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Information for Pregnant Women - Fact Sheet

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This page provides information to assist pregnant women to prepare for an emergency or disaster.
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Young Moms Module: Assessment and Safety Planning for Domestic Violence in Home Visitation

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The Young Moms module represents a recent expansion of the Healthy Moms Happy Babies (HMHB) Curriculum and recognizes that the field of home visitation requires new tools to meet the needs of adolescent mothers. This module will train home visitors on how to screen, refer and document these activities as part of routine programming.
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Clinical Protocol: Victims of Abuse

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This sample clinical protocol describes how the clinic works with patients who are suspected of being victims of abuse.
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Human Rights and Women's Reproductive Health

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This web page provides justification for the human right to reproductive health based on international agreements and treaties. It outlines excerpts from these treaties that are relevant to ensure reproductive rights.
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Labor Trafficking Fact Sheet

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This fact sheet defines labor trafficking, as per the Trafficking Victims Protection Act, the forms of labor trafficking, identification of victims, the impact on the health of victims and information on assisting victims.
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Reproductive Justice Briefing Book: A Primer on Reproductive Justice and Social Change

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This is the expanded and updated version of the book. The idea and original edition was developed in collaboration with many people in preparation and for distribution at the 2007 U.S. Social Forum in Atlanta.
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Male Reproductive Control of Women Who Have Experienced Intimate Partner Violence in the United States

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Abstract: "Women who have experienced intimate partner violence are consistently found to have poor sexual and reproductive health when compared to non-abused women, but the mechanisms through which such associations occur are inadequately defined (Coker, 2007). Through face-to-face, semi-structured in-depth interviews, we gathered full reproductive histories of 71 women aged 18-49 with a history of IPV recruited from a family planning clinic, an abortion clinic and a domestic violence shelter in the United States.
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Medical Providers' Guide to Managing the Care of Domestic Violence Patients within a Cultural Context

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This manual recognizes the impact of culture on patient-doctor communication, particularly when discussing domestic violence. The manual provides guidelines for health care providers to effectively screen culturally diverse patients for domestic violence.
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Women Veterans Health Care: Military Sexual Trauma

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This resource briefly discusses some common responses and refers to other resources and the National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
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PTSD Coach

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This Applied Research paper examines both single- and mixed-gender rape prevention and risk reduction programs, and provides suggestions for practitioners to design, implement, and evaluate programs.
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Reproductive Justice In Action

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This report explores the ways in which organizations led by women of color are elaborating reproductive justice in connection with economic justice.
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Sisters Helping Sisters to Thrive: The Women’s Collective Model

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The purpose of this document is to contribute to the growing body of knowledge of effective models for addressing the comprehensive needs of women and girls of color living with or at risk for HIV/AIDS in the United States and beyond.