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February 2020

How can advocates raise awareness about emotional abuse for Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month (TDVAM)?

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While these abuse tactics are certainly not exclusive to teens and can show up in relationships between people of any age, young people experience emotional abuse at alarming rates. NRCDV's February 2020 TA Question of the Month explores how advocates can take action to prevent emotional abuse and to promote safe and healthy relationship norms for teens. 
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February 2020

Fact Sheet: Domestic Violence, Sexual Violence, and Human Trafficking in Native Hawaiian Communities

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This fact sheet from the Asian Pacific Institute on Gender-Based Violence outlines key statistics and information on domestic violence, sexual violence, and human trafficking in Native Hawaiian communities
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January 2020

WEBINAR: Beyond Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Easy Ways to Actively Engage your Communities in DV Awareness after October

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Each October, Domestic Violence Awareness Month is recognized as a time to bring attention to the issue of domestic violence in communities across the country, share stories of survivors of violence, remember and honor individuals who lost their lives due to senseless acts of violence, raise awareness of trauma-informed approaches, and promote the resources organizations have to offer. In this webinar, presenters discuss ways in which organizations can use the energy and inspiration from DVAM to drive year-round awareness and prevention efforts.
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January 2020

How can domestic violence advocates better serve Muslim women in shelter?

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As domestic violence shelters build capacity to serve diverse populations and strive to become culturally competent, it is important for advocates to understand how they can have a direct impact on the outcome of the survivor’s path. In NRCDV's January 2020 TA Question of the Month, guest writer Saman Quraeshi offers strategies for supporting Muslim women in shelter.
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January 2020

National Workgroup on Safe Housing for American Indian and Alaska Native Survivors of Gender-Based Violence: Lessons Learned

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In June 2019, a group of domestic violence organizations convened to establish a National Workgroup on Safe Housing for American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) Survivors of Gender-Based Violence. This report details themes that emerged from the convening, lessons learned, and recommendations for increasing access to safe and affordable housing for AI/AN survivors of gender-based violence.
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January 2020

From the Roots of Trauma to the Flowering of Trauma-Informed Care

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This report charts Texas Muslim Women's Foundation’s process of becoming a trauma-informed agency, which included learning about types of trauma and trauma-informed care, assessing existing culturally-sensitive practices that enhanced trauma-informed care and identifying ones that need to be added, training staff, and working with researchers to document and build a body of evidence-based practice — all the while staying survivor-centered. 
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December 2019

What can advocates do to help survivors stay warm in the winter?

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Utility service is a critical part of establishing a safe and healthy home. In NRCDV's December 2019 TA Question of the Month, guest writer Elizabeth Marx offers strategies for assisting survivors to connect and maintain essential utility services through the cold winter months – and throughout the year.
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November 2019

Vital Signs: Estimated Proportion of Adult Health Problems Attributable to Adverse Childhood Experiences and Implications for Prevention: 25 States, 2015–2017

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Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), such as victimization, substance misuse in the household, or witnessing intimate partner violence, have been linked to leading causes of adult morbidity and mortality. This report presents the CDC’s first ever comprehensive estimates of the potential to improve Americans’ health by preventing ACEs.
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November 2019

A National Portrait of Restorative Approaches to Intimate Partner Violence: Pathways to Safety, Accountability, Healing, and Well-Being

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This study from the Center for Court Innovation seeks to document how these restorative approaches are being applied to intimate partner violence across the country. It draws on a national survey of programs along with five in-depth cases studies based on follow-up site visits.
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  • NRCDV Publications
October 2019

Victim-Defined Advocacy Beyond Leaving: Safer through Strategies to Reduce Violent Behavior

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This paper explores strategies to reduce violent behavior, both physical violence and all other forms of abuse,  using a victim-defined approach. It recognizes that reducing violence is central to our mission, difficult, and long been a part of our advocacy to make victims safer. 
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October 2019

Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence Need Paid Safe Days

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Nearly 20 million people experience domestic violence, sexual violence or stalking by intimate partners every year in the United States. Nearly 1,300 women die from intimate partner violence and nearly two million are injured each year. This fact sheet outlines how a national paid sick and safe days standard would help provide victims and survivors the support and job stability they need to escape and address violence.
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September 2019

How can protective orders support survivors’ safety?

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Protective orders, also called restraining orders, protection orders, or injunctions depending on the state, can be an invaluable tool that survivors can utilize to obtain safety. NRCDV's September 2019 TA Question of the Month outlines some of the key ways in which protective orders can support survivors' safety.