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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
Tuesday, March 15, 2011

The article reports, “Dov Charney built a fashion empire around hipster chic and a louche lifestyle that embraced pornography and lascivious advertising. Now the founder and chief executive of American Apparel sees both his life and his work crumbling around him in the form of a devastating sexual harassment suit by a former employee.”

In the News
Tuesday, March 15, 2011

The artile reports, “The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and its Goodwill Ambassador, Academy Award-winning actress Mira Sorvino, today launched a new fund that will support groups working on the frontlines to assist the victims of human trafficking.”

In the News
Tuesday, March 08, 2011

USA Today is commemorating the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day (March 8th) with a special insert that will reach more than 1.5 million readers.

TA Question of the Month
Monday, March 07, 2011

A growing number of women are serving in the US military. In 2008, 11% of Veterans from the Afghanistan and Iraq military operations were women. These numbers are expected to keep rising. In fact, women are the fastest growing group of Veterans (National Center for PTSD).

In the News
Thursday, March 03, 2011

The article reports, “California’s participation in a federal immigration enforcement program may endanger undocumented victims of domestic violence, according to groups that work with abuse victims.”

In the News
Wednesday, March 02, 2011

The article reports, “From all reports, it sounds like Charlie Sheen, the star of the CBS sitcom Two and a Half Men, is no charmer. Production of the show was suspended last week when Sheen began an offensive, anti-Semitic rant against the executive producer, Chuck Lorre.