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Children and Respect

Author(s): Marilyn Ellis
This fact sheet talks about respect and what the term means, providing examples of respectful and disrespectful behaviors. This fact sheet is intended for families and people who work with families
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Early Childhood Development - Your Options - How Do I Know If My Child Is Transgender?

Author(s): Stephanie Brill, Caitlin Ryan
Addresses the questions: What Is transgender? Can a Child Be Transgender? What Makes a Child Transgender? Why Canít My Child Be ""Normal""? How Should I Respond? How Can I know If Itís a Phase? Where Do I Get Help, Support, and More Information?"
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Breaking the Mould

This website provides resources for primary schools to examine the impact of gender stereotypes and challenge gender norms.
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Growing Resiliency: Meeting the Needs of Children Surviving Incest

This webinar discusses the challenging dynamics of supporting a child's resiliency after experiencing sexual violence by a family member. It reviews ways that advocates and allied professionals can nurture resiliency.
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Teen Dating Violence Curriculum for Asian/Asian American Youth

ATASK’s teen dating violence for Asian youth curriculum encourages teens from Asian/Asian American communities to think about stereotypes, prejudice, discrimination and its correlation with domestic violence. For a copy of the curriculum, please contact the Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence at 617-338-2350.
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The Primer: Helping Victims of Domestic Violence and Child Abuse in Polygamous Communities

This resource was designed to assist human services professionals, law enforcement officers and others in helping victims of domestic violence and child abuse from polygamous communities in Arizona and Utah.
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Children and Media: Stereotypes

This article suggests seven ways to fight stereotypes often portrayed in the media.
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A Parent's Guide to Teen Dating Violence: 10 Questions to Start the Conversation

This guide provides suggestions to parents and guardians on how they can initiate a conversation with their teens about dating, dating violence, and healthy relationships.
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Gender Equality In Disasters: Six Principles for Engendered Relief and Reconstruction

This document highlights gender equality and risk reduction principles for guiding disaster response.
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How to Help a Grieving Child

This resource describes lessons from the book 35 Ways to Help a Grieving Child.
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Stop Abuse for Every (SAFE) Teen Act (S. 1447/H.R. 2689): Teen Dating Violence is an Education Issue

This 2-page document summarizes information about the “Stop Abuse for Every Teen Act” or SAFE Teen Act designed to help schools play an important role in preventing teen dating violence.
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Engaging Young People through Peer Education

Casa de Esperanza's Community Initiatives Manager discusses youth peer education as one strategy to prevent domestic and teen dating violence, explaining how the organization trains young Latinos, who in turn, facilitate workshops for their peers on topics they deem important. Lumarie stresses the importance of creating opportunities for young people to have caring relationships with adults as well as the importance of making space for young people to take action to create positive social change.