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The results displayed below have been grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections - containing our most highly valued resources - then by individual related materials. Refine your search by category, types, author and/or publisher using the options provided. Sort by date published, date added, or alphabetically. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.
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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Victimization of Persons with Traumatic Brain Injury or Other Disabilities: A Fact Sheet for Friends and Families

This fact sheet includes information about why people with traumatic brain injury are vulnerable to victimization and how to help those who are victimized.
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Timeline of Important Reproductive Freedom Cases Decided by the Supreme Court

This webpage lists major Supreme Court cases dealing with reproductive freedom – specifically, the right to contraception, the right to abortion, and the right to bear a child - through 2007.
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Traumatic Brain Injury and Domestic Violence: What do professionals need to know?

This document provides information and relevant resources for the early detection of TBI among domestic violence survivors. It also offers an analysis of the intersection between brain injury and domestic violence as well as other relevant information.
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Domestic Violence and Health Care Protocols

These selected model protocols from various health care settings across the US provide a blueprint for responding effectively and efficiently to patients experiencing domestic violence.
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Improving the Health Sector Response to Gender Based Violence: A Resource Manual for Health Care Professionals in Developing Countries

Author(s): Sarah Bott, Alessandra Guedes, Maria Cecilia Claramunt, Ana Guezmes
This manual presents lessons learned from a regional initiative to increase organizational capacity to respond to gender-based violence. The manual offers tools for responding to violence against women and discusses challenges and debates about how health sector should respond to VAW in developing countries.
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Expanding Advocacy at the Intersection of Reproductive Justice & HIV/AIDS

Author(s): Naina Khanna, Nerissa Irizarry, Melanie Medalle
This Powerpoint discusses HIV health disparities in the United States, including a regional snapshot. It also reviews reproductive justice and federal policy issues, including the policing and criminalization of people living with AIDS through disclosure requirements, and policing of sexual activity and childbirth.
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Intimate Partner Violence and Healthy People 2010 Fact Sheet

The Healthy People 2010 Leading Health Indicators (LHIs) covered in this fact sheet include: Overweight and Obesity, Tobacco Use, Substance Abuse, Responsible Sexual Behavior, Mental Health, Injury and Violence, Immunization, and Access to Health Care. The LHIs includes a total of ten health indicators and were listed by the US Department of Health and Human Services to measure the health and well-being of the nation for this decade.
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Enhancing Dental Professionals' Response to Domestic Violence

This folio notes that seventy-five percent of domestic violence-related physical injuries are concentrated around the head, neck, and mouth. The folio also provides specialized tools for dental professionals on screening and responding to domestic violence.
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Victimization of Persons with Traumatic Brain Injury or Other Disabilities: A Fact Sheet for Professionals

This fact sheet provides statistics on the extent of the problem and factors that may make a person with a traumatic brain injury, or TBI, susceptible to victimization.