We know that American Indian/Alaska Native women experience some of the highest rates for domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, sex trafficking, homicide at the hands of an intimate partner, and missing & murdered. Women with disabilities are of double risk for violence and abuse. This webinar will offer data on American Indian/Alaska Native disabilities in equal access, fair accommodations, and an opportunity to make powerful contributions to provide accessible, safe, and effective services to individuals with disabilities and Deaf individuals who are victims of sexual assault
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There is a clear and established link between animal cruelty and human violence. This webinar will focus on implications for pets in the context of domestic violence. This is important since studies have shown that 48% of domestic violence victims delay leaving or remain in abusive situations because of their pets. Yet fewer than 10% of domestic violence shelters house pets and almost half of all victim/survivors do not want to be separated from their pets.
When disaster strikes, are you prepared? This webinar will focus on how we, as tribal domestic violence programs and shelters can prepare and insure our ability to conduct business after a disaster strikes. It will not only address personal preparedness, but important information on how to continue critical operations of tribal domestic violence programs. It will provide emergency management tips to help tribal domestic violence programs be prepared for future disasters and continue the vital role you play in our communities: Protecting our Relatives!
November 30, 2016 - 1-2:30pm Mountain
In honor of Family Heritage month, this webinar recording will be available all through the month of August.
In Native cultures, Native peoples had non-violent life ways based on an understanding of the natural world, viewing health through the traditional concepts of balance and sense of well-being. This webinar will discuss how restoring traditional family values can support positive social change and healthy community characteristics where Native families can exist in a web of relationships, each equal in importance and value.
Violence Against American Indian and Alaska Native Women and Men: 2010 Findings from the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey
This report examines the prevalence of violence experienced by American Indian and Alaska Native women and men, using a large nationally representative sample. It provides estimates of sexual violence, physical violence by intimate partners, and stalking, and psychological aggression by intimate partners. It provides estimates of interracial and intra-racial victimizations and briefly examines the impact of violence. This webinar will focus on survey results, which are expected to raise awareness and understanding about violence against AI and AK Native women and men.
In recognition of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, June 15, 2016, NIWRC is pleased to present this webinar.