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September 2015

Core Messages for Community and Media Relations

This guide is designed to help advocates communicate effectively with media and the public about sexual and domestic violence issues.
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  • General Material
July 2015

The Hyde Amendment Creates an Unacceptable Barrier to Women Getting Abortions

This fact sheet explains how the Hyde Amendment withholds existing resources from qualified women, endangers women’s health, creates economic barriers and health concerns for low-income women, and particularly burdens women of color.
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May 2015

Violence Against Women and Reproductive Rights in the Americas

This fact sheet aims to position reproductive rights, particularly in the context of sexual violence and violence against women, including pregnancy among adolescents, as a key priority among the region’s states.
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April 2015

HIV Among Transgender People

This fact sheet includes facts and statistics about HIV prevalence in trans communities, and includes some of the challenges of reporting and collecting data about HIV prevalence among transgender people.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
March 2015

NO MORE "Basic Training" for Military Personnel and Civilian Partners

Author(s): Jill Morris
Designed for military audiences, this webinar explores the history of NO MORE and ways to use the NO MORE Campaign as part of domestic violence and sexual assault awareness events and activities on base or instillation or military office.
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January 2015

Rape Myth Acceptance: Implications for Counselor Education Programs

Author(s): Kristin D. Kushmider, Jennifer E. Beebe, Linda L. Black
This article describes a study of five master’s level counseling students to determine their level of acceptance of rape myths, which are destructive beliefs that rape victims are lying about their abuse or bear some responsibility for their victimization.
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January 2015

Press Kit for Media Professionals: Reporting on Sexual Assault

This kit is for people in the media reporting on sexual assault. The kit provides education about what sexual assault is and how reporters can cover it in a way that is effective, accurate, and respectful to victims.
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January 2015

Transgender FAQ

This page contains an introductory explanation of the term "Transgender," as well as other relevant terms such as gender identity, and the difference between gender and sexuality.
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  • General Material
January 2015

NCAVP Intimate Partner Violence Report Toolkit

This toolkit is designed to bring attention to the fact that these resources for LGBTQ survivors of violence do exist, and that LGBTQ people have a right to services that are culturally specific and safe for them. 
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January 2015

Georgia Domestic Violence Fatality Review Project: 12th Annual Report

This Report features the story of Trisha, a young woman who lost her mother to domestic violence homicide at the tender age of 14.
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  • General Material
January 2015

10 Principles for Effective Prevention Messaging

This document offers practical tips to think about when developing prevention messaging.
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  • General Material
January 2015

2014 Femicide Report

The Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women publishes The Femicide Report, a report on women and children murdered in Minnesota, to educate the public about the lethality of domestic violence and child abuse.