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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.
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October 2013

Criminal Records and Employment Rights: A Tool for Survivors of Domestic Violence

Publisher(s):
This publication is designed to help survivors with a criminal record to better understand their employment rights, and offer tips and resources as survivors prepare for the job application and interview process, attend job interviews, and hear back from the prospective employer.
Materials
  • General Material
August 2013

Recommendations for Administrators of Prisons, Jails, and Community Confinement Facilities for Adapting the U.S. Department of Justice’s "A National Protocol for Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examinations, Adults/Adolescents"

Publisher(s):
This guide is designed to assist administrators of prisons, jails, and community confinement facilities in drafting or revising protocols for an immediate response to reports of sexual assault.
Materials
  • General Material
February 2013

Testing the Effects of New York’s Domestic Violence Courts: A Statewide Impact Evaluation

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This report describes a study of 24 domestic violence courts in the state of New York.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2013

VAWA 2013 and TVPRA: What Practitioners Need to Know

Publisher(s):
The Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 (VAWA 2013), combined with the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act (TVPRA), was signed into law on March 7, 2013. This practice advisory provides an overview of substantive changes and technical fixes both in VAWA and TVPRA as well as practice pointers for attorneys and advocates on how to work with these new changes.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
January 2013

Proceed! LGBTQ Domestic Violence Legal Toolkit for Advocates

Publisher(s):
This toolkit highlights the obstacles survivors face in the criminal and civil legal systems and provides tools for advocates to support survivors in their journey.
Materials
  • General Material
December 2012

Secretary Napolitano Announces Standards to Prevent, Detect, and Respond to Sexual Abuse and Assault in Confinement Facilities

Publisher(s):
This press release announces new standards to prevent, detect, and respond to sexual abuse and assault in confinement facilities in accordance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 (PREA).
Materials
  • General Material
October 2012

Opposing the Arrest of Petitioners for Violations of Their Own Protection Orders

Publisher(s):
This Resolution was adopted at the 119th Annual Conference in San Diego, CA on October 3, 2012. The International Association of Chiefs of Police resolved that policies supporting the arrest of and criminal consequences for victims for violations of their own protection orders are harmful and counterintuitive and should be avoided as they undermine the purpose of the system that was created to protect victims and hold perpetrators of crime accountable.
Materials
  • General Material
June 2012

GPS Monitoring Technologies and Domestic Violence: An Evaluation Study

Author(s):
This report describes a study of the use of GPS monitoring technology to enforce no contact orders in domestic abuse cases. The report outlines some of the benefits and burdens of GPS monitoring, as well as policy implications and the importance of maintaining relationships with survivors.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2012

From Private Violence to Mass Incarceration: Thinking Intersectionally About Women, Race, and Social Control

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This article examines links between gender violence and mass incarceration and addresses political failures within the antiracism and antiviolence movements that may contribute to the legitimacy of the contemporary punishment culture.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
December 2011

Best Practice Toolkit for Working with Domestic Violence Survivors with Criminal Histories

Author(s): Publisher(s):
An important capacity-building goal of the Open Doors Project is to enhance the community collaboration between DV/SA advocates, community service providers and those working in the criminal justice and corrections systems. The goal of these collaborations is to facilitate a shared objective of keeping women safe and out of jails and prisons.
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  • General Material
July 2010

Lifecourse Experiences of Intimate Partner Violence and Help-Seeking among Filipina, Indian, and Pakistan Women: Implications for Justice System Responses

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This report presents research findings on Asian battered women's help-seeking from the Criminal Justice system (CJS) and other programs and offers recommendations to the CJS for enhancing their responses to IPV in Asian communities.
Materials
  • General Material
November 2009

Working with Battered Women in Jail: A Manual for Community-Based Battered Women's Advocates

Publisher(s):
It is our hope that this manual will challenge assumptions, foster critical thinking, and provide a fundamental understanding of the needs of battered women in jail. Our goal is to support an ever-expanding community of people providing effective advocacy to battered women in jail.