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Homicide / Lethality Content Topic Results

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Strangulation Assaults in Domestic Violence Cases

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This comprehensive fact sheet includes basic information on strangulation in domestic violence cases, including many cited research studies substantiating the role of strangulation as a risk factor for homicide in intimate partner violence.
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MMIW Toolkit for Families and Communities

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The MMIW Toolkit for Understanding and Responding to Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women for Families and Communities from the National Indigenous Women's Resource Center is designed to assist families, communities, and advocacy organizations in understanding and responding to a case of a missing or murdered Native woman.
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Praxis Safety & Accountability Audit Tool Kit

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This toolkit is a critical how-to guide for communities assessing their institutional responses to violence against women.
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Indiana Domestic Violence Fatality Review Report 2009-2010

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In the two-year period of 2009-2010, 116 women, children and men died in Indiana when domestic abuse escalated to lethal levels of violence. The goal of this report is to publicly acknowledge these deaths, learn from them, and implement strategies designed to prevent future violence.
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The Ontario Domestic Assault Risk Assessment (ODARA) & Domestic Violence Risk Appraisal Guide (DVRAG)

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These tools comprise a coherent actuarial system to assesses how likely a man is to assault his partner again, and how his risk compares with that of other abusers.
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Sexual Assault Response Team Toolkit: Strangulation

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This toolkit provides a comprehensive set of resources about strangulation in the context of sexual assault. It introduces a model protocol for law enforcement, medical professionals, advocates, and prosecutors.
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“They Failed to Protect Me:” Enhancing Response to and Surveillance of Domestic & Intimate Partner Violence and Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and Two Spirit People of California During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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This report is the result of six months of research between Sovereign Bodies Institute and collaborating partners that examines how rates of violence against Indigenous and American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities have shifted from 2016 to 2021, and what impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had.
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How to Help a Grieving Child

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This resource describes lessons from the book 35 Ways to Help a Grieving Child.
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Honoring Texas Victims: Family Violence Fatalities in 2012

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Honoring Texas Victims provides information on the number of women killed in Texas by their male intimate partner.
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2012 Domestic Violence in Alabama

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This report provides data on domestic violence offenses in Alabama, including homicides, for the calendar year of 2012.
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Ensuring the Seventh Generation: A Youth Suicide Prevention Toolkit for Tribal Child Welfare Programs

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The purpose of this toolkit is to help tribal child welfare workers and care providers play an effective role in the prevention of suicide among the children and youth they serve. It addresses key youth suicide prevention questions and contains background reading on the issue of suicide in Indian Country and the use of cultural approaches to prevention and community healing.
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Media Guide: Choking versus Strangulation

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This guide aims to help reporters, copywriters, headline writers, and editors understand the distinction between choking – an accidental internal obstruction of the airway, and strangulation – a tactic of control and abuse.