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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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January 2021

Research and Policy Roundtable Report

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In 2019, Casa de Esperanza brought together their Research and Policy Advisory Councils to analyze current realities, gaps in services, emerging issues, and culturally-specific strategies to address gender-based violence. This report offers the findings and recommendations from this roundtable. 
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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 2019

Teen Dating Violence Among Latin@ Youth: Research-Based Facts

Author(s): Publisher(s):
To provide insight into the experience of teen dating violence (TDV) for Latin@ youth, Casa de Esperanza reviewed 10 years (2008-2017) of academic research that examines TDV with exclusively Latin@ samples. This review revealed a wide range of rates on the prevalence of TDV among Latin@ youth and identified a growing body of research that examines several potential individual and family level risk and protective factors.
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October 2018

Toradze v. Georgia Amicus Brief

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In Toradze v. Georgia, a law enforcement officer used his position of power to perpetuate a domestic violence situation in the country of Georgia. The Amicus Brief urged the European Court to consider, in the context provided by the case of Toradze v. Georgia, important principles that have been developed by international, regional, and national authorities on policing and human rights, and to apply a heightened responsibility standard in cases of officer-perpetrated gender based violence.
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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

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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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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January 2017

Engaging Latin@ Faith Leaders and Communities to Address Domestic Violence: A Guide for Advocates and Service Providers

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For Latin@ survivors of domestic violence, faith can be particularly critical as both a resource and a barrier to safety. The purpose of this resource is to share some of what Casa de Esperanza has learned over the years about working with and within the Latin@ community.
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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.