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National Domestic Violence Hotline Content Topic Results

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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 2016

Behind the Screens: Revenge Porn

Publisher(s):
Nonconsensual pornography, or “revenge porn,” is an insidious form of digital and sexual abuse. This article from the National Domestic Violence Hotline explains what "revenge porn" is and offers safety tips.
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  • General Material
September 2015

Who Will Help Me? Domestic Violence Survivors Speak Out About Law Enforcement Responses

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This report contains the survey results which show a strong disconnect between victims of domestic violence seeking help from law enforcement and the support those authorities are tasked with providing. The report highlights a number of factors that create major obstacles for victims attempting to cope with domestic violence – from distrust of the authorities to fear of punishment from their abusive partner.
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  • General Material
July 2015

National and State Reports for the National Domestic Violence Hotline: January through June 2015

Publisher(s):
This toolkit consists of national and state reports for the National Domestic Violence Hotline (The Hotline). In the first half of 2015, The Hotline documented 79,038 contacts across the country.
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  • General Material
July 2015

National and State Reports for loveisrespect: January through June 2015

Publisher(s):
This toolkit consists of national and the state reports for the top 10 contact states for loveisrespect, a project of the National Domestic Violence Hotline (The Hotline) and Break the Cycle.
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  • General Material
July 2015

Media Guide to Accompany the National and State Reports for the National Domestic Violence Hotline and loveisrespect: January through June 2015

Publisher(s):
The National Domestic Violence Hotline (The Hotline) compiled this media guide to accompany the bi-annual national and state reports that it distributes for The Hotline and loveisrespect.
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  • General Material
March 2014

Behind the Screens: What is Digital Abuse?

Publisher(s):
While abusers often use technology to maintain control over victims, many people don’t know what constitutes digital abuse and are not able to recognize the signs. This article from the National Domestic Violence Hotline defines digital abuse and offers guidance on how to recognize it.
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  • General Material
March 2014

Mental Health and Substance Use Coercion Surveys

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This report describes two surveys of callers to the National Domestic Violence Hotline, one on mental health coercion and the other on substance use coercion. The surveys showed that both types of abuse were prevalent among hotline callers.
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  • General Material
July 2013

Pregnancy and Abuse: How to Stay Safe for Your 9 Months

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This blog post provides a snapshot of statistics on abuse during pregnancy and resources available to pregnant women in abusive relationships.
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  • General Material
January 2013

Realidades Latinas: A National Survey on the Impact of Immigration and Language Access on Latina Survivors

Publisher(s):
This report provides an analysis of the results of a survey administered over a period of six weeks to over 1,300 Hotline callers who identified as Latin@ survivors of domestic violence. The questions were geared towards survivors’ experiences accessing services and demonstrated the challenges faced by survivors due to language access issues.
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  • General Material
January 2012

National Survey of Youth Access to Dating Abuse Services

Publisher(s):
This survey report illustrates important national trends in service provision to youth. Trends in availability and accessibility highlight gaps in service as well as strengths and unique needs of communities.
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  • General Material
February 2011

1 in 4 Callers to the National Domestic Violence Hotline Report Birth Control Sabotage and Pregnancy Coercion

Publisher(s):
This page highlights findings from the first national survey to measure the extent of reproductive coercion experienced by callers to the National Domestic Violence Hotline.