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Expanding Advocacy at the Intersection of Reproductive Justice & HIV/AIDS

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This Powerpoint discusses HIV health disparities in the United States, including a regional snapshot. It also reviews reproductive justice and federal policy issues, including the policing and criminalization of people living with AIDS through disclosure requirements, and policing of sexual activity and childbirth.
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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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Talk To Your Doctor About PrEP

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This brochure offers guidance around meeting with a doctor about PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis), including before, during, and after a visit.
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Family Violence Nursing Curriculum

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While nurses must be able to respond skillfully to victims of all types of violence, responding to victims of family violence requires sensitivity rooted in understanding how it differs from other types of violence. The content of this curriculum, which grew out of the 1999 American Association of Colleges of Nursing competencies, was developed in response to those findings to provide Minnesota nursing faculty essential curricular information to develop student competence in preventing, assessing, and responding to family violence across the lifespan.
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Enhancing Dental Professionals' Response to Domestic Violence

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This folio notes that seventy-five percent of domestic violence-related physical injuries are concentrated around the head, neck, and mouth. The folio also provides specialized tools for dental professionals on screening and responding to domestic violence.
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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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Reproductive Justice Factsheet

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This factsheet details a description of reproductive justice for women living with HIV/AIDS, the challenges to receiving medical care, and promising practices.
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Timeline of Important Reproductive Freedom Cases Decided by the Supreme Court

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This webpage lists major Supreme Court cases dealing with reproductive freedom – specifically, the right to contraception, the right to abortion, and the right to bear a child - through 2007.
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The Business Case for Domestic Violence Programs in Health Care Settings

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This resource includes a PowerPoint presentation targeted at health care decision-makers and administrators that makes the case for domestic violence intervention programs, references, and a Return on Investment Tool to help analyze the costs and potential benefits of implementing comprehensive DV programs within health settings.
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Health Professional Students: Get Involved

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This page provides information about action steps that health professional students and faculty can take to support organizing efforts and improve health care responses to women, men, and children who have been impacted by domestic violence.
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Addressing Domestic Violence in a Clinical Setting

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This manual is designed for health professionals and addresses domestic violence from the clinical perspective, with a focus on assisting migrant and immigrant survivors of abuse.
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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.