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May 2017

Justice Doesn't Trickle Down: How Racialized and Gendered Rules Are Holding Women Back

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This paper describes in detail a wide range of disparities and inequities experienced by women of color across the domains of economics, safety, and health. It explains that these outcomes are not the result of individual ambition or aptitudes, as conservatives often suggest, but rather an outgrowth of a web of racialized and gendered rules—policies, institutions, and practices—that have emerged from the United States’ long history of racism and sexism.
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More to Do: The Road to Equality for Women in the United States

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To address violence against women, the report advocates such policy changes as the establishment of required national standards for child sexual abuse prevention for youth-serving organizations, increasing resources for female service members who experience military sexual trauma and reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act, including protections for immigrant, LGBT and Native American women.
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Stopping the Violence Against Women: The Movement from Intervention to Prevention

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The document focuses on engaging survivors and communities as "key assets," giving them the voice and power to inform policy decisions more effectively. The Ms. Foundation has identified three large themes under which this goal may be accomplished:
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Beyond Surviving: Toward a Movement to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse

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Content: Toward a Movement to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse Obstacles to Creating an Effective Prevention Movement Creating New Practices
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The Sexual Abuse to Prison Pipeline: The Girls’ Story

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This report explores the sexual abuse to prison pipeline in which girls are arrested and incarcerated after they are sexually abused by mapping out key points in the pipeline.