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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
Wednesday, January 30, 2019

“LGBTQ people living at multiple intersections of oppression, such as racism and homophobia, experience compounded violence,” Eliel Cruz, a spokesperson for the Anti-Violence Project, explained.

In the News
Tuesday, January 29, 2019

"Traffickers the world over continue to target women and girls," wrote UNODC’s Executive Director Fedotov, in the report’s preface. "The vast majority of detected victims of trafficking for sexual exploitation and 35 per cent of those trafficked for forced labour are female."

In the News
Monday, January 28, 2019

A new set of powerful public service announcements rejects that status quo by bleeping out the name of a well-known perpetrator. Instead, the videos — from creative agency Deutsch and #MeToo movement creator Tarana Burke — focus on the dignity, humanity and healing of survivors of sexual violence.

TA Question of the Month
Wednesday, January 16, 2019

The issue of human trafficking has gained tremendous attention over the last two decades. The relatively new “popularity” of this crime has provided needed protections for survivors and resources for victim service providers in the field, however it has also allowed for misconceptions.

In the News
Monday, January 07, 2019

As the six-part series, which chronicles decades of the singer’s alleged sexual misconduct, aired on the Lifetime network from Thursday through Saturday, the hotline received 20 percent more calls than the prior week, according to the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network, which operates the line.

In the News
Monday, January 07, 2019

Control over family planning is widely recognized as a human right and experts say being able to prevent unwanted childbirth can improve women’s access to education and work, helping to break cycles of poverty. However, a recent review found that coercion of women – usually by a male partner – appears to be common.