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Saving money on health insurance

This page provides information to help consumers find out if their estimated income level qualifies for savings.
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Identifying Whether an Interpreter is Needed and Tips for Working with an Interpreter

This tip sheet presents information on how to determine if a client needs an interpreter and provides tips on working with interpreters to communicate effectively with clients. It also provides guidelines on assessing the interpreter's knowledge of the Code of Professional Responsibility and on assessing the interpreter's skill to interpret the information accurately.
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Human Trafficking: Modern Enslavement of Immigrant Women in the United States

The following fact sheet is in a question and answer format.& It covers some of the following topics: What is human trafficking? What drives the trafficking industry? What judicial remedies are available to victims of trafficking?
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Assisting Immigrant Victims of Domestic Violence, Prosecutor's Guide

This document provides information to prosecutors on assisting immigrant victims of domestic violence. The document suggests prosecutors collaborate with community-based domestic violence and immigrant service organizations to provide services to immigrant women. The document also provides information on various legal options available to immigrant victims of domestic violence and guidance about working with immigrant women.
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Introduction to Positive Youth Development

This web based training provides introduction to concepts and theories of positive youth development and how to put them into practice.
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Confidentiality and Information Sharing Issues for Domestic Violence Advocates Working with Child Protection and Juvenile Court System

Author(s): Jill Davies
This paper presents information about three laws related to information sharing: confidentiality, privileged communications, and mandated reporting. It includes information on making decisions on how to handle and use information about child abuse.
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Lessons from Literature

This website provides free resources to help teachers incorporate violence prevention lessons into existing curricula. It suggests ways to use books and material already used in the classroom to facilitate discussion and build awareness about physical, verbal and sexual abuse.
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Timeline of Important Reproductive Freedom Cases Decided by the Supreme Court

This webpage lists major Supreme Court cases dealing with reproductive freedom – specifically, the right to contraception, the right to abortion, and the right to bear a child - through 2007.
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Victims' Bill of Rights

This page shares the bill of rights for victims in action used by DoD law enforcement and legal personnel to inform and provide reasonable services and accommodations for military victims of crime. It also lists and explains important forms used in the legal process for victims.
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Police Brutality Against Women of Color and Trans People of Color: A Critical Intersection of Gender Violence and State Violence

This fact sheet analyzes the intersections of race, gender identity, state violence, and gender-based violence.
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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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UNFPA Strategy and Framework of Action to Addressing Gender Based Violence 2008-2011

This framework identifies eight priority areas in which UNFPA should strategically direct programming to address gender based violence.