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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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Gender Based Violence, Health and HIV: Intersections and Implications for Clinicians

This webinar will briefly outline the intersection of gender based violence and HIV, and descibe how providers, particularly those in STI testing and reproductive health settings, can respond to violence and support survivors at risk for contracting or recently diagnosed with HIV.
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Gender Based Violence, Health and HIV: Intersections and Implications for Clinicians

This webinar will briefly outline the intersection of gender based violence and HIV, and descibe how providers, particularly those in STI testing and reproductive health settings, can respond to violence and support survivors at risk for contracting or recently diagnosed with HIV.
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#TheHuntingGround Twitter Chat

Join #TheHuntingGround Twitter chat on Friday, November 20th at 11am PST/2pm EST! Hear from our panel of experts, including Avon Foundation for Women, National Women's Law Center, End Rape on Campus and more.
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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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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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Sex, Relationships, and Respect on Campus Guide for Addressing Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence in Campus Health Settings

The Who’s Got Your Back: Guide for Addressing Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence in Campus Health Settings handbook provides strategies, tools and resources for providers, staff and students working in campus based health settings to incorporate intimate partner and sexual violence prevention and response into their work.
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Ending the Sexual Abuse to Prison Pipeline: A Public Health Approach

In this webinar co-authors of the report, The Sexual Abuse to Prison Pipeline: The Girls' Story, provide an overview of the sexual abuse to prison pipeline and highlight federal policy efforts and innovative public health practices to end the Sexual Abuse to Prison Pipeline.
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Addressing the Effects of Violence and Abuse to Improve the Health Outcomes of Women Living with HIV

The intersections between HIV and gender based violence are critical to address when trying to enhance both violence and HIV prevention efforts, and to improve health outcomes for survivors. Despite wide-spread availability of effective HIV medications in the US, the majority of women living with HIV are not accessing life-saving treatment.
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Applicant Webinar on Funding Announcement: “Phase II to Identify and Provide Brief Counseling on Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) in PCMH Recognized Health Centers”

This webinar is for interested applicants to learn more and ask any questions about the funding announcement: Improving Health Outcomes Through Violence Prevention: Phase II to Identify and Provide Brief Counseling on Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) in Health Centers.
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Elder Abuse: Raising Awareness and Impact on Health

This webinar aims to raise awareness about the issue of elder abuse and help participants recognize elder abuse and identify the most appropriate resources for referrals.
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Campus Sexual Assault: What Clinicians Need to Know

Sexual violence on college campuses is far too common a problem. The purpose of this webinar is to raise awareness about the issue and to discuss effective strategies for violence prevention and victim support. This webinar is intended to provide guidance for registered nurses, nurse practitioners, physicians’ assistants, medical doctors, and other clinicians who work with young adults.
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Funding Announcement Webinar

Webinar about an exciting funding opportunity to provide counseling on intimate partner violence in PCMH recognized health centers.
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FUTURES Launches 2015 RESPECT! Challenge to Combat Online Bullying

FUTURES launches contest that challenges Americans to spread acts of positivity and respect online, using GIFs, pictures, memes, and videos.
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Child Abuse & Domestic Violence: Putting CAPTA To Work

This report examines how the domestic violence provisions in CAPTA have been implemented at the federal and state levels and subsequent successes and challenges.
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New Sustainable Development Goals Announced

Wendy Gutierrez from our policy and advocacy team explains the new Sustainable Development Goals and how they address global gender-based violence.
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Is the International Violence Against Women Act the solution?

How will the International Violence Against Women Act help end global gender-based violence? Leila Milani from our policy team explains.
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New Online Quiz Helps Teens Draw the Line on Digital Dating Abuse

FUTURES' new digital quiz 'Cool Not Cool' helps teens draw the line on teen dating abuse.
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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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Reports and Articles about Global Gender-based Violence

Additional publications and articles about global gender-based violence, compiled for the 2015 Open Square Summit.
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Defending Childhood Website Launch: New Innovations for Addressing Children’s Exposure to Violence

This webinar will walk participants through the key features of the newly launched Defending Childhood website and highlight innovators from the health and public health fields who are changing the lives of children exposed to violence.
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2015 Open Square Summit Articles & Research

Download the Research-Evaluations-Analysis-Data (READ) for the 2015 Open Square Summit, which took place on April 28, 2015 at the Carnegie Library in Washington, D.C. Includes articles from participating organizations and individuals about the importance of education in the prevention of global gender-based violence.
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Trauma-informed Approaches to Domestic Violence Exposure, Adverse Childhood Experiences and Resiliency

This webinar explores the latest thinking about Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and childhood exposure to domestic violence. Emphasizing the opportunity for primary prevention, presenters will discuss strategies for trauma-informed parenting to prevent the inter-generational transmission of ACEs.
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Vice President Biden Speaks About Domestic Violence and Health

President and Founder of FUTURES Esta Soler talks about her exciting experience introducing Vice President Joe Biden at the Conference on Health and Domestic Violence.
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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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FUTURES Applauds Congress on the Re-introduction of the Violence Against Women Act

SAN FRANCISCO (March 11, 2015)—Today, the United States Senate re-introduced the International Violence Against Women Act (S.713), a groundbreaking piece of legislation aimed at preventing violence against women and girls across the globe. The announcement follows the House of Representative’s re-introduction of the bill (H.R.1340) last week in conjunction with International Women’s Day.
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On International Women’s Day Let’s Push to End Global Gender-Based Violence!

This International Women's Day, let's urge Congress to prevent violence against women and girls worldwide.
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Open Enrollment AND Beyond: How the Affordable Care Act can help patients experiencing domestic and interpersonal violence

This webinar covers key steps and strategies for how to help clients enroll in healthcare and understand the domestic violence provisions in the Affordable care act.
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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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Building Stronger Collaborations With Domestic Violence Agencies and Addressing Programmatic Barriers to Screening

This webinar discusses the recently updated "Healthy Moms, Happy Babies" curriculum created by FUTURES.
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FUTURES and Macy’s Announce Winners of 2014 National RESPECT! Challenge

FUTURES and Macy’s announced the winners of the 2014 RESPECT! Challenge, an online contest that celebrates every day role models and heroes. One national grand prize winner and 12 regional winners will receive a total of $40,000 to donate to a nonprofit or school of their choice.
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Guest Blog Post: This International Human Rights Day Let’s Talk About Violence Against Women

Guest blogger Kendra Tappin discusses the importance of creating an open dialogue about the prevention of global gender-based violence.
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Public Education Campaign to Prevent Children’s Exposure to Violence in Indian Country

Since its launch in September 2010, FUTURES has worked closely with the US Department of Justice on its signature Defending Childhood Initiative to prevent and respond to children’s …

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Defending Childhood Initiative in Indian Country

As part of the Defending Childhood Initiative, FUTURES is proud to partner with two sites doing culturally specific work in Native American communities. Learn more!
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FUTURES Responds to Decision to Overturn NFL Ban for Ray Rice Following Allegations of Domestic Violence

FUTURES responds to decision to overturn Ray Rice NFL ban after allegations of domestic abuse.
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Guest Blog Post: Exploring the Intersection Between Domestic Violence and HIV

On World Aids Day, guest blogger Surabhi Kukke explores the intersection between domestic violence and HIV.
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Today Marks the Beginning of 16 Days of Activism!

Today is International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and marks the start of 16 Days of Activism!
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Guest Blog Post: Farm Workers Making History in Florida

Guest blogger Guadalupe Gonzalo from the Coalition of Immokalee Workers writes about the importance of fair wages to protect workers from exploitation—including domestic and sexual abuse.
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Tools for Connecting the Dots: Latest Research and Innovative Strategies Honoring Linkages Between Multiple Forms of Violence

How are different forms of violence connected? What would it take to prevent multiple forms of violence in one effort? This webinar explores the links between multiple forms of violence.
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New updates on how the Affordable Care Act can help patients experiencing domestic and interpersonal violence

This webinar provides a basic overview of the coverage requirements in the Affordable Care Act and the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force’s “B” recommendation for screening and intervention for domestic violence (DV).
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6 Ways You Can Help Prevent Domestic Violence Every Day of the Year

Domestic Violence Awareness month is coming to an end, but that doesn't mean our efforts should stop in October. Six things you can do to help prevent domestic and sexual violence 365 days a year.
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30th Anniversary of FVPSA

30 Year of the Family Violence Prevention & Services Act. Learn More
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Incorporating a Trauma Informed Approach to Social Emotional Learning in Diverse Community Settings

Webinar about Incorporating a Trauma Informed Approach to Social Emotional Learning in Diverse Community Settings.
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Dear College Presidents: What’s Your School Doing to Prevent College Sexual Assault?

FUTURES' Butler Koshland Fellow writes about our OTHER Freshman 15 campaign geared toward ending college sexual assault.
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Intimate Partner Violence, Sexually Transmitted Infections, and Safer Partner Notification

Thank you for completing the free online course, Intimate Partner Violence, Sexually Transmitted Infections, and Safer Partner Notification. Please see below for a list of resources and tools mentioned in the course.

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The Impact of Intimate Partner Violence on Women’s Health

Thank you for completing the free online course, The Impact of Intimate Partner Violence on Women’s Health. 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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Let’s Call ‘Time Out’ on Domestic Violence

FUTURES weighs in about domestic violence in the NFL and other professional sports leagues.
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