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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

Project Catalyst was a four year initiative funded through a collaboration of U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) partners, including the Administration for Children and Families’ (ACF) Family and Youth Services Bureau, the HRSA Bureau of Primary Health …

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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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FUTURES Leverages Technology to Curb College Sexual Assault

SAN FRANCISCO (September 18, 2014) — Futures Without Violence (FUTURES) has launched a social action campaign called “The OTHER Freshman 15” to elevate awareness of sexual assault at colleges across the country, and enable concerned citizens to take action on social media and beyond.
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FUTURES Applauds NFL for Taking First Step Toward Curbing Domestic Violence

Violence prevention nonprofit commends swift action taken by NFL following meeting with Commissioner Roger Goodell.
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Health Materials for Patients, Providers, and Advocates

An index of health and domestic violence related materials offered by Futures Without Violence.
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20 Year Anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act

Celebrating the 20 year anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act, the first piece of legislation to address domestic violence at a federal level.
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Bullying: Health Consequences and Role of the Health Care Provider Webinar

This webinar covers the prevalence and health consequences of bullying, about tools and strategies to respond and how health care providers can become part of the solution.
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Child Sexual Abuse: Health Consequences and the Role of the Health Care Provider

This webinar will discuss identification, treatment, and prevention of child sexual abuse, tools and strategies to respond and how health care providers can become part of the solution.
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Supporting Our Troops’ Families: The Impact of Family Violence on Military Families

This webinar will explore the intersection of military service and family violence, and provide guidance for health care providers in both military and civilian settings who care for military families.
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All Sites Peer-to-Peer Exchange

We were thrilled to welcome William Gay, star cornerback for the Pittsburgh Steelers, and Keith Whitted, Jr., an 11-year-old boy who a book sharing the true and tragic story of the shooting death of his dad.
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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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