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Service Women's Action Network

The "What We Do" page on SWAN's website outlines the organization's key initiatives and support services for service women.
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What Men Can Do & What Young Men Can Do

These information sheets discuss some practical ways that men and young men (middle school aged) can be involved in stopping violence and changing social norms.
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Raising a Powerful Girl

How do you raise a powerful girl and what does that mean? This article provides ideas to help you raise powerful daughters.
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Building Coalitions to Bring About Change

Reviews effective strategies for building successful coalitions; discusses issues are important to consider in building cross-class and multiracial collaborations; describes roles collaboration builders play in creating the most enduring coalitions.
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Expanding Advocacy at the Intersection of Reproductive Justice & HIV/AIDS

Author(s): Naina Khanna, Nerissa Irizarry, Melanie Medalle
This Powerpoint discusses HIV health disparities in the United States, including a regional snapshot. It also reviews reproductive justice and federal policy issues, including the policing and criminalization of people living with AIDS through disclosure requirements, and policing of sexual activity and childbirth.
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Revista Mátria

Annual publication with the objective to inform and educate about gender equality and women's rights. (Information available in Portuguese only.)
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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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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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History of the Anti-Rape Movement in Illinois

Author(s): Polly Poskin
Describes Illinois history, provides encouragement for moving forward, and includes a timeline of accomplishments in the anti-rape movement.
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Instigate! An Online Toolkit for Community Mobilization

Provides tips, tools and exercises to guide the development of a Community Action Team in your neighborhood, city, faith-based group, school or place of employment. Designed primarily for use by domestic violence and public health organizations.
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On the Road to Social Transformation: Utilizing Cultural and Community Strengths to End Domestic Violence

Author(s): Elsa A. Rios
This document is meant to inspire program innovation and a deeper commitment by service providers, policy makers and funders to building culturally proficient organizations capable of delivering quality services to diverse communities.
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First Steps: Taking Action Early To Prevent Violence

The report includes 15 specific recommendations, along with case studies and suggested activities at the individual, family, community, organizational, and policy levels.