Ujima has developed a factsheet on Intimate Partner Violence in the Black Community that includes statistics and facts on topics including homicide, stalking, and rape.
“Findings from the 2020 Guttmacher Survey of Reproductive Health Experiences, it was found that due to different disruption variables, COVID-19 will have “major consequences for reproductive health goals and behaviors, access to care and far beyond,” including exposure to IPV, particularly acts of sexual violence or reproductive control.”
NNEDV has developed a tip-sheet with 10 Tips to Have an Informed Conversation about Domestic Violence, including what to ask and how to respond.
“Victim service providers who primarily serve adults often lack the resources and expertise to address the unique needs of young people. However, policy solutions fostering prevention and intervention efforts can provide invaluable education and services for young people.”
“Cultural identities contain the histories of a people that include traditions, struggles, achievements, and triumphs. Cultures nourish pride, resilience, belonging, intersectional identities, and connection to community. But culture is used to justify gender violence and inequality by evoking traditional beliefs and practices about how women and girls should be treated.”
Casa de Esperanza and the National Latin@ Network have created numerous factsheets regarding various aspects of Intimate Partner Violence among Latin@s. Access the factsheets here.
“As an aspiring ally, I recognize that there are people in this world who I don’t share a common identity with that I’d like to be in solidarity with. There are oppressions in our country that I benefit from, I affirm that this is incredibly harmful, and I want to actively want to fight to end this. So, I want to be an ally.”
“This webinar will help advocates understand the unique and important roles that doulas and midwives can play in supporting Black pregnant survivors, and how domestic violence programs can partner with them effectively.”
Factsheet: Domestic Violence, Sexual Violence, and Human Trafficking in Native Hawaiian Communities, 2020
This factsheet provides statistics and information on domestic violence, dating and sexual violence among Native Hawaiian youth, DV-related homicide, dynamics in lesbian relationships, and human trafficking in Native Hawaiian communities.
“Sexual health is a vehicle for teaching about consent, sexual and domestic violence prevention/intervention, and equitable relationships. Sexual health means understanding how harmful gender norms make people more likely to experience violence.”