The interior secretary has announced the formation of a new unit to investigate the epidemic of violence.
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GLAAD, the world's largest LGBTQ+ media advocacy organization, released an open letter Wednesday signed by over 465 feminist leaders in advocacy, business, entertainment, media, politics and social justice standing in solidarity with transgender women and girls in honor of Women's History Month and Transgender Day of Visibility.
We at NRCDV believe that we are in a critical time for realignment and course correction. We promise to imagine and co-create solutions to gender-based and sexual violence that emerge from communities most impacted and address root causes. This is consistent with our values and the commitment we have made to the field, BIPOC survivors and others living on the margins.
Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) and poverty are mutually reinforcing and correlated. Our March 2021 TA Question of the Month explores how Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) helps survivors afford the basics and rebuild their lives after violence.
The National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (NRCDV) mourns the killing of the eight victims in the Atlanta-area spa shootings and denounces the racist Anti-Asian sentiments motivating these killings. We grieve for Daoyou Feng, Paul Andre Michels, Julie Park, Hyeon Jeong Park, Xiaojie Yan, Delaina Ashley Yaun and two other unnamed victims and their communities. Six of these victims were women of Asian descent.
“The introduction of the VAWA Reauthorization Act of 2021 [H.R. 1620] is a welcomed opportunity to address the needs of survivors and communities across the country,” said Farzana Safiullah, CEO of the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (NRCDV). “We are particularly pleased with provisions that confirm Tribal sovereignty to prosecute non-native offenders of sexual assault, child abuse, trafficking and stalking.”