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Putting the Heat on the NFL During Super Bowl 50

This Super Bowl 50, we're putting the heat on the NFL with our new #BeAModelMan campaign with The Representation Project.
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Promoting Healthy Teen Relationships in Pediatric Health Settings

During this webinar, presenters will give an overview of the research on teen dating violence and its impact on youth, and will offer promising programs on how to respond. Specific clinic interventions will be featured and tools and resources for health care providers, teachers, and parents will also be shared.
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Tools for Advocates

Just as health care providers have a unique opportunity to support survivors and prevent violence, domestic and sexual violence (DSV) advocates play an important role in the health and well-being of their clients.  There are many ways that advocates can …

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How to Support Women Living with HIV/AIDS on World AIDS Day

Over 60 percent of HIV-positive women have been sexually abused—five times the rate in the general population. Learn how to make a difference on World AIDS Day and beyond!
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HIV Testing, Treatment and Care

Experiencing intimate partner and sexual violence increases the risk for HIV.  50% of abused women report having experienced forced sex – a well-established high-risk factor for HIV infection. People living with HIV who are also suffering abuse may experience an …

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Setting and Community Specific Resources

The Futures Without Violence National Health Resource Center on Domestic Violence has developed several guidelines, tool kits, safety cards, posters and other resources that are specific to various communities and healthcare settings.

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Sex, Relationships, and Respect on Campus: Training slides for campus health settings

t Your Back: The Role of the Campus Health Center in Preventing and Responding to Intimate Partner Violence and Sexual Violence training slide set provides strategies and tools for providers, staff, and students working in campus-based health settings...
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Guest Blogger: Supporting Women Living with HIV/AIDS

Guest blogger Surabhi Kukke, MPH discusses the importance of supporting women living with HIV/AIDS.
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Educational Videos for Health Care Providers and Advocates

These 28 educational videos are meant to be used by health care providers who are interested in incorporating evidence-based and trauma-informed practices for universal education as well as assessment and response to intimate partner violence and reproductive coercion as well …

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Project Catalyst: State-Wide Transformation on Health, IPV, and Human Trafficking

Futures Without Violence is working with 3 states participating in “Project Catalyst III: State-Wide Transformation on Health, IPV, and Human Trafficking, from December 1, 2019-September 30, 2020. This marks the fifth phase of a project focused on fostering intimate …

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Survivor Brochure

This brochure offers trauma-informed recommendations for survivors about how to become proactive in their healthcare and how to best advocate for their needs with health care providers.
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Home Visitation Curriculum: Second Edition

Healthy Moms, Happy Babies 2nd Edition incorporates more support for home visitors to have conversations around healthy relationships and trauma with their patients. View and download this toolkit today!
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Guest Post: Raising Awareness of Abuse in Later Life

Bonnie Brandl and Chic Dabby highlight the widespread, but often hidden problem of elder abuse.
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5 Reasons To Do A Mudderella Event in 2015!

The top five reasons you should participate in a Mudderella event in 2015!
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Hanging Out or Hooking Up: A Train the Trainers Curriculum on Responding to Adolescent Relationship Abuse

This curriculum has been developed to assist heath care providers in enhancing their skills working with youth to promote healthy relationships, assess for and respond to adolescent relationship abuse.
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Guest Blog Post: Engaging the Health Care Community to End Human Trafficking

January is National Human Trafficking and Slavery Prevention Month, and an ideal time to create a dialogue about this serious issue. Commercial sexual exploitation and sex trafficking have severe adverse effects on the health, development, well being, and human rights of vulnerable young people in the United States and globally.
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Two More Days to Enter the RESPECT! Challenge

Only two more days to enter the RESPECT! Challenge for a chance to win 10k for the nonprofit or school of your choice. Who do you want to thank for teaching you respect?
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An Extraordinary Year With Mudderella!

Wrapping up the 2014 Mudderella event year! Over the course of the year, the seven Mudderella events held across the nation this season drew over 50,000 participants and volunteers and raised over $200,000 dollars for FUTURES.
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Reproductive Coercion: Interference with Contraception and Pregnancy Planning

Thank you for completing the free online course, Reproductive Coercion: Interference with Contraception and Pregnancy Planning. Please see below for a list of resources and tools mentioned in the course.

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Impact of Adolescent Relationship Abuse: Promoting Anticipatory Guidance for Safe and Healthy Relationships

Thank you for completing the free online course, Impact of Adolescent Relationship Abuse: Promoting Anticipatory Guidance for Safe and Healthy Relationships. Please see below for a list of resources and tools mentioned in the course.

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2014 RESPECT! Challenge Captains

Meet the 2014 RESPECT! Challenge Captains!
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Resources for Working with Immigrant Women

Resource list including bilingual materials
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Join the Health Professionals Student and Faculty Network

As a student committed to health care excellence, we invite you to join our national initiative by participating in these action steps.
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Trauma Informed Care: The Role of the Health Care Provider

Webinar participants will learn how programs and services can be designed to be more supportive, avoid re-traumatization, address the consequences of trauma in the individual, and facilitate healing.
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Promoting Wellness: Incorporating Health Care into Advocacy

Olga Trujillo, an attorney, speaker, author & survivor, will illustrate through her own experience of violence and coping, how she discovered the importance of becoming proactive in her health care.
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Hanging Out or Hooking Up?

For one in five U.S. teen girls, the most vivid memories of high school will not be her junior prom or a favorite history teacher. Instead,20% of teen girls will remember the physical abuse inflicted by someone they were dating.
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Increased Vigilance on College Sexual Assaults

Nearly one in five women in college nationwide will be victims sexual assault in college.
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How can home visitors help the women in my program?

A look at different home visitation program elements and resources for starting your own.
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Women Under the Gun

As the 20th anniversary of The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) approaches this September, the Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing entitled “VAWA Next Steps: Protecting Women from Gun Violence."
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Bill Delahunt

Bill Delahunt served in the United States Congress from 1997 to 2011, representing the Tenth Congressional District of Massachusetts—which includes Cape Cod, the Islands of Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket, and the South Shore. He has a distinguished career in public service and law enforcement and currently serves as Chairman and Founder of the Delahunt Group.
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Jacquelyn Campbell

Jacquelyn C. Campbell, PhD, RN is the Anna D. Wolf Chair and Professor in the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing with a joint appointment in the Bloomberg School of Public Health. She is also the National Program Director of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholars Program.
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Realizing the Promise of Home Visitation

This guide will help policy makers and advocates build a strong national policy framework to maximize the effectiveness and reach of early childhood home visiting programs.
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Using Social Media to Increase Awareness

These shareable graphic ads can support your marketing for upcoming health/DV trainings or efforts, or help get the conversation started.
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Working with Battered Immigrant Women: A Handbook to Make Services Accessible

This handbook is an essential resource for advocates and volunteers at shelters, legal assistance programs, and others seeking to improve services to battered immigrant women.
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Teach Early

In 2015, FUTURES teamed up with the Ad Council to launch a public service announcement and website encouraging caregivers, teachers, and other mentors in the community to talk to boys about violence against women. Men and boys play …

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Futures Celebrates International Day of the Girl (10/11)

We applaud the United Nations for recognizing the value of girls and declaring October 11th the International Day of the Girl. Every girl deserves to live an empowered life free of discrimination, abuse, economic disparities, and violence.
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About the President: Esta Soler

An expert on violence against women and children, Esta Soler founded Futures Without Violence over 30 years ago and transformed it into one of the world’s leading violence prevention agencies. Futures Without Violence has set the pace for innovative educational programs, public education campaigns, policy development, and leadership training designed to prevent and end violence against women and children worldwide.
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Archive of the Health E-Bulletin issues.
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Macy’s Thank-a-Mom Challenge a Success!

You helped us raise thousands of dollars sending thousands of Mother’s Day e-cards, and for that we say THANK YOU!
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Announcing the Winners of the 2014 Break The Silence Awards!

Futures Without Violence announced Betsy McCandless Break The Silence Awards, which supports college campaigns and activities that encourage survivors, allies, and bystanders to take action or speak out against gender-based violence on campus.
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President Obama Addresses Human Trafficking

President Obama delivered a moving speech before the Global Clinton Initiative vowing to crack down on the widespread practice of human trafficking calling it, “one of the greatest human rights causes of our time.”
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Human Trafficking: A Hidden Problem

Human Trafficking is a problem in the U.S.. Learn about the Victims Protection Act of 2000, similarities to intimate partner violence, and how you can help.
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Futures’ Work to Engage Men Highlighted During Capitol Hill Briefing

Congressional staffers packed a House of Representatives hearing room to learn more about important and effective programs to engage men and boys in the work of ending violence against women.
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IPV Screening and Counseling Toolkit

Puzzled by all the details in new health care laws that benefit millions of women and girls? We’re here to help.
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Futures Awards

A history of awards our organization, programs, and campaigns have won since 1982.
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Tools For Developing Public Education Material

We have created materials to educate the public in general about the effects of violence on maternal health. Read here about how we have created and used audio dramas and posters.
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