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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.
total results: 1970  | date published date added a-z

Special Collection

Special Collection
May 2009

Poverty and Domestic Violence

This collection emphasizes key documents on children and poverty, how poverty is measured, the intersection of domestic violence and poverty, and media messaging.
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.
Special Collection
January 2000

Identifying and Preventing Gender and Intersectional Bias in Law Enforcement Responses to Domestic and Sexual Violence

Author(s):
This special collection is a product of the COURAGE in Policing Project, jointly supported by the Human Rights Clinic at the University of Miami School of Law and Casa de Esperanza National Latin@ Network. The purpose of this special collection is to compile resources focused on improving the law enforcement responses to domestic violence and sexual assault.

Materials

Materials
  • General Material
July 2021

Prioritizing Financial Security in the Movement to End IPV: A Roadmap

Publisher(s):
This report from FreeFrom examines stories, challenges, and solutions from over 50 service providers working in the IPV movement and provides a roadmap for what integrating financial work into the movement to end IPV could look like.
Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
June 2021

WEBINAR: Enhancing Services to Male-Identified Survivors Series Part 3: Gender Neutral Advocacy / Mejorando los Servicios para Sobrevivientes Autoidentificados como Hombres: La Intersesoria Genero Neutral

Author(s): Publisher(s):
In part three of the Enhancing Services to Male Survivors Series, the presenters engage in a discussion about how to meaningfully support survivors of all genders while maintaining & strengthening a collective, feminist analysis on gender, power, and violence. / En la tercera parte de la serie Mejorando los Servicios para los Sobrevivientes que se Autoidentifican como Hombres, los presentadores participan en una discusión sobre cómo apoyar de manera significativa a los sobrevivientes de todos los géneros mientras mantienen y fortalecen un análisis feminista colectivo sobre género, poder y violencia.
Materials
  • General Material
June 2021

Moving from Intention to Impact: Funding Racial Equity to Win

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This joint study from PolicyLink and the Bridgespan Group analyzes the state of funding for racial equity work. Among a host of important findings, the report highlights the necessity of accountability with rigorous and transparent reporting and the need for funders to trust and defer to the articulated needs of movement leaders.
Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
June 2021

"I didn’t think people would take me seriously”: The Help-Seeking Strategies, Experiences, and Preferences of LGTBQ Survivors of Domestic Violence

Author(s): Publisher(s):
Lesbian, gay, bi, trans, and queer (LGBTQ) people experience domestic violence at the same or higher rates than heterosexual cisgender people. This research report shares common stories and experiences of over 574 LGBTQ survivors at non-LGBTQ and LGBTQ-specific organizations.
Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
May 2021

WEBINAR: Strengthening our Evidence Toolkit - Fortaleciendo Nuestra Caja de Herramientas de Evidencia en la Practica

Author(s): Publisher(s):
Research and evaluation can be powerful tools for community-based programs in the gender-based violence (GBV) field. However, these tools also have a history of being used to harm marginalized communities, overburden GBV staff and organizations, and reproduce systemic inequities. This webinar explores key strategies to conduct research and evaluation in ways that avoid replicating harms and instead center survivors and advance social justice.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
May 2021

U Visa Certification and T Visa Declaration Toolkit for Law Enforcement Agencies and Prosecutors

Author(s): Publisher(s):
By providing U‐visa certifications and T visa declarations, law enforcement and prosecution officials add to their arsenal of crime fighting tools when immigrant victims feel safer coming forward to report crimes. This document provides a wide variety of background information on the U‐visa and T visa programs.
Materials
  • General Material
May 2021

AAPI LGBT Adults in the US: LBGT Well-Being at the Intersection of Race

Publisher(s):
This report from the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law analyzes several data sources to provide information on adults who self-identify as AAPI and LGBT, including separate findings on Asian Americans and Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders.
Materials
  • General Material
April 2021

Youth Mobile Response Services: An Investment to Decriminalize Mental Health

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This report evaluates the role of law enforcement and mental health systems in the United States and their relationships to racial justice – recognizing that over the past few centuries these systems have caused more harm than good. The report highlights an important alternative to using law enforcement to respond to mental health and social crisis: mobile response.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
April 2021

Breaking the Silence: Supporting Survivors of Police Sexual Violence

Author(s): Publisher(s):
Amidst a growing national conversation about sexual violence sparked by #MeToo and the ‘me, too.’ movement originated by Tarana Burke, and an ongoing national reckoning around the violence of policing, one form of sexual and police violence remains shrouded in silence: police sexual violence. This is a curriculum for sexual assault service providers intended to accompany Interrupting Criminalization’s report Shrouded in Silence: Police Sexual Violence - What We Know and What We Can Do About It.