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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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January 2012

Housing and Sexual Violence Research Brief

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This research brief explores the relationship between housing issues, homelessness, and sexual violence. The research reviewed indicates that residents of subsidized housing and people who are homeless experience disproportionate rates of sexual violence.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
November 2011

Asset Building Programs for Domestic Violence Survivors

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This Applied Research paper discusses asset building programs, including some of the benefits of asset ownership and the importance of such programs for domestic violence survivors. The lack of literature on asset building and domestic violence issues is highlighted, implying a need for further research.
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  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
July 2011

How do I support safe housing for people exposed to sexual violence?

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More than 50% of all reported rape/sexual assault incidents occurred within one mile of or in the victim’s home, which may create a dire need for victims to relocate and to find safety in temporary and transitional shelter. NRCDV's August 2011 TA Question of the Month provides insight on supporting survivors' housing needs.
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  • General Material
April 2011

Taking it on the Chin: New Fast Facts about Violence Against Transgender People

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This fact sheet highlights research from the National Transgender Discrimination Survey on violence faced by transgender and gender non-conforming people.
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  • General Material
February 2011

HUD Memo: Housing Discrimination Against Domestic Violence Victims

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This memo from HUD’s Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity provides guidance to HUD staff on assessing claims by domestic violence victims of housing discrimination under the Fair Housing Act.
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  • General Material
January 2011

Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence Growing Together Project: An Analysis of Focus Groups with Mothers and Youth Statewide

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In 2011, WCADV conducted 6 adult and 2 youth focus groups at DV programs in eight locations around Wisconsin. The purpose of these groups was to understand more about how DV has affected mother-child relationships and learn more about what these mothers and children need from DV programs. The focus groups were supplemented with information gathered from children in support groups in local domestic violence programs. See more of WCADVs materials on Children and Youth at: http://www.wcadv.org/ourwork/children-and-youth
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  • General Material
July 2010

Housing and Sexual Violence Technical Assistance Bulletin

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Sexual violence and housing are intricately linked by several factors including access to affordable housing, various forms of oppression and sex offender management. This bulletin covers these topics including how advocates can help survivors.
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  • General Material
May 2010

Military Sexual Trauma: A Little Known Veteran Issue

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This radio interview discusses the military sexual trauma and related challenges face by a veteran who experienced sexual harassment while serving in the military. Rachel Cesar shares her story, and discusses homelessness, the pursuit of help and healing, and issues faced by women veterans specifically.
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  • General Material
May 2010

A Step in the Right Direction: 2010 Fair Housing Trends Report

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This report makes recommends to improve the state of fair housing in the U.S. Additionally, the 2005 report specifically addresses the nature and extent of racial segregation in the U.S. Advocates may find this report helpful for understanding FHIP and for baseline data on housing discrimination. The piece also concretely connects anti-oppression and economic advocacy work as it describes how racial discrimination and segregated housing are tied to wealth accumulation and social wellbeing across race and ethnicity.
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  • General Material
January 2010

Assisting Survivors of Domestic Violence in Applying for Housing

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This manual provides a comprehensive review of domestic violence survivors’ rights in applying for housing.
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January 2010

From The Roots Up: An Overview of Shelter and Advocacy Program Development Supporting Women’s Sovereignty

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This resource offers a basic outline for the development of shelters and advocacy programs serving Native women who are battered or raped and their children. It provides an overall picture of elements and steps necessary in establishing a shelter.
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  • General Material
January 2010

Housing and Sexual Violence Fact Sheet

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This two page fact sheet offers information on the impact of housing costs, housing and various forms of oppression, and how advocates can help.