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  1. Informational Letter on Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Gender Expression (SOGIE), 16-OCFS-INF-10, New York State Office of Children and Family Services, Office of Strategic Planning and Policy Development (2016)

    This informational letter to New York State Commissioners of Social Services and Executive Directors of Voluntary Authorized Agencies—a gencies authorized to operate, manage, supervise, or own group homes or other such child care institutions— provides st ...

    admin - 8/8/2020 5:53pm

  2. Safe & Respected: Policy, Best Practices & Guidance for Serving Transgender & Gender Non-Conforming Children and Youth Involved in the Child Welfare, Detention, and Juvenile Justice Systems, NYC Administration for Children's Services (2014)

    This document is a guide of best practices for individuals working with youth in state custody that identify as transgender and gender non-conforming (TGNC) in New York City. The guide provide a brief overview of the barriers that TGNC children and youth ...

    admin - 8/13/2020 5:47pm

  3. Close to Home: Plan for Non-Secure Placement, New York City Administration for Children’s Services (2012)

    This plan describes the New York City Administration for Children's Services (ACS) proposed implementation of the Close to Home juvenile justice reform initiative. Pending approval by the New York State Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS), ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 8/30/2020 3:50pm

  4. Justice for All? A Report on the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered Youth in the New York Juvenile Justice System, Randi Feinstein, et al. (2001)

    This report chronicles the experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered (LGBT) youth in the New York juvenile justice system. It discusses the overrepresentation of these youth in juvenile justice, and the underlying problems, such as stigma, ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 12/14/2019 1:06pm

  5. The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women, 1249 U.N.T.S. 13 (1981)

    The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), addresses women’s rights within the political, social, economic, cultural, and family life. It calls for state parties to overcome barriers of discrimination against w ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 9/29/2020 5:08pm

  6. CEDAW, The Treaty for the Rights of Women: Rights That Benefit the Entire Community, Leila Rassekh Milani et al., eds., The Working Group on Ratification of the U.N. Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women

    This document summarizes the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) and describes the status of CEDAW in the United States, and describes CEDAW’s impact on several issues, including HIV/AIDS. It provides excelle ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 7/9/2020 4:40pm