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Safety and Security Concerns

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There are some smart, strategic solutions to the risks of domestic and sexual violence at work. This page offers four sections detailing ideas for strengthening an employer’s overall workplace violence prevention procedures to deal with domestic and sexual violence threats.
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The National Prevention Toolkit on Officer-Involved Domestic Violence

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This Toolkit is part of a broad-based effort to prevent violence in the homes of criminal justice families and to support healthy families, agencies, and communities. The training is designed as a prevention tool for criminal justice officers.
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Policy 101

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This section of the National Latin@ Network’s website provides an overview of the legislative process, information on current issues that impact people experiencing domestic violence (particularly within immigrant communities), an outline of lobbying regulations for nonprofits, and a “find your legislators” tool.
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Prosecuting Elder Abuse Cases: Basic Tools and Strategies

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This toolkit is an overview of elder abuse intended to give prosecutors information about how to identify issues that commonly arise in these cases, suggest practice approaches, and provide a starting point for building effective cases.
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DV 101 Single Day Lesson Plan

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This lesson addresses dating violence by using a series of videos (available on YouTube) as the basis for group discussion about different forms of abuse. It provides participants with strategies for safely ending a relationship and for seeking resources for themselves or friends.
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Quiz: Are your services linguistically and culturally accessible to immigrant and refugee women?

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This quiz helps service providers identify if their services are linguistically and culturally accessible to immigrant and refugee women.
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State Law Guide: Employment Rights for Victims of Domestic and Sexual Violence

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This guide provides descriptions of state/local laws and legislative proposals explicitly covering employer prohibitions related to treatment of DV survivors in certain circumstances.
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Immigrant Women Power and Control Wheel

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This wheel illustrates common tactics used by abusive intimate partners to control and intimidate their immigrant spouse.
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Excerpts from the TANF Final Rule: Preamble and Regulations Related to Domestic Violence

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On April 12, 1999, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a final set of regulations to provide federal, state and tribal governments with direction in the administration of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program. Before issuing the Final Rule, HHS published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that included key provisions of TANF. The notice provided the public with an opportunity to submit comments regarding the proposed regulations.
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ILO 2012 Global Estimate of Forced Labour

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The ILO estimates that 20.9 million people are victims of forced labor globally, trapped in jobs into which they were coerced or deceived and which they can not leave. The document describes in detail the revised methodology used to generate the 2012 ILO global estimate of forced labour, covering the period from 2002 to 2011, and the main results obtained.
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Questions and Answers: Victims of Human Trafficking, T Nonimmigrant Status

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This webpage discusses the T Nonimmigrant Status (T Visa) which is set aside for those who are or have been victims of human trafficking and are willing to assist law enforcement in the investigation or prosecution of acts of trafficking.
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Victim Support Video for Law Enforcement Part 1

This 9-minute video is designed to explain to non-federal law enforcement officials the crime of human trafficking. In addition, the video describes both short term and long-term immigration relief (provided by the Department of Homeland Security) that might be available to victims of human trafficking.