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An Online Resource Library on Gender-Based Violence.

Special Collections

VAWnet's Special Collections are organized lists of select resources on specific topics related to gender-based violence that provide contextual information to encourage critical analysis. Collections are developed by the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence in collaboration with consultants and partner organizations. All collections are subjected to a peer-review process where seasoned advocates, academics, and other professionals in the field with particular expertise in the issue at hand are invited to provide input and recommend resources.
Special Collections are organized lists of select resources on specific topics related to gender-based violence that provide contextual information to encourage critical analysis.
April 2013

Trauma-Informed Domestic Violence Services: Understanding the Framework and Approach (Part 1 of 3)

The first of a 3-part series that also includes Building Program Capacity (PART 2 of 3) and Developing Collaborations and Increasing Access (PART 3 of 3), PART 1 provides an overview of the framework and research supporting trauma-informed approaches to working with survivors and their children.
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April 2013

Trauma-Informed Domestic Violence Services: Building Program Capacity (Part 2 of 3)

The second of a 3-part collection that also includes Understanding the Framework and Approach (PART 1 of 3) and Developing Collaborations and Increasing Access (PART 3 of 3), PART 2 provides practical tools and resources on building capacity to implement trauma-informed programs.
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January 2013

Domestic Violence and Health Care

This collection organizes resources into the following five areas: 1) the impact of domestic violence on health; 2) public health approaches to domestic violence prevention; 3) guidelines and issues concerning identification and intervention by health care providers; 4) information about collaboration between health care providers and domestic violence advocates; and 5) training.
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August 2012

Ending Violence Against Women Globally: International policies, programs, and approaches

This special collection brings together selected documents that focus on international policies, programs, and approaches to prevent and intervene in violence against women.
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August 2012

Capacity Building for Domestic Violence Prevention Programming

This collection provides materials to support the work of building organizational capacity in state and local domestic violence programs for primary prevention work, as it relates to assessing and influencing change in individuals, communities, and institutions.
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July 2012

Men and Boys: Preventing Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence

This Special Collection provides resources for anti-violence programs to increase their capacity to engage men and boys in their work to end violence against women.
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May 2012

Enhanced Services to Children and Youth Exposed to Domestic Violence: Promising Practices & Lessons Learned

This Special Collection provides lessons learned and related resources from nine HHS-funded 3-year demonstration projects to enhance services to children and youth who have been exposed to domestic violence.
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November 2011

Meeting Survivors' Needs Research Project

This collection complies information and resources from both Meeting Survivors' Needs studies, documenting our movement work to provide both residential and non-residential services to survivors of domestic violence and their loved ones.
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October 2011

Sexual Violence in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, or Queer (LGBTIQ) Communities

The select resources and research in this special collection illustrates the LGBTIQ communities’ experiences with sexual violence within the US. Resources especially relevant to these individuals, as well as straight allies and professionals, address the issue of sexual violence in LGBTIQ communities, relationships, and the impact on society.
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