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Fact Sheet: Domestic Violence and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Relationships

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A fact sheet about domestic violence among the LGBT population that includes information on the power and control wheel for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans relationships, information on survivors, types of abuse, transgender abuse, HIV/AIDS related abuse and barriers to seeking services.
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Girlhood Interrupted: The Erasure of Black Girls’ Childhood

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This groundbreaking study by the Georgetown Law Center on Poverty and Inequality provides data showing that adults view Black girls as less innocent and more adult-like than their white peers, especially in the age range of 5-14. This report represents a key step in addressing the disparate treatment of Black girls in public systems.
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Awake to Woke to Work: Building a Race Equity Culture

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This publication examines how social justice organizations can identify the personal beliefs and behaviors, cultural characteristics, operational tactics, and administrative practices that accelerate measurable progress as they work to build an organizational culture that centers racial equity.
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The Everyday Activist Guide for Ending Workplace Sexual Harassment and Assault

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This guide highlights the powerful strategies engaged in by activists and survivors—some of them profiled here—and the steps that anyone can take, both in and out of the workplace, to end sexual harassment in the world of work.
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OVC Reports to the Nation 2013 and 2015

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These online reports highlight innovative programs and victim-centered initiatives, summarize financial support to states and U.S. territories, and provide insight into OVC's strategic efforts to address both emerging and enduring challenges in order to expand and enhance victim assistance throughout the Nation.
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Hope & Power for Your Personal Finances: A Rebuilding Guide Following Domestic Violence

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This participant workbook can help survivors learn about, and organize, the financial aspects of their lives. Topics covered include financial inventories, budgeting, and job search. This resource is a component of NCADV's financial education project. Available in English and Spanish.
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Measuring the Economic Impact of COVID-19 on Survivors of Color

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Since March, the COVID-19 pandemic has illuminated the stark racial, gender, and socioeconomic health inequalities that have always existed in the U.S. This report makes seven policy recommendations for addressing the socio-economic effects of COVID-19 on survivors of domestic and sexual violence.
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Child Sex Trafficking on the Internet and the Communications Decency Act

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This issue brief provides information on the Communications Decency Act (CDA) - its immunity provisions, exceptions, and historical legal challenges - and the Tech Communitys self-regulation. Includes recommendations including the open request for the tech community collaboration to combat the issue of child exploitation and trafficking on the Internet.
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Indiana Domestic Violence Fatality Review Report 2009-2010

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In the two-year period of 2009-2010, 116 women, children and men died in Indiana when domestic abuse escalated to lethal levels of violence. The goal of this report is to publicly acknowledge these deaths, learn from them, and implement strategies designed to prevent future violence.
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Your Kids Make Memories Everyday

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This poster informs the perpetrators of domestic violence about the negative effects of domestic violence on children and encourages the perpetrators to stop abuse.
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Change a Life Program

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This online program helps to build skills and offers tools to any individual that wishes to help children experiencing domestic violence on their path to healing and thriving.
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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.