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An Online Resource Library on Gender-Based Violence.

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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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Deaf Community Accountability Wheel

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This wheel begins to demonstrate the ideal response, within the Deaf community, to the issue of domestic violence. Community opinion and a desire to make a difference can lead all members of the community to expect full accountability from the abuser by applying appropriate consequences.
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Delphi Instrument for Hospital-based Domestic Violence Programs

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This validated tool, which can be self-administered or administered by external evaluators, can be used to track and measure the progress of a hospital in improving its response to domestic violence.
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The Facts on Immigrant Women and Domestic Violence

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This fact sheet offers some statistics about immigration and domestic violence, and describes some of the financial, cultural, and linguistic barriers that may deter immigrant women from seeking services.
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Working with Deaf Survivors of Domestic Violence

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In this paper, the author describes her experience in learning to become an advocate for Deaf survivors of domestic violence. She emphasizes the importance of both linguistic and cultural competency, and the necessity of key collaborations towards successful advocacy work.
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Clinical Protocol: Victims of Abuse

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This sample clinical protocol describes how the clinic works with patients who are suspected of being victims of abuse.
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Step Up and Speak Out: A Parent Guide for Selecting Youth Serving Organizations

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This handout teaches parents about their personal power and responsibility to protect children from sexual abuse.
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Saving money on health insurance

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This page provides information to help consumers find out if their estimated income level qualifies for savings.
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Issues Specific to Women (Fact Sheets)

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Women report exposure to many different types of traumatic events, and are especially likely to experience sexual assault in childhood, adulthood, or both. Sexual assault is a type of trauma that often leads to the onset of PTSD for both women and men. Given greater exposure to this type of trauma, women are particularly at risk for PTSD. These fact sheets have information that is specific to women veterans and trauma.
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What Protections Do I Have Against Credit Discrimination?

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This webpage defines credit discrimination, as well as provides tips as to how individuals can protect themselves against credit discrimination. Individuals who believe they have been discriminated against can submit a complaint through a link provided on the webpage.
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The Assets Report 2012

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The goal of this report is to provide a comprehensive overview of the federal government's efforts to encourage asset accumulation. The full report offers a survey of current federal asset-building programs, specifically describes recently enacted relevant legislation and the President's 2013 budget proposals, and includes an analysis of current tax policies that promote asset building objectives.
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Lifetime Spiral of Gender Violence

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This document is an illustration describing the violence that may happen throughout the lives of Asian and Pacific Islander women during the life stages of infancy, childhood, adolescence, young adulthood, adulthood and later life.
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Improving the Health Sector Response to Gender Based Violence: A Resource Manual for Health Care Professionals in Developing Countries

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This manual presents lessons learned from a regional initiative to increase organizational capacity to respond to gender-based violence. The manual offers tools for responding to violence against women and discusses challenges and debates about how health sector should respond to VAW in developing countries.