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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.
TA Question of the Month
Monday, March 07, 2011

A growing number of women are serving in the US military. In 2008, 11% of Veterans from the Afghanistan and Iraq military operations were women. These numbers are expected to keep rising. In fact, women are the fastest growing group of Veterans (National Center for PTSD).

In the News
Thursday, March 03, 2011

The article reports, “California’s participation in a federal immigration enforcement program may endanger undocumented victims of domestic violence, according to groups that work with abuse victims.”

In the News
Wednesday, March 02, 2011

The article reports, “From all reports, it sounds like Charlie Sheen, the star of the CBS sitcom Two and a Half Men, is no charmer. Production of the show was suspended last week when Sheen began an offensive, anti-Semitic rant against the executive producer, Chuck Lorre.

In the News
Wednesday, March 02, 2011

The article reports, “American women are making headway in employment and college education, but the nagging pay-gap still exists, a new White House report finds. The White House today kicked off Women’s History Month with a report on the status of women in America, the first comprehensive overview of its kind since 1963”

In the News
Monday, February 28, 2011

The article reports, “In Turkey the murder rate of women has increased by 1,400 percent between 2002 and 2009, the last date for which data is available. The statistic was revealed by the country’s justice minister, in response to a parliamentary question.

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