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The results displayed below have been grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections - containing our most highly valued resources - then by individual related materials. Refine your search by category, types, author and/or publisher using the options provided. Sort by date published, date added, or alphabetically. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.
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.
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June 2018

Walking in Two Worlds: Domestic Violence in the Native LGBTQ and Two-Spirit Community

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This page from the National Indigenous Women's Resource Center discusses domestic and sexual violence within Two-Spirit/Native LGBTQ communities and highlights the gaps in existing research on these communities' experiences of violence.
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  • NRCDV Publications
June 2018

What are some of the experiences and needs of intersex people in my community?

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Anti-violence advocates should be prepared to provide trauma-informed care to those who have experienced trauma surrounding Intersex Genital Mutilation (IGM). In NRCDV's June 2018 TA Question of the Month, Louie Marven of NSVRC offers strategies for meeting the needs of intersex survivors.
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April 2018

National Consensus Statement of Anti-Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Organizations in Support of Full and Equal Access for the Transgender Community

National, state, and local anti-sexual assault  and domestic violence organizations oppose anti-transgender initiatives. As organizations that care about reducing assault and violence, these organizations favor laws and policies that protect transgender people from discrimination, including in accessing facilities that match the gender they live every day.
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April 2018

Tools for Transformation: Becoming Accessible, Culturally Responsive, and Trauma-Informed Organizations

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The National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health (NCDVTMH) has designed this toolkit for organizations serving survivors of domestic and sexual violence and their children. Its purpose is to support organizations in their efforts to become more accessible, culturally responsive, and trauma-informed (ACRTI) in their approach and services.
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March 2018

Supporting Partnerships for Anti-Racist Communities (SPARC) Phase One Study Findings

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In September 2016, the Center for Social Innovation launched SPARC (Supporting Partnerships for AntiRacist Communities) to understand and respond to racial inequities in homelessness. Through a mixed-methods (quantitative and qualitative) study, the SPARC team documented high rates of homelessness among people of color and began to map their pathways into and barriers to exit from homelessness. This report presents key findings from this study.
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  • NRCDV Publications
January 2018

The Difference Between Surviving and Not Surviving: Public Benefits Programs and Domestic and Sexual Violence Victims' Economic Security

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For domestic violence and sexual assault victims, the public benefits programs that support basic economic security are of critical importance. This report discusses the findings from a 2017 survey of over 1,100 service providers. It details barriers survivors encounter when trying to access public benefits programs, cross-sector collaboration and systems-level advocacy, and possible legislative changes to these critical programs.
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January 2018

Freezing Out Justice: How immigration arrests at courthouses are undermining the justice system

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An extensive survey conducted by the National Immigrant Women's Advocacy Project (NIWAP) in partnership with the ACLU shows that the fear of deportation — magnified by immigration arrests in courthouses — is stopping immigrants from reporting crimes and participating in court proceedings. This report outlines findings from the survey.
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January 2018

Assisting Self-Represented Litigants in Domestic Violence Cases

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This planning guide is intended to assist courts to better meet the needs of self-represented litigants in domestic violence cases.
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  • Training Tools
January 2018

Survivors of Crime with Disabilities: What Are Their Needs and How Can We Help?

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This presentation from Disability Rights Wisconsin outlines the increased risks that people with disabilities face surrounding issues of sexual assault and domestic violence. It also provides information about characteristics of perpetrators and barriers to reporting and receiving services.
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December 2017

The State of the World's Children 2017: Children in a Digital World

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This report explores the different ways digital technology affects children, identifying dangers as well as opportunities, and discusses how digital access can be a game changer for children or yet another dividing line.
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  • Training Tools
October 2017

Enhanced Safety Planning for Immigrant Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence

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This webinar offers guidance for advocates on how to help immigrant survivors become aware of their rights; identify immigration remedies for victims, including special VAWA provisions around confidentiality; prepare enhanced safety plans for immigrant survivors; and increase meaningful access to services for immigrants and survivors with limited English proficiency.
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October 2017

Ensuring Access to Shelter and Services for Immigrant Survivors

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Immigrant victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and trafficking often face additional challenges and barriers when seeking assistance and safety. This document discusses the importance of continuously enhancing outreach and access to services in order to provide a pathway to safety and well-being for immigrant survivors and their children.