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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.
In the News
Wednesday, May 04, 2011

The article reports, “Cyberstalking is a growing problem for women as rapid technological advances make online intrusion ever-more possible. There is a standard set of safety precautions, but as one safety advocate says, ‘This crime can be hard to stop.'”

TA Question of the Month
Monday, May 02, 2011

In the News
Monday, May 02, 2011

The article reports, “Do social workers, police and others take domestic violence among older people less seriously than they do among younger couples? A recent survey suggests that they might. A sample of 242 college students in social work and criminal justice examined three similar scenarios for domestic abuse between couples.”

In the News
Wednesday, April 27, 2011

The article reports, “Financial abuse occurs in 98 percent of abusive relationships, whether in the form of restricting access to a spouse’s credit, or draining assets once a victim attempts to leave. For spouses who see their options gradually dwindle, money may be the reason to stay in a relationship or come back after trying to get out.”

In the News
Monday, April 25, 2011

The article reports, “By now, most of us are familiar with the story of the 11-year-old girl who was raped by 19 young men. The story gets worse: this little girl, who was gang-raped, has become the target of victim blaming. A TV anchor quoted one of the rapists, who defended himself by saying, ‘She looked older than 11.'”