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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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Faith and Intimate Partner Violence Handbook for Advocates

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Many survivors have shared that their spiritual beliefs and faith communities have been critical resources in survival and healing. This handbook discusses why faith is an important consideration in advocacy and provides guidance to advocates on how to assess the religious/spiritual needs of survivors.
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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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Good Guys: Partnership & Positive Masculinity

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This curriculum explores issues of power and control, gender, self-esteem, masculinity and relationships, helping boys understand what it means to be a man in Judaism. Available for purchase from Jewish Women International. 
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Etiquette Tips for Working with People with Disabilities

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This one-pager offers tips for engaging in respectful interactions with individuals with disabilities.
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Introduction to Cultural Competency

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This webpage highlights the importance of cultural sensitivity when working with older persons and describes the barriers faced by older Asian persons in seeking help for abuse, working with law enforcement, and seeking court protections.