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Myths about Deaf People (and the truth)

A Deaf blogger confronts common myths encountered by Deaf people in everyday life.
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50 Messages 50 Faces

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Promotores from the Entre Amigos group starred in the bilingual video "50 Messages 50 Faces" as part of their on-going campaign to challenge social norms that perpetuate violence against women.
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The 5 Steps to Protecting Our Children

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The 5 Steps to Protecting Our Children is an introductory guide to help adults protect children from sexual abuse. Using an evidence-informed approach, these guidelines provide simple and practical actions you can take to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse.
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Good Guys: Partnership & Positive Masculinity

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This curriculum explores issues of power and control, gender, self-esteem, masculinity and relationships, helping boys understand what it means to be a man in Judaism. Available for purchase from Jewish Women International. 
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Medical Providers' Guide to Managing the Care of Domestic Violence Patients within a Cultural Context

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This manual recognizes the impact of culture on patient-doctor communication, particularly when discussing domestic violence. The manual provides guidelines for health care providers to effectively screen culturally diverse patients for domestic violence.
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Raising Awareness of Abuse of Older Adults: An Issue for Faith Communities

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This paper describes a pilot government-funded project to raise awareness of elder abuse in faith communities.
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Is Your "T" Written in Disappearing Ink? A Checklist for Transgender Inclusion

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This checklist is a first step for agencies to use while evaluating whether their polices and practices are inclusive to transgender people.
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Guide for Advocates: Addressing the Impact of Domestic and Sexual Violence, Stalking and Dating Violence on the Workplace

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This guide includes information for advocates on how best to assist victims with workplace issues, how to educate employers, how to educate attorneys, and how best to educate the community.
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Talking to Your Child About Pornography

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"Overall, exposure to pornography creates unrealistic expectations of sexual activity for both men and women. As a parent, it’s important to have an open and honest discussion about pornography." This page offers some strategies for approaching the subject. 
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Issue Brief: Engaging Men and Boys to Reduce and Prevent Gender-Based Violence

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The paper begins with a look at the historical efforts in Canada and the development of work with men and boys to end gender-based violence around the world. The paper examines root causes of gender-based violence, including socialization of men, power and patriarchy, masculinities, and gender inequality. Also included are promising strategies, best practices, and effective frameworks for engaging men and boys in the effort to reduce and prevent gender-based violence.
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Teen Dating Violence Awareness Bulletin Insert

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This brochure provides information and resources for congregations to address teen dating violence. It can be printed and inserted in a faith communitys weekly bulletin.
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The Culture Wheel

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By examining the many ways society reinforces the use of power and control, those using the wheel can identify actions that might be taken on personal, cultural and institutional levels to end the tolerance of battering.