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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.
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April 2018

Sexual Harassment and the Gender Wage Gap

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Despite being prohibited by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, workplace sexual harassment remains pervasive and pernicious. This fact sheet outlines some of the negative consequences that sexual harassment can have on women's careers.
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March 2018

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

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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.
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March 2018

Inked Identity: How Tattoos Play a Role in the Development and Perception of Identity, Self, and the Body for Trans Men

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Although much research has been conducted on the embodied experience of tattoos across cultures and subcultures, there is little research which focuses directly on trans men with tattoos, and how these tattoos help shape their body image, masculinity, and identities. Therefore, the question this research aims to answer is: what role do tattoos play in the development and perception of masculinity, identity, and the self, for transgender men?
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January 2018

Turning promises into action: Gender equality in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

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This report from UN Women provides a comprehensive and authoritative assessment of progress, gaps and challenges in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) from a gender perspective.
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January 2018

Why I'm done trying to be "man enough"

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Justin Baldoni wants to start a dialogue with men about redefining masculinity — to figure out ways to be not just good men but good humans. In this TED Talk, he shares his effort to reconcile who he is with who the world tells him a man should be.
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December 2017

Online Harassment Is a Social Problem That Requires a Social Response

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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. 
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December 2017

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

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This factsheet provides fully-cited statistics on gender-based violence in Asian and Pacific Islander communities.
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November 2017

20 Stories

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Based on the work of Dr. Elizabeth Bates from the University of Cumbria, this video highlights the experiences of male survivors of domestic violence. All voices included in the video are those of volunteers at the University of Cumbria who are reading out the actual and authentic comments provided by those male victims of domestic abuse who responded to a survey she ran during 2017.
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November 2017

'Invisible No More' Examines Police Violence Against Minority Women

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This article highlights an interview with author Andrea J. Ritchie, who wrote Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color. Ritchie describes some of the ways in which women of color experience police violence.
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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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  • 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.