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

Open enrollment for health coverage is happening now!

Despite all …

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3 Things I Learned at the National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence

Sixteen preconference institutes, 75 workshops, 4 plenaries, 2 keynotes, and …

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These Three Statistics About Domestic Violence & Health May Surprise You

We know that intimate-partner violence (IPV) is a leading health …

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Vast Majority of Female Murder Victims Killed By Partners: New CDC Report

Forget “stranger danger.”

More than half of the women murdered …

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FACTS: Health Care for Survivors of Domestic & Sexual Violence

Survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault need a range …

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Advice from a Survivor: Asking for Help

Help is something that’s hard to ask for. It’s not …

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The American Health Care Act Would Undermine Care for Domestic Violence Survivors

Victims of domestic and sexual violence need comprehensive health insurance …

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Don’t let health bill harm domestic violence victims

This piece was originally distributed by Tribune News Service and
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Sexual assault can happen in relationships, too.

FUTURES Health Program Director Anna Marjavi and La Clínica del Pueblo highlight the fact that even women in long-term relationships can be vulnerable to sexual abuse.
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Reimbursement and Payment Strategies for DV/Health Partnerships Webinar

This webinar will help domestic and sexual violence (DSV) advocates understand the evolving health care landscape and make strategic choices as they decide whether and how to partner with health care providers in order to promote sustainability and collaboration.
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What Domestic Violence Survivors Need to Know About Affordable Health Care

Guest blogger Lena O’Rourke outlines steps survivors need to take to get access to affordable health care coverage ANY TIME during the year.
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Addressing and Preventing Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence in Campus Health Centers

This webinar will provide tools and resources for staff working in campus-based health settings to incorporate intimate partner and sexual violence prevention and response into their work.
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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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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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Survivors of Domestic Violence Can Now Get Access to Health Coverage Any Time

Guest blogger Lena O’Rourke, Founder and Principal of O’Rourke Health Policy Strategies, writes about an exciting new policy update that increases survivors' access to affordable health coverage.
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Celebrating Health Cares About Domestic Violence Day!

Today is Health Cares About Domestic Violence Day, an opportunity for domestic violence programs and health centers to shine a light on the important role the health care community plays in addressing and preventing intimate partner violence.
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