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July 2010

Lifecourse Experiences of Intimate Partner Violence and Help-Seeking among Filipina, Indian, and Pakistan Women: Implications for Justice System Responses

Author(s): Mieko Yoshihama, Deborah Bybee, Firoza Chic Dabby, Juliane Blazevski
This report presents research findings on Asian battered women's help-seeking from the Criminal Justice system (CJS) and other programs and offers recommendations to the CJS for enhancing their responses to IPV in Asian communities.
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February 2010

Shattered Lives: Homicides, Domestic Violence and Asian Families

Author(s): Firoza Chic Dabby, Hetana Patel, Grace Poore
This report analyzes 160 cases of domestic violence related homicides in Asian families based on newspaper clippings and information from advocates for a six-year period (from 2000 to 2005).
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January 2010

Women of Color and the Struggle for Reproductive Justice

This article outlines linkages between reproductive oppression, women of color, and communities of color. Statistics are included.
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January 2010

Race, Gender, and Abortion: How Reproductive Justice Advocates Won in Georgia

This report is a brief summary of the policy victory in Georgia and some subsequent activities since the legislative session.
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January 2010

Battered Mothers Involved with Child Protective Services: Learning from Immigrant, Refugee, and Indigenous Womens Experiences

Author(s): V. Pualani Enos
This report presents voices of immigrant, refugee, and indigenous women survivors on their experiences with the Child Protective Services. The report aims to inform and enhance the child protective services system.
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January 2010

¡Sí Podemos! Yes We Can/Beyond Domestic Violence: Achieving Financial Independence

This curriculum contains practical tools for Latina survivors that are working on or reflecting about achieving their financial independence. A Trainers Guide for facilitators is also provided.
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January 2010

Hate Violence Against the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Communities in the United States in 2009

Author(s): Maryse Mitchell-Brody, Andrea J. Ritchie
This report documents hate-motivated violence against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) people in 2009 in the United States as reported to member organizations of the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP). It includes statistics, trends, narratives and responses and recommendations for change.
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January 2010

Relocation Revisited: Sex Trafficking of Native Women in the United States

Author(s): Sarah Deer
The abolition of human slavery is a laudable goal, and though the proactive role taken by the U.S. government in the last decade is commendable, the United States must be honest about its failings if it expects to reduce sexual slavery.
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January 2010

Masculinity at the Intersections: An exploration of hegemony, oppression, performance and self-authorship

Author(s): Vern Koblassa, Tracy L. Davis
This article discusses literature and qualitative data on the construction of masculinity as a social identity and how to incorporate this knowledge into social justice work with college men. It addresses the notion of performing to disprove common stereotypes and perceptions by men in an effort to address other identities, particularly racial identity
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August 2009

Moving From Them to Us: Challenges in Reframing Violence Among Youth

This paper explores how youth and violence have been framed in the media, how the issue of race complicates depictions of youth and violence, and how public attitudes about government can inhibit public support for strategies to effectively prevent violence. Commissioned by UNITY/Prevention Institute and written by the Berkeley Media Studies Group, this paper makes recommendations for the next steps in reframing violence among youth.
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March 2009

Intimate Partner Violence in Immigrant and Refugee Communities: Challenges, Promising Practices and Recommendations

This report offers information on challenges, prevention, and treatment of IPV in immigrant and refugee communities. It includes recommendations and summaries for future work and funding efforts.
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January 2009

World Report 2009

It reflects extensive investigative work undertaken in 2008 by Human Rights Watch staff, usually in close partnership with human rights activists in the country in question.