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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month
For 2016, SAAM embraces the possibility of prevention, promoting action to promote safety, respect, and equality.
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Serving Adult Children Exposed to Domestic Violence
New TA Guidance explores the connection between exposure to domestic violence in childhood and, among other consequences, the risk for suicide in adulthood.
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Helping Survivors Recover from Economic Abuse
Our new Special Collection, Building Credit and Assets (March 2016), explores credit, asset building, and Individual Development Accounts (IDAs) for survivors.
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Prevention Tool of the Month
The Prevention Toybox from ICADV includes games and discussion activities designed to support preventionists in their efforts to envision, implement and evaluate prevention activities at the higher levels of the social ecology.
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Forced Marriage
This new Applied Research paper reviews research on forced marriage in the U.S. and its intersections with child abuse, sexual assault and rape, domestic and family violence, stalking, female genital mutilation/cutting, and human trafficking.
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Tax Credits for Survivors
Updated for tax season, this collection highlights key resources for the EITC, the Child Tax Credit, Health Coverage Tax Credits, and others, highlighting resources specific to domestic violence survivors and their advocates.
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"What is the theme for 2016 Sexual Assault Awareness Month activities and how can local centers participate?"

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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.

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