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September 2014

If You Care about Religious Freedom, You Should Care about Reproductive Justice

This fact sheet outlines why health care providers should not deny women access to needed health care services, reproductive justice & religious freedom, why employers should not use their religious beliefs to deny women insurance coverage of health care services, why religious freedom should not include the freedom to discriminate against women, and how you can support reproductive justice and religious liberty values.
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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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July 2014

HIV/AIDS Risk Factors & Risk Reduction

This two-page tool helps survivors and advocates understand HIV risk factors, and risk reduction methods.
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July 2014

Conversation Guide: Starting the Discussion about HIV/AIDS

This resource was designed to support advocates in beginning conversations about HIV with survivors of domestic violence.
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April 2014

Trauma-Informed Birth Support for Survivors of Abuse

Author(s): Pam Glenn
This webinar, held on Monday, April 21, 2014, provided information for both victim advocates working in shelter settings as well as birth doulas, regarding the identification and impact of domestic violence and abuse in pregnant women. Likewise, the benefits of a partnership between these two groups was discussed as a way to further improve pregnancy and birth outcomes for pregnant survivors.
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  • NRCDV Publications
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April 2014

Birth Doulas and Shelter Advocates: Creating Partnerships and Building Capacity

Author(s): Fern Gilkerson, Kenya Fairley
Pregnant women's experiences and needs for emotional support, physical well-being, access to healthcare and other community-based services are significantly different from women who are not pregnant. For pregnant women also dealing with past or current domestic violence and currently residing in a domestic violence shelter or safe house, the multitude of experiences and needs may be even greater.
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March 2014

National Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: Safety Strategies for Women at Risk

Author(s): Michele Decker
On this webinar, Dr. Michele Decker discussed the link between dating/domestic violence and women's exposure to HIV. Ways to raise awareness, decrease stigma and increase services for HIV+ women were shared for crisis counselors, domestic violence victim advocates and shelter managers.
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February 2014

Webinar: Reproductive Coercion and Intimate Partner Violence

Various domestic violence programs across the country have been integrating assessment for reproductive coercion and helping survivors get emergency contraception during intake or within a 24-hour time period after arrival to shelter.
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January 2014

Intimate Partner Violence and Pregnancy: A Systematic Review of Interventions

Author(s): An-Sofie Van Parys, Annelien Verhamme, Marleen Temmerman, Hans Verstraelen
The objective of this paper is to provide a clear overview of the existing evidence on the effectiveness of interventions for intimate partner violence for women (and their partners/children if the intervention involves them) during the perinatal period.
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January 2014

Reproductive Justice Media Reference Guide

This Strong Families media guide is intended for use by a variety of traditional and new media outlets seeking to learn about or expand their knowledge of reproductive justice in their writing.
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January 2014

The Right to (Trans) Parent: A Reproductive Justice Approach to Reproductive Rights, Fertility, and Family-Building Issues Facing Transgender People

Author(s): Laura Nixon
This article uses reproductive justice principles to provide new entry points for LGBT advocates and reproductive health and rights advocates to build alliances around gender, sexuality, and reproduction by highlighting opportunities for reproductive justice advocates to engage on reproductive health and rights issues facing transgender people.
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December 2013

Disability and Reproductive Justice

This article discusses the fact that among individuals with disabilities, there is a very real risk that the right to have and keep children without interference will be restricted thanks to attitudes about disability and parenting.