Violence Clinical Presentation

Author(s): Lynn Barkley Burnett
This article provides guidance around what to look for when screening patients for abuse in a clinical setting, including detailed descriptions of characteristic physical injuries.
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March 2016

Conservation and Birth Control: A Controversial Mix?

Author(s): Roz Evans
This article explains how, in addition to meeting some of the need for family planning in order to reduce pressure on the environment, conservation groups have also become interested in providing health services as a way of gaining communities’ trust and opening up discourse to engage them in conservation practices.
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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.
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  • General Material
January 2016

LGBTQ Inclusivity in the Medical Setting

This tip sheet offers guidance to medical settings for providing health care that is respectful and responsive to the diverse needs of LGBTQ youth.
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  • General Material
January 2016

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

This annual 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.