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March 2017

Georgia Domestic Violence Fatality Review Project 2016: 13th Annual Report

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This report by the Georgia Domestic Violence Fatality Review Project takes a closer look at the suicide-homicide connection. Perpetrators attempted or completed suicide in 38% of cases reviewed by the Project and 37% of perpetrators had threatened or attempted suicide in incidents that occurred prior to the homicide.
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March 2017

VAWA Confidentiality Protections for Immigrant Crime Victims

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VAWA confidentiality was designed to enhance protection for immigrant crime victims in several significant ways. This page provides information and resources related to VAWA confidentiality and courthouse protections for immigrant victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking and other U Visa criminal activities.
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February 2017

Enhancing Police Responses to Children Exposed to Violence: A Toolkit for Law Enforcement

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Police officers are frequently the first responders to situations that pose threats to the safety and well-being of children and families. This toolkit provides practical tools and resources to assist law enforcement agencies in building or enhancing effective operational responses to children exposed to violence (with or without a mental health partner).
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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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January 2017

DHS Infographic: Protections for Immigrant Victims

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This infographic produced by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security offers an overview of crime victim based legal protections for adult and child immigrant victims. It covers immigration relief for victims who suffer victimization in the U.S. and/or abroad.
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January 2017

The Internet & Intimate Partner Violence: Technology Changes, Abuse Doesn’t

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Online harassment itself is often a form of domestic or sexual violence, and the abuse is often a combination of online intimidation with offline abuse. This article explores ways in which abusers often use the internet and discusses implications for prosecutors.
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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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August 2016

State HIV Laws

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An interactive and user-friendly guide allowing survivors and advocates to find state-specific legal information about details about HIV Testing and Laboratory Reporting Laws.
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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.
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March 2016

Minors and Sexting: Legal Implications

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Because transferring and viewing sexually explicit material when the subject is a minor can be considered child pornography, sexting among minors can have serious legal consequences. This article explores some of the legal implications of teen sexting.
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January 2016

An End to the War on Black Trans, Queer and Gender Nonconforming People

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This brief outlines the problems that black trans, queer, and gender nonconforming people face with institutions such as police and prisons, employment, healthcare, housing. It also offers action steps for the federal, state, and local levels.
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December 2015

Identifying and Preventing Gender Bias in Law Enforcement Response to Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

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This guidance document from the U.S. Department of Justice is intended to reflect and further the department’s partnership with the police leaders, line officers and detectives who work tirelessly to ensure that policing is free from bias and to uphold the civil and human rights of the communities they serve.