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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.
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Special Collection
September 2016

Gender Based Violence and Intersecting Challenges Impacting Native American & Alaskan Village Communities

The content of this collection has been selected to highlight areas of intersections impeding the safety of Native American families. Each section contains extremely unique impacts regarding sovereignty, policy, historical trauma and cultural impacts of cultural oppression or colonization.

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  • General Material
September 2020

We Still Deserve Safety: Renewing the Call to End the Criminalization of Women and Girls of Color

Publisher(s):
YWCA undertook a media review for the years 2017-2020 and examined the extent to which women and girls of color continue to be criminalized and racially profiled by law enforcement. Three years after first issuing We Deserve Safety: Ending the Criminalization of Women and Girls of Color, YWCA’s 2020 review paints a disturbing picture of the gendered racial profiling and criminalization that girls and women of color continue to experience.
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  • General Material
July 2020

HERE and there: An open letter to white women in the movement to end gender-based violence

Author(s):
Dear White Women: Welcome. I’m glad you are HERE. Let’s talk about here and over there.
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  • General Material
May 2020

COVID-19 Impact Briefs

Publisher(s):
The National Resource Center for Reaching Victims conducted a series of listening sessions to unearth the impact the COVID-19 health crisis is having on underserved victims of crime and better resource the crime victim services field to respond to those needs. This series of impact briefs summarizes key findings.
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  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
April 2019

Policy & Advocacy in Action: Episode 27: Dismantling Racism and Ableism - Centering the Margins

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NRCDV Radio's new podcast show, Policy & Advocacy in Action, brings stories of real advocacy and the impact it has on individuals, communities, and the policy arena. In the first episode, disability rights activist Renee Lopez speaks about the importance of centering the voices of people of color with disabilities in the work for social justice and collective liberation.
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  • General Material
March 2019

Start from the Ground Up: Increasing Support for Girls of Color

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The Start from the Ground Up: Increasing Support for Girls of Color report and companion toolkit open a window into opportunities for philanthropy to be more equitable and accountable to girls of color and shines a light on how critical the reality of underfunding is for organizations led by and for girls of color.
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  • General Material
February 2019

Expanding Our Frame: Deepening Our Demands for Safety and Healing for Black Survivors of Sexual Violence

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This report from the National Black Women’s Justice Institute explores how recognizing the pervasive and systemic nature of sexual violence against Black women, girls, trans, gender nonconforming and nonbinary people by police, penal, and immigration officers, in prisons, jails and/or detention facilities, and in social service, learning, and health care settings, calls into question our reliance on these systems and structures of dominance as responses to sexual violence, and as effective mechanisms of prevention, early detection, and healing.
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  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
December 2018

We exist! As a woman of color, how can I find my place in the domestic violence movement?

Author(s): Publisher(s):
The movement to end domestic violence continues to struggle to address the ways in which it has historically disregarded, dismissed and devalued women of color. In NRCDV's December 2018 TA Question of the Month, Ivonne Ortiz lifts up the history and challenges of women of color in the movement and offers strategies for advocates of color to stay connected and bring their whole selves to the work.
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  • General Material
October 2018

Intimate Partner Violence in the Black Community

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This fact sheet highlights key statistics related to domestic violence in the Black community, including both women's and men's experiences of victimization. Featured topics include intimate partner violence, homicide, stalking, and rape.
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  • General Material
May 2018

An Unjust Burden: The Disparate Treatment of Black Americans in the Criminal Justice System

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This document provides an overview of the ways in which America’s history of racism and oppression continues to manifest in the criminal justice system. It also provides a summary of research demonstrating how the system perpetuates the disparate treatment of Black people and explains how the evidence helps account for the hugely disproportionate impact of mass incarceration on millions of Black people, their families, and their communities.
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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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  • General Material
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.