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February 2020

Safer Sooner: Toward a Global Binding Norm to End Violence Against Women and Girls

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On February 20, 2020, the Every Woman Institute released its first-ever Safer Sooner Report. The Safer Sooner Report identifies gaps under current international systems in addressing and preventing violence against women and girls, and maps out a path to a world where every woman can claim her right to live free from violence.
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February 2020

Fact Sheet: Domestic Violence, Sexual Violence, and Human Trafficking in Native Hawaiian Communities

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This fact sheet from the Asian Pacific Institute on Gender-Based Violence outlines key statistics and information on domestic violence, sexual violence, and human trafficking in Native Hawaiian communities
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  • NRCDV Publications
January 2020

National Workgroup on Safe Housing for American Indian and Alaska Native Survivors of Gender-Based Violence: Lessons Learned

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In June 2019, a group of domestic violence organizations convened to establish a National Workgroup on Safe Housing for American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) Survivors of Gender-Based Violence. This report details themes that emerged from the convening, lessons learned, and recommendations for increasing access to safe and affordable housing for AI/AN survivors of gender-based violence.
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January 2020

Supporting LGBTQ+ Youth is Violence Prevention

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This white paper explains how and why LGBTQ children and youth experience disproportionate rates of violence and trauma, and how those experiences tend to lead to even more violence and trauma down the road. Most importantly, it explains how this trajectory can be disrupted, even by neighbors and other bystanders. 
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January 2020

Infographics: Trauma-Informed Advocacy for Survivors of Human Trafficking at Points of Contact

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The Asian Pacific Institute on Gender-Based Violence released a set of shareable infographics outlining recommendations from survivors of human trafficking and the advocates who work with them for practicing trauma-informed advocacy at various points of contact.
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January 2020

Colonization, Homelessness, and the Prostitution and Sex Trafficking of Native Women

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This paper seeks to illustrate the impact of human trafficking on Native women and girls in our times, with particular attention to the historical context in the United States and the interconnection between trafficking and housing instability.
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January 2020

Partnership to End Gendered Islamophobia Community Report

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Gendered Islamophobia consists of the ways the state utilizes gendered forms of violence to oppress, monitor, punish, maim and control Muslim bodies. This report shares collective learnings from a convening of the Partnership to End Gendered Islamophobia on the 19th anniversary of 9/11.
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January 2020

Enhancing Community Trust: Proactive Approaches to Domestic and Sexual Violence

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As part of its federally-funded Enhancing Community Trust: Proactive Approaches to Domestic & Sexual Violence initiative, the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) released this toolkit containing a law enforcement agency self-assessment, community assessment, sample outreach letter, action planning guide, and additional considerations and resources to support enhancing agency response to victims.
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September 2019

Criminal Victimization, 2018

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This report is the 46th in a series that began in 1973. It provides official estimates of criminal victimizations reported and not reported to police from the National Crime Victimization Survey. It describes the characteristics of crimes, victims, and offenders.
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August 2019

Preventing Violence Against Women: A Primer for African Women's Organisations

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This primer provides an overview of key terms, trends, approaches, and evidence used to frame violence against women (VAW) prevention programming. It is designed to strengthen programming, advocacy, and research for evidence-based violence against women prevention in Africa.
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August 2019

Strong Families Respect Each Other: What Native Youth Need to Know About the Connection Between Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

This handbook from the National Indigenous Women's Resource Center, produced in partnership with the Native Youth Sexual Health Network, contains definitions on domestic violence and sexual assault, examples of sexual assault, myths and truths about sexual assault, what to do if you have been sexually assaulted, what to do if you know or think a friend or family member has experienced sexual assault, our power as life-givers and cool apps that can help prevent violence.
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August 2019

The Impact of Intimate Partner Violence: A 2015 NISVS Research-in-Brief

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The primary purpose of this report is to provide a comprehensive examination of the impact of intimate partner violence (IPV) as a supplement to the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS). The findings in this report offer additional information about specific IPV-related impacts, describing the wide range of experiences associated with IPV victimization.