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
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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.
Intimate Partner Homicide Prevention (July 2011) explores the most tragic consequence of domestic violence and offers a variety of tools and information towards its prevention.
The article reports, “A report released Wednesday by the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs reveals that hate crimes against members of the LGBT community rose dramatically in 2010. The coalition says hate crimes tend to increase after civil rights advancements.”