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The Facts on Immigrant Women and Domestic Violence

This fact sheet offers some statistics about immigration and domestic violence, and describes some of the financial, cultural, and linguistic barriers that may deter immigrant women from seeking services.
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Reproductive Justice 101: A Select History

This Reproductive Justice 101 interactive timeline - from 1654 onward - is a great tool for starting dialogues within organizations about the issue.
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Ensuring Access to Services for Survivors with Limited English Proficiency: Frequently Asked Questions

This is a compilation of answers to frequently asked questions regarding Title VI of the Civil Rights Act, which requires all programs that receive federal funds to take reasonable steps to ensure meaningful access to individuals with Limited English Proficiency.
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Sexual Violence Against Asian and Pacific Islander Women Training Manual

Author(s): Firoza Chic Dabby
This training manual describes the different types of sexual violence perpetrated against Asian and Pacific Islander women. Skits and discussion questions are included to help advocates understand sexual violence in vulnerable populations.
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Safety Plan for Immigrant Women who are Victims of Domestic Violence

This safety plan is a self-help plan for immigrant victims of domestic violence.
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Improving Services and Outreach to the Latino Community

Author(s): Marie De Santis
The article suggests that programs evaluate their effectiveness in addressing specific Latino community needs, recognize and address barriers to serving Latino communities, and learn about diversity within Latino communities. The article also suggests eliminating stereotypes, developing organization wide language competency, and ensuring that all staff have a duty to serve all members of the community. Available in both English and Spanish.
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No Free Pass to Harass: Protecting the Rights of Undocumented Immigrant Women Workers in Sexual Harassment Cases

This guide is intended as a tool for effective litigation of sexual harassment claims brought on behalf of immigrant women workers.
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Cultural Competency Tips

This brief tipsheet provides guidance on working with survivors from various cultures in a culturally relevant manner.
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T Nonimmigrant Status - Immigration Relief for Victims of Human Trafficking Video

This video provides information of how the T Visa can assist victims of human trafficking and connect them with the different services/benefits available to them.
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Raising Our Voices: Queer Asian Women's Response to Relationship Violence

Author(s): Cristy Chung, Summer Lee
This resource includes recommendations to improve services to battered Asian women, a one-pager on Prejudice/Privilege/Oppression and Domestic Violence and a National Directory for Queer Asian Resources.
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Assisting Immigrant Victims of Domestic Violence, Law Enforcement Guide

The guide also includes suggestions for responding to immigrant victims of domestic violence.
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Danger Assessment for Immigrant Women (DA-I)

Author(s): Jill Theresa Messing, Nancy Glass, Jacquelyn C. Campbell
The revised Danger Assessment (DA-I) is a culturally competent adaptation for use with immigrant women and is intended to predict reassault in abusive relationships.