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January 2014

Intimate Partner Violence in the United States — 2010

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Findings discuss IPV victimization, frequency, severity, patterns, need for services, and impacts to more fully convey this public health burden.
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January 2014

Our Gender Revolution

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This website provides educational conversations to explore gender, inequality, and gender violence to promote youth led social change.
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November 2013

Unspoken: Sexuality, Romance, and Reproductive Freedom for Women Living with HIV in the United States

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This report - written, researched, and edited entirely by women living with HIV - outlines a review of existing policies that may impact the sexual and reproductive health and rights of women living with HIV
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September 2013

The Devastating Impact of Human Trafficking of Native Women on Indian Reservations

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According to this testimony, Native women experience violent victimization at a higher rate than any other U.S. population. Congressional findings are that Native American and Alaska Native women are raped 34.1%, more than 1 in 3, will be raped in their lifetime, 64%, more than 6 in 10, will be physically assaulted. Native women are stalked more than twice the rate of other women. Native women are murdered at more than ten times the national average. Non-Indians commit 88% of violent crimes against Native women.
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July 2013

Addressing Oppression and Violence within the Latino Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Communities

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This webinar focuses on the intersections of homophobia, heterosexism and racism that often enhance negative stereotypes associated with being Latino and LGBT. The presenter discusses the impact of language on our anti-oppression work as well as other elements that complicate the experiences of victimization of members of the Latino LGBT communities.
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March 2013

Sexual Violence in the Lives of African American Women: Risk, Response, and Resilience

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This Applied Research paper reviews the sociohistorical context of Black women’s sexual victimization, the characteristics of Black rape survivors and their experiences, and the risk factors that elevate Black women’s vulnerability to rape and consequences thereof. Culturally sensitive techniques to promote resilience are offered.
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February 2013

Dying To Be A Woman/Morir por ser Mujer

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This video provides details about the dangers that transwomen face when transitioning without adequate medical support. It also shares the graphic details of the death of a Latin@ transwoman highlighting the devastating impact of transphobia. This video was produced by the TransLatin@ Coalition, an organization that advocates for the specific needs of Trans Latin@ immigrants who reside in U.S. and plan advocacy strategies that would improve their quality of life. This video can be ordered free of charge on the TransLatin@ Coalition's website: translatinacoalition.org
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January 2013

Latina Advocacy Framework

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A diagram of the framework of Casa de Esperanza’s Latina Advocacy based on more than 30 years of direct work.
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January 2013

Fuerza Unida (Strength United)

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This manual describes the community engagement process that was the foundation for Casa de Esperanza’s changes in philosophy and strategy. It encourages individuals to think critically about their approach to community engagement and the process that will be most effective for their organizations and communities.
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January 2013

An Evidence-Based Leadership Intervention for Latina Survivors of Domestic Violence

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The Líderes program was created in 2003 in response to Latinas in the Twin Cities of MN asking for leadership opportunities in their communities. In 2006, Casa de Esperanza developed a curriculum for the Líderes and in 2011 it was adopted by Caminar Latino in Atlanta, GA, and adapted for women survivors of domestic violence.
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January 2013

Addressing HIV Among African-Americans

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This resource addresses some of the root causes of HIV disparity in the Black community, and some of the interventions Ryan White grantees are using to close the gap.
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January 2013

TransVisible: Transgender Latina Immigrants in U.S. Society

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This study seeks to make visible the social and legal barriers that negatively impact the lives of many Trans Latina immigrants.