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The Laws in Your State

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This database provides state-by-state information about mandatory reporting, confidentiality laws, HIV/AIDS testing of sexual offenders, and criminal statutes of limitations for sexual offense.

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UNFPA Strategy and Framework of Action to Addressing Gender Based Violence 2008-2011

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This framework identifies eight priority areas in which UNFPA should strategically direct programming to address gender based violence.
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Female Genital Mutilation in the U. S. Factsheet

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This factsheet gives a brief overview of federal laws against FGM in the United States and also lists state laws against FGM.
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Finding a Lawyer

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This webpage includes a drop-down menu where you can select a state and view links to lawyer referral services and legal aid organizations in that state. Listings are organized either by county or by city/town within each state.
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Introduction to the Violence Against Women Act

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This resource describes special domestic violence criminal jurisdiction in the Violence Against Women Act of 2013 to respond to crimes committed by non-Indian offenders in Indian country.
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Applying for Asylum Based on Gender Identity Persecution

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Gender identity persecution occurs when someone is harmed because of their gender identity or expression. This guide offers information for immigrant survivors who have experienced gender identity persecution on how to apply for asylum.