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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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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.
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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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December 2014

State Family and Medical Leave Laws

This matrix is an alphabetical listing of state laws on family and medical leave. It identifies qualifying employers and the covered type of leave.
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November 2014

Creating A Culture of Acceptance: Abuse, HIV and Women in Shelter

Author(s): Kenya Fairley, Michele R. Decker, Samantha Illangasekare
This 1-hour interactive eLearning module presents evidence linking intimate partner violence with women's risk of becoming infected with HIV, and discusses the impact of intimate partner violence on the lives of women living with HIV.
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September 2014

¡Sin Seguro, No Más! Without Coverage, Without Safety, No More!: A Call to Lift the Bans that Deny Latinas Access to Safe, Legal, Affordable Abortion Care

This report presents the historical context surrounding the Hyde Amendment, how abortion coverage bans exacerbate existing health disparities, and the ongoing impact of these bans on Latinas and other women of color, and low-income women. This report concludes with policy recommendations.
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September 2014

If You Care about Religious Freedom, You Should Care about Reproductive Justice

This fact sheet outlines why health care providers should not deny women access to needed health care services, reproductive justice & religious freedom, why employers should not use their religious beliefs to deny women insurance coverage of health care services, why religious freedom should not include the freedom to discriminate against women, and how you can support reproductive justice and religious liberty values.
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July 2014

HIV/AIDS Risk Factors & Risk Reduction

This two-page tool helps survivors and advocates understand HIV risk factors, and risk reduction methods.
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July 2014

Conversation Guide: Starting the Discussion about HIV/AIDS

This resource was designed to support advocates in beginning conversations about HIV with survivors of domestic violence.
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July 2014

Getting Started: Tips for Domestic Violence Service Providers

Service providers can make small changes that can improve their response to the needs of survivors at risk for or diagnosed with HIV/AIDS. This resource helps domestic violence service providers integrate HIV discussions, screening, and support into their programs.
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May 2014

Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV Prevention

This two page fact sheet outlines the medications used for PrEP, the research supporting PrEP use, and the guidelines for usage.
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May 2014

How to Recognize and Act on Risk Factors for Domestic Violence Homicide

Author(s): Ralph J. Riviello
This blog provides brief recommendations for emergency physicians on screening ED patients for intimate partner violence.