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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
Monday, November 27, 2017

Brown was tried as an adult and, despite arguing that she acted in self-defense, was convicted of first-degree murder. She will be eligible for parole when she is 69. Over the past few weeks her story has been taken up by a host of high-profile celebrities in an effort to win her clemency.

In the News
Saturday, November 25, 2017

People in Turkey, France, Chile, Italy, Mozambique, Sweden, Spain and other countries marched this weekend in support of the United Nations’ International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, commencing two weeks of campaigning for gender equality.

In the News
Tuesday, November 21, 2017

More than half of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer Americans say they have experienced violence, threats or harassment because of their sexuality or gender identity, according to new poll results being released Tuesday by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

In the News
Monday, November 20, 2017

Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) is an annual observance on November 20 that honors the memory of those whose lives were lost in acts of anti-transgender violence.

In the News
Thursday, November 16, 2017

For Teen Dating Violence Awareness & Prevention Month, NRCDV Radio’s Stories of Transformation podcast station will feature the stories of young activists, advocates, organizers, and social change makers age 12-20, describing “Why I’m an Activist.”

In the News
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

"They voted yes for fairness, yes for commitment, yes for love."