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Results displayed are grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections then by individual related materials. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.

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July 2013

Safety & Privacy in a Digital World

This Special Collection provides information and resources to support the safety and privacy of those who may or do experience technology-assisted abuse. It reviews the ways in which technology can be misused, offers tips for enhancing data security and personal privacy, and explores considerations for advocates and organizations serving survivors of abuse.

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  • General Material
February 2017

HIV and the LGBT Community

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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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
February 2017

Polyvictimization in Later Life

The training addresses the context of polyvictimization; victims and perpetrators of polyvictimization; best practices to work with older adults affected by polyvictimization using trauma-informed, ethical, and culturally appropriate practices; and the latest research and best practices to serve this population.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
January 2017

Toolkit for Education Leaders: Your Campus Can Be Ready

This toolkit offers resources for education leaders to take the first steps toward equipping students with the skills they need for relationships based on equality and respect. 
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
January 2017

DV & HIV/AIDS Toolkit

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.
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  • General Material
December 2016

Special Collections: For Teens

This Special Collection developed by the National Indigenous Women's Resource Center provides information and resources on teen dating violence within Native communities.
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  • General Material
November 2016

HIV/AIDS Fact Sheet

This resource includes the causes and symptoms of AIDS, as well as how to test for and diagnose HIV.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
September 2016

Victim Identification Pamphlet for NGOs, Faith-based and Community Groups and General Public

This pamphlet helps organizations identify the signs of human trafficking and gives tips on what to do if you suspect someone is a victim of human trafficking. It is available in several languages.
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  • General Material
September 2016

When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 2014 Homicide Data

The study covers homicides involving one female murder victim and one male offender, and uses data from the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Supplementary Homicide Report.
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  • General Material
July 2016

Frequently Asked Questions about Transgender People

Answers to frequently asked questions about transgender people, including information on the transitioning process and costs, cross dressing, the difference between gender identity and sexual orientation, and discrimination faced by people who are transgender.
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  • General Material
July 2016

Giving Birth Behind Bars: A Guide for Achieving Reproductive Justice for Incarcerated Women

This resource is a collection of materials developed by and for communities most affected by the expansion of the prison industrial complex and confronting reproductive oppression within the confines of the walls of these institutions.
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  • General Material
June 2016

2016 Trafficking in Persons Report

The 16th annual report seeks to increase global awareness of the human trafficking phenomenon by shedding new light on various facets of the problem and highlighting shared and individual perspectives of the international community. Also see link to previous years' reports.