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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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  • Training Tools
October 2017

Balancing the Scales of Justice

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The “Balancing the Scales of Justice” webinar series outlines what gender bias is, its impacts on domestic and sexual violence investigations, and strategies for leaders to identify and address it within their agencies.
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  • General Material
August 2017

Start by Believing to Improve Responses to Sexual Assault and Prevent Gender Bias

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This training bulletin delves into the challenges that have been raised with the Start by Believing campaign, and the underlying philosophy of victim-centered approaches. In particular, this document addresses defense cross-examination aimed at exposing the law enforcement investigation of a sexual assault as biased.
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  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
June 2017

Let’s Talk about How We Talk…

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In NRCDV's June 2017 TA Question of the month, NSVRC prevention specialist Mo Lewis offers guidance on how to confront problematic language.
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  • General Material
May 2017

Domestic Violence Counts 2016: A 24-hour census of domestic violence shelters and services

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For the eleventh consecutive year, on September 14, 2016, NNEDV conducted a one-day unduplicated count of adults and children seeking domestic violence services in the United States. This annual census documents the number of individuals who sought services in a single 24-hour period, as well as the types of services requested, the number of service requests that went unmet due to a lack of resources, and the issues and barriers that domestic violence programs face as they strive to provide services to victims of domestic violence.
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  • General Material
February 2017

HIV and the LGBT Community

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This informational guide reviews issues regarding LGBTQ identity and the intersections between HIV impact and racial, sexual, and gender identities. It explores some of the policy work being done by the HRC to end the epidemic.
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  • General Material
January 2017

The Man Box: A Study on Being a Young Man in the US, UK, and Mexico

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The Man Box report examines young men’s attitudes, behaviors, and understandings of manhood.
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January 2017

Guide for Supervisors: Information for Supervisors on Preventing and Responding to Domestic and Sexual Violence, and Stalking in the Workplace

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This guide advises supervisors on how to handle situations where a supervisor believes an employee is a victim of domestic violence, as well as where he or she believes an employee is a perpetrator of domestic violence, and what to do when one employee has a protection order against another.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
January 2017

The Basics: Myths and Facts about HIV and AIDS

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This interactive Myths and Facts slideshow explains where HIV comes from, how it is transmitted, and what types of HIV treatments are available. This slideshow is available in both English and Spanish.
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  • General Material
December 2016

HIV Transmission

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This resource provides information about risks of transmission of HIV through various types of intercourse, injection drug use, and other activities.
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  • General Material
December 2016

Tips for Having an Informed Conversation About Domestic Violence and HIV

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This tip sheet discusses the intersection of DV and HIV and provides guidance for service providers working with HIV-positive DV survivors.
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  • General Material
September 2016

Questionable Questions About Transgender Identity

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This resource offers guidance on how to decide whether or not a particular question is appropriate to ask a transgender person. It also has answers to specific questions that many people have, as well as reasons why transgender people may be uncomfortable being asked these questions directly. 
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  • General Material
July 2016

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, & Queer Communites

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This document provides information specific to LGBTQ community members in an effort to provide culturally competent services. It includes information on specific tactics used by perpetrators in same-sex relationships and additional resources available to those who have experienced violence.