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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.
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June 2017

Life in the Margins: Expanding Intimate Partner Violence Services for Women of Color by Using Data as Evidence

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This TA Guidance provides a broad perspective to the field that states that women of color lives matter, and that it is imperative that we reach out to the margins in order to bring the experiences of women of color to the center of our work.
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May 2017

Justice Doesn't Trickle Down: How Racialized and Gendered Rules Are Holding Women Back

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This paper describes in detail a wide range of disparities and inequities experienced by women of color across the domains of economics, safety, and health. It explains that these outcomes are not the result of individual ambition or aptitudes, as conservatives often suggest, but rather an outgrowth of a web of racialized and gendered rules—policies, institutions, and practices—that have emerged from the United States’ long history of racism and sexism.
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January 2017

Teen Dating Violence: NIJ-Funded Research

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This webpage includes links to various NIJ-funded research studies examining the nature, characteristics and extent of dating violence.
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  • Training Tools
January 2017

Our Gender Revolution: Social Change to End Gender Violence Guide

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This guide is designed to be distributed to anti-violence program advocates and educators working with youth to create social change.
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January 2017

Apply for VOCA Funding: A Toolkit for Organizations Working with Crime Survivors in Communities of Color and Other Underserved Communities

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This toolkit from Equal Justice USA outlines the information that nonprofits need to understand VOCA funding, eligibility, and whether their organization is ready to apply for and sustain a VOCA grant. The toolkit will be useful for any organization seeking its first VOCA grant, but it is specifically geared toward organizations serving communities of color and other underserved communities.
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December 2016

Special Collections: For Native American Teens

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This Special Collection developed by the National Indigenous Women's Resource Center provides information and resources on teen dating violence within Native communities.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
October 2016

Girls for Gender Equity: Centering Girls of Color within the Racial and Gender Justice Movement of the 21st Century

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In this webinar, presenters shared their radical and visionary approaches to promoting racial and gender justice and the critical importance it has to addressing and preventing domestic and sexual violence.
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October 2016

Fact Sheet: Immigrant Access to Emergency Shelter and Transitional Housing

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This fact sheet offers information about immigrant eligibility to access emergency shelter and transitional housing. 
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October 2016

The Urgency of Intersectionality

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In this TED Talk, Kimberlé Crenshaw defines intersectionality and describes how race and gender-based violence impacts the lives of black women. She emphasizes importance of doing social justice work through an intersectional lens and uplifting the narratives of black women.
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September 2016

Refugee Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence: Barriers to Access

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This fact sheet identifies the barriers refugee survivors of domestic and sexual violence face and approaches that can mitigate their impact.
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September 2016

When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 2014 Homicide Data

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The study covers homicides involving one female murder victim and one male offender, and uses data from the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Supplementary Homicide Report.
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July 2016

Giving Birth Behind Bars: A Guide for Achieving Reproductive Justice for Incarcerated Women

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This resource is a collection of materials developed by and for communities most affected by the expansion of the prison industrial complex and confronting reproductive oppression within the confines of the walls of these institutions.