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No Refuge Here: Sexual Abuse in Immigration Detention

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This webinar on sexual violence behind bars focuses on the immigration detention system. Expert presenters look at the unique vulnerabilities of immigrant detainees, and the obstacles they face to getting help.
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Culturally-Specific Community and Systems Engagement

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Culture is often understood as ethnic culture, but in fact we all inhabit multiple cultures simultaneously and need to understand which ones we are operating in to be effective. This helpful resource from the Asian Pacific Institute on Gender-Based Violence explores the intersections of culture, community and systems.
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The Facts on Immigrant Women and Domestic Violence

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This fact sheet offers some statistics about immigration and domestic violence, and describes some of the financial, cultural, and linguistic barriers that may deter immigrant women from seeking services.
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Inclusion: NAD Position Statement

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This position statement explains in detail this organization's position with regard to mainstreaming Deaf children in school settings.
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PFLAG National Glossary of Terms

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This glossary contains some working definitions and examples of frequently used (and misused) gender and sexuality terms as a starting point for dialogue and understanding.
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The Primer: Helping Victims of Domestic Violence and Child Abuse in Polygamous Communities

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This resource was designed to assist human services professionals, law enforcement officers and others in helping victims of domestic violence and child abuse from polygamous communities in Arizona and Utah.
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Gender Equality In Disasters: Six Principles for Engendered Relief and Reconstruction

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This document highlights gender equality and risk reduction principles for guiding disaster response.
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The Indian Child Welfare Act: A National Law Controlling the Welfare of Indigenous Children

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The affect of the situation to indigenous nations, who were losing children by the thousands, was essentially cultural genocide. Exposure of the problem and its causes imposed strong pressure on the United States government to address native child welfare law.
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What Is Audism: Introduction

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This webpage provides a list of various definitions of audism and several references that provide in-depth discussion of the concept.
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Mistreatment of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Elders

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This research brief synthesizes the latest available information and research relating to the mistreatment of LGBT elders. Information is provided on the occurrence of abuse, isolation as a risk factor, issues affecting help seeking, and tips for working with LGBT elders.
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Interviewing and Safety Planning for Immigrant Victims of Domestic Violence

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This document suggests culturally competent approaches that advocates and attorneys could use to communicate with immigrant survivors and help them plan their safety.
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Vita Sites And Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)

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This webpage provides information and links to resources about VITA Sites and EITC in Native Communities.