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Reproductive Justice 101: A Select History

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This Reproductive Justice 101 interactive timeline - from 1654 onward - is a great tool for starting dialogues within organizations about the issue.
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National Survey of Teen Dating Violence Laws

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Each state treats young victims of dating abuse differently, but not all ways are equal. loveisrespect conducted a nationwide review of state laws and found common trends, both positive and negative, that directly impact the protection of teens.
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Working with a Deaf Survivor: A Resource Guide

This manual provides guidance for domestic violence advocates in working with survivors who are Deaf or hard of hearing. It offers tips for effective communication and collaboration with disability rights advocates and organizations. For additional resources, see the Vermont NetworkÍs page on Hearing Accommodations.
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Timeline of Important Reproductive Freedom Cases Decided by the Supreme Court

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This webpage lists major Supreme Court cases dealing with reproductive freedom – specifically, the right to contraception, the right to abortion, and the right to bear a child - through 2007.
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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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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.