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January 2015

Reclaiming What is Sacred: Addressing Harm to Indigenous Elders and Developing a Tribal response to Abuse in Later Life

Author(s): Lauren J. Litton, Victoria Ybanez
This paper, a resource for tribes and villages on how to create meaningful responses to abuse in later life, identifies specific guiding philosophies, cultural considerations, and potential action steps tribes and villages might wish to do when addressing abuse in later life in their communities.
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January 2015

Black Women and Reproductive Health: Fast Facts

This fact sheet includes statistics on health insurance, barriers to safe abortions, and perceptions with respect to black women and their reproductive health.
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September 2014

¡Sin Seguro, No Más! Without Coverage, Without Safety, No More!: A Call to Lift the Bans that Deny Latinas Access to Safe, Legal, Affordable Abortion Care

This report presents the historical context surrounding the Hyde Amendment, how abortion coverage bans exacerbate existing health disparities, and the ongoing impact of these bans on Latinas and other women of color, and low-income women. This report concludes with policy recommendations.
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May 2014

Human Trafficking & Native Peoples in Oregon: A Human Rights Report

Author(s): Hayley Weedn, Joseph Scovel, Jason Juran
The report focuses specifically on Native populations within Oregon. Its focus is one of a human rights legal fact-finding report that sets out to measure whether federal, state, and local government officials are meeting their obligations under international, national and state law in prosecuting traffickers, protecting survivors, and preventing trafficking as it involves the Native population in Oregon.
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January 2014

Intimate Partner Violence in the United States — 2010

Author(s): Matthew J. Breiding, Jieru Chen, Michele C. Black
Findings discuss IPV victimization, frequency, severity, patterns, need for services, and impacts to more fully convey this public health burden.
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January 2014

Our Gender Revolution

This website provides educational conversations to explore gender, inequality, and gender violence to promote youth led social change.
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November 2013

Unspoken: Sexuality, Romance, and Reproductive Freedom for Women Living with HIV in the United States

Author(s): Vanessa Johnson, Naina Khanna, Shari Margolese, Cristina Jade Peña
This report - written, researched, and edited entirely by women living with HIV - outlines a review of existing policies that may impact the sexual and reproductive health and rights of women living with HIV
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September 2013

The Devastating Impact of Human Trafficking of Native Women on Indian Reservations

Author(s): Lisa Brunner
According to this testimony, Native women experience violent victimization at a higher rate than any other U.S. population. Congressional findings are that Native American and Alaska Native women are raped 34.1%, more than 1 in 3, will be raped in their lifetime, 64%, more than 6 in 10, will be physically assaulted. Native women are stalked more than twice the rate of other women. Native women are murdered at more than ten times the national average. Non-Indians commit 88% of violent crimes against Native women.
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July 2013

Addressing Oppression and Violence within the Latino Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Communities

This webinar focuses on the intersections of homophobia, heterosexism and racism that often enhance negative stereotypes associated with being Latino and LGBT. The presenter discusses the impact of language on our anti-oppression work as well as other elements that complicate the experiences of victimization of members of the Latino LGBT communities.
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March 2013

Sexual Violence in the Lives of African American Women: Risk, Response, and Resilience

Author(s): Carolyn M. West, Kamilah Johnson
This Applied Research paper reviews the sociohistorical context of Black women’s sexual victimization, the characteristics of Black rape survivors and their experiences, and the risk factors that elevate Black women’s vulnerability to rape and consequences thereof. Culturally sensitive techniques to promote resilience are offered.
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February 2013

Dying To Be A Woman/Morir por ser Mujer

This video provides details about the dangers that transwomen face when transitioning without adequate medical support. It also shares the graphic details of the death of a Latin@ transwoman highlighting the devastating impact of transphobia. This video was produced by the TransLatin@ Coalition, an organization that advocates for the specific needs of Trans Latin@ immigrants who reside in U.S. and plan advocacy strategies that would improve their quality of life. This video can be ordered free of charge on the TransLatin@ Coalition's website: translatinacoalition.org
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January 2013

Latina Advocacy Framework

A diagram of the framework of Casa de Esperanza’s Latina Advocacy based on more than 30 years of direct work.