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Police Brutality Against Women of Color and Trans People of Color: A Critical Intersection of Gender Violence and State Violence

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This fact sheet analyzes the intersections of race, gender identity, state violence, and gender-based violence.
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First Steps to Building an IDA Project in Native Communities

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This brief document presents an overview of the challenges and considerations when creating an IDA program with Native American communities.
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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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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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The Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Sections 501 and 505

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prohibiting employment discrimination against individuals with disabilities in the federal government
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Female Genital Mutilation in the U. S. Factsheet

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This factsheet gives a brief overview of federal laws against FGM in the United States and also lists state laws against FGM.
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Effective Victim Interviewing: Helping Victims Retrieve and Disclose Memories of Sexual Assault

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The purpose of a law enforcement interview with a sexual assault victim is to help them: (1) remember details about their sexual assault, and (2) share those details with investigators. The investigator’s role is then to document this information and evaluate it within the context of the entire investigation. This module offers a brief overview of the scientific research on stress, trauma, and memory, as well as the unique dynamics of sexual assault.
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Talking about LGBT Equality Among Latinos and Hispanics

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This report includes the findings from a research study that confirmed the strength of Latin@ support for LGBT issues, and uncovered approaches that can further even greater understanding and acceptance.