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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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June 2019

May 2019 Findings: Immigrant Survivors Fear Reporting Violence

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A coalition of national organizations gathered feedback from nearly six hundred advocates and attorneys from across the U.S., learning that many immigrant victims of domestic and sexual violence are now too afraid to call the police or go to court to get help. Advocates report that survivors have an increased fear of deportation, retaliation by their abusers, and separation from their children.
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January 2018

Facts about Teen Dating Violence in Latin@ Youth

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This fact sheet summarizes the past 10 years of research literature to understand and identify current trends in the academic research on TDV for Latin@ youth.
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January 2018

Latina Immigrant Women & Children's Well-Being and Access to Services After Detention

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This brief describes findings of a research study that seeks to understand the experiences of Latina women and their children when seeking asylum due to gender based violence and to document the experiences of those who have been detained while seeking asylum for gender based violence, the consequences of detention on survivors of violence, and post-detention service needs.
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October 2017

Ensuring Access to Shelter and Services for Immigrant Survivors

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Immigrant victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and trafficking often face additional challenges and barriers when seeking assistance and safety. This document discusses the importance of continuously enhancing outreach and access to services in order to provide a pathway to safety and well-being for immigrant survivors and their children.
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  • Training Tools
October 2017

Enhanced Safety Planning for Immigrant Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence

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This webinar offers guidance for advocates on how to help immigrant survivors become aware of their rights; identify immigration remedies for victims, including special VAWA provisions around confidentiality; prepare enhanced safety plans for immigrant survivors; and increase meaningful access to services for immigrants and survivors with limited English proficiency.
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January 2016

Human Trafficking and the Experiences of Transgender Immigrant Latin@ Survivors

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This presentation from Francesco Duberli of Survivors’ Pathway explores the unique experiences of transgender Latin@ immigrant survivors of human trafficking and the challenging barriers they face when attempting to access services and resources.
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November 2015

Working with Latin@ and LGBTQ Youth

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This webinar addresses the unique obstacles that Latin@ LGBTQ youth face the intersections of violence, homelessness, unstable housing, and other forms of oppression.
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November 2015

DECIMOS NO MÁS Campaign

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This new national campaign engages Latin@s in playing a critical role in ending domestic violence and sexual assault. The campaign targets parents specifically, and encourages them to have meaningful conversations with their children about these issues.
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January 2015

Facts about Teen Dating Violence

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This fact sheet includes statistics and other useful information to assist the reader in understanding this issue as it relates to Latin@ youth.
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January 2015

Increasing Language Access in the Courts Toolkit

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This toolkit examines advocates’ observations about the court experiences of survivors with limited English proficiency, and offers guidance and resources to build systems change efforts for language accessibility.
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  • Training Tools
January 2015

Making Domestic Violence Services Accessible to Individuals with Limited English Proficiency: A Planning Tool for Advocacy Organizations

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This toolkit bridges the gap between the laws, rules, and standards of services; and the effort necessary - community assessments, program policy, staff training, etc. - to develop and implement language access services for survivors with limited English proficiency (LEP).