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Civil Legal Rights & Protections Content Topic Results

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.
total results: 292  | date published date added a-z

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No Free Pass to Harass: Protecting the Rights of Undocumented Immigrant Women Workers in Sexual Harassment Cases

Publisher(s):
This guide is intended as a tool for effective litigation of sexual harassment claims brought on behalf of immigrant women workers.
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Stop Abuse for Every (SAFE) Teen Act (S. 1447/H.R. 2689): Teen Dating Violence is an Education Issue

Publisher(s):
This 2-page document summarizes information about the “Stop Abuse for Every Teen Act” or SAFE Teen Act designed to help schools play an important role in preventing teen dating violence.
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How to Protect Yourself and Your Children from Domestic Violence: Safety Planning for Immigrant and Refugee Women

Publisher(s):
This document offers guidance to immigrant survivors for planning their safety at home and at work and for planning for safety of their children. Available in English and Spanish.
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Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women

Publisher(s):
Adopted in 1979 by the UN General Assembly, CEDAW has been ratified by 187 countries. CEDAW does not explicitly mention VAW, but it defines what constitutes discrimination against women, establishes norms and standards, and obligates states that have ratified the convention to end discrimination against women and girls.