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November 2015

Reproductive Justice Hearing: Criminal Punishment & Civil Regulation of Pregnant Women

Expert panels covered issues such as violations of women’s reproductive privacy, women's mass incarceration (and their health behind bars), access to reproductive health services, domestic violence, online sexual harassment, and the religious objections to medical services.
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October 2015

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, And HIV-Affected In 2014

This report collects data concerning intimate partner violence (IPV) within LGBTQ and HIV-affected relationships from 16 anti-violence programs in 13 states across the country, including Arizona, California, Colorado, Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Rhode Island, Texas and Vermont.
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September 2015

Post-Exposure Prophylaxis

This page contains information about PEP (Post-Exposure Prophylaxis): the types, the uses, and a location finder to help find PEP all over the USA.
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September 2015

If You Really Care About Reproductive Justice, You Should Care About Transgender Rights

Topics covered in this fact sheet fall under the following assertions: reproductive justice requires transgender people have access to comprehensive health care; reproductive justice means economic justice for trans women; reproductive justice demands an end to physical violence against transgender individuals; reproductive justice necessitates the use of inclusive language; how you can support transgender rights and reproductive justice.
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September 2015

A Quick Guide to Immigrant Eligibility for Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Key Federal Means-tested Programs

This chart provides information on which public assistance services are available to immigrant women, including undocumented immigrants.
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August 2015

Two Sides of the Same Coin: Integrating Economic and Reproductive Justice

This report delineates some of the many interconnections between reproductive health and economic security, as well as the impact of access to abortion specifically on women’s economic status, health, and relationships.
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July 2015

The Hyde Amendment Creates an Unacceptable Barrier to Women Getting Abortions

This fact sheet explains how the Hyde Amendment withholds existing resources from qualified women, endangers women’s health, creates economic barriers and health concerns for low-income women, and particularly burdens women of color.
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  • NRCDV Publications
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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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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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  • 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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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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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.