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Policy & Systems Advocacy Content Topic Results

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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Special Collection

Special Collection
January 2006

Welfare and Domestic Violence

This collection includes materials related to welfare, now known as the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF), with a particular focus on the Family Violence Option and related provisions and their implementation at the federal and state level.

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  • General Material
November 2018

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women & Girls: A Snapshot of Data from 71 Urban Cities in the United States

Publisher(s):
This report details findings from the Urban Indian Health Institute's 2017 study aimed at assessing the number and dynamics of cases of missing and murdered American Indian and Alaska Native women and girls in cities across the United States.
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  • General Material
October 2018

Dreams Deferred: A Survey on the Impact of Intimate Partner Violence on Survivors’ Education, Careers, and Economic Security

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This report examines the educational, career, and economic effects of intimate partner violence by presenting findings from a survey of 164 survivors developed by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research and administered at transitional housing programs, shelters, and other domestic violence programs in 11 states and the District of Columbia. 
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  • General Material
September 2018

The Economic Cost of Intimate Partner Violence: Implications for Prevention

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In this webinar recording, researchers from PreventConnect, the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (NRCDV), and CDC explore the long-term economic cost of intimate partner violence and implications for prevention policy and practice.
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  • General Material
August 2018

Out of the Shadows: An Analysis of Sexual Harassment Charges Filed by Working Women

Publisher(s):
In order to paint a clearer picture of workplace sexual harassment, the National Women’s Law Center analyzed sexual harassment charges filed with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission by women in the private sector between 2012 and 2016. This analysis establishes a critical baseline for evaluating the impact, if any, of the MeToo movement on filings with the EEOC in future years.
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  • General Material
August 2018

Violence Against Women Act protections for immigrant survivors of domestic violence continue in full force and effect and are not affected by the 2018 domestic violence asylum policies issued by the U.S. Department of Justice

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According to this fact sheet from NIWAP, the new decision from the Department of Justice does not affect the ability of immigrants in the United States who experience domestic violence or are victims of other crimes to seek immigration relief Congress created to provide relief to victims of domestic violence and other crimes.
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  • General Material
August 2018

Financial Insecurity and Domestic Violence: A Conversation about Child Support

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In this New Thinking podcast, Michael Hayes from the Office of Child Support Enforcement and Krista Del Gallo from the Texas Council on Family Violence talk with Robert V. Wolf about strategies that states and the federal government are promoting to help survivors safety access child support.
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  • General Material
August 2018

Lifetime Economic Burden of Intimate Partner Violence Among U.S. Adults

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This study estimated the U.S. lifetime per-victim cost and economic burden of intimate partner violence, finding that preventing intimate partner violence is possible and could avoid substantial costs.
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  • General Material
June 2018

Privacy and Safety with IoT Devices

Publisher(s):
The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to devices connected to each other and to a device or app that can control them. Safety Net has developed a series of handouts on home automation and personal assistants, connected health and medical devices, smart toys and location trackers, and more describing the risks and potential benefits of the new wave of IoT devices.
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  • General Material
May 2018

Immigrants in the Child Welfare System

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This resource provides guidance on how to navigate seven different scenarios in which children and their families may benefit from support services but face intersecting immigration and child welfare legal challenges.
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  • General Material
May 2018

2018 LGBTQ Youth Report

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HRC Foundation and the University of Connecticut released the largest-of-its-kind survey ever of more than 12,000 LGBTQ teenagers across the nation, the persistent challenges so many of them face going about their daily lives at home, at school and in their communities.
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  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
April 2018

Domestic Violence: Grants for Survivors and Advocates

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These funding opportunities are for survivors of domestic violence and domestic violence advocates. All grants are available to a national audience.