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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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January 2015

WHO multi-country study on women's health and domestic violence against women: Initial results on prevalence, health outcomes and women's responses

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Report findings document the prevalence of intimate partner violence and its association with women's physical, mental, sexual and reproductive health. Data is included on non-partner violence, sexual abuse during childhood and forced first sexual experience. Information is also provided on women's responses. Available in English, French, and Spanish.
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January 2015

How to Address Problems with Interpretation

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This brief guide provides advocates with advice on how to work effectively with interpreters in the context of domestic violence. It addresses problems that may arise when using an interpreter, and tips on what should be done.
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  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
November 2014

Creating A Culture of Acceptance: Abuse, HIV and Women in Shelter

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This 1-hour interactive eLearning module presents evidence linking intimate partner violence with women's risk of becoming infected with HIV, and discusses the impact of intimate partner violence on the lives of women living with HIV.
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  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
October 2014

How can I identify and assist victims of human trafficking accessing domestic violence services?

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Domestic violence programs are likely encountering human trafficking victims, whether knowingly or unknowingly. NRCDV's October 2014 TA Question of the Month provides information on screening for human trafficking and assisting trafficking survivors in domestic violence programs.
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  • General Material
September 2014

Mind the Gap: Providing Shelter to Minor Dating Abuse Survivors

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This document provides guidance to advocates on addressing the current gap in services for teens needing emergency shelter to escape dating abuse.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
July 2014

Conversation Guide: Starting the Discussion about HIV/AIDS

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This resource was designed to support advocates in beginning conversations about HIV with survivors of domestic violence.
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  • General Material
July 2014

Sexual Assault Reporting Options

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This page provides an overview of reporting options for active duty military personnel serving stateside and on shore. It discusses both Restricted and Unrestricted reporting and the benefits and limitations of each option. The Military Rape Crisis Center provides advocacy and counseling to those wishing to discuss reporting options.
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July 2014

Getting Started: Tips for Domestic Violence Service Providers

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Service providers can make small changes that can improve their response to the needs of survivors at risk for or diagnosed with HIV/AIDS. This resource helps domestic violence service providers integrate HIV discussions, screening, and support into their programs.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
June 2014

Responding to Transgender Victims of Sexual Assault

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This guide provides practical information supported by the experiences of transgender survivors and some specific challenges that victim service providers may encounter.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
April 2014

Training for Advocates and Attorneys on Trauma Informed Work with Immigrant Women

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This is a hands-on training for advocates and attorneys on trauma-informed work with immigrant women who are survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
April 2014

Trauma-Informed Birth Support for Survivors of Abuse

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This webinar, held on Monday, April 21, 2014, provided information for both victim advocates working in shelter settings as well as birth doulas, regarding the identification and impact of domestic violence and abuse in pregnant women. Likewise, the benefits of a partnership between these two groups was discussed as a way to further improve pregnancy and birth outcomes for pregnant survivors.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
April 2014

Birth Doulas and Shelter Advocates: Creating Partnerships and Building Capacity

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Pregnant women's experiences and needs for emotional support, physical well-being, access to healthcare and other community-based services are significantly different from women who are not pregnant. For pregnant women also dealing with past or current domestic violence and currently residing in a domestic violence shelter or safe house, the multitude of experiences and needs may be even greater.