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Making the Connection: Intimate Partner Violence and Public Health

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This document provides an introduction to basic prevention concepts by exploring the public health approach, two classification systems, a planning tool used to develop more comprehensive initiatives, and the importance of understanding terminology. It addresses the topics of women's health, mental health and substance abuse, family planning, STIs and HIV, perinatal programs, breastfeeding, child and adolescent health, and injury and violence prevention.
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Gender-Informed Disaster Planning & Response

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This page provides information and resources that demonstrate the gendered nature of disasters and provides recommendations for gender-informed disaster planning and response.
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Reproductive Justice In Action

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This report explores the ways in which organizations led by women of color are elaborating reproductive justice in connection with economic justice.
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Sisters Helping Sisters to Thrive: The Women’s Collective Model

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The purpose of this document is to contribute to the growing body of knowledge of effective models for addressing the comprehensive needs of women and girls of color living with or at risk for HIV/AIDS in the United States and beyond.
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African-American Women and Abortion

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This essay reviews the activism of African-American women in the abortion rights movement, highlighting the past fifty years.
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Emergency Preparedness and You

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This webpage provides step by step guidance on how to take preparedness actions in the case of public health emergencies including pandemic influenza.
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Human Rights and Women's Reproductive Health

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This web page provides justification for the human right to reproductive health based on international agreements and treaties. It outlines excerpts from these treaties that are relevant to ensure reproductive rights.
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Safety Planning for Domestic Violence Victims Who Have Been Hit on the Head

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Its important to consider the possibility of a TBI in your safety planning, and to do what you can to protect yourself and prevent another injury. This handout provides information for victims of domestic violence to protect themselves from further injury and allow brain injuries to heal.
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Victimization of Persons with Traumatic Brain Injury or Other Disabilities: A Fact Sheet for Friends and Families

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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

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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?

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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

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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.