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March 2017

Georgia Domestic Violence Fatality Review Project 2016: 13th Annual Report

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This report by the Georgia Domestic Violence Fatality Review Project takes a closer look at the suicide-homicide connection. Perpetrators attempted or completed suicide in 38% of cases reviewed by the Project and 37% of perpetrators had threatened or attempted suicide in incidents that occurred prior to the homicide.
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February 2017

HIV and the LGBT Community

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This informational guide reviews issues regarding LGBTQ identity and the intersections between HIV impact and racial, sexual, and gender identities. It explores some of the policy work being done by the HRC to end the epidemic.
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February 2017

Female Genital Mutilation

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This fact sheet describes FGM and explains who is at risk for experiencing these procedures. The fact sheet also describes the international response to this problem.
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January 2017

Teen Dating Violence: NIJ-Funded Research

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This webpage includes links to various NIJ-funded research studies examining the nature, characteristics and extent of dating violence.
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January 2017

Disability and Earned Income Tax Credit

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This webpage provides information about what disability benefits apply as earned income for EITC, claiming a qualifying child with a disability, and more.
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January 2017

State Minimum Wages

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This table lists the states with minimum wages higher than the federal minimum wage. State wage amounts are also provided.
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January 2017

The Premium Tax Credit

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This IRS website provides basic information on eligibility for the premium tax credit, reporting changes in circumstance to the marketplace, and claiming the credit on federal tax returns. The website also links to IRS publications, regulations, and notices related to the premium tax credit.
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January 2017

Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) – Use the EITC Assistant to Find Out if You Should Claim it

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This current year EITC Assistant will help you: find out your filing status; find out if you are eligible for EITC; determine if your child or children meet the tests for a qualifying child; and estimate the amount of credit.
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January 2017

A to Z Advocacy Model: Asians and Pacific Islanders Build an Inventory of Evidence-Informed Practices

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The A-Z Advocacy Model captures a do-everything-it-takes approach by undertaking an inventory of practices and analyzing their underlying principles in API-serving programs. 
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January 2017

Female Condom

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This page discusses the female condom: what it’s made of, how to use it, and where to find it. It includes a video about how to use the female condom, discusses the effectiveness of the condom, and talks about the benefits and disadvantages to using the female condom.
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January 2017

The Basics: Myths and Facts about HIV and AIDS

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This interactive Myths and Facts slideshow explains where HIV comes from, how it is transmitted, and what types of HIV treatments are available. This slideshow is available in both English and Spanish.
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January 2017

DV & HIV/AIDS Toolkit

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This toolkit aims to provide domestic violence and HIV/AIDS service providers with information and resources to enhance services for persons exposed to HIV/AIDS and domestic violence.