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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: 332  | date published date added a-z

Special Collection

Special Collection
February 2014

Domestic Violence in Latin@ Communities

Author(s):
This special collection provides a compilation of tools and resources developed specifically by Latin@s and for Latin@s as well as culturally adapted materials (not simply translations) to address domestic violence in Latin@ communities.

Materials

Materials
  • General Material
July 2020

HERE and there: An open letter to white women in the movement to end gender-based violence

Author(s):
Dear White Women: Welcome. I’m glad you are HERE. Let’s talk about here and over there.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
July 2020

Coffee and Conversation: When Black Women Seek Help

Publisher(s):
This webinar from Ujima, Inc. explores the many different avenues or systems that Black women may engage when addressing the intersecting forms of violence in their lives. Presenters from different service sectors discuss the ways in which advocates in those fields can be more culturally humble, trauma-informed, and responsive to the needs and realities of Black women survivors.
Materials
  • General Material
July 2020

To' Kee Skuy' Soo Ney-Wo-Chek' Year 1 Progress Report: MMIWG2 of Northern California

Publisher(s):
The To’ Kee Skuy’ Soo Ney-Wo-Chek’ project addresses the severe impact of missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls, and two spirit people (MMIWG2) and trafficking of Native people in Northern California, defined as from the San Francisco Bay Area and Sacramento up to the Oregon border. Over the course of this report, authors establish the scope and severity of MMIWG2 in Northern California based on our Year 1 findings, drawn from both quantitative and qualitative sources.
Materials
  • General Material
May 2020

COVID-19 Impact Briefs

Publisher(s):
The National Resource Center for Reaching Victims conducted a series of listening sessions to unearth the impact the COVID-19 health crisis is having on underserved victims of crime and better resource the crime victim services field to respond to those needs. This series of impact briefs summarizes key findings.
Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
April 2020

WEBINAR: Addressing the Influences Implicit Biases, Inequities & Historical Trauma Have on Aging Processes for Children of Color

Author(s): Publisher(s):
Trauma and toxic stress often stem from experiences that occur disproportionately in the lives of girls and women, and of girls and women of color in particular. The adultification of African American girls who have histories of trauma has become the manifestation of how the needs of women and girls of color are overlooked and misunderstood. This webinar addresses the impact of implicit biases, inequities and historical trauma on the lives of children of color.
Materials
  • General Material
April 2020

Sexual Violence Against Women and Children in Indian Country

Publisher(s):
This fact sheet from the National Indigenous Women's Resource Center outlines key statistics on Native women's experiences of violence.
Materials
  • General Material
February 2020

Fact Sheet: Domestic Violence, Sexual Violence, and Human Trafficking in Native Hawaiian Communities

Publisher(s):
This fact sheet from the Asian Pacific Institute on Gender-Based Violence outlines key statistics and information on domestic violence, sexual violence, and human trafficking in Native Hawaiian communities
Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
January 2020

Colonization, Homelessness, and the Prostitution and Sex Trafficking of Native Women

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This paper seeks to illustrate the impact of human trafficking on Native women and girls in our times, with particular attention to the historical context in the United States and the interconnection between trafficking and housing instability.
Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
January 2020

National Workgroup on Safe Housing for American Indian and Alaska Native Survivors of Gender-Based Violence: Lessons Learned

Author(s): Publisher(s):
In June 2019, a group of domestic violence organizations convened to establish a National Workgroup on Safe Housing for American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) Survivors of Gender-Based Violence. This report details themes that emerged from the convening, lessons learned, and recommendations for increasing access to safe and affordable housing for AI/AN survivors of gender-based violence.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2020

From the Roots of Trauma to the Flowering of Trauma-Informed Care

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This report charts Texas Muslim Women's Foundation’s process of becoming a trauma-informed agency, which included learning about types of trauma and trauma-informed care, assessing existing culturally-sensitive practices that enhanced trauma-informed care and identifying ones that need to be added, training staff, and working with researchers to document and build a body of evidence-based practice — all the while staying survivor-centered. 
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
August 2019

Strong Families Respect Each Other: What Native Youth Need to Know About the Connection Between Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

This handbook from the National Indigenous Women's Resource Center, produced in partnership with the Native Youth Sexual Health Network, contains definitions on domestic violence and sexual assault, examples of sexual assault, myths and truths about sexual assault, what to do if you have been sexually assaulted, what to do if you know or think a friend or family member has experienced sexual assault, our power as life-givers and cool apps that can help prevent violence.