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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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January 2015

How to Address Problems with Interpretation

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This brief guide provides advocates with advice on how to work effectively with interpreters in the context of domestic violence. It addresses problems that may arise when using an interpreter, and tips on what should be done.
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  • General Material
January 2015

Pronouns & Trans People: Victim Service Providers' Fact Sheet

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This fact sheet explains how to respectfully ask someone about their pronouns, and explores some of the gender-neutral alternatives some people use.
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  • General Material
January 2015

Increasing Language Access in the Courts Toolkit

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This toolkit examines advocates’ observations about the court experiences of survivors with limited English proficiency, and offers guidance and resources to build systems change efforts for language accessibility.
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  • General Material
January 2015

Developing a Language Access Plan for Your Agency

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This tip sheet clearly lists the steps that domestic violence programs can take to develop a language access plan for Limited English Proficiency individuals.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
January 2015

Making Domestic Violence Services Accessible to Individuals with Limited English Proficiency: A Planning Tool for Advocacy Organizations

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This toolkit bridges the gap between the laws, rules, and standards of services; and the effort necessary - community assessments, program policy, staff training, etc. - to develop and implement language access services for survivors with limited English proficiency (LEP).
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  • NRCDV Publications
January 2014

How can I improve my program’s outreach efforts and services to Latin@ survivors and their families?

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Because of the increasing growth of the Latin@ population in the US, more and more domestic violence programs are becoming aware of the importance of improving their outreach efforts. NRCDV's January 2014 TA Question of the Month provides helpful guidance on improving outreach efforts.
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  • Training Tools
  • General Material
January 2014

Ensuring Meaningful Access for Survivors with Limited English Proficiency (LEP)

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According to the U.S. Census, over 25 million people over the age of five living in the United States speak a language other than English, and do not speak English very well. In order to carry out enhanced safety planning, ensure meaningful access to services, and provide critical information to assist survivors in making informed choices, it is imperative to ensure meaningful access to services for ALL survivors.
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  • General Material
January 2014

Language Access: Considerations & Recommendations for Advocates Supporting Survivors of Violence

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This TA brief provides considerations and recommendations for program implementation and developments within anti-violence and legal services agencies. It aims to enable LEP survivors to better navigate the significant challenges faced, strengthen advocacy, and further equal access to justice. 
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May 2013

Audism: A Theory and Practice of Audiocentric Privilege

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This brief document reviews the history of the term audism and provides examples of audist practices and their intersections.
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April 2013

National Survey of Service Providers on Police Response to Immigrant Crime Victims, U Visa Certification and Language Access

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This report explores police responses to immigrant victims of crime from the perspectives of various service providers, including legal services, pro bono attorneys, social service organizations, domestic violence/sexual assault programs, law enforcement and prosecutors offices.
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January 2013

Meaningful Access for Individuals with Limited English Proficiency (Acceso Significativo para Personas con Dominio Limitado del Ingles)

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This issue of Synergy is dedicated to immigration and child protection and custody issues in the context of domestic violence. This article describes the obstacles that victims with limited English proficiency face in our judicial system and how to improve the situation for them and their families.
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  • General Material
January 2013

A girl's right to learn without fear: Working to end gender-based violence at school

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This plan calls on governments to prioritize actions tied to 8 key principles to ensure that all children can learn free from violence, and that girls benefit from their equal right to education.