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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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July 2017

A Health Equity and Multisector Approach to Preventing Domestic Violence

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A multisector health equity approach addresses the underlying contributors to DV and inequities in DV (harmful norms, weak community responses, housing insecurity, economic insecurity, and others) and promotes community environments that support safe and equitable relationships and communities. This publication offers research, analysis, and frameworks to understand factors within communities that support safe relationships and reduction of domestic violence.
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May 2017

Protect Affordable Health Care Access: Action Kit for Survivors, Advocates, and Allies

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This toolkit is designed to help domestic and sexual violence (DSV) advocates understand the evolving health care landscape and make strategic choices as they decide whether and how to partner with health care providers in order to reach more survivors of DSV in need.
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April 2017

National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey: 2010-2012 State Report

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This report uses the NISVS data from 2010-2012 to produce national and state victimization estimates for intimate partner violence, sexual violence, and stalking.
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March 2017

Traumatic Brain Injury–Related Emergency Department Visits, Hospitalizations, and Deaths — United States, 2007 and 2013

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This report from the CDC describes the estimated incidence of TBI-related emergency department (ED) visits, hospitalizations, and deaths during 2013 and makes comparisons to similar estimates from 2007.
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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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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

Female Condom

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This page discusses the female condom: what it’s made of, how to use it, and where to find it. It includes a video about how to use the female condom, discusses the effectiveness of the condom, and talks about the benefits and disadvantages to using the female condom.
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  • Training Tools
January 2017

The Basics: Myths and Facts about HIV and AIDS

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This interactive Myths and Facts slideshow explains where HIV comes from, how it is transmitted, and what types of HIV treatments are available. This slideshow is available in both English and Spanish.
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  • Training Tools
January 2017

Strengthening health systems to respond to women subjected to intimate partner violence or sexual violence: A manual for health managers

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This manual is intended for health managers at all levels of the health systems. It supports implementation of the global plan of action on violence and contributes to implementation of the health component of the United Nations Joint Programme on Essential Services for Women and Girls Subject to Violence.
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  • Training Tools
January 2017

ACEs Pediatric Healthcare Toolkit

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This toolkit for pediatricians is designed to provide background on ACEs, screening and treatment resources, tools for implementing the Survey of Well-being of Young Children developmental screening, and supporting research.
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  • Training Tools
January 2017

DV & HIV/AIDS Toolkit

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This toolkit aims to provide domestic violence and HIV/AIDS service providers with information and resources to enhance services for persons exposed to HIV/AIDS and domestic violence.
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December 2016

HIV Transmission

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This resource provides information about risks of transmission of HIV through various types of intercourse, injection drug use, and other activities.