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When Health and Domestic Violence Intersect

January 16th, 2018 by Anisa Ali, MA, FUTURES Program Specialist
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Futures Without Violence is proud to announce the launch of DVHealthPartnerships.org, a site that was designed to both showcase the accomplishments of the 19 teams who participated in the three-year Domestic Violence and Healthcare Partnership project (DVHCP) and also serve as a resource for domestic violence agencies and healthcare settings looking to address and improve their response to the health impacts of violence and abuse.

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Money: A Critical Component of Domestic Abuse

November 30th, 2017 by Lucy Snow, Contributor, Futures Without Violence
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I’m new to America. Eight weeks ago, I left my job at a domestic violence charity in London and moved to San Francisco with my husband.

I feel very fortunate to have landed in such an amazing city. But one adjustment has taken some getting used to: for the first time in our lives together, I am solely reliant on my husband’s income and position. I have a visa because he does. I have health coverage because he does. I can buy a bus ticket and a coffee because his wages go into our joint account.

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Another Step Back for the U.S. in Standing Up for Women Worldwide

November 28th, 2017 by Leila Milani, FUTURES' Senior International Policy Advocate
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In Washington D.C. on November 22, 2017, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson issued a press release declaring November 25th the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

He maintained that this observance, along with the 16 Days of Activism to follow, reaffirms the U.S.’s commitment to defending the rights of women and girls to live free from violence.

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5 Things Domestic Violence Advocates Can Do to Support Survivor Access to Health Care

November 15th, 2017 by Kate Vander Tuig, FUTURES Senior Program Specialist, Health
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Open enrollment for health coverage is happening now!

Despite all of the confusion of the past few months, the Affordable Care Act is still the law of the land and, through Dec. 15, individuals are able to enroll in health coverage through healthcare.gov and cuidadodesalud.gov/es/.

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The Top 10 Things Employers Can Do Right Now to Address Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

November 2nd, 2017 by Linda A. Seabrook, FUTURES’ General Counsel
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1) Exhibit leadership on this issue. The first step in addressing sexual harassment in the workplace is changing the workplace culture to one that promotes respect, equity, and civility, and to make this change from the top.

    Any sexual jokes, innuendo, sexually inappropriate comments, or touching should not be tolerated and everyone in the workplace should hold each other accountable. The workplace culture should reflect civility and respect and promote support instead of encouraging silence.
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