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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.

Special Collection

Special Collection
February 2017

Reproductive Justice & Violence Against Women: Understanding the Intersections

Author(s): Amanda Manes
This collection includes select resources that detail the history of the reproductive justice movement, provide comprehensive information on reproductive justice and social change, and lift up the work of organizations that are advancing a reproductive justice agenda. Also included are resources on the intersection of domestic and sexual violence and reproductive justice, and information on federal and state policies surrounding the issue.
Special Collection
January 2017

Preventing and Responding to Teen Dating Violence

Author(s): Patty Branco
This Special Collection of resources emphasizes collaborative and multilevel approaches to the prevention of and response to teen dating violence. Recent updates include additional resources for teachers and school-based professionals and a new section to support the efforts of pregnancy prevention advocates and adolescent sexual health practitioners in addressing adolescent relationship abuse.
Special Collection
July 2016

Fostering Resilience, Respect & Healthy Growth in Childhood and Beyond

Author(s): Ericka Kimball, Casey Keene
This Special Collection offers resources that promote strategies for creating environments where children can thrive with a particular focus on enhancing capacity for resilience across the lifespan.
Special Collection
September 2015

The Intersections Between Intimate Partner Violence and HIV/AIDS

Author(s): Alicia Gill
This Special Collection is designed to assist domestic violence advocates in providing support and resources to victims of domestic violence who are also living with HIV/AIDS or at risk of contracting HIV due to violence in the context of their relationship.

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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
January 2017

Female Condom

This page discusses the female condom: what it’s made of, how to use it, and where to find it. It includes a video about how to use the female condom, discusses the effectiveness of the condom, and talks about the benefits and disadvantages to using the female condom.
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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
  • Training Tools
January 2017

The Basics: Myths and Facts about HIV and AIDS

Author(s): Roger Pebody
This interactive Myths and Facts slideshow explains where HIV comes from, how it is transmitted, and what types of HIV treatments are available. This slideshow is available in both English and Spanish.
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  • General Material
December 2016

HIV Transmission

This resource provides information about risks of transmission of HIV through various types of intercourse, injection drug use, and other activities.
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  • General Material
November 2016

About HIV/AIDS

This page discusses the three stages of HIV infection. It also includes information about HIV testing and treatment options.
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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
September 2016

The Stages of HIV Infection

This printable fact sheet details the various stages of HIV from acute infection to a progression of AIDS.