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Strangulation has been identified as one of the most lethal forms of domestic violence and sexual assault. This session will provide an in-depth examination of the mechanics of strangulation and suffocation from a legal and law enforcement perspective. */More Info >>
*/ Strangulation has been identified as one of the most lethal forms of domestic violence and sexual assault. This session will provide an in-depth examination of the mechanics of strangulation and suffocation from a legal and law enforcement perspective.More Info >>
One control tactic used by abuses involves controlling the finances of the household. Abusers may limit the survivor’s options by not allowing access to checking accounts, credit card, other sources of money or even financial independence. Our society tends to focus on getting the survivor away from the perpetrator, but we provide very little in the way of financial assistance to allow her to remain financially independent. This session will provide information about economic abuse and emerging practices or programs addressing this serious issue. */More Info >>
Colonizing governments understood that to establish their control over Native nations, they had to work to eradicate tribal values that honored women and prohibited violence against women. Today, the pathways to ending violence against Native women must be grounded firmly in reconnecting with these tribal values. One Nation at a time, through community organizing efforts to reconnect with tribal values, we can change how we think about our responsibilities of protecting our women and implement concrete solutions. */More Info >>
Indigenous Creation Story Series */More Info >>
Indigenous Creation Story Series */More Info >>
Executive Summary In commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, the Obama Administration reaffirmed the American values of freedom and equality by asking federal agencies to develop a plan to strengthen services for victims of human trafficking. Coordination, Collaboration, Capacity, the Federal Strategic Action Plan on Services for Victims of Human Trafficking in the United States, 2013-2017 (the Plan) embraces these principles and builds on the progress that our Nation has made in combating human trafficking and modern day forms of slavery through government action, as well as partnerships with allied professionals and concerned citizens. As our understanding...More Info >>
Federal Stalking Laws United States Codes Service Stalking § 2261A. Stalking Domestic Violence & Stalking § 2261. Interstate domestic violence § 2262. Interstate violation of protection order § 2263. Pretrial release of defendant § 2264. Restitution § 2265. Full faith and credit given to protection orders § 922. Unlawful acts. – [Domestic Violence and Stalking Firearm Prohibitions only] Related Offenses § 875. Interstate communications § 223. Obscene or harassing telephone calls in the District of Columbia or in interstate or foreign communications Violence Against Women Act Stalking Updates The Violence Against Women Act was recently reauthorized, and included updates to...More Info >>
Executive Summary and Introduction The State of Alaska Task Force on the Crimes of Human Trafficking, Promoting Prostitution and Sex Trafficking was established by legislation in 2012 to do the following: (1) look at the prevalence of the crimes of human trafficking and sex trafficking in Alaska; (2) assess the current services available to victims of human and sex trafficking; and (3) make recommendations for ways to further assist victims. This report is the final culmination of the task force’s work and includes the task force’s final recommendations. The task force met over the course of five months and held...More Info >>

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