Engagement & Collaboration Content Topic Results
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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.
Legislative Advocacy for Nonprofit Organizations
Legislative action has long played an important role in the movement to end gender-based violence, often as a critical component of the grassroots activism of survivors, advocates, and other people committed to mobilizing to end gender-based violence. This collection is designed to provide assistance to nonprofit organizations interested in participating in legislative advocacy.
Housing and Domestic Violence
This collection offers a doorway to the resources available through Safe Housing Partnerships, a project of the federal Domestic Violence and Housing Technical Assistance Consortium. The resources and tools included here are provided to advance your work at the critical intersection of domestic violence, sexual assault, homelessness, and housing.
Reproductive Justice & Violence Against Women: Understanding the Intersections
This collection includes select resources that detail the history of the reproductive justice movement, provide comprehensive information on reproductive justice and social change, and lift up the work of organizations that are advancing a reproductive justice agenda. Also included are resources on the intersection of domestic and sexual violence and reproductive justice, and information on federal and state policies surrounding the issue.
Preventing and Responding to Domestic & Sexual Violence in Later Life
This collection brings together selected materials related to preventing and responding to elder abuse, specifically domestic and sexual violence.
Building Credit and Assets: Helping Survivors Recover from Economic Abuse
This special collection explores credit, asset building, and Individual Development Accounts (IDAs), their intersections, and how they can be leveraged to better support economic justice for survivors of domestic violence.
Intimate Partner Homicide Prevention
This Special Collection explores the most tragic consequence of domestic violence and offers a variety of tools and information towards its prevention.
Navigating the Civil Legal System: Resources for Survivors of Domestic Violence, Their Advocates, and Legal Professionals
Survivors of domestic violence can face a number of legal issues that either directly stem from, or are affected by, the actions of those who use abuse and violence. These issues can include obtaining protection orders against an abuser; filing for divorce; seeking custody of and/or visitation with minor children; and filing for child support. This Special Collection is specifically focused on those legal issues most commonly arising in family court.
The Intersections Between Intimate Partner Violence and HIV/AIDS
This Special Collection is designed to assist domestic violence advocates in providing support and resources to victims of domestic violence who are also living with HIV/AIDS or at risk of contracting HIV due to violence in the context of their relationship.
Traumatic Brain Injury and Domestic Violence: Understanding the Intersections
This collection offers tools to screen for traumatic brain injury within the context of domestic violence as well as presentations, articles, and other relevant resources on this topic.
Open Doors: Thinking Beyond Shelter (Or Alternative Ways to Help Survivors)
Many concerned community members want to help families experiencing domestic violence. Part 2 provides suggestions and ideas for building needed resources in your community for survivors of domestic violence, in lieu of opening a shelter or safe house.
Open Doors: Domestic Violence Shelter Development
The NRCDV receives a large number of technical assistance requests related to domestic violence program development. Part 1 provides resources for building, sustaining and enhancing shelter programs to meet the diverse needs of domestic violence survivors.
Domestic Violence in Latin@ Communities
This special collection provides a compilation of tools and resources developed specifically by Latin@s and for Latin@s as well as culturally adapted materials (not simply translations) to address domestic violence in Latin@ communities.