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Domestic Violence and the Holidays
This year’s Technical Assistance Guidance focuses on promoting wellness and managing stress for domestic violence shelter staff during the holiday season.
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NEW eLearning Module
Creating A Culture of Acceptance: Abuse, HIV and Women in Shelter is a 1-hour online course exploring the links between IPV and HIV and the experiences of HIV+ survivors.
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Prevention Tool of the Month
BE STRONG: From the Inside Out is an asset-based, development program for young women that builds on concepts of womanhood, respect, and positive relationships.
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Human Trafficking
Updated September 2014, this Special Collection provides resources and tools for working at the intersections of human trafficking, domestic violence and sexual violence.
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Sheltering Transgender Women
This new TA Guidance highlights effective strategies for integrating trans women into shelter, building on existing knowledge of shelter staff and allied professionals in providing shelter services to women.
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Why Pets Mean So Much
Developed by the Animal Welfare Institute, this new TA Guidance explores the human-animal bond in the context of intimate partner violence.
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Welcome to VAWnet, a project of the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence.

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Our resource library is home to thousands of materials on violence against women and related issues, with particular attention to its intersections with various forms of oppression.

Here you’ll find resources on domestic violence, sexual violence, funding, research, and international issues. You’ll also find news, announcements, and events related to the work of the movement and related fields of practice. From the comprehensive lists of resources found in Special Collections to the concise interpretations of current research in our peer-reviewed Applied Research Papers, VAWnet has a variety of formats and material types to offer. For tips on navigating or searching the library, see How to Use VAWnet.org.

VAWnet supports local, state, and national prevention and intervention strategies that enhance safety and well-being and address the self-identified needs and concerns of victims and survivors. To learn more, visit About VAWnet.

For more information or technical assistance, please contact us. We value your input!