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April 2018

Sexual Harassment and the Gender Wage Gap

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Despite being prohibited by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, workplace sexual harassment remains pervasive and pernicious. This fact sheet outlines some of the negative consequences that sexual harassment can have on women's careers.
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April 2018

Compensation Considerations for Self-Advocates Receiving Government Benefits

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This tip sheet gives basic information on some government means-tested benefits programs for people with disabilities and explains the potential effects that receiving compensation may have on their benefits. It also guides readers to additional resources for people with disabilities and their advocates.
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March 2018

State of Black Women in the U.S. and Key States, 2018: Time for a Power Shift

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Black Women in the United States & Key States, 2018, is the 5th in the series of annual reports produced by the Black Women’s Roundtable meant to assess the challenges, triumphs, and overall contemporary condition of Black women in the nation. The 2018 report takes an in-depth look at the issue of power and where Black women fall within the overarching power-dynamic.
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March 2018

VAWA 2013's Special Domestic Violence Criminal Jurisdiction Five-Year Report

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This report summarizes how VAWA 2013’s landmark provision recognizing the sovereign authority of Indian tribal governments to exercise criminal jurisdiction over certain non-Indians who violate qualifying protection orders or commit domestic or dating violence against Indian victims on tribal lands has been implemented and analyzes its impacts in the 5 years since it was enacted.
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March 2018

Showing Up: How We See, Speak, and Disrupt Racial Inequity Facing Survivors

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This report shares themes and issues from the Racial & Economic Equity for Survivors Project's 2017 listening sessions in order to aid in self-reflection, challenge dominant narratives, support improved data collection and analysis, and to begin, continue, or advance conversations and work toward racial equity for domestic and sexual violence survivors.
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  • Training Tools
March 2018

Coercion Related to Mental Health and Substance Use in the Context of Intimate Partner Violence: A Toolkit for Screening, Assessment, and Brief Counseling in Primary Care and Behavioral Health Settings

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This toolkit provides trauma-informed guidance on integrating questions about mental health and substance use coercion into routine mental health and substance use histories and into in-depth IPV assessments in primary care and behavioral health settings.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
February 2018

Rights4Girls: Cyntoia Brown, Bresha Meadows and the Abuse to Prison Pipeline

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In recognition of Teen Dating Violence Awareness & Prevention Month, this webinar highlights the work of Rights4Girls. Presenters explore how the intersections of race, gender and violence cause the most marginalized girls to be criminalized for their experiences of sexual violence and sexual exploitation.
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January 2018

U Visa for Crime Victims

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This page provides information about U visa, including what this visa is, who can be its principal applicants, grounds for inadmissibility, and costs for its application.
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  • NRCDV Publications
January 2018

The Difference Between Surviving and Not Surviving: Public Benefits Programs and Domestic and Sexual Violence Victims' Economic Security

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For domestic violence and sexual assault victims, the public benefits programs that support basic economic security are of critical importance. This report discusses the findings from a 2017 survey of over 1,100 service providers. It details barriers survivors encounter when trying to access public benefits programs, cross-sector collaboration and systems-level advocacy, and possible legislative changes to these critical programs.
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  • NRCDV Publications
January 2018

What are some practical tips for survivors to manage their online presence?

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In NRCDV's January 2018 TA Question of the month, guest writer Chad Sniffen offers practical tips to help survivors stay safe online.
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January 2018

Over-Incarceration of Trans Survivors & Immigrant Detention as Part of Mass Incarceration

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Reflecting the expertise of advocates and survivors, this report from the field broadens the scope of mass incarceration to be culturally responsive to survivors in communities of color.
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January 2018

Child Tax Credit: For use in preparing 2017 Returns

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This booklet provides basic facts about the CTC, as well as worksheets to specifically determine the amount of CTC to claim on tax returns.