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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, January 28, 2011

The article reports, “A United Nations expert on women’s human rights is investigating why Native women face the highest rates of sexual and physicalassault of any group in the U.S. Rashida Manjoo, United Nations special rapporteur on Violence Against Women, will visit the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians this month.”

In the News
Tuesday, December 14, 2010

The article reports, “A woman dies from domestic violence every 63 minutes in Russia, with more than 650,000 women beaten by their husbands and other relatives each year, a non-governmental organisation reported Monday. The violence ‘results in the death of 14,000 women each year’ in Russia, the ANNA women’s support group said in a report.”

In the News
Monday, November 29, 2010

The article reports, “Ending violence against women is not the work of a day or even a year. It will require concentrated efforts on many fronts with governments, non-profit organisations, and citizen leaders all pulling together. Most importantly, it will require fully tapping the largest and most natural group of allies women have: men.”

In the News
Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Could the new pat-downs and body scans again traumatize men and women recovering from an attack? The article reports, “For women and men who have already been sexually assaulted, the new screening rules—or just the threat of these rules—present a very real danger. They can be triggering events, setting off a posttraumatic-stress reaction.”