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January 2017

United States v. The Police Department of Baltimore: Consent Decree

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The consent decree followed an investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice in which they found reasonable cause to believe that the Baltimore Police Department (BPD) engaged in a pattern or practice of conduct that violates the Constitution and federal law. Part of the consent decree focused on the importance of combating gender bias during investigations of sexual assault in order to improve victim safety and community trust.
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January 2017

Native Men’s Gathering: Experiences That Shape Behaviors and Beliefs about Violence Against Women

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This roundtable summary describes the perspectives of American Indian and Alaska Native men who are involved in efforts to end domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence and stalking in their communities.
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January 2017

Addressing and Preventing Gender Bias Infographic

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This infographic from the International Association of Chiefs of Police provides an overview of key terms and principles to promote accurate, evidence-based beliefs about sexual assault, domestic violence, and stalking.
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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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January 2017

Ending Gender Bias in the Law Enforcement Response to Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

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In 2016, the Battered Women’s Justice Project organized a roundtable to continue the national discussion on the identification and prevention of gender bias in the law enforcement response to sexual assault and domestic violence. This report describes the roundtable, summarizes the themes that emerged as well as areas in which opinions varied, and recommends next steps toward implementation of the guidelines.
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  • 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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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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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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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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October 2016

Department of Justice Awards $9.85 Million to Identify and Prevent Gender Bias in Policing

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This press release issued by the U.S. Department of Justice announced the ten grant awards that were provided to enhance training and technical assistance nationally, support research and evaluation, and provide resources to law enforcement agencies to implement the guidance and improve law enforcement responses.
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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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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.