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The results displayed below have been grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections - containing our most highly valued resources - then by individual related materials. Refine your search by category, types, author and/or publisher using the options provided. Sort by date published, date added, or alphabetically. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.
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.
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Special Collection

Special Collection
July 2013

Preventing and Responding to Domestic Violence in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, or Queer (LGBTQ) Communities

The select resources and research in this Special Collection illustrate the LGBTQ communities’ experiences with domestic violence within the U.S. Resources especially relevant to these individuals, as well as straight allies and professionals, address the issue of domestic violence in LGBTQ communities, relationships, and the impact on society. Guidance for enhancing culturally specific practice and policy initiatives is provided.
Special Collection
July 2012

Men and Boys: Preventing Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence

Author(s):
This Special Collection provides resources for anti-violence programs to increase their capacity to engage men and boys in their work to end violence against women.
Special Collection
October 2011

Sexual Violence in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, or Queer (LGBTIQ) Communities

The select resources and research in this special collection illustrates the LGBTIQ communities’ experiences with sexual violence within the US. Resources especially relevant to these individuals, as well as straight allies and professionals, address the issue of sexual violence in LGBTIQ communities, relationships, and the impact on society.

Materials

Materials
  • General Material
March 2018

State of Black Women in the U.S. and Key States, 2018: Time for a Power Shift

Publisher(s):
Black Women in the United States & Key States, 2018, is the 5th in the series of annual reports produced by the Black Women’s Roundtable meant to assess the challenges, triumphs, and overall contemporary condition of Black women in the nation. The 2018 report takes an in-depth look at the issue of power and where Black women fall within the overarching power-dynamic.
Materials
  • General Material
December 2017

Online Harassment Is a Social Problem That Requires a Social Response

Author(s): Publisher(s):
In this piece, feminist writer Soraya Chemaly examines the ways in which women’s rights and expression are affected by persistent and often violent online harassment related to their gender, class, race, sexuality and more through an intersectional lens. 
Materials
  • General Material
December 2017

Factsheet: Statistics on Gender-Based Violence in Asian and Pacific Islander Communities

Publisher(s):
This factsheet provides fully-cited statistics on gender-based violence in Asian and Pacific Islander communities.
Materials
  • General Material
September 2017

We Deserve Safety: Ending the Criminalization of Women & Girls of Color

Publisher(s):
This briefing paper and fact sheet describe unique and particular ways in which girls and women of color experience racial profiling and criminalization across a range of situations and settings. YWCA references studies and reports that document patterns, trends, and statistical comparisons between racial and ethnic groups, as well as news articles and media accounts to illustrate experiences of women and girls of color.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
July 2017

Part of the Solution: Gender-Integrated Sexual Assault Support Groups

Publisher(s):
Widespread practices of holding only single-gender support groups deprive many transgender, non-binary, and male survivors of opportunities to benefit from these core services. This webinar outlines ways that advocates can create more inclusive sexual assault support groups and extend services to more survivors.
Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
July 2017

Serving Male-Identified Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This paper offers guideposts for responding to the needs of male-identified victims of intimate partner violence. It is meant to be a resource to foster meaningful dialogue around supporting inclusive services for all victims and survivors seeking safety and healing.
Materials
  • General Material
May 2017

Justice Doesn't Trickle Down: How Racialized and Gendered Rules Are Holding Women Back

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This paper describes in detail a wide range of disparities and inequities experienced by women of color across the domains of economics, safety, and health. It explains that these outcomes are not the result of individual ambition or aptitudes, as conservatives often suggest, but rather an outgrowth of a web of racialized and gendered rules—policies, institutions, and practices—that have emerged from the United States’ long history of racism and sexism.
Materials
  • General Material
February 2017

Female Genital Mutilation

Publisher(s):
This fact sheet describes FGM and explains who is at risk for experiencing these procedures. The fact sheet also describes the international response to this problem.
Materials
  • General Material
February 2017

HIV and the LGBT Community

Publisher(s):
This informational guide reviews issues regarding LGBTQ identity and the intersections between HIV impact and racial, sexual, and gender identities. It explores some of the policy work being done by the HRC to end the epidemic.