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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
Friday, November 12, 2010

The article reports, “Thirty six states received failing grades for using various restraints on the belly and arms of incarcerated woman during labor and delivery in a recent report. On Monday, activists gathered online to discuss follow-through.

In the News
Wednesday, November 10, 2010

The article reports, “The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) has announced a partnership with popular daytime syndicated talk show host and New York Times best-selling author, Dr. Phil McGraw. During the show’s Season 9 premiere this past September, Dr. Phil announced a campaign to ‘End the Silence on Domestic Violence,’ and on Wednesday, November 10, Dr.

In the News
Wednesday, November 10, 2010

The article reports, ” When a 14-year-old displaced girl was raped earlier this year in a busy area of the southern Colombian town of Mocoa, hardly anyone batted an eyelid. In another part of town, meanwhile, two sisters, aged six and 10, can’t sleep and are too scared to leave their home after being sexually assaulted in their neighbourhood.

In the News
Wednesday, November 10, 2010

The article reports, “As part of her two-week Asia-Pacific tour, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton was in Australia on Saturday, where she called for increased cooperation between Australia and the U.S. to help drive down violence against women globally, Bloomberg reports.

In the News
Friday, October 29, 2010

The article reports, “Eddie Mendez used to think of domestic abuse in its most common form: a man battering a woman. But last year, he was convicted of misdemeanor domestic violence against his male partner and ordered, as part of his probation, to enroll in a program at Chicago’s Center for Domestic Peace.

In the News
Friday, October 29, 2010

The article reports, “Each year for Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October the Violence Policy Center releases its report When Men Murder Women.