The article reports, “The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) made public today its merits report on Case No. 12.626, Jessica Lenahan (formerly Jessica Gonzales), United States, related to the duties of the State to respond to situations of domestic violence with diligent protection measures.”
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The article reports, “The 1in4women campaign uses a Facebook app to calculate the number of friends a user has who may experience domestic violence in their lives, using the one in four national statistic. A personalised message is then posted on users’ walls and news feeds to highlight the statistic.”
Models in Prevention – CDC’s DELTA Program (August 2011) provides an overview of this national initiative to build organizational capacity and state leadership for the primary prevention of intimate partner violence, offers key prevention resources, and highlights initiatives, materials, and promising practices from all 14 DELTA St
The article reports, “Women who’ve suffered from gender-based violence are more likely to develop anxiety disorders or other mental woes, experience physical and mental disabilities, and have worse quality of life than other women, new research shows.
BACK TO SCHOOL & CONTINUING EDUCATION As fall approaches, many of us begin to turn our energy to educational pursuits – whether we are going back to school after summer break, supporting children who are returning to school, or considering ways to broaden our professional knowledge through continuing education.
An advocate contacted the NSVRC asking for assistance in starting up a shelter for sexual violence victims and survivors in her community. She expressed concern that in her area, there were no shelter options specifically designed for sexual assault victims and survivors.