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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
May 2017

Housing and Domestic Violence

This collection offers a doorway to the resources available through Safe Housing Partnerships, a project of the federal Domestic Violence and Housing Technical Assistance Consortium. The resources and tools included here are provided to advance your work at the critical intersection of domestic violence, sexual assault, homelessness, and housing.
Special Collection
February 2017

Reproductive Justice & Violence Against Women: Understanding the Intersections

Author(s): Amanda Manes
This collection includes select resources that detail the history of the reproductive justice movement, provide comprehensive information on reproductive justice and social change, and lift up the work of organizations that are advancing a reproductive justice agenda. Also included are resources on the intersection of domestic and sexual violence and reproductive justice, and information on federal and state policies surrounding the issue.
Special Collection
January 2017

Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and Other Tax Credits

Author(s): Shaina Goodman
This collection highlights key resources for the EITC, the Child Tax Credit, Health Coverage Tax Credits, and others, highlighting resources specific to domestic violence survivors and advocates working with survivors.
Special Collection
September 2016

Gender Based Violence and Intersecting Challenges Impacting Native American & Alaskan Village Communities

The content of this collection has been selected to highlight areas of intersections impeding the safety of Native American families. Each section contains extremely unique impacts regarding sovereignty, policy, historical trauma and cultural impacts of cultural oppression or colonization.
Special Collection
July 2016

Fostering Resilience, Respect & Healthy Growth in Childhood and Beyond

Author(s): Ericka Kimball, Casey Keene
This Special Collection offers resources that promote strategies for creating environments where children can thrive with a particular focus on enhancing capacity for resilience across the lifespan.
Special Collection
March 2016

Building Credit and Assets: Helping Survivors Recover from Economic Abuse

This special collection explores credit, asset building, and Individual Development Accounts (IDAs), their intersections, and how they can be leveraged to better support economic justice for survivors of domestic violence.
Special Collection
January 2016

Intimate Partner Homicide Prevention

Author(s): Patty Branco, Casey Keene
This Special Collection explores the most tragic consequence of domestic violence and offers a variety of tools and information towards its prevention.
Special Collection
December 2015

Employment and Domestic Violence

This collection includes key documents on DV as a barrier to work, DV in the workplace, employment discrimination, employment leave, job training, living wage, media messaging, minimum wage, and unemployment.
Special Collection
December 2015

Navigating the Civil Legal System: Resources for Survivors of Domestic Violence, Their Advocates, and Legal Professionals

Survivors of domestic violence can face a number of legal issues that either directly stem from, or are affected by, the actions of those who use abuse and violence. These issues can include obtaining protection orders against an abuser; filing for divorce; seeking custody of and/or visitation with minor children; and filing for child support. This Special Collection is specifically focused on those legal issues most commonly arising in family court.
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
September 2014

Human Trafficking

This collection aims to illuminate different forms of, and perspectives on, human trafficking and to provide relevant resources to help guide more informed and critical advocacy, research, and thought.
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.