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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.
total results: 227  | date published date added a-z

Special Collection

Special Collection
October 2018

Responding to the Needs of Immigrant Survivors of Domestic Violence

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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
December 2015

Navigating the Civil Legal System: Resources for Survivors of Domestic Violence, Their Advocates, and Legal Professionals

Survivors of domestic violence can face a number of legal issues that either directly stem from, or are affected by, the actions of those who use abuse and violence. These issues can include obtaining protection orders against an abuser; filing for divorce; seeking custody of and/or visitation with minor children; and filing for child support. This Special Collection is specifically focused on those legal issues most commonly arising in family court.
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
  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
October 2021

National Prevention Town Hall 2021 Day 1 Strategy Session B: Border Policies: An Issue of Racial Justice and Safety for Victims of Gender-Based Violence

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This workshop from NRCDV's 2021 Prevention Town Hall critically examines current border policies and the impact that it’s having on asylum seekers fleeing gender-based violence and immigrant victims that reside in border communities. This workshop explores the intersection between racial justice, the movement to end and prevent gender-based violence and immigration justice. 
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
May 2021

U Visa Certification and T Visa Declaration Toolkit for Law Enforcement Agencies and Prosecutors

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By providing U‐visa certifications and T visa declarations, law enforcement and prosecution officials add to their arsenal of crime fighting tools when immigrant victims feel safer coming forward to report crimes. This document provides a wide variety of background information on the U‐visa and T visa programs.
Materials
  • General Material
March 2021

What Shelter and Rental Housing Assistance Are Available to Immigrant Survivors During COVID-19?

Author(s): Publisher(s):
Immigrant survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, stalking, and human trafficking face unique challenges when accessing and maintaining safe housing. This document clarifies some misconceptions and provides resources and tools supporting advocacy on behalf of immigrant survivors. 
Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
October 2020

What housing assistance is available to immigrant survivors during COVID-19?

Author(s): Publisher(s):
Immigrant survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, stalking, and human trafficking face unique challenges when accessing and maintaining safe housing, many of which have been exacerbated by COVID-19. In the October 2020 TA Question of the Month, authors clarify some misconceptions about immigrant survivors’ eligibility for housing and homeless assistance, as well as provide resources and tools with more detailed information supporting advocacy on behalf of immigrant survivors.
Materials
  • General Material
October 2020

Training Materials: Law Enforcement

Publisher(s):
This webpage from the National Immigrant Women's Advocacy Project features a variety of resources that may be helpful for law enforcement officials. Resources include information on working with limited English proficient victims, as well as forms of immigration relief such as U and T visas and VAWA self-petitions.
Materials
  • General Material
September 2020

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

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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
  • 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
August 2019

Domestic and Family Violence in Hmong Communities

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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.