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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, December 14, 2010

The article reports, “A woman dies from domestic violence every 63 minutes in Russia, with more than 650,000 women beaten by their husbands and other relatives each year, a non-governmental organisation reported Monday. The violence ‘results in the death of 14,000 women each year’ in Russia, the ANNA women’s support group said in a report.”

In the News
Monday, November 29, 2010

The article reports, “Ending violence against women is not the work of a day or even a year. It will require concentrated efforts on many fronts with governments, non-profit organisations, and citizen leaders all pulling together. Most importantly, it will require fully tapping the largest and most natural group of allies women have: men.”

In the News
Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Could the new pat-downs and body scans again traumatize men and women recovering from an attack? The article reports, “For women and men who have already been sexually assaulted, the new screening rules—or just the threat of these rules—present a very real danger. They can be triggering events, setting off a posttraumatic-stress reaction.”

In the News
Friday, November 12, 2010

The article reports, “Thirty six states received failing grades for using various restraints on the belly and arms of incarcerated woman during labor and delivery in a recent report. On Monday, activists gathered online to discuss follow-through.

In the News
Wednesday, November 10, 2010

The article reports, “The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) has announced a partnership with popular daytime syndicated talk show host and New York Times best-selling author, Dr. Phil McGraw. During the show’s Season 9 premiere this past September, Dr. Phil announced a campaign to ‘End the Silence on Domestic Violence,’ and on Wednesday, November 10, Dr.