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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
Wednesday, February 07, 2018

From a teenager boxer in Moldova to the first woman elected to the International Olympic Committee, we’re celebrating all the ways women athletes and women in the sport industry are inspiring us to level the playing field.

In the News
Tuesday, February 06, 2018

"When the police began doubting Marie, they turned on her. The focus of the investigation became her credibility. And instead of interviewing Marie as a victim, they began interrogating her as a suspect."

In the News
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

"It lets people know we’re not going to judge you and we’ll be here for you. We want you to be happy and safe, and no one deserves to be in an abusive relationship."

In the News
Monday, January 29, 2018

FreeFrom, a California-based nonprofit, has launched a self-help compensation tool for survivors of domestic violence.

In the News
Wednesday, January 24, 2018

The judge allowed scores of accusers to give victim impact statements during the sentencing. She said she took their statements into account, explaining that the others who spoke added to the credibility of the seven whose cases were before her.

In the News
Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Experiences of trauma in childhood "literally get under our skin, changing people in ways that can endure in their bodies for decades," Dr. Nadine Burke Harris writes in her new book.