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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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November 2017

Gender Bias in Sexual Assault Response and Investigation

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This 4-part bulletin series explores gender bias, both explicit and implicit, and the resulting stereotypes and attitudes that can influence the professional response to, and investigation of, sexual assault.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
October 2017

Balancing the Scales of Justice

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The “Balancing the Scales of Justice” webinar series outlines what gender bias is, its impacts on domestic and sexual violence investigations, and strategies for leaders to identify and address it within their agencies.
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September 2017

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

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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.
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August 2017

Start by Believing to Improve Responses to Sexual Assault and Prevent Gender Bias

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This training bulletin delves into the challenges that have been raised with the Start by Believing campaign, and the underlying philosophy of victim-centered approaches. In particular, this document addresses defense cross-examination aimed at exposing the law enforcement investigation of a sexual assault as biased.
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  • Training Tools
July 2017

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

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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.
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  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
July 2017

Serving Male-Identified Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence

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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.
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May 2017

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

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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.
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February 2017

HIV and the LGBT Community

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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.
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  • General Material
February 2017

Female Genital Mutilation

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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.
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January 2017

The Man Box: A Study on Being a Young Man in the US, UK, and Mexico

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The Man Box report examines young men’s attitudes, behaviors, and understandings of manhood.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
January 2017

Our Gender Revolution: Social Change to End Gender Violence Guide

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This guide is designed to be distributed to anti-violence program advocates and educators working with youth to create social change.
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  • General Material
December 2016

Special Collections: For Native American Teens

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This Special Collection developed by the National Indigenous Women's Resource Center provides information and resources on teen dating violence within Native communities.