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  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
June 2015

Trauma-Informed Birth Support for Survivors of Abuse

Author(s): Kenya Fairley, Fern Gilkerson
This webinar provides information on the impact of trauma in pregnancy and childbirth and outlines how a partnership between advocates and birth workers in the community may be of benefit to pregnant survivors of domestic or sexual violence. Together, victim advocacy and doula skills can set in motion a new beginning for healthier relationships between survivors of abuse and their newborns.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
June 2015

What is HIV and AIDS?

This informative, animated HIV 101 video explores the difference between HIV and AIDS and the lifecycle of HIV. It details the importance of t-cells, their relation to the immune system, viral load, and the phases/stages of HIV and its progression to AIDS.
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  • General Material
May 2015

Violence Against Women and Reproductive Rights in the Americas

This fact sheet aims to position reproductive rights, particularly in the context of sexual violence and violence against women, including pregnancy among adolescents, as a key priority among the region’s states.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
May 2015

Trauma-Informed Birth Support: Survivor + Doula + Advocate

This pamphlet reviews the connections between pregnancy, childbirth, and trauma, and offers information, resources, and tips for advocates and birth doulas to support trauma-informed birth experiences for survivors of domestic violence.
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  • General Material
April 2015

HIV Among Transgender People

This fact sheet includes facts and statistics about HIV prevalence in trans communities, and includes some of the challenges of reporting and collecting data about HIV prevalence among transgender people.
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  • General Material
March 2015

Female Genital Cutting Fact Sheet

This fact sheet gives answers to frequently asked questions regarding female genital mutilation.
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  • General Material
March 2015

"Be Food Safe" Fact Sheets for At-Risk Populations

This page includes fact sheets about food safety for at-risk populations, including people with HIV/AIDS, pregnant women, older adults, and people with diabetes.
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  • General Material
March 2015

Immigrant Latin@s and Abortion: The Fight for Access to Comprehensive Coverage and Care

This fact sheet explains how immigrant Latin@s are hurt by restrictions on abortion, and provides recommendations related to ending policies barring immigrants from participating in public and affordable health coverage programs on the sole basis of their immigration status.
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  • General Material
March 2015

The Hyde Amendment: A Legacy of Inequity

This fact sheet discusses how the Hyde Amendment and abortion coverage bans disproportionately harm Latin@s and other people of color, as well as low-income people. It also provides policy recommendations to ensure greater access to the full range of pregnancy-related care.
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  • General Material
January 2015

WHO multi-country study on women's health and domestic violence against women: Initial results on prevalence, health outcomes and women's responses

Author(s): Claudia Garc’a-Moreno, Henrica A.F.M. Jansen, Lori Heise, Charlotte Watts
Report findings document the prevalence of intimate partner violence and its association with women's physical, mental, sexual and reproductive health. Data is included on non-partner violence, sexual abuse during childhood and forced first sexual experience. Information is also provided on women's responses. Available in English, French, and Spanish.
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  • General Material
January 2015

Reproductive Injustice: The State of Reproductive Health Care for Women in New York State Prisons

Author(s): Tamar Kraft-Stolar
This report details top findings on reproductive healthcare in the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision, including the fact that reproductive healthcare for women in New York State prisons is woefully substandard, with women routinely facing poor-quality care and assaults on their basic human dignity and reproductive rights.
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  • General Material
January 2015

Black Women and Reproductive Health: Fast Facts

This fact sheet includes statistics on health insurance, barriers to safe abortions, and perceptions with respect to black women and their reproductive health.