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June 2016

Whole Women's Health v. Hellerstedt

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This webpage details the Supreme Court case in which the court struck down two provisions of a Texas law, HB2, that impose medically unnecessary regulations on doctors and facilities that provide abortions. The webpage includes case background and links to related articles and legal documents.
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October 2015

Responses from the Field: Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, and Policing

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Advocates, service providers, attorneys, and people working in membership-based organizations were invited to share stories and recommendations regarding policing and domestic violence and sexual assault in response to a nationwide survey open for a one-month period in April to May 2015. More than 900 people responded.
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Gender-Based Violence & Harassment: Your School, Your Rights

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This 2-pager provides an overview of students rights related to gender-based violence and harassment. It provides information about Title IX and offers a list of Dos and Donts.
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January 2008

The Rights of Domestic Violence Survivors in Public and Subsidized Housing

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This fact sheet lays out the problems DV survivors face and how Housing laws including VAWA can help and protect them.This guide discusses survivors' rights in reference to housing. It includes rules and regulations passed to protect victims of domestic violence.
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January 2005

Bouley v. Young-Sabourin, (D. Vt. 2005)(Ruling on Cross Motions for Summary Judgment)

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Bouley v. Young-Sabourin is a federal court case from Vermont involving a survivor of domestic violence evicted from her home after reporting an incident of domestic violence. The court ruling provides that discrimination against a victim of domestic violence, if proven, can be sex discrimination under the Fair Housing Act. Advocates may find this press story and court ruling helpful for public education purposes and for seeking non-punitive reactions by private and public landlords in their responses to survivors of domestic violence.
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Rights of Women Workers

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This document provides basics information on selected rights to family medical leave, discrimination protection, and wages and hours.
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No Free Pass to Harass: Protecting the Rights of Undocumented Immigrant Women Workers in Sexual Harassment Cases

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This guide is intended as a tool for effective litigation of sexual harassment claims brought on behalf of immigrant women workers.
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Timeline of Important Reproductive Freedom Cases Decided by the Supreme Court

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This webpage lists major Supreme Court cases dealing with reproductive freedom – specifically, the right to contraception, the right to abortion, and the right to bear a child - through 2007.
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Human Trafficking: Modern Enslavement of Immigrant Women in the United States

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The following fact sheet is in a question and answer format.& It covers some of the following topics: What is human trafficking? What drives the trafficking industry? What judicial remedies are available to victims of trafficking?
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Know Your Rights: What to Do If You Have Faced Sexual Assault in Detention

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This document describes the types of behavior that are illegal and describes which types of conduct are legal in detention. There is also information about the rights of victims of sexual assault.