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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, April 10, 2019

More than four in 10 women in 51 countries surveyed feel they have no choice but to agree to their partner’s sexual demands according to a UN report released this week. The report also notes that they are also unable to make basic decisions about getting pregnant and accessing health care for themselves. 

Policy & Advocacy in Action
Tuesday, April 09, 2019

Uniting to End Violence Against People with Disabilities embraces the theme of 2019 Sexual Assault Awareness Month, I Ask, and wants to ensure that people with disabilities are emphasized during this awareness campaign. While people with disabilities experience disproportionate rates of sexual violence, they are often forgotten in conversations about rape and sexual assault.

Policy & Advocacy in Action
Saturday, April 06, 2019

Every day, in every community across the U.S., people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) are being sexually assaulted. Too many have a story to tell, and yet few are ever heard. The Talk About Sexual Violence project aims to change that by educating health care providers about sexual violence in the lives of people with I/DD.

In the News
Monday, April 01, 2019

A majority of states allow 16- and 17-year-olds to wed, and 17 states have no minimum age to marry, experts say.

TA Question of the Month
Monday, April 01, 2019

By Susan Sullivan, Prevention Campaign Specialist for the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC)

eNewsletters
Tuesday, March 26, 2019

This Women's History Month, NRCDV invites you to pause and reflect on women who have inspired you, and consider how you honor them in your work for justice and peace.