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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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Special Collection

Special Collection
September 2015

The Intersections Between Intimate Partner Violence and HIV/AIDS

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This Special Collection is designed to assist domestic violence advocates in providing support and resources to victims of domestic violence who are also living with HIV/AIDS or at risk of contracting HIV due to violence in the context of their relationship.
Special Collection
June 2014

Traumatic Brain Injury and Domestic Violence: Understanding the Intersections

This collection offers tools to screen for traumatic brain injury within the context of domestic violence as well as presentations, articles, and other relevant resources on this topic.
Special Collection
January 2013

Domestic Violence and Health Care

This collection organizes resources into the following five areas: 1) the impact of domestic violence on health; 2) public health approaches to domestic violence prevention; 3) guidelines and issues concerning identification and intervention by health care providers; 4) information about collaboration between health care providers and domestic violence advocates; and 5) training.
Special Collection
August 2012

Capacity Building for Domestic Violence Prevention Programming

This collection provides materials to support the work of building organizational capacity in state and local domestic violence programs for primary prevention work, as it relates to assessing and influencing change in individuals, communities, and institutions.

Materials

Materials
  • General Material
May 2017

Protect Affordable Health Care Access: Action Kit for Survivors, Advocates, and Allies

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This toolkit is designed to help domestic and sexual violence (DSV) advocates understand the evolving health care landscape and make strategic choices as they decide whether and how to partner with health care providers in order to reach more survivors of DSV in need.
Materials
  • General Material
April 2017

National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey: 2010-2012 State Report

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This report uses the NISVS data from 2010-2012 to produce national and state victimization estimates for intimate partner violence, sexual violence, and stalking.
Materials
  • General Material
March 2017

Traumatic Brain Injury–Related Emergency Department Visits, Hospitalizations, and Deaths — United States, 2007 and 2013

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This report from the CDC describes the estimated incidence of TBI-related emergency department (ED) visits, hospitalizations, and deaths during 2013 and makes comparisons to similar estimates from 2007.
Materials
  • General Material
February 2017

Female Genital Mutilation

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This fact sheet describes FGM and explains who is at risk for experiencing these procedures. The fact sheet also describes the international response to this problem.
Materials
  • General Material
February 2017

HIV and the LGBT Community

Publisher(s):
This informational guide reviews issues regarding LGBTQ identity and the intersections between HIV impact and racial, sexual, and gender identities. It explores some of the policy work being done by the HRC to end the epidemic.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
January 2017

The Basics: Myths and Facts about HIV and AIDS

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This interactive Myths and Facts slideshow explains where HIV comes from, how it is transmitted, and what types of HIV treatments are available. This slideshow is available in both English and Spanish.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
January 2017

DV & HIV/AIDS Toolkit

Publisher(s):
This toolkit aims to provide domestic violence and HIV/AIDS service providers with information and resources to enhance services for persons exposed to HIV/AIDS and domestic violence.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2017

Female Condom

Publisher(s):
This page discusses the female condom: what it’s made of, how to use it, and where to find it. It includes a video about how to use the female condom, discusses the effectiveness of the condom, and talks about the benefits and disadvantages to using the female condom.