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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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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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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • NRCDV Publications
July 2017

NRCDV Radio Episode 9: Responding to the Needs of Male-identified Survivors of IPV

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This special edition of NRCDV Radio's Stories of Transformation features Eric Stiles an advocate with specialized expertise in child sexual abuse intervention and anti-sexual violence work in rural areas, as he discusses male victims and offers guideposts to providing survivor-centered services.
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June 2017

Home Truth

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This documentary tells the story of Jessica Lenahan, whose three daughters were kidnapped and killed by her estranged husband due to the lack of actions taken by local law enforcement.
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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

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.