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Realities for Immigrant Populations: How they Experience the System

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"Although the number of applications for VAWA status has increased, winning a VAWA self-petition is only the first step in achieving safety and independence. To gain lawful permanent residence, applicants must overcome additional legal barriers. The complicated phases of applying for immigration status coupled with the passage of VAWA 2000 have created new questions and the need for greater expertise."
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Intimate Partner Violence and Healthy People 2010 Fact Sheet

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The Healthy People 2010 Leading Health Indicators (LHIs) covered in this fact sheet include: Overweight and Obesity, Tobacco Use, Substance Abuse, Responsible Sexual Behavior, Mental Health, Injury and Violence, Immunization, and Access to Health Care. The LHIs includes a total of ten health indicators and were listed by the US Department of Health and Human Services to measure the health and well-being of the nation for this decade.
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Identifying Whether an Interpreter is Needed and Tips for Working with an Interpreter

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This tip sheet presents information on how to determine if a client needs an interpreter and provides tips on working with interpreters to communicate effectively with clients. It also provides guidelines on assessing the interpreter's knowledge of the Code of Professional Responsibility and on assessing the interpreter's skill to interpret the information accurately.
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Human Trafficking: Modern Enslavement of Immigrant Women in the United States

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The following fact sheet is in a question and answer format.& It covers some of the following topics: What is human trafficking? What drives the trafficking industry? What judicial remedies are available to victims of trafficking?
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Assisting Immigrant Victims of Domestic Violence, Prosecutor's Guide

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This document provides information to prosecutors on assisting immigrant victims of domestic violence. The document suggests prosecutors collaborate with community-based domestic violence and immigrant service organizations to provide services to immigrant women.
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Growing and Developing Healthy Relationships Curriculum

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Developed in Australia, this curriculum provides learning activities that aim to provide students with opportunities to develop the knowledge, understandings, skills and values related to the Growing and Developing Healthy Relationship topics. Topics include: staying safe, growing bodies, respectful relationships, emotional wellbeing, health literacy, and diversity.
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Domestic Violence Survivors

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This webpage identifies a number of consumer issues faced by survivors of domestic violence, including: budgeting, prioritizing debt, credit reports, repairing damaged credit, utility rights, managing debt, assistance with payments, student loans, bankruptcy, and foreclosure.
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A New Vision for Advancing Our Movement for Reproductive Health, Reproductive Rights and Reproductive Justice

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This article defines reproductive oppression; outlining and providing the three main frameworks to achieve reproductive justice. It describes the problem, the strengths and weaknesses of the struggle, and gives direction and vision for the movement.
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A Statewide Profile of Abuse of Older Women and the Criminal Justice Response

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This statewide study in Rhode Island of domestic violence in older women and the response of state authorities found a relatively larger proportion of intimate partner abuse than previously found in adult protective service surveys.
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The Laws in Your State

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This database provides state-by-state information about mandatory reporting, confidentiality laws, HIV/AIDS testing of sexual offenders, and criminal statutes of limitations for sexual offense.

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Helping Children and Adolescents Cope with Disasters and Other Traumatic Events: What Parents, Rescue Workers, and the Community Can Do

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Violence or natural disasters can cause trauma in young people. This booklet provides steps parents can take to help children cope with trauma after violence and disasters.
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Stages of HIV Infection

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This page discusses the three phases of HIV infection, what to expect, signs and symptoms, and various testing and treatment options at each phase. It Also includes a detailed description of common AIDS-defining (Opportunistic) Infections.