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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
Monday, April 25, 2011

The article reports, “By now, most of us are familiar with the story of the 11-year-old girl who was raped by 19 young men. The story gets worse: this little girl, who was gang-raped, has become the target of victim blaming. A TV anchor quoted one of the rapists, who defended himself by saying, ‘She looked older than 11.'”

In the News
Friday, April 08, 2011

The article reports, “Strangulation, common in domestic abuse cases, is now a crime in New York and already 2,000 people have been arrested under the weeks-old law, authorities said on Thursday. Police and prosecutors, who in the past had difficulty prosecuting such cases because of the lack of visible physical injuries, said the law clearly was needed.”

eNewsletters
Monday, April 04, 2011

APRIL IS SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH