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An Online Resource Library on Gender-Based Violence.

VAWnet News Blog

This area provides access to current and past news coverage on various issues related to gender-based violence that has national reach or impact, a full archive of NRCDV eNewsletters featuring announcements of new resources, initiatives, and events and access to our recent and archived TA questions of the month.
TA Question of the Month
Thursday, June 01, 2017

The thing about rape culture is that it shapes our language about sexual assault. Problematic comments may not even be explicitly about rape – comments that reflect attitudes about homophobia, ableism, racism, or any other form of oppression still perpetuate rape culture.

In the News
Thursday, June 01, 2017

A bill introduced by Assemblywoman Eloise Gomez Reyes, D-San Bernardino, would help fund new efforts to prevent domestic violence in California, inspired by the death of North Park Elementary School teacher Karen Smith in April.

In the News
Tuesday, May 30, 2017

On its second try, the Louisiana Senate voted 25-13 to extend state domestic violence protections to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender people and others in same-sex relationships Tuesday.

In the News
Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Safe Housing Partnerships is a collection of strategies, resources, case studies, reports, and statistics that providers and advocates can use to enhance services and better meet the needs of survivors who are or are at risk of becoming homeless.

In the News
Tuesday, May 30, 2017

The hotlines of the Tahirih Justice Center in Houston, which advocates for victims of sexual and domestic violence, have been inundated with calls recently.

In the News
Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Republican and Democratic House representatives introduced a resolution on Tuesday condemning the persecution of LGBTQ people in the Russian region of Chechnya.