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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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Special Collection

Special Collection
September 2015

The Intersections Between Intimate Partner Violence and HIV/AIDS

Author(s): Alicia Gill
This Special Collection is designed to assist domestic violence advocates in providing support and resources to victims of domestic violence who are also living with HIV/AIDS or at risk of contracting HIV due to violence in the context of their relationship.
Special Collection
June 2014

Traumatic Brain Injury and Domestic Violence: Understanding the Intersections

This collection offers tools to screen for traumatic brain injury within the context of domestic violence as well as presentations, articles, and other relevant resources on this topic.
Special Collection
January 2013

Domestic Violence and Health Care

This collection organizes resources into the following five areas: 1) the impact of domestic violence on health; 2) public health approaches to domestic violence prevention; 3) guidelines and issues concerning identification and intervention by health care providers; 4) information about collaboration between health care providers and domestic violence advocates; and 5) training.

Materials

Materials
  • General Material
May 2017

Protect Affordable Health Care Access: Action Kit for Survivors, Advocates, and Allies

This toolkit is designed to help domestic and sexual violence (DSV) advocates understand the evolving health care landscape and make strategic choices as they decide whether and how to partner with health care providers in order to reach more survivors of DSV in need.
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  • General Material
March 2017

Traumatic Brain Injury–Related Emergency Department Visits, Hospitalizations, and Deaths — United States, 2007 and 2013

Author(s): Christopher A. Taylor, Jeneita M. Bell, Matthew J. Breiding, Likang Xu
This report from the CDC describes the estimated incidence of TBI-related emergency department (ED) visits, hospitalizations, and deaths during 2013 and makes comparisons to similar estimates from 2007.
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  • General Material
February 2017

HIV and the LGBT Community

This informational guide reviews issues regarding LGBTQ identity and the intersections between HIV impact and racial, sexual, and gender identities. It explores some of the policy work being done by the HRC to end the epidemic.
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  • General Material
February 2017

Female Genital Mutilation

This fact sheet describes FGM and explains who is at risk for experiencing these procedures. The fact sheet also describes the international response to this problem.
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  • General Material
January 2017

The Premium Tax Credit

This IRS website provides basic information on eligibility for the premium tax credit, reporting changes in circumstance to the marketplace, and claiming the credit on federal tax returns. The website also links to IRS publications, regulations, and notices related to the premium tax credit.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
January 2017

DV & HIV/AIDS Toolkit

This toolkit aims to provide domestic violence and HIV/AIDS service providers with information and resources to enhance services for persons exposed to HIV/AIDS and domestic violence.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
January 2017

The Basics: Myths and Facts about HIV and AIDS

Author(s): Roger Pebody
This interactive Myths and Facts slideshow explains where HIV comes from, how it is transmitted, and what types of HIV treatments are available. This slideshow is available in both English and Spanish.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2017

Female Condom

This page discusses the female condom: what it’s made of, how to use it, and where to find it. It includes a video about how to use the female condom, discusses the effectiveness of the condom, and talks about the benefits and disadvantages to using the female condom.
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  • General Material
December 2016

HIV Transmission

This resource provides information about risks of transmission of HIV through various types of intercourse, injection drug use, and other activities.