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October 2018

Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity (SO/GI) Data Collection: Guidance for FVPSA Grantees

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This guidance document supports FVPSA grantees in determining the best ways to collect sexual orientation and gender identity data of survivors given the agency’s unique strengths, needs, and community context.
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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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August 2018

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

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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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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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August 2018

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

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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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August 2018

Divorced and Separated Parents

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This webpage includes frequently asked questions about who claims EITC if the parents are divorced or separated.
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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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August 2018

Intimate Partner Violence Response Policy and Training Content Guidelines

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These guidelines address investigative procedures and promising practices for law enforcement for working with victims of intimate partner violence.
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August 2018

Sexual Assault Incident Reports: Investigative Strategies

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The goal of these guidelines is to support officers and departments in preparing sexual assault cases for successful prosecution through detailed case documentation and thorough investigations.
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  • Training Tools
August 2018

Sexual Assault Incident Reports: Pocket Tip Card

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This pocket tip card for officers is a convenient, portable resource to accompany the IACP's Sexual Assault Incident Reports: Investigative Strategies. 
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July 2018

Disability and Earned Income Tax Credit

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This webpage provides information about what disability benefits apply as earned income for EITC, claiming a qualifying child with a disability, and more.
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July 2018

Tax credits help offset higher education costs

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This fact sheet includes basic information on the American Opportunity Credit and the Lifetime Learning Credit, as well as links to related tax forms.