The article reports, “The University of Northern Iowa will launch its Center for Violence Prevention in January 2011. The center will develop the best practices for responding to and preventing interpersonal violence at Iowa’s three state universities. The CVP will provide education and criminal justice programs to train people to know what to do in emergencies.
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The article reports, “Defense Department officials are observing National Domestic Violence Awareness Month by reminding the military community about resources and programs to help in preventing or stopping domestic violence.”
The proclamation states, “In the 16 years since the passage of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), we have broken the silence surrounding domestic violence to reach thousands of survivors, prevent countless incidences of abuse, and save untold numbers of lives.
Featuring the release of the 2010 Domestic Violence Awareness Month Resource Packet and announcing the new Special Collection on Sexual Violence & Housing. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month