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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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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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The Student's Guide to Health: How Kids and Teens Can Keep Their Bodies Healthy

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This page contains facts about the human body and a number of resources that help youth learn more about health. Includes information about: functions of the body, practicing good hygiene, making healthy food choices, getting fit and healthy, alcohol and drugs, staying safe, and good mental health.
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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.
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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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Family Violence Quality Assessment Tool for Primary Care Offices

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The tool may be used to assess family violence efforts in primary care practices at the beginning and intermittently (every 6 months, every year, every few years) when focusing on family violence as a quality improvement goal. It is meant to be a tool for identifying deficiencies and so that they can be remedied and the care to patients living with violence and abuse can be improved.
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Medical Power & Control Wheel

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This graphic depicts some ways in which healthcare providers may inadvertently contribute to increase the isolation and decrease the safety of victims of domestic violence.
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Making the Connection: Intimate Partner Violence and Public Health

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This document provides an introduction to basic prevention concepts by exploring the public health approach, two classification systems, a planning tool used to develop more comprehensive initiatives, and the importance of understanding terminology. It addresses the topics of women's health, mental health and substance abuse, family planning, STIs and HIV, perinatal programs, breastfeeding, child and adolescent health, and injury and violence prevention.
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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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Improving the Health Sector Response to Gender Based Violence: A Resource Manual for Health Care Professionals in Developing Countries

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This manual presents lessons learned from a regional initiative to increase organizational capacity to respond to gender-based violence. The manual offers tools for responding to violence against women and discusses challenges and debates about how health sector should respond to VAW in developing countries.
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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.