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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
Thursday, December 06, 2018

“That so many women have been brave enough to tell stories with devastating personal consequences to hear that they are still not being believed is very difficult to cope with... We need a critical mass of men to stand up and get involved to tackle this problem and become part of the solution.”

In the News
Friday, November 30, 2018

In 2006, Tarana Burke took out a piece of paper, wrote "Me Too" across the top and laid out an action plan for a movement centered on the power of empathy between survivors. More than a decade later, she reflects on what has since become a global movement — and makes a powerful call to dismantle the power and privilege that are building blocks of sexual violence. "We owe future generations nothing less than a world free of sexual violence," she says. "I believe we can build that world."

In the News
Thursday, November 29, 2018

An examination into the destruction of rape kits in dozens of agencies across the country found that police trashed evidence in 400 cases before the statutes of limitations expired or when there was no time limit to prosecute.

In the News
Wednesday, November 28, 2018

A new study from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research on earnings and labor force participation finds commonly cited figures on the gender wage gap may underestimate pay inequality.

In the News
Monday, November 26, 2018

The U.N. report was released to coincide with its International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, a campaign to raise awareness of gender-based violence and its global prevalence.

In the News
Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Approximately 19 percent, or 1.9 million, LGB adults report having a gun in their home, compared to 35 percent, or 85 million, heterosexual adults.