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The results displayed below have been grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections - containing our most highly valued resources - then by individual related materials. Refine your search by category, types, author and/or publisher using the options provided. Sort by date published, date added, or alphabetically. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.
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.
total results: 278  | date published date added a-z

Special Collection

Special Collection
October 2018

Responding to the Needs of Immigrant Survivors of Domestic Violence

Author(s):
This special collection explores the complex experiences of immigrant survivors of domestic violence and includes resources to support their path to safety and justice. Resources are also included to help service providers respond effectively and appropriately. The collection highlights the importance of using a strengths-based approach, recognizing the courage, strength, resilience, and perseverance of immigrants who have sought to establish a new life for themselves and their children in the United States.
Special Collection
February 2014

Domestic Violence in Latin@ Communities

Author(s):
This special collection provides a compilation of tools and resources developed specifically by Latin@s and for Latin@s as well as culturally adapted materials (not simply translations) to address domestic violence in Latin@ communities.
Special Collection
October 2013

Immigrant Women and Sexual Violence

This collection highlights the common experiences of immigrant women who are victims of sexual violence, the legal protections and public benefits available, and practices and suggestions for increasing the effectiveness of services provided to immigrant women.

Materials

Materials
  • General Material
September 2020

We Still Deserve Safety: Renewing the Call to End the Criminalization of Women and Girls of Color

Publisher(s):
YWCA undertook a media review for the years 2017-2020 and examined the extent to which women and girls of color continue to be criminalized and racially profiled by law enforcement. Three years after first issuing We Deserve Safety: Ending the Criminalization of Women and Girls of Color, YWCA’s 2020 review paints a disturbing picture of the gendered racial profiling and criminalization that girls and women of color continue to experience.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
May 2020

Addressing Resistance to Domestic and Family Violence Responses in CALD Communities

Publisher(s):
This resource highlights the context and forms of resistance to gender equality and prevention of violence against women initiatives in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities in Australia. It is designed for those working to prevent or respond to violence against women in migrant and refugee communities.
Materials
  • General Material
May 2020

COVID-19 Impact Briefs

Publisher(s):
The National Resource Center for Reaching Victims conducted a series of listening sessions to unearth the impact the COVID-19 health crisis is having on underserved victims of crime and better resource the crime victim services field to respond to those needs. This series of impact briefs summarizes key findings.
Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
January 2020

Policy & Advocacy in Action: Let’s Talk Human Trafficking

Author(s): Publisher(s):
In observance of Human Trafficking Awareness Month, NRCDV Radio's Policy & Advocacy in Action program chats with Maja Hasic, Human Trafficking Program Director for Tapestri. Discussing the challenges faced by survivors of human trafficking, Hasic explains Tapestri’s role as an anti-human trafficking organization for refugee and immigrants survivors.
Materials
  • General Material
November 2019

Free Tax Return Preparation for Qualifying Taxpayers

Publisher(s):
The IRS VITA and Tax Counseling for the Elderly programs offer free tax help for taxpayers who qualify. This site provides basic information about these programs, how to find services by state, and what type of documentation is needed.
Materials
  • General Material
August 2019

Domestic and Family Violence in Hmong Communities

Publisher(s):
This factsheet offers demographic data, statistics, and resources on domestic violence, sexual assault, and other forms of abuse in Hmong communities.
Materials
  • General Material
June 2019

May 2019 Findings: Immigrant Survivors Fear Reporting Violence

Publisher(s):
A coalition of national organizations gathered feedback from nearly six hundred advocates and attorneys from across the U.S., learning that many immigrant victims of domestic and sexual violence are now too afraid to call the police or go to court to get help. Advocates report that survivors have an increased fear of deportation, retaliation by their abusers, and separation from their children.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2019

Latinas and Intimate Partner Violence: Evidence-Based Facts

Publisher(s):
While the number of studies examining intimate partner violence (IPV) in Latin@ populations is growing, research on this issue continues to be limited in quality and breadth. This document from the National Latin@ Network compiles and summarizes key research on this topic.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2019

Strategies for Supporting Bicultural and Bilingual Staff

Publisher(s):
It is important to provide meaningful access to services for all survivors, including taking steps to ensure access for individuals with limited English proficiency (LEP). This Technical Assistance Bulletin offers strategies for supporting bicultural and bilingual staff.