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News Article

When Immigration Becomes a Tool in Intimate Partner Violence

Published: June, 2022| BWJP

When Immigration Becomes a Tool in Intimate Partner Violence By Victoria Taylor Many people are unaware that immigration abuse can be a tool of gender-based violence.  Imagine being 21, prohibited from… View this resource

News Article

Reproductive Freedom is Survivor Freedom 

Published: June, 2022| BWJP

Reproductive Freedom is Survivor Freedom  As a gender-based violence organization, BWJP will always support the autonomy of survivors over their own lives and bodies. The Supreme Court’s decision in… View this resource

News Article

BWJP FY 2021 ANNUAL REPORT

Published: June, 2022| BWJP

BWJP FY 2021 ANNUAL REPORT June, 2022 Dear Friend of BWJP, The past few years have been difficult for many. The COVID-19 pandemic and pervasive systemic racism and oppression have led to a reckoning… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Defense Based Advocacy and the Domestic Violence Movement Part 3/3

Published: April, 2022| BWJP

Defense Based Advocacy and the Domestic Violence Movement Part 3/3 In the third and final webinar of this series, participants will learn about the scope of the crisis of the criminalization of… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Defense Based Advocacy and the Domestic Violence Movement Part 2/3

Published: March, 2022| BWJP

Defense Based Advocacy and the Domestic Violence Movement Part 2/3 This webinar is part two of a three-part professional development series for community-based advocates, attorneys who work with… View this resource

Tools & Guides

White House Gender Equity Strategy - BWJP Responsive Guide

Published: February, 2022| BWJP

This report is a responsive guide from BWJP regarding the White House National Strategy on Gender Equity and Equality. View this resource

Webinar Recording

The Legal Resource Center on Violence Against Women - Helping DV Survivors with Interstate Cases

Published: October, 2021| BWJP

The Legal Resource Center on Violence Against Women - Helping DV Survivors with Interstate Cases Should They Stay or Should They Go? The Legal Resource Center on Violence Against Women speaks presents… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Taking Back Control - The BWJP Podcast

Published: October, 2021| BWJP

Taking Back Control - The BWJP Podcast Taking Back Control is a podcast brought to you by BWJP, the national resource center on civil and criminal justice responses to gender-based violence. Taking… View this resource

Webinar Recording

An Overview of Cash Bail for Domestic Violence Advocates

Published: July, 2021|

This webinar offers an overview of cash bail and an analysis of how cash bail disparately impacts different communities in this country. The webinar will also address concerns raised by the use of… View this resource

Webinar Recording

A Sample of Predominately African American Domestic Violence Victims Response to Objective Risk Assessments

Published: July, 2021|

Most stakeholders agree domestic abuse is a problem. Many agree the need to assess for abuse risk is important.  Some value the usefulness of objective risk assessment measures. But what if all… View this resource

Research & Statistics

The National Survey of Teen Relationships and Intimate Violence (STRiV)

Published: December, 2016|

This paper summarizes the findings from five papers (three published and two under review) of the National Survey of Teen Relationships and Intimate Violence (STRiV). The purpose of STRiV was to build… View this resource

Tools & Guides

STOP SV: A Technical Package to Prevent Sexual Violence

Published: May, 2016| CDC

The CDC released STOP SV: A Technical Package to Prevent Sexual Violence to help states and communities prioritize efforts to prevent sexual violence. A technical package is a collection of strategies… View this resource

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ABA Commission on Domestic & Sexual Violence

Published: January, 2015| American Bar Association

The mission of the ABA Commission on Domestic & Sexual Violence, founded in 1994, is to increase access to justice for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking by mobilizing the… View this resource

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Accessing Safety Initiative

Published: January, 2015| Vera Institute of Justice

Funded by the Office on Violence Against Women, the Accessing Safety Initiative helps organizations and communities meet the needs of women with disabilities & Deaf women who are victims or… View this resource

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Association for Women's Rights in Development

Published: January, 2015| Association For Women's Rights in Development

The Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID) is an international, feminist, membership organization committed to achieving gender equality, sustainable development and women's human… View this resource

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Batterer Intervention Services Coalition of Michigan

Published: January, 2015| Batterer Intervention Services Coalition of Michigan

The Batterer Intervention Services of Michigan Coalition's website contains useful national information on state standards in batterer treatment, and presentations by Lundy Bancroft. View this resource

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Bureau of Justice Statistics

Published: January, 2015| Office of Justice Programs

The U.S. Department of Justice website offers research and statistical publications on domestic violence. View this resource

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Domestic Abuse Intervention Programs

Published: January, 2015| Domestic Abuse Intervention Programs

The Domestic Abuse Intervention Programs, Duluth MN, is a nonprofit agency that works towards the elimination of violence in the lives of women and their children. DAIP believes that all forms of… View this resource

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Emerge

Published: January, 2015| Emerge

Founded in 1977, Emerge was the first abuser education program in the United States. Since its creation, Emerge has been a national leader in working to end violence in intimate relationships. View this resource

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FORGE

Published: January, 2015| FORGE

FORGE provides a wide range of assistance to anti-violence professionals who are seeking support to provide competent and respectful care to transgender survivors and loved ones of sexual assault… View this resource