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Improving the Health Sector Response to Gender Based Violence: A Resource Manual for Health Care Professionals in Developing Countries

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This manual presents lessons learned from a regional initiative to increase organizational capacity to respond to gender-based violence. The manual offers tools for responding to violence against women and discusses challenges and debates about how health sector should respond to VAW in developing countries.
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Rompiendo el Silencio: Manual de entrenamiento para activistas, consejeras y organizadoras Latinas

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Este manual ofrece información básica y esencial sobre nuestros derechos, el funcionamiento del sistema de protección para sobrevivientes de la violencia doméstica, y como trabajar para sobrepasar las barreras que existen en la sociedad que impiden que inmigrantes sobrevivientes de la violencia doméstica obtengan la protección necesaria contra el abuso. Asimismo, propone estrategias sobre cãmo organizarse, cãmo trabajar en grupo, cãmo lograr que el grupo perdure, cãmo empezar nuestra propia agencia de servicios, y cãmo negociar y moverse en el sistema.
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Tips for Social Workers, Counselors, Health Workers, Teachers, Clergy, and Others Helping Victims of Rape, Domestic Violence, and Child Abuse

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Provides basic information on how to respond to victims/survivors of violence for those who may have limited formal training on violence against women and children. Available in English and Spanish.
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Talk with Your Child

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This article offers tips, strategies, and resources for talking with your child about dating, forming friendships, and treating one another with respect.
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Improving Services and Outreach to the Latino Community

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The article suggests that programs evaluate their effectiveness in addressing specific Latino community needs, recognize and address barriers to serving Latino communities, and learn about diversity within Latino communities. The article also suggests eliminating stereotypes, developing organization wide language competency, and ensuring that all staff have a duty to serve all members of the community. Available in both English and Spanish.
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You have a Right to Be Free from Violence in Your Home, Questions and Answers for Immigrant and Refugee Women

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Available in eight languages, this brochure presents information on domestic violence, and on actions immigrant and refugee women survivors can take to protect themselves. The brochure also answers questions related to survivorsÍ immigration and public assistance eligibility
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Deaf Victims/Survivors: A Guide to Effective Service Delivery

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This resource is intended to help the staff of domestic violence programs better understand the needs of Deaf/HOH victim/survivors and provide services in ways that appropriately meet those needs.
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Clinical Protocol: Victims of Abuse

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This sample clinical protocol describes how the clinic works with patients who are suspected of being victims of abuse.
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Immigration Issues

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This fact sheet provides basic information for transgender immigrants in the U.S. regarding some of the most common problems, including violence and the threat of being detained or deported.
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Male Reproductive Control of Women Who Have Experienced Intimate Partner Violence in the United States

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Abstract: "Women who have experienced intimate partner violence are consistently found to have poor sexual and reproductive health when compared to non-abused women, but the mechanisms through which such associations occur are inadequately defined (Coker, 2007). Through face-to-face, semi-structured in-depth interviews, we gathered full reproductive histories of 71 women aged 18-49 with a history of IPV recruited from a family planning clinic, an abortion clinic and a domestic violence shelter in the United States.
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Abuse in Later Life & Elder Abuse Information Sheets

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This series of information sheets provide data and resources to service providers and justice professionals who may work with older victims.
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Dynamics of Domestic Violence Experienced by Immigrant Victims

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This chapter gives an introduction to domestic violence and the cultural and linguistic barriers that affect immigrant survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.