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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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National Declaration by Religious and Spiritual Leaders to Address Violence Against Women

This national declaration invites religious leaders and concerned individuals of all faiths to sign on to commit to using religious texts and teachings to eradicate violence against women.
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Domestic Abuse in Later Life: Analyzing Domestic Violence Programs Response to Older Victims

This handout was created for domestic violence advocates to create a framework for critical analysis of their organization’s responsiveness to older victims. The tool can be used by an individual or as part of a staff meeting discussion.
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Quiz: Are your services linguistically and culturally accessible to immigrant and refugee women?

This quiz helps service providers identify if their services are linguistically and culturally accessible to immigrant and refugee women.
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Culture as a Resource for Organizational Development

Author(s): Atum Azzahir
This article highlights a culturally-based organizational structure developed from the perspective of culturally specific organizations. Additionally, the article explores cultural foundations for leadership development, management/administration, governance and organizational accountability using a lens that integrates cultural realities and considerations.
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Coaching Boys into Men Playbook

This Playbook provides "teach-easy" tactics and teachable moments to illustrate ways coaches can role model and promote healthy choices and relationships among youth.
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Early Childhood Development - Your Options - How Do I Know If My Child Is Transgender?

Author(s): Stephanie Brill, Caitlin Ryan
Addresses the questions: What Is transgender? Can a Child Be Transgender? What Makes a Child Transgender? Why Canít My Child Be ""Normal""? How Should I Respond? How Can I know If Itís a Phase? Where Do I Get Help, Support, and More Information?"
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Women's Homeless Shelters: Information Resources for the Homeless

This website provides resources and contact information for shelters and other DV resources.
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Transgender Basics

This short film provides interviews with individuals self-identified as Transgender or Genderqueer. It also presents an overview of the spectrum of gender identity and sexual orientation.
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Creating Sustainable Safety for Battered Women

Author(s): Shamita Das Dasgupta
Whether we are assessing risks, advocating for an individual, making policies, or evaluating programs, thinking critically and broadly about women’s safety undoubtedly enhances the effectiveness of our work on behalf of battered women.
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Working with a Deaf Survivor: A Resource Guide

This manual provides guidance for domestic violence advocates in working with survivors who are Deaf or hard of hearing. It offers tips for effective communication and collaboration with disability rights advocates and organizations. For additional resources, see the Vermont NetworkÍs page on Hearing Accommodations.
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Do Welfare and IDA Program Policies Affect Asset Holdings?

Author(s): Mary McKernan, Caroline Ratcliffe, Yunju Nam
Minimal research has examined the affect of public assistance rules on saving and asset accumulation among low-income families.
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Your Money Matters: Tax Information for Survivors of Domestic Violence

This brochure provides basic information about Innocent Spousal Relief, including what documentation is needed and privacy issues.