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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
Thursday, February 03, 2011

The article reports, “The shocking statistic at the core of ‘Crime After Crime’ is that 80% of women in American prisons are survivors of some form of domestic violence, rape or abuse. Focusing on the case of Deborah Peagler, Yoav Potash’s gripping documentary targets the justice system’s blinkered vision in that area, reflected through a staggering ordeal that spans more than

In the News
Thursday, February 03, 2011

The article reports, “Violence against women in conflict areas in Africa has reached epidemic proportions. Yet as conflict continues to unfold, from the Ivory Coast to the ever-turbulent Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), it is still mostly a silent disaster.”

In the News
Wednesday, February 02, 2011

The article reports, “…Domestic violence is an all too familiar part of a relationship for millions of women. Despite the promise of America, many immigrants have found it difficult to achieve the “American Dream,” instead to experience domestic violence and prejudice. Little attention has been paid to immigrant women who are battered.”

eNewsletters
Tuesday, February 01, 2011

Includes a special message to our loyal users and highlights National Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. TO OUR LOYAL USERS