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January 2015

The "Kingston Mills Murder" and the Construction of "Honor Killings"

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This article addresses the ways in which some acts of violence against women are often characterized as "honor killings," and asserts that this a form of labeling other "Others" as being backward and inherently more violent than western cultures. The author stresses the importance of rejecting this narrative.
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January 2015

Black Women and Reproductive Health: Fast Facts

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This fact sheet includes statistics on health insurance, barriers to safe abortions, and perceptions with respect to black women and their reproductive health.
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January 2015

The Mask You Live In

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"The Mask You Live In" is a film following boys and young men as they struggle to stay true to themselves while negotiating America’s narrow definition of masculinity.
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January 2015

Violence in the Home

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This brochure provides information on the options and help available for immigrant and refugee women who experience domestic violence.
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January 2015

Culture, Language, and Access: Key Considerations for Serving Deaf Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence

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This document offers a framework for understanding and addressing the unmet needs of Deaf survivors that is rooted in a cultural and linguistic perspective.
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January 2015

The Misuse of Police Powers in Officer-Involved Domestic Violence

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This document explores how the power and authority granted to officers to protect the public can lead to the abuse of their power. Recommendations are provided for advocates working with survivors whose batterers are in law enforcement.
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January 2015

Facts & Stats Report: Domestic Violence in Asian & Pacific Islander Homes

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This report raises awareness about the experiences of Asian victims/survivors of domestic violence and, given a smaller data set, about Pacific Islanders.
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  • Training Tools
January 2015

Workplace Toolkit

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With only a few small steps, workplaces can help keep everyone safe and productive. Use the resources in this toolkit to help raise awareness, address employment issues and connect people in your workplace to the assistance they may need.
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January 2015

Rape Myth Acceptance: Implications for Counselor Education Programs

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This article describes a study of five master’s level counseling students to determine their level of acceptance of rape myths, which are destructive beliefs that rape victims are lying about their abuse or bear some responsibility for their victimization.
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December 2014

How Gender Stereotypes and Stigma Associated with Mental Health & Substance Use Impact Survivors of Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault

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This brief report discusses two stereotypes that negatively impact survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in legal proceedings: the stereotype that women who have mental health conditions or substance abuse issues are not credible when disclosing abuse and the conception that women with these conditions cannot also be good parents.
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November 2014

How to Support a Colleague Victim of Domestic or Sexual Violence

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This video is part of the "See the Signs, Speak Out" series on starting conversations in the workplace about domestic and sexual violence.
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September 2014

The Pressure Is On: Ready for DVAM 2014?

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Since 1981, advocates, allies, survivors and their families have recognized October as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM). This webinar discusses planning and hosting successful and engaging awareness activities, even with limited time and resources.