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DECEMBER 2013

Presidential Proclamation ~ National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, 2014, The White House, Washington, DC: December 31, 2013.

Presidential Proclamation ~ National Stalking Awareness Month, 2014, The White House, Washington, DC: December 31, 2013.

Mary Kay Donates $1.2 Million for 20 Nature Explore® Classrooms at Domestic Violence Shelters Across the U.S., Mary Kay Inc. and The Mary Kay Foundation, Nebraska City, NE: December 17, 2013.

Statement of Shawn McMahon, Acting President / CEO of Wider Opportunities for Women, After Yesterday's Announcement of a Potential Budget Agreement by Budget Conference Chairs Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) and Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), Wider Opportunities for Women, Washington, DC: December 12, 2013.

Legal Momentum Urges President Obama to Tell Congress "No" on More SNAP Cuts, Legal Momentum, New York, NY: December 10, 2013.

'Groundbreaking' national survey hosted at Western, Craig Gilbert, London Community News, London, ONT, CA: December 6, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Metroland.

A National Perspective on Recent High-Profile Sexual Assault Cases, National Alliance to End Sexual Violence, Washington, DC: December 6, 2013.

Drug Defendants Are Being 'Forced' to Plead Guilty, Report Claims, Saki Knafo, The Huffington Post, December 5, 2013. Copyright © 2013 TheHuffingtonPost.com, Inc.

Rape, A Loaded Issue for Black Men, Byron Hurt, Fanwood, NJ: December 5, 2013.

 

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NOVEMBER 2013

Handle on Scandal, how a TV show deals with sexual assault, Kristine Ives, Toward Healing & Justice Blog, Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault, Denver, CO: posted November 29, 2013.

Art shows the heart of abused women, Janet St. James, KVUE-TV, November 25, 2013. Copyright © 2009-2013 KVUE Television, Inc.

Report: Domestic violence incidents up, arrests down in Kansas, Ann Marie Bush, The Topeka Capital-Journal, Topeka, KS: November 24, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The Topeka Capital-Journal.

Dallas police consider home visits to prevent domestic violence deaths, Sarah Mervosh, The Dallas Morning News, November 23, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The Dallas Morning News.

Department of Justice Announces New Policy to Address Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Stalking in the Workplace, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC: November 20, 2013.

Call of Duty and a Generation of Joystick Warriors, Jackson Katz, The Blog, The Huffington Post, November 19, 2013. Copyright © 2013 TheHuffingtonPost.com, Inc.

Study: Sexual assaults greatly underreported, Tony Gonzalez, The Tennessean, USA Today, Nashville, TN: November 19, 2013. Copyright © 2013 USA Today.

Troubling study finds rape incidents are far higher than reported by the U.S. Census Bureau, Agence France-Presse, The Raw Story, November 19, 2013. Copyright © 2004-2013 Raw Story Media, Inc.

U.S. Justice Department rape statistics understate problem: study, Susan Heavey, Reuters, Washington, DC: November 19, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Thomson Reuters.

Final Rule to Implement the Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act Released, National Association of Drug Court Professionals, Alexandria, VA: November 15, 2013. Read about final regulations.

Gillibrand Steps Up for Working Women, Jordan Larson, The American Prospect, November 14, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The American Prospect.

Survey Finds Significant Link between Chronic Health Conditions and Domestic Violence, Society for Women's Health Research, Washington, DC: November 14, 2013.

Attorney General Eric Holder Announces First Public Hearing of Task Force to Examine Impact of Violence on American Indian and Alaska Native Children, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC: November 13, 2013.

Tennessee Study: Annual Costs of Violence Against Women 'Likely Exceeds $1 Billion', David Edwards, The Raw Story, November 13, 2013. Copyright © 2004-2013 Raw Story Media, Inc.

Domestic Violence Victims Suffer Under Sequestration as Congress Battles Over the Budget, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: November 12, 2013.

Violence Intervention Program, Inc. Awarded the Avon Foundation for Women Speak Out Against Domestic Violence Grant for Domestic Violence Survivor Empowerment Program, Violence Intervention Program, Inc., New York, NY: November 6, 2013.

Private Violence ~ A media project to end violence against women in America, Kimberly Womack, International Association of Forensic Nurses, November 2013. More about Private Violence.

 

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OCTOBER 2013

4 mass killings in 4 days show how random murder can be (video), Yamiche Alcindor and Meghan Hoyer, USA Today, October 31, 2013. Copyright © 2013 USA Today.

Presidential Proclamation ~ Military Family Month, 2013, The White House, Washington, DC: October 31, 2013.

Presidential Proclamation ~ National Native American Heritage Month, 2013, The White House, Washington, DC: October 31, 2013.

Vice President Biden Visits the National Domestic Violence Hotline, posted by Lynn Rosenthal, The White House Blog, The White House, Washington, DC: October 31, 2013.

Attorney General Holder Announces $6.7 Million to Improve Legal Defense Services for the Poor, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC: October 30, 2013.

Combating Domestic Violence and Other Forms of Violence Against Women, posted by Brian De Vallance, The DHS Blog, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Washington, DC: October 30, 2013.

Honoring the Hotline's Life-Saving Work and the Leadership that Makes It Possible, Joyful Heart Foundation, Austin, TX: October 30, 2013.

Vice President again in Austin visiting national domestic violence hotline he's long supported, Associated Press, The Washington Post, West Lake Hills, TX: October 30, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Associated Press.

Avon Foundation for Women Awards More Than $10 Million in Grants in 4Q 2013 to Breast Cancer and Domestic Violence Organizations, Avon Foundation for Women, New York, NY: October 28, 2013.

Domestic Violence by the Numbers... (24 Alarming Facts), Mindy Fischer, Liberals Unite, October 28, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Liberals Unite.

Rosie Hidalgo of the National Latin@ Network (a project of Casa de Esperanza) Receives National Award at Domestic Violence Awareness Colloquium, National Latin@ Network, Washington, DC: October 28, 2013.

'SVU' actress Mariska Hargitay to join Biden on tour of Austin Hotline, Jonathan Tilove, Austin American-Statesman, Austin, TX: October 28, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Cox Media.

A Good Men's Rights Movement Is Hard to Find, Jaclyn Friedman, The American Prospect, October 24, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The American Prospect.

Jewish Women International Named a North American Jewish Organization with Greatest Impact on the Lives of Women and Girls, Jewish Women International, Washington, DC: October 24, 2013.

How VAWA Could've Helped Daisy Coleman Get Justice, Jill Filipovic, The Nation, October 22, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The Nation.

VAWA and the Government Shutdown, Deirdre Bannon, The Crime Report, October 18, 2013.

Alabama Coalition Against Domestic Violence Experiencing Some Serious Financial Issues (video), WSFA-TV, Montgomery, AL: October 17, 2013. Copyright © 2000-2013 WorldNow and WSFA.

Shutdown Harming Domestic Violence Programs, Top Senator Says, Sahil Kapur, TPM, Washington, DC: October 12, 2013. Copyright © 2013 TPM Media LLC.

The Terrorist Next Door, Blog, Cindy Waitt, Sioux City, SD: October10, 2013.

U.S. Accuses 2 Rabbis of Kidnapping Husbands for a Fee, Joseph Goldstein and Michael Schwirtz, The New York Times, October 10, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The New York Times Company.

Government shutdown puts squeeze on health, safety, John Bacon and Natalie DiBlasio, USA Today, October 9, 2013. Copyright © 2013 USA Today.

Domestic Violence Shelters Struggle to Stay Open During Shutdown, Zoë Carpenter, The Nation, October 8, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The Nation.

NNEDV Names TCFV Gloria Terry, CEO, to National Board, Texas Council on Family Violence, Austin, TX: October 8, 2013.

Without Federal Funding, Shelter for Victims of Domestic Violence Struggles, Matt Laslo, WAMU 88.5, October 7, 2013. Copyright © 2013 WAMU 88.5.

Domestic Violence Programs Brace For End of Federal Funds After Friday, Bryce Covert, Think Progress, October 4, 2013. Copyright © 2005-2013 Center for American Progress Action Fund.

NAESV Calls on Congress to Immediately Fund the Federal Government, National Alliance to End Sexual Violence, Washington, DC: October 4, 2013.

National Latin@ Policy Summit on Domestic Violence, Rose Hidalgo, Blog, National Latin@ Network, St. Paul, MN: October 4, 2013.

VI DVSAC Names Khnuma Simmonds-Esannason New Executive Director, St. Croix Source, St. Croix, VI: October 4, 2013. Copyright © 2013 V.I. Source Publications, Inc.

Valeant Pharmaceuticals Announces Partnership with the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Laval, QC, CA: October 2, 2013.

Federal Shutdown Jeopardizes Domestic Violence Victims and Programs, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: October 1, 2013.

Women Rule ~ A Special Series: How Women Are Leading Change in Politics, Policy and Their Communities, POLITICO and Google, throughout October 2013. Copyright © 2013 POLITICO LLC.

 

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SEPTEMBER 2013

Ensuring Access for LGBT Victims of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Dating Violence and Stalking, OVW Blog, Office on Violence Against Women, Washington, DC: September 30, 2013.

Presidential Proclamation ~ National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, The White House, Washington, DC: September 30, 2013.

Transgender and LGB Survivors of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Now Have New Protections, FORGE, Milwaukee, WI: September 30, 2013.

Speakers: To Find Peace, End Domestic Violence, Rita Henley Jensen, Women's eNews, September 27, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Women's eNews.

Justice Department Awards $5.1 Million to Curb Gangs, Reduce Gun Violence, Office of Justice Programs, Washington, DC: September 25, 2013.

Native American Woman Nominated to Federal Court, Feminist News, Feminist Majority Foundation, Arlington, VA: September 25, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Feminist Majority Foundation.

Legal Momentum's National Judicial Education Program's Newest Curriculum: Raped or "Seduced"? How Language Helps Shape Our Response to Sexual Violence, Legal Momentum, New York, NY: September 24, 2013. Download curriculum.

The Mary Kay Foundation Announces $3 Million in Grants to Domestic Violence Shelters during Mary Kay Inc's 50th Anniversary Year (English and Español), The Mary Kay Foundation, Dallas, TX: September 19, 2013.

Christian College Blames "Feminists" for Unjustly Jailing Rapists and Child Abusers, Rika Christensen, Addicting Info, September 18, 2013.

Most Women Working Today Will Not See Equal Pay During their Working Lives, Institute for Women’s Policy Research, Washington, DC: September 18, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Institute for Women’s Policy Research. See fact sheet.

Unsung Latino Heroes of San Antonio, Elaine Ayala, San Antonio Express-News, September 18, 2013. Copyright © 2013 San Antonio Express-News.

Much Anticipated Child Welfare Guidance on Human Trafficking Released, Administration for Children, Youth and Families, Washington, DC: September 16, 2013. See Guidance.

Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz on the 19th Anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act, Democrats, Washington, DC: September 13, 2013.

Ending Violence Against Women: 19 Years of Progress, posted by Lynn Rosenthal, The White House Blog, The White House, Council on Women and Girls, Washington, DC: September 13, 2013.

Decriminalization of teacher / student sexual activity is not the answer, MaleSurvivor, New York, NY: September 6, 2013. Read Ms. Karasik's opinion piece published in The Washington Post.

 

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AUGUST 2013

Presidential Proclamation ~ Women's Equality Day, 2013, The White House, Washington, DC: August 23, 2013.

National leaders release policy statement on HIV prophylaxis for sexual assault survivors, Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, International Association of Forensic Nurses, National Alliance to End Sexual Violence and National Sexual Violence Resource Center, Enola, PA: August 19, 2013. See statement.

20 Years of Sticking Together, Giving City Austin, Austin, TX: August 5, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Giving City Austin.

Dorothy Q. Thomas Named Interim CEO of the Ms. Foundation for Women, Ms. Foundation for Women, New York, NY: August 1, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Ms. Foundation for Women.

 

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JULY 2013

Being 'Too Beautiful' Becomes On-Job Liability, Caryl Rivers and Rosalind C. Barnett, Women's eNews, July 31, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Women's eNews.

Sundance Institute Announces $550,000 in Grants for 29 Documentaries, Sundance Institute, Los Angeles, CA: July 11, 2013. Copyright © 2000-2013 Sundance Institute.

Texas School Ignored Coerced Classroom Oral Sex with Teacher, Girl Says, Cameron Langford, Courthouse News Service, AlterNet, July 11, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Independent Media Institute.

Conservatives Mock Eve Ensler on Right-wing Talk Radio, Jackson Katz, Media Blog, The Huffington Post, July 10, 2013. Copyright © 2013 TheHuffingtonPost.com, Inc.

Crimes Unpunished ~ At the Houston Police Department, a lax discipline system keeps negligent cops on the streets, Emily DePrang, Texas Observer, Austin, TX: July 10, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Texas Observer.

UBC student blinded in attack earns Master's degree, CBC News, July 10, 2013. Copyright © 2013 CBC.

The N-word on the 4th of July, Brittney Cooper, Salon, July 4, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Salon Media Group, Inc.

"The View from the Victim Room" by Courtney Queeney, Blog, Anne Caroline Drake, July 3, 2013.

 

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JUNE 2013

Authorities ID victims, suspect from McFaddin Beach shooting, Tim Monzingo, Houston Chronicle, June 30, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Hearst Newspapers, LLC.

Domestic Violence Advocates Cheer Senate Passage of Immigration Reform Bill, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: June 27, 2013. Read How Comprehensive Immigration Reform Affects Immigrant Survivors and see how Senators voted.

HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on PTSD Awareness Month, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Washington, DC: June 27, 2013.

National Organization for Women-NYS Cheers Defeat of New York's "Cage-Fighting Bill", NOW-New York State, Albany NY: June 22, 2013. Copyright © 2013 NOW-NYS Inc.

Engaging Men to Say NO MORE to Violence Against Women, Lynn Rosenthal, The White House Blog, The White House, Washington, DC: June 21, 2013.

Annual Survey Reveals Cycle of Domestic Violence Continues in Generation Y, Mary Kay, Inc., Dallas, TX: June 13, 2013.

Senate Begins Consideration of Historic Immigration Legislation, Senator Patrick Leahy, U.S. Senate, Washington, DC: June 11, 2013.

High court's DNA ruling will help catch rapists, Scott Berkowitz, CNN, June 3, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Cable News Network, Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. See Maryland v. King.

Victim Advocates Mourn the Passing of Senator Lautenberg, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: June 3, 2013. See more about gun ban.

Ms. Foundation for Women Selects 2013-2014 Fellow ~ Lindsay Rosenthal to Support Advocacy Efforts to Increase Access to Health Care, Ms. Foundation for Women, New York, NY: June 3, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Ms. Foundation for Women.

 

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MAY 2013

Presidential Proclamation ~ Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month, 2013, The White House, Washington, DC: May 31, 2013.

Gun Deaths Outpaced Motor Vehicle Deaths in 12 States and the District of Columbia in 2010, New Analysis Shows, Violence Policy Center, Washington, DC: May 29, 2013. See new analysis.

NNEDV Responds to Facebook Statement on Controversial, Harmful and Hateful Speech, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: May 29, 2013.

Seven governments adopt statement on violence against women and girls at 66th World Health Assembly, World Health Organization, Geneva, CH: May 21, 2013. Read statement and review infographic.

More than 10 Percent of US Teenagers Victims of Dating Violence, Vishakha Sonawane, Parent Herald, New York, NY: May 13, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Parent Herald.com.

 

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APRIL 2013

Presidential Proclamation ~ National Mental Health Awareness Month, 2013, The White House, Washington, DC: April 30, 2013.

ManageURiD Partners with NCDSV to Benefit Victims Domestic and Sexual Violence, National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence, Austin, TX: April 29, 2013. See campaign details and news release introducing new personal privacy protection service.

Financial Abuse: The Hidden Barrier for Victims of Domestic Violence, the National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: April 26, 2013.

Justice Department Releases Updated Protocol to Improve Standards for Responding to Rape and Sexual Assault, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC: April 24, 2013. Review revised protocol.

New Medical Exam Policy for Sexual Assault Cases!, Erica Goode, The New York Times, April 24, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The New York Times Company.

Presidential Proclamation ~ National Crime Victims' Rights Week, 2013, The White House, Washington, DC: April 20, 2013.

Attorney General Holder Launches Task Force to Improve Responses to Violence Against Children in Tribal Communities, The Justice Blog, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC: April 17, 2013.

NNEDV Encourages Senate to Protect Victims from Gun Violence, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: April 17, 2013.

President's 2014 Budget Proposal Would Restore and Increase Resources for Victims, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: April 11, 2013.

President's 2014 Budget Provides Critically Needed Investments in Injury and Violence Prevention and Other Safety Programs, Safe States Alliance, Atlanta, GA: April 10, 2013.

Working Together to Support Victims of Human Trafficking, posted by Janet Napolitano, The DHS Blog, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Washington, DC: April 9, 2013. Read Federal Strategic Action Plan on Services for Victims of Human Trafficking.

NNEDV Joins in Observance of Equal Pay Day ~ Calls for Policies that Secure Economic Justice for Domestic Violence Victims and All Women, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: April 9, 2013.

Recognizing Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Lynn Rosenthal, The White House Blog, The White House, Washington, DC: April 8, 2013.

In Honor of Sexual Assault Activism Month, SAFER Releases Results of National Study of Student Anti-Rape Activists, Students Active For Ending Rape, New York, NY: April 1, 2013. Read study.

 

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MARCH 2013

Presidential Proclamation ~ National Child Abuse Prevention Month, 2013, The White House, Washington, DC: March 29, 2013.

Presidential Proclamation ~ National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, 2013, The White House, Washington, DC: March 29, 2013.

Undue Process ~ 'Kids for Cash' and 'The Injustice System', Abbe Smith, The New York Times, New York, NY: March 29, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The New York Times Company.

Justice Department Selects Three Domestic Violence Courts to Serve as Resources to Specialized Courts Nationwide, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC: March 28, 2013.

More than 64,000 Victims of Domestic Violence Served in Just One Day, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: March 25, 2013. Read survey.

DCS failed to warn caretakers about man who later shot them, Anita Wadhwani, The Tennessean, Dyersburg, TN: March 24, 2013. Copyright © 2013 www.tennessean.com.

Surprise speaker at Dallas rally against domestic violence: Dez Bryant, USA Today, Dallas, TX: March 24, 2013. Copyright © 2013 USA Today.

Ex-players speak at violence rally, ESPN Dallas / Fort Worth, Dallas, TX: March 23, 2013. Copyright © 2013 ESPN Internet Ventures.

In Gideon's Footsteps: The Ongoing Pursuit of Equal Justice for All, The Justice Blog, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC: March 21, 2013.

Legal Momentum Releases Important Report on the Exclusion of Women from Apprenticeship Programs for the Skilled Construction Trades, Legal Momentum, New York, NY: March 21, 2013. Read Still Excluded.

Turn off the victim blaming. Turn on support for survivors., Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence and National Sexual Violence Resource Center, Steubenville, OH: March 19, 2013.

I Am Not Your Wife, Sister or Daughter. I Am A Person., The Belle Jar I Am, I Am, I Am, March 18, 2013.

Sexual abuse and domestic violence symbol is launched, Eliza Collins, USA Today, March 18, 2013. Copyright © 2013 USA Today.

The Verdict: Steubenville Shows the Bond Between Jock Culture and Rape Culture, Dave Zirin The Nation, New York, NY: March 18, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The Nation.

#Steubenville verdict: The reaction on Twitter, Dylan Stableford, The Lookout Blog, Yahoo! News, New York, NY: March 17, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The Lookout and Yahoo! Inc.

2 teen football players found delinquent in Steubenville, Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence and National Sexual Violence Resource Center, Steubenville, OH: March 17, 2013.

Steubenville High School football players found guilty of raping 16-year-old girl, Dan Wetzel, Yahoo! News, New York, NY: March 17, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Yahoo! Inc.

UN Commission on the Status of Women 57 Draft Agreed Conclusions, UN Women, New York, NY: March 15, 2013. See 57th Session.

Cities earn DOJ grants to stop domestic violence, Michele Richinick, MSNBC, March 13, 2013. Copyright © 2013 NBCUniversal.

It's Time to Say No More, Tim Gunn, Impact Blog, The Huffington Post, March 13, 2013. Copyright © 2013 TheHuffingtonPost.com, Inc.

Mark. Brand Ambassador Ashley Greene Announces "NO MORE Campaign" Study Results on Capitol Hill, m.powerment by mark., Washington, DC: March 13, 2013. Read NO MORE study results.

Survey: Half of all young people know a victim of sexual assault or domestic violence, Kay Steiger, The Raw Story, March 13, 2013. Copyright © 2004-2013 Raw Story Media, Inc.

Advocates Unite to Launch NO MORE, the Groundbreaking Branding Symbol for Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, NO MORE, Washington, DC: March 13, 2013.

False allegations of rape and domestic violence are few and far between, Keir Starmer, The Guardian, London, UK: March 13, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Guardian News and Media Limited.

Vice President Biden and Attorney General Holder Announce Grants to Help Reduce Domestic Violence Homicides, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC: March 13, 2013. Read Attorney General's remarks, fact sheet on the Obama Administration's commitment to reducing domestic violence homicides and fact sheet on the link between common sense efforts to reduce gun violence and preventing domestic violence homicides.

Meet the Man's-Man Mayor Who's Trying to End Domestic Abuse, Kat Stoeffel, The Cut, March 12, 2013. Copyright © 2013 New York Media LLC.

Organizations join to stop child sexual abuse in sports, Alison Matas, The Baltimore Sun, Baltimore, MD: March 12, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The Baltimore Sun.

'Twilight' actress to join senators at Dirksen briefing, Judy Kurtz, In The Know Blog, The Hill, Washington, DC: March 12, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Capitol Hill Publishing Corp.

Mikulski, Shelby reach deal on funding bill, Erik Wasson, On The Money Blog, The Hill, Washington, DC: March 11, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Capitol Hill Publishing Corp.

Sir Patrick Stewart calls on '1 million men' to end violence against women, Dylan Stableford, The Lookout Blog, Yahoo! News, New York, NY: March 8, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The Lookout and Yahoo! Inc.

Stronger protections for women (photo ~ scroll to the bottom of the page), Dennis Brack, European Pressphoto Agency, The Washington Post, Washington, DC: March 8, 2013. Copyright © 1996-2013 The Washington Post.

Celebrating Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act, Bea Hanson, OVW Director's Blog, Office on Violence Against Women, Washington, DC: March 7, 2013.

No One Should Have to Live in Fear of Violence, Valerie Jarrett, Politics Blog, The Huffington Post, March 7, 2013. Copyright © 2013 TheHuffingtonPost.com, Inc.

Obama signs a strengthened Violence Against Women Act, Nia-Malika Henderson, The Washington Post, Washington, DC: March 7, 2013. Copyright © 1996-2013 The Washington Post.

Obama Signs Violence Against Women Act, Josh Lederman, The Huffington Post, March 7, 2013. Copyright © 2013 TheHuffingtonPost.com, Inc.

Over 60 Percent Decline in Sexual Violence Against Females from 1995 to 2010, Bureau of Justice Statistics, Washington, DC: March 7, 2013. See Female Victims of Sexual Violence, 1994-2010.

UN Affirms Commitment to Ending Violence Against Women, Feminist News, the Feminist Majority Foundation, Arlington, VA: March 7, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Feminist Majority Foundation.

Violence Against Women Is a Choice Men Make: 4 Ways to Make the Right One, Soraya Chemaly, World Blog, The Huffington Post, March 7, 2013. Copyright © 2013 TheHuffingtonPost.com, Inc.

President Obama signs Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: March 6, 2013.

Home Is Where the Harm Is, Joan S. Meier, International Herald Tribune, Washington, DC: March 5, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The New York Times Company.

To Stop Violence, Men Must Come Off the Sidelines, Rob Okun, Women's eNews, March 5, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Women's eNews.

Floyd Mayweather Jr. may be champ in the ring, but he's a chump outside it, Terry Foster, The Detroit News, Detroit, MI: March 4, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The Detroit News.

In Focus: CSW57 ~ Stop Violence against Women, UN Women, New York, NY: March 4-15, 2013.

Domestic violence victims turned away 2,537 times in 2011 from overcrowded refuges, The Journal.ie, Dublin, IE: March 2, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Journal Media Ltd.

Mother of boy killed with hatchet blames judge in custody battle, News10ABC, Sacramento, CA: March 1, 2013. Copyright © 2013 News10.net.

 

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FEBRUARY 2013

Comprehensive Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Receives Bipartisan Approval in House of Representatives, Casa de Esperanza, Washington, DC: February 28, 2013.

Congress Passes Bipartisan Protection for Native Women ~ VAWA Reauthorization Heads to President for Signature, Indian Law Resource Center, National Congress of American Indians, National Indigenous Women's Resource Center and Clan Star, Helena, MT: February 28, 2013.

Justice Department Announces More than $12.6 Million in Grants to 20 Communities to Reduce Dating Violence, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC: February 28, 2013.

NAESV Commends U.S. House of Representatives on Passage of VAWA, National Alliance to End Sexual Violence, Washington, DC: February 28, 2013.

NNEDV Praises House Passage of VAWA, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: February 28, 2013.

Presidential Proclamation ~ Women's History Month, 2013, The White House, Washington, DC: February 28, 2013.

Statement by Attorney General Eric Holder on the House Passage of the Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC: February 28, 2013.

Statement by Vice President Biden on the House Passage of the Violence Against Women Act, The White House, Washington, DC: February 28, 2013.

Statement from the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence on Passage of S. 47, the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013, National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: February 28, 2013.

Statement from the President on the House Passage of the Violence Against Women Act, The White House, Washington, DC: February 28, 2013.

Violence Against Women Act Becomes Trans-Inclusive, FORGE, Milwaukee, WI: February 28, 2013.

House likely to pass Senate Violence Against Women Act this week, Jake Sherman, POLITICO, Washington, DC: February 26, 2013. Copyright © 2013 POLITICO LLC.

White House Releases New State-by-State Reports on the Impacts of the Sequester, The White House, Washington, DC: February 24, 2013.

House Bill to Reauthorize Violence Against Women Act Falls Short, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: February 22, 2013.

Stabbing Victim Margarita Sanchez Credits Legal Aid with Saving Her Life at Austin Press Conference Today, Kimberly Reeves, Houston Press, Houston, TX: February 20, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Houston Press.

Turning back the clock on rape investigations?, Jane Schorer Meisner, The Des Moines Register, February 17, 2013. Copyright © 2013 www.desmoinesregister.com.

Nurses driven by compassion for victims, Jane Schorer Meisner, The Des Moines Register, February 16, 2013. Copyright © 2013 www.desmoinesregister.com.

Department of Justice and National Institute of Standards and Technology Announce Launch of National Commission on Forensic Science, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC: February 15, 2013.

Sequestration Would Slash VAWA Programs by $20 Million: DOJ, Laura Bassett, Politics Blog, The Huffington Post, February 15, 2013. Copyright © 2013 TheHuffingtonPost.com, Inc.

A Day to Connect, Inspire and Heal: Domestic Violence in the Spotlight, Elva Lima, Verizon Wireless, New York, NY: February 14, 2013. Details of the day.

Join In to End Domestic Violence, Rose Stuckey Kirk, Verizon Foundation, New York, NY: February 14, 2013. Details of the day.

National Experts and Leading Advocates Celebrate Bi-Partisan Senate Passage of Strong and Inclusive VAWA Reauthorization Bill, National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence Against Women, Washington, DC: February 13, 2013.

NNEDV Applauds Senate Passage of Violence Against Women Act ~ Calls for Swift House Passage, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: February 12, 2013.

Statement by Attorney General Eric Holder on the Senate Passage of the Violence Against Women Act, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC: February 12, 2013.

Statement by Vice President Biden on the Violence Against Women Act, The White House, Washington, DC: February 12, 2013.

Statement from the President on the Senate Passage of the Violence Against Women Act, The White House, Washington, DC: February 12, 2013.

Announcing the Domestic Violence Evidence Project, Family and Youth Services Bureau, Washington, DC: February 10, 2013. VIsit Domestic Violence Evidence Project.

NNEDV Celebrates 20th Anniversary of FMLA, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: February 5, 2013.

NNEDV Tells Senators "A Vote for VAWA is a Vote for Victim Safety", National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: February 4, 2013.

 

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JANUARY 2013

Presidential Proclamation ~ National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month, 2013, The White House, Washington, DC: January 31, 2013.

Taking women seriously in abuse cases, The Washington Post, Washington, DC: January 31, 2013. Copyright © 1996-2013 The Washington Post.

Lowered Funding Jeopardizes Services to Victims of Domestic Violence, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: January 30, 2013. See Executive Summary.

CDC releases data on interpersonal and sexual violence by sexual orientation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA: January 25, 2013. Read report.

NNEDV Responds to CDC Data, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: January 25, 2013.

NNEDV Applauds Priority Introduction of Violence Against Women Act, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: January 22, 2013.

Improve Care for Its Own Sake, Not for Safety, Jim Parsons, The New York TImes, New York, NY: January 18, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The New York Times Company.

National Network Applauds Obama Administration's Proposed Gun Violence Policies, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: January 16, 2013.

Now Is the Time: The President's Plan to Protect Our Children and our Communities by Reducing Gun Violence, The White House, Washington, DC: January 16, 2012.

Statement of International Association of Chiefs of Police on Gun Violence Reduction Proposals, IACP Blog, International Association of Chiefs of Police, Alexandria, VA: January 16, 2013.

An Oil Town Where Men Are Many, and Women are Hounded, John Eligon, International Herald Tribune, Williston, ND: January 15, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The New York Times Company.

Policing and Mental Health Experts Meet to Develop Prevention Model for Mental Health-Related Gun Violence, The Police Foundation, Washington, DC: January 15, 2013.

Is Delhi so Different from Steubenville?, Nicholas D. Kristof, International Herald Tribune, January 12, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The New York Times Company.

17 Years of AMBER Alerts Result in More than 600 Rescued Children, posted by Tracy Russo, The Justice Blog, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC: January 11, 2013.

The Lessons of Steubenville, Michelle Dean, Culture Desk Blog, The New Yorker, January 11, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Condé Nast.

Newtown and Old Analysis at The New York Times, Jackson Katz, The Blog, The Huffington Post, January 10, 2013. Copyright © 2013 TheHuffingtonPost.com, Inc.

Meet the New Congress, Same as the Old One?, Sean J. Miller, TakePart, January 9, 2013. Copyright © 2008-2013 TakePart, LLC.

Ending Violence in Children's Lives: A Resolution We Cannot Afford to Break, Michael Feigelson, The Blog, The Huffington Post, January 8, 2013. Copyright © 2013 TheHuffingtonPost.com, Inc.

Teach young men to treat women with respect, Katie Hanna and Monika Johnson Hostler, CNN, January 5, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Cable News Network, Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.

San Antonio tries to halt mix of guns, domestic violence, Eva Ruth Moravec, Houston Chronicle, San Antonio, TX: January 5, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Hearst Communications.

Backers hope to revive Violence Against Women Act, CNN, Washington, DC: January 4, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Cable News Network, Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.

NNEDV Laments Failure to Pass Violence Against Women Act ~ Urges Lawmakers to Prioritize VAWA Early in 113th Congress, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: January 3, 2013.

Women's eNews Announces 21 Leaders for the 21st Century, Rita Henley Jensen, Women's eNews, January 1, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Women's eNews.

Project Connect: A coordinated public health initiative to prevent violence against women, Office on Women's Health, in partnership with Futures Without Violence, Washington, DC: January 2013.

 

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DECEMBER 2012

Presidential Proclamation ~ National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, 2013, The White House, Washington, DC: December 31, 2012.

Presidential Proclamation ~ National Stalking Awareness Month, 2013, The White House, Washington, DC: December 31, 2012.

Sexual violence is not a cultural phenomenon in India ~ it is endemic everywhere, Owen Jones, The Independent, London, UK: December 30, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Independent.co.uk.

For Anonymous, Nilan Jana Roy, December 29, 2012.

Victims of child pornography seek restitution from men who downloaded and traded horrific images, Jennifer B. McKim, Boston Globe, Boston, MA: December 27, 2012. Copyright © 2012 The New York Times Company.

LA Times publishes Boy Scout sex abuse records, David Ferguson, The Raw Story, December 26, 2012. Copyright © 2004-2012 Raw Story Media, Inc.

NRA misleads on assault weapons, Alex Seitz-Wald, Salon.com, December 26, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Salon.com.

Are women safe in India?, Aljazeera, December 24, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Aljazeera Network.

Major Justice Canada study puts big price tag on spousal violence, Dean Beeby, The Province, Ottawa, CA: December 23, 2012. Copyright © 2010-2012 Postmedia Network Inc.

Avon Foundation Awards More Than $700,000 in December to Fund Eight U.S. Domestic Violence Organizations, Avon Foundation for Women, New York, NY: December 20, 2012.

Nairobi 'in crisis' as women beaten, raped and killed with impunity ~ report, Katy Migiro, TrustLaw, Nairobi, KE: December 19, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Thomson Reuters Foundation. See report.

Violence Against Women Act: House Republican Women Emerge as Key to Possible Action, Jennifer Bendery, The Huffington Post, December 18, 2012. Copyright © 2012 TheHuffingtonPost.com, Inc.

Why the 'nice guys commit rape too' conversation is not helpful, Jill Filipovic, The Guardian, London, UK: December 18, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Guardian News and Media Limited.

Verizon Foundation Awards Violence Intervention Program, Inc. $25,000 Grant Funding Community Education & Outreach and Hotline Programs, Violence Intervention Program, Inc., New York, NY: December 17, 2012.

Twelve facts about guns and mass shootings in the United States, Ezra Klein, Wonkblog, The Washington Post, Washington, DC: December 14, 2012. Copyright © 1996-2012 The Washington Post.

Congress takes early step to outlaw 'cyberstalking apps' operating secretly on cellphones, Associated Press, The Washington Post, Washington, DC: December 13, 2012. Copyright © 1996-2012 The Washington Post.

No justice for congressman's girlfriend-abusing son, Amanda Marcotte, Salon.com, December 13, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Salon.com.

RWJF Scholars Honored for Pioneering Work in Injury Prevention Research, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Princeton, NJ: December 13, 2012.

Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence Presents Final Findings, Recommendations to Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC: December 12, 2012. Read executive summary, full report and about Task Force.

NCADV Mourns the Loss of Domestic Violence Activist and NCADV Spokesperson, Jenni Rivera, National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Denver, CO: December 10, 2012.

Teen dating violence affects well-being in adulthood, Michelle Healy, USA Today, December 10, 2012. Copyright © 2012 USA Today.

Don't gut Violence Against Women Act, Leslye Orloff, CNN, Washington, DC: December 6, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Cable News Network.

Kasandra's Murder Highlights Popular Misconception: Traumatic Brain Injury Does Not Cause Domestic Violence, Glenna Tinney, Battered Women's Justice Project, Minneapolis, MN: December 6, 2012.

NFL Player Homicide-Suicide: This is Domestic Violence, Marie Fortune, FaithTrust Institute, Seattle, WA: December 6, 2012.

Human trafficking: Pols' new push to strengthen laws, Ken Robillard, POLITICO, Washington, DC: December 5, 2012. Copyright © 2012 POLITICO LLC.

Bill to End Rape Kit Backlog Introduced in Congress, Mary Hathaway, The Note Blog, ABC News, Washington, DC: December 4, 2012. Copyright © 2012 ABC News.

Intimate Partner Violence Report Proves VAWA Works, Kim Gandy, The Blog, The Huffington Post, December 4, 2012. Copyright © 2012 TheHuffingtonPost.com, Inc.

Jovan Belcher Murder-Suicide an Act of Men's Violence Against Women ~ A joint statement by Jane Doe Inc. and Sport in Society, Jane Doe Inc. and Sport in Society, Northeastern University, Boston, MA: December 3, 2012.

Murder-Suicide in Kansas City an Opportunity for Communities to Address Domestic Violence, National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Denver, CO: December 3, 2012.

High-Profile Homicide Is A Tragic Reminder That Domestic Violence Can Impact Anyone, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence and Missouri Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence, December 1, 2012.

 

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NOVEMBER 2012

50 Facts About Domestic Violence, Soraya Chemaly, Crime Blog, The Huffington Post, November 30, 2012. Copyright © 2012 TheHuffingtonPost.com, Inc.

Working couples face greater odds of intimate partner violence, EurekaAlert!, Huntsville, TX: November 30, 2012. Copyright © 2012 AAAS, the science society. See study.

New Guidelines Encourage Regular Screening for Intimate Partner Violence, Healthline, November 28, 2012. Copyright © 2005-2012 Healthline Networks, Inc.

Sources for data showing child sex abuse decline, Beth J. Harpaz, Associated Press, Boston Globe, New York, NY: November 28, 2012. Copyright © 2012 The New York Times Company.

UN committee approves first-ever text calling for end to female genital mutilation, United Nations, New York, NY: November 28, 2012. Copyright © 2012 United Nations.

Intimate Partner Violence Dropped 64 Percent from 1993 to 2010, Bureau of Justice Statistics, Washington, DC: November 27, 2012. See Intimate Partner Violence, 1993-2010.

Statement by the Vice President on the Anniversary of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, The White House, Washington, DC: November 25, 2012.

The G.O.P. and Violence Against Women, The New York Times, New York, NY: November 24, 2012. Copyright © 2012 The New York Times Company.

16 Days Campaign Launches; Thousands Demand End to Gender-Based Violence, the Center for Women's Global Leadership at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ: November 21, 2012. See Take Action Kit ~ 2012.

Four Winners of App Challenge to Prevent Domestic Violence Announced, The Institute of Medicine, Washington, DC: November 14, 2012. Copyright © 2012 National Academy of Sciences. See the winners.

Will GOP Opposition to Violence Against Women Act Renewal Soften After Election?, Amanda Terkel and Ryan Grim, The Huffington Post, Washington, DC: November 14, 2012. Copyright © 2012 TheHuffingtonPost.com, Inc.

Domestic Violence Survey Shows Shift in Attitudes, Awareness, Bernice Yeung, The Huffington Post, November 12, 2012. Copyright © 2012 TheHuffingtonPost.com, Inc.

Presidential Proclamation ~ National Native American Heritage Month, The White House, Washington, DC: November 1, 2012.

 

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OCTOBER 2012

Violence against women: who can make the biggest difference?, Clem Bastow, DailyLife, Pyrmont, NSW, AU: October 29, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Fairfax Media. Read the study.

Funding change forces cuts at some domestic violence shelters, Danielle Verbrigghe, Cronkite News, Phoenix, AZ: October 25, 2012.

Paul Wellstone's Legacy, 10 Years Later, Al Franken, The Atlantic, Washington, DC: October 25, 2012. Copyright © 2012 The Atlantic Monthly Group.

Sex Offenders Change Their Identities to Avoid Law Enforcement, Get Jobs, Faith Abubey, WFMY News 2, Greensboro, NC: October 25, 2012. Copyright © 2012 digtriad.com.

Tormented 15-year-old Felicia Garcia jumped to death in front of train after bullying over sex with football players, Ben Chapman, Joe Kemp, Corky Siemaszko and Justin Tasch, New York Daily News, New York, NY: October 25, 2012. Copyright © 2012 NYDailyNews.com.

Violence Intervention Program, Inc. (VIP) Awarded the Avon Foundation for Women Speak Out Against Domestic Violence Grant for Avon Domestic Violence Survivor Empowerment Program, Violence Intervention Program, Inc., New York, NY: October 24, 2012.

Who Did You Bully Today?, Cindy Waitt, The Blog, The Huffington Post, October 24, 2012. Copyright © 2012 TheHuffingtonPost.com, Inc.

Cummings Foundation Launches Congressional Initiative to Fix Broken Family Courts, The Cummings Foundation, Reno, NV: October 22, 2012. Read Broken Family Courts Initiative.

Report finds half of NH homicides domestic related, Lynn Tuohy, Associated Press, Boston Globe, Concord, NH: October 22, 2012. Copyright © 2012 The New York Times Company.

Verizon Foundation Launches New Domestic Violence Awareness Effort Encouraging All Men to Join and Engage in Prevention Efforts, Verizon Foundation, New York, NY: October 22, 2012. See Your Voice Counts PSA and website.

Draft resolution on female genital cutting sent to United Nations, Katie Nguyen, TrustLaw, London, UK: October 19, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Thomson Reuters Foundation.

In Support of Boy Scout Survivors on Release of "Perversion Files" ~ Calling on All States to Eliminate the Statutes of Limitations Keeping Child Sex Abuse Victims Out of Court, Marci A. Hamilton, Jacob Burns Institute for Advanced Legal Studies, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University, New York, NY: October 18, 2012.

NNEDV selects Kim Gandy as new president and CEO, Victoria Dinges, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: October 18, 2012.

Remembering Paul Wellstone, Jim Ramstad, StarTribune, Minneapolis, MN: October 18, 2012. Copyright © 2012 StarTribune.

Health Care Service Corporation and Loveisrespect Announce Initiative to Educate One Million Teens on Teen Dating Abuse and Prevention, PR Newswire, Chicago, IL: October 16, 2012. Copyright © 2012 PR Newswire.

KCSDV Observes October as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence, Topeka, KS: October 16, 2012.

Remembering Arlen Specter, Peg Dierkers and Anne Menard, Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence and the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence, Harrisburg, PA: October 16, 2012.

Increasing Dollars for Domestic Violence: How Companies Can Do Right for Women and Girls, Loribeth Weinstein, RH Reality Check, October 15, 2012.

Study Reveals the Many Ways Sexual Assault Harms Women, Robert Preidt, HealthDay, MedlinePlus, Bethesda, MD: October 12, 2012.

Mariane Pearl Reflects on Launch of International Girls' Day, Amy Lieberman, Women's eNews, October 11, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Women's eNews.

OVW Director's Message: National Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2012, Bea Hanson, Office on Violence Against Women, Washington, DC: October 10, 2012.

Verizon policies to aid domestic violence victims, Hudson Valley Press, New York, NY: October 10, 2012. Copyright © 2006-2012 Hudson Valley Press.

Sandusky sentencing, an opportunity to promote idea that violence is preventable, Sandra Henriquez, California Coalition Against Sexual Assault, Sacramento, CA: October 9, 2012. See People Who Commit Sexual Violence fact sheet and Reach Out to the Media.

Sandusky to spend 30-60 years behind bars, National Sexual Violence Resource Center, Enola, PA: October 9, 2012.

WCSC Receives Mary Kay Foundation Award of $20,000 for Domestic Violence Prevention & Awareness, Women's Coalition of St. Croix, Christiansted, VI: October 9, 2012.

Austin shelter for sex trafficking survivors under development, Jazmine Ulloa, Austin American-Statesman, Austin, TX: October 7, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Cox Media.

Maryland Women's Heritage Center to Host First International Day of the Girl Celebration, Maryland Women's Heritage Center, Baltimore, MD: October 7, 2012. See Day of the Girl website and toolkit.

Avon Foundation Awards More Than $2 Million in October to Fund Nearly 90 U.S. Domestic Violence Organizations, Avon Foundation for Women, New York, NY: October 5, 2012.

CALCASA awarded $2 million, five-year grant from CDC ~ National Center for Injury Prevention & Control, California Coalition Against Sexual Assault, Sacramento, CA: October 4, 2012.

Join the global conversation on gender equality and gender-based violence; until October 24, 2012, UN Women and UNICEF, New York, NY: October 3, 2012.

Perpetrators Missing from U.N. Anti-Violence Forum, Amy Lieberman, Women's eNews, October 2, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Women's eNews.

Poll: 40% of women victims of domestic violence, Prague Daily Monitor, Prague, CZ: October 2, 2012. Copyright © 2003-2012 Real Time Productions S.R.O.

Communities Around the Country Mark Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Lynn Rosenthal, The White House Blog, The White House, Washington, DC: October 1, 2012.

Niagara Falls Turning Purple for Domestic Violence Awareness, Brett Alan, WYRK-106.5, Buffalo, NY: October 1, 2012.

One Year After VAWA's Expiration and Counting: House Leaders Still 'Splitting Hairs' Over Rape Victims, Erik Stegman, Justice Blog, Think Progress, October 1, 2012. Copyright © 2005-2012 Center for American Progress Action Fund.

Small Upswing in Child Abuse Despite Reports, Crystal Phend, MedPage Today, Little Falls, NJ: October 1, 2012. Copyright © 2012 MedPage Today, LLC. See study.

Presidential Proclamation ~ National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, The White House, Washington, DC: October 1, 2012.

Not just poor women, but educated professionals can be victims of domestic violence ~ Domestic violence law creates new rules for Hawaii's workplaces, Stacy Yuen Hernandez, HawaiiBusiness, Honolulu, HI: October 2012. Copyright © 2012 Hawaii Business Magazine.

 

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SEPTEMBER 2012

Largest Global Study on Violence Against Women Finds Feminist Movements Hold the Key to Change, PRWeb, New York, NY: September 28, 2012. Copyright © 1997-2012 Vocus PRW Holdings, LLC. See study.

Shocker: America Spends $2.16 Trillion on Violence Annually, Representative Mike Honda, The Blog, The Huffington Post, September 28, 2012. Copyright © 2012 TheHuffingtonPost.com, Inc.

Top 3 Must See Domestic Abuse PSA's, C. Cryn Johannsen, The Blog, The Huffington Post, September 26, 2012. Copyright © 2012 TheHuffingtonPost.com, Inc.

What Drastic Cuts Would Mean for Domestic-Violence Groups, Rachel Heitler, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, Washington, DC: September 25, 2012. Copyright © 2012 The Chronicle of Philanthropy.

Esta Soler fights domestic violence, Julian Guthrie, San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco, CA: September 24, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Hearst Communications Inc.

Judiciary Committee Approves SAFER Act ~ Bill Seeks to Eliminate Massive National Rape Kit Backlog, John Cornyn (R-TX), U.S. Senate, Washington, DC: September 20, 2012.

UN set to ban female genital cutting, Emma Batha, TrustLaw, London, UK: September 20, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Thomson Reuters Foundation.

PCAR, NSVRC disappointed with NCAA endowment plan, National Sexual Violence Resource Center and Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape, Harrisburg, PA: September 18, 2012.

Back to School: September is National Campus Safety and Awareness Month, posted by Bea Hanson, OVW Blog, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC: September 17, 2012.

What Would Be Gained by the Execution of Terry Williams?, David A. Love, The Blog, The Huffington Post, September 17, 2012. Copyright © 2012 TheHuffingtonPost.com, Inc.

Biden laments inaction on Violence Against Women Act, Donovan Slack, POLITICO, Arlington, VA: September 13, 2012. Copyright © 2012 POLITICO LLC.

Happy Birthday, VAWA!, National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence Against Women, Washington, DC: September 13, 2012.

Statement by Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis on 18th anniversary of Violence Against Women Act, U.S. Department of Labor, Washington, DC: September 13, 2012.

Statement by the Vice President on the Eighteenth Anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act, The White House, Washington, DC: September 13, 2012.

Statement from Attorney General Eric Holder on the Eighteenth Anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC: September 13, 2012.

Today marks the 18th Anniversary of VAWA, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: September 13, 2012.

New Yorkers Walk to End Ritual Cutting of Girls, Adesua Odigie, Women's eNews, September 12, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Women's eNews.

Futures Without Violence Launches The Respect Challenge., Futures Without Violence, San Francisco, CA: September 11, 2012.

Damon's Story ~ Lost in the System, Gina Silva and Robin Sax, KTTV-Fox, Los Angeles, CA: September 10, 2012. Copyright © 2000-2012 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow.

Presidential Proclamation ~ Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance, 2012, The White House, Washington, DC: September 10, 2012.

Winners Selected ~ Seeing My World through a Safer Lens Video Contest, CDC Injury Center, Atlanta, GA: September 10, 2012. See winning videos in professional, student and public categories.

Child Advocates, Jurors and Victim's Widow Urge Clemency for Terry Williams, A Survivor of Child Sexual Abuse Who Killed His Abusers, Terry Williams ~ A Case for Clemency, Philadelphia, PA: September 6, 2012.

Verizon Names Angela Cain HopeLine Champion ~ WTHR Community Affairs Director Is First Broadcaster Recipient, Verizon Wireless, Indianapolis, IN: September 6, 2012.

Gloria Steinem Slams Plan to Exclude Planned Parenthood, Nick Swartsell, The Texas Tribune, Austin, TX: September 5, 2012. Copyright © 2012 The Texas Tribune.

Steinhem, speaking in Austin, says women's progress has also brought backlash, Jazmine Ulloa, Austin American-Statesman, September 5, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Cox Media.

Alert: 7 Dangerous New Teen Trends, Mommy Noire, September 4, 2012.

 

 

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AUGUST 2012

Safe Horizon Awarded $250,000 Avon Foundation for Women Speak Out Against Domestic Violence Grant to Expand Counseling Program to Help Reduce Trauma Found in Child Victims of Domestic Violence, Avon Foundation for Women, New York, NY: August 31, 2012.

Elizabeth Warren: Tell Us About Rape and Harvard, Wendy Murphy, Women's eNews, August 30, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Women's eNews.

The Red Flag Campaign on Campus, posted by Grace O'Malley, The White House, Washington, DC: August 29, 2012.

Penn State Sanctions Too Little, But Good Start, Wendy Murphy, Women's eNews, August 28, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Women's eNews.

All University of Montana Students to Take Tutorial Addressing Sexual Violence, Martin Kidston, The Missoulian, Missoula, MT: August 24, 2012. Copyright © 2012 The Missoulian.

How Rape Is Defined Around the World: Todd Akin's Comment, Julian Assange's Case Raise Questions Over Definition, Dominique Mosbergen, The Huffington Post, August 24, 2012. Copyright © 2012 TheHuffingtonPost.com, Inc.

My Confession and How to Protect Your Child from Pedophiles like Sandusky, Tanya Young Williams, The Blog, The Huffington Post, August 24, 2012. Copyright © 2012 TheHuffingtonPost.com, Inc.

Presidential Proclamation ~ Women's Equality Day, 2012, The White House, Washington, DC: August 24, 2012.

Ignorance about rape abounds, Noël Busch-Armendariz, Austin American-Statesman, August 23, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Cox Media.

Justice and Interior Departments Launch Indian Country Sexual Assault Investigation and Prosecution Training, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC: August 23, 2012.

As a Rape Survivor, You Get Used to Stupid Remarks Like Akin's, Donald D'Haene, The Huffington Post, August 21, 2012. Copyright © 2012 TheHuffingtonPost.com, Inc.

ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda Appoints Brigid Inder, Executive Director of the Women's Initiatives for Gender Justice, as Special Gender Advisor, International Criminal Court, The Hague, NL: August 21, 2012.

How Legitimate Was My Rape?, Tom Doran, The Blog, The Huffington Post, August 20, 2012. Copyright © 2012 TheHuffingtonPost.com, Inc.

Phone App Puts Friends and Safety a Tap Away, Sadiya Ansari, Women's eNews, August 20, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Women's eNews.

Statement on Rape and Pregnancy, The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Washington, DC: August 20, 2012.

What does Todd Akin think "legitimate rape" is?", Amy Davidson, Close Read, The New Yorker, August 19, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Condé Nast.

Protection from deportation, work authorization, drivers licenses for immigrant survivors who entered the U.S. as children, National Immigrant Women's Advocacy Project, Washington, DC: August 16, 2012. See application materials (scroll down).

New Statewide Legal Helpline for Sexual Assault Victims, Texas Association Against Sexual Assault and the Texas Legal Services Center, Houston, TX: August 15, 2012. www.hopelaws.org

NNEDV Bids Fond Farewell to its former President, Sue Else, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: August 15, 2012.

Mexican activist, poet brings Caravan for Peace to U.S., Los Angeles Times, August 10, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Los Angeles Times. Read news release.

Preventing and Responding to Violence Against Women and Girls Globally (fact sheet), The White House, Washington, DC: August 10, 2012. See Executive Order and U.S. Strategy to Prevent and Respond to Gender-based Violence Globally.

Nearly 3.4 Million Violent Crimes Per Year Went Unreported to Police from 2006-to 2010, Bureau of Justice Statistics, Washington, DC: August 9, 2012. See Victimizations Not Reported to the Police, 2006-2010.

Majority of States Actively Passing Laws to Combat Human Trafficking, Polaris Project, Chicago, IL: August 7, 2012. See U.S. ratings map and methodology document and download state reports.

HopeLine from Verizon Introduces Mobile App for Android Smartphones and Tablets, Verizon, Basking Ridge, NJ: August 3, 2012. Get HopeLine App.

Rabbi's Sentence Angers Victims, Wesley Lowery, Boston Globe, August 3, 2012. Copyright © 2012 The New York Times Company.

What's the Cure for Domestic Violence?, Melissa Carter, Crime Blog, The Huffington Post, August 1, 2012. Copyright © 2012 TheHuffingtonPost.com, Inc.

NYC Mayor's Office to Combat Domestic Violence Awarded $95,000 from the Avon Foundation for Women Speak Out Against Domestic Violence Grant, Avon Foundation for Women, New York, NY: August 2012.

 

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JULY 2012

Health care law gives women control over their care, offers free preventive services to 47 million women, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Washington, DC: July 31, 2012. See report.

An issue beyond debate: Congress should act now to protect women, Joe Biden, The White House, Office of the Vice President, Washington, DC: July 31, 2012.

Survivors of Sex Trafficking in Global South Need IT Skills Training Rather than Sewing Lessons, Katie Palmer, The Wip Internet News Service, July 30, 2012. Copyright © 2012 THEWIP.NET.

While Awaiting Trial, Teens in Dallas County Jail Being Kept in Their Cells 23 Hours a Day, Anna Merlan, Blog, Dallas Observer, July 30, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Dallas Observer LLC.

Poverty in America: Why Can't We End It?, Peter Edelman, The New York Times, New York, NY: July 28, 2012. Copyright © 2012 The New York Times Company.

Aurora Rampage Shows Dangers of Ignoring Men's Health, Rob Okun, Women's eNews, July 25, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Women's eNews.

Bias Against Abused Mothers in Child Custody Cases: Report, Katie Hyslop, The Tyee, Vancouver, BC, CA: July 24, 2012. See Troubling Assessments...

Domestic Violence is Terrorism with More Victims, Lucy Berrington, Women's eNews, July 18, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Women's eNews.

US Panel: Improve Child Custody Rules for Military, Associated Press, National Public Radio, Nashville, TN: July 18, 2012. Copyright © 2012 NPR.

Obama, It's Time to Protect Immigrant Women, Mallika Dutt, Women's eNews, July 16, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Women's eNews.

Gridlock must end for VAWA, Terri Poore, Congress Blog, The Hill, Washington, DC: July 12, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Capitol Hill Publishing Corp.

Stop It Now! Responds to Freeh Report on Penn State Leaders' Disregard for Children, Stop It Now!, Northampton, MA: July 12, 2012. Read more and how you can take action.

Sen. Leahy: Time is running out on Violence Against Women Act, Eric W. Dolan, The Raw Story, Cambridge, MA: July 11, 2012. Copyright © 2004 - 2012 Raw Story Media, Inc.

Statement of Judiciary Committee Chairman Lamar Smith Full Committee Markup of H.R. 6063, the Child Protection Act of 2012, U.S. House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary, Washington, DC: July 10, 2012.

Domestic Violence Centers Facing Tough Times, Brenda Summers, Philanthropy Journal, Raleigh, NC: July 10, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Philanthropy Journal.

U.S. High Schools Lax in Preventing Dating Abuse: Study, Steven Reinberg, HealthDay, July 9, 2012. Copyright © 2012 HealthDay.

 

 

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JUNE 2012

Rally to Protect Women Against Violence Attracts Hundreds, Representatives and Advocates, Jaimie Woo, Unfinished Business Blog, The Leadership Conference Education Fund, Washington, DC: June 29, 2012.

Domestic Violence Survivors to Start and Expand Small Businesses with Support from Verizon Entrepreneurship Training Program, Verizon Wireless, Holyoke, MA: June 28, 2012.

Today's Supreme Court Decision Supports the Health and Well-being of All Americans, Prevention Institute, Oakland, CA: June 28, 2012.

Pro-VAWA National Task Force Hosts Capitol Hill Rally, National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence Against Women, Washington, DC: June 26, 2012. Review photos and reflections from rally.

Lynn's guilty verdict sends strong message, Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape and National Sexual Violence Resource Center, Enola, PA: June 25, 2012.

House, Senate can't agree on Violence Against Women Act, Russell Berman, The Hill, Washington, DC: June 23, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Capitol Hill Publishing Corp.

Jerry Sandusky Guilty: Verdict Reached in Child Molestation Trial of Former Penn State Football Coach, David Lohr, The Huffington Post, Bellefonte, PA: June 22, 2012. Copyright © 2012 TheHuffingtonPost.com, Inc.

1 is 2 Many Campaign Releases New Public Service Announcement on Dating Violence, Office of the Vice President, The White House, Washington, DC: June 21, 2012. Watch PSA and read Blog.

Should a Parent Who Kills One Child Be Allowed to Have Others?, Keli Goff, The Blog, The Huffington Post, June 18, 2012. Copyright © 2012 TheHuffingtonPost.com, Inc.

Sandusky Trial: Molestation Case Against Former Coach Still Anyone's Game, Lawyer Says, David Lohr, The Huffington Post, Bellefonte, PA: June 16, 2012. Copyright © 2012 TheHuffingtonPost.com, Inc.

SR2 Motorsports and NASCAR Driver Angela Cope Debut No More at Michigan International Speedway, SR2 Motorsports, Brooklyn, MI: June 15, 2012.

Take Action! Speak Out During the Sandusky Trial, Stop It Now!, Northampton, MA: June 15, 2012. See sample letters-to-the-editor and tips for submitting.

HHS grants to help protect seniors, test elder abuse prevention strategies, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Washington, DC: June 14, 2012. Review grant.

American Horror Story, Maureen Dowd, The New York Times, Bellefonte, PA: June 12, 2012. Copyright © 2012 The New York Times Company.

Day of Global Rallies in Support of Marissa Alexander and Victims of Domestic Abuse, ADVOCATE, Jacksonville, FL: June 12, 2012.

Human-trafficking hotline calls show 'groundswell of interest', Chuck Neubauer, The Washington Times, Washington, DC: June 12, 2012. Copyright © 2012 The Washington Times.

Mothers, Children at Risk as Fathers' Rights Groups Seek Legitimacy for Phony Mental "Disorder", National Organization for Women Foundation, June 11, 2012. Copyright © 1995-2012 National Organization for Women Foundation.

Cuomo, leaders announce domestic violence deal, Casey Seiler, Capitol Confidential Blog, Times Union, Albany, NY: June 11, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Hearst Communications.

Verizon Awards Buffalo's Everywoman Opportunity Center $100,000 Grant to Provide Entrepreneurship Training to Survivors of Domestic Violence, Verizon Wireless, Buffalo, NY: June 11, 2012.

Men must stand up against violence to women, Rus Ervin Funk, Louisville Courier-Journal, Louisville, KY: June 10, 2012. Copyright © 2012 www.courier-journal.com.

Acting Associate Attorney General Tony West and U.S. Attorney Michael W. Cotter Announce Pilot Initiative to Address Sexual Assault on Montana Reservations, U.S. Department of Justice, Crow Agency, MT: June 6, 2012.

Alliance Seeks to Make Child Sexual Abuse Prevention a National Priority; New Federal Policies Needed, Darkness to Light, Stop It Now! and Prevent Child Abuse America, Washington, DC: June 5, 2012.

HHS, Private Foundations Team Up, Announce $35 Million Plan to Keep At-Risk Families Together, Administration for Children & Families, Washington, DC: June 5, 2012. See Joint statement and grant.

Use Sandusky trial to focus on preventing child sexual abuse urges national organization, Stop It Now!, Northampton, MA: June 5, 2012.

Presidential Proclamation ~ Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month, 2012, The White House, Washington, DC: June 1, 2012.

 

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MAY 2012

Groups Ask for Protection of Victims' Identities in Sandusky Case, The National Center for Victims of Crime, Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape and National Crime Victim Law Institute, Bellefonte, PA: May 29, 2012. Read Amicus Brief.

Hynes Wants to Change Law to Make Rabbis Mandated Reporters, Ray Rivera, 5 Towns Jewish Times, Lawrence, NY: May 24, 2012. Copyright © 2012 5TJT.com.

Officials: Father wanted wife to watch him, child die (scroll down), pressconnects.com, Binghamton, NY: May 22, 2012. Copyright © 2012 www.pressconnects.com.

Launch of Plan of Action for the Global Campaign for Violence Prevention (GCVP) for the period 2012-2020, World Health Organization, Geneva, CH: May 21, 2012. See Plan of Action.

Love Is Not Abuse Joins Break the Cycle, Marjorie Gilberg and Jane Randel, Break the Cycle, Los Angeles, CA: May 21, 2012.

Advice on avoiding date rape must also address male behaviors, Gillian Greensite, Santa Cruz Sentinel, Santa Cruz, CA: May 19, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Santa Cruz Sentinel.

Campus 'Safety' Bill Endangers Rape Prosecutions, Wendy Murphy, Women's eNews, Washington, DC: May 17, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Women's eNews.

Justice Department Releases Final Rule to Prevent, Detect and Respond to Prison Rape, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC: May 17, 2012. See final rule, executive summary and Presidential memorandum.

NCCD Announces the Launch of the National PREA Resource Center Website, National Council on Crime & Delinquency, Oakland, CA: May 17, 2012. www.prearesourcecenter.org.

Chronic Child Abuse Strong Indicator of Negative Adult Experiences, ScienceDaily, Rockville, MD: May 15, 2012. Copyright © 1995-2012 ScienceDaily LLC.

CCA Prison Rape Shareholder Resolution Gains Over 18% of Voting Shares, Human Rights Defense Center, Brattleboro, VT: May 14, 2012.

Statement from HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on Mental Health Month, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Washington, DC: May 11, 2012.

Groundbreaking Anti-Prison Rape Shareholder Resolution to be Presented at Annual Meeting of Corrections Corp. of America, Human Rights Defense Center, Brattleboro, VT: May 7, 2012. See resolution.

Stop the Silence joins CauseACTION to stop child sexual abuse on line and on Facebook, Stop the Silence, Glenn Dale, MD: May 6, 2012.

Sioux City anti-bullying project earns international praise, Molly Montag, Sioux City Journal, Sioux City, IA: May 4, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Sioux City Journal. Watch long or short clip.

New Study Examines the Role of Intimate Partner Violence in Workplace Homicides Among U.S. Women, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Atlanta, GA: May 3, 2012.

While Signs of Economic Recovery Persist, Domestic Violence on the Rise Nationwide, Mary Kay, Inc., Dallas, TX: May 1, 2012. Read National and regional findings.

Interactive Billboard Lets You 'Drag Away' Abusive Man, Todd Wasserman, Mashable, New York, NY: May 2012. Copyright © 2005-2012 Mashable, Inc.

 

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APRIL 2012

Violence on Campuses Increasing ~ 1 in 5 females, 1 in 10 males will have experienced sexual assault by the time they finish college, Donna Russell, News-Register Online, April 30, 2012. Copyright © 2012.

Being Left Out Puts Youth with Special Needs at Risk for Depression, ScienceDaily, Rockville, MD: April 29, 2012. Copyright © 1995-2012 ScienceDaily LLC.

A Culture of Violence & Rape: How the Normalization of Rape Perpetuates Inequality and Injustice, Becky Owens Bullard, Voices Against Violence Project, April 28, 2012.

Reid Statement on Senate Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act,, Democratic Policy & Communications Center, Washington, DC: April 26, 2012.

The Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act, S. 1925, has passed the Senate by a 68 to 31 vote!, National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence Against Women, Washington, DC: April 26, 2012. Check vote count and call your Senators that voted yes.

Violence Against Women Act helps restore lives, Mariska Hargitay, Joyful Heart Foundation, New York, NY: April 26, 2012.

Violence Against Women Act Cannot be a Victim to Politics ~ A vote for amendments and substitutes that undermine S. 1925 is a vote against VAWA, National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence Against Women, Washington, DC: April 25, 2012.

President Proclaims National Crime Victims' RIghts Week, 2012, The White House, Washington, DC: April 23, 2012.

Vice President Biden to Address Female Leaders on Friday, May 4, 2012 at 1:15 pm ET ~ YWCA Will be "Shaking It Up" During 2012 Annual Conference, May 3-5, YWCA USA, Washington, DC: April 23, 2012.

Addressing violence against all women, Meghan Rhoad, Congress Blog, The Hill, Washington, DC: April 20, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Capitol Hill Publishing Corp.

Open Letter from African Women to the Minister of Culture: The Venus Hottentot Cake, Claudette Carr, Black Women's Blueprint, Brooklyn, NY: April 20, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Black Women's Blueprint.

We Can't Wait: President Signs Memorandum Establishing Policies for Addressing Domestic Violence in the Federal Workplace, The White House, Office of the Vice President, Washington, DC: April 18, 2012. See memorandum and Factsheet: The Obama Administration's Commitment to Combating Violence Against Women.

American University Washington College of Law and Legal Momentum Collaborate to Form New National Immigrant Women's Advocacy Project (NIWAP), American University Washington College of Law and Legal Momentum, Washington, DC: April 17, 2012.

Verizon Wireless Paves the Way to Youth Empowerment with Pop Music Competition ~ Campaign Launched to Raise Awareness of Teen Dating Violence, Verizon Wireless, Cornerstone and MTE Inc., Minneapolis, MN: April 10, 2012. Download the original songs.

Martin-Zimmerman Tragedy ~ Could It Have Been Prevented?, Rita Smith, Women's Media Center, New York, NY: April 5, 2012. Copyright © 2012 the Women's Media Center.

ACF awards over $3.9 million for Individual Development Account Projects, Administration for Children & Families, Washington, DC: April 4, 2012.

Presidential Proclamation ~ National Child Abuse Prevention Month, 2012, The White House, Washington, DC: April 2, 2012.

Presidential Proclamation ~ National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, 2012, The White House, Washington, DC: April 2, 2012.

Verizon Wireless Urges Georgians to Learn How to Protect Themselves from Sexual Assault, Verizon Wireless, Alpharetta, GA: April 2, 2012.

Leader's Suicide Brings Attention to Men's Rights Movement, Arthur Goldwag, Intelligence Report (issue number 145), Southern Poverty Law Center, Montgomery, AL: Spring 2012. Copyright © 2012 Southern Poverty Law Center.

Men's Rights Movement Spreads False Claims about Women, Mark Potok and Evelyn Schlatter, Intelligence Report (issue number 145), Southern Poverty Law Center, Montgomery, AL: Spring 2012. Copyright © 2012 Southern Poverty Law Center.

 

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MARCH 2012

Link between PTSD and violent behavior is weak, David Brown, The Washington Post, Washington, DC: March 31, 2012. Copyright © 1996-2012 The Washington Post.

The parenthood trap: Single moms and poverty, New England Cable News, Reading, PA: March 31, 2012. Copyright © 2012 New England Cable News.

HHS and Education launch new Stop Bullying website, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Washington, DC: March 30, 2012. www.stopbullying.gov

Report: 60% of Older Women Can't Afford Basics, Sharon Johnson, Women's eNews, New York, NY: March 29, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Women's eNews.

Minnesota's child-protection system is inconsistent and underfunded, Rich Gehrman, MinnPost, Minneapolis, MN: March 21, 2012. Copyright © 2012 MinnPost.com.

10,000 Men Supporting VAWA, posted by Ben Atherton-Zemen, Ms. Magazine Blog, Arlington, VA: March 20, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Ms. Magazine.

Church Lawyers Have SNAP in Their Sights, Kathryn Joyce, RD Magazine, March 16, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Religion Dispatches.

Defending Childhood: Every Child Deserves a Safe Home, School and Community, posted by Tracy Russo, Blog, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC: March 16, 2012.

Elephant (Still) in the Room: States' Budget Crises Loom over Nonprofits, Social Services, Rick Cohen, Nonprofit Quarterly, Boston, MA: March 15, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Nonprofit Information Networking Association.

Congress must reauthorize VAWA now, Mariska Hargitay and Terri Poore, Congress Blog, The Hill, Washington, DC: March 15, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Capitol Hill Publishing Corp.

Violence Against Women Act divides Senate, Jonathan Weisman, The New York Times on msnbc.com, Washington, DC: March 15, 2012. Copyright © 2012 msnbc.com.

The Fight Club Generation, Douglas Quenqua, The New York Times, New York, NY: March 14, 2012. Copyright © 2012 The New York Times Company.

Avon Foundation for Women and Reese Witherspoon Announce New Domestic Violence Grants on International Women's Day, Avon Foundation for Women, New York, NY: March 8, 2012.

DOJ Director on Violence Against Women in the United States, Rahim Kanani, Forbes, New York, NY: March 8, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Forbes.com.

Reese Witherspoon Announces New Avon Empowerment Necklace to Raise Funds to End Violence Against Women in Recognition of International Women's Day, Avon Foundation for Women, New York, NY: March 5, 2012. Watch announcement and purchase Empowerment Necklace.

Verizon Launches Entrepreneurship Training Program to Help Domestic Violence Survivors Become Small Business Owners, CAEPV e-update, Corporate Alliance to End Partner Violence, Bloomington, IL: March 2, 2012. Review Verizon Domestic Violence Entrepreneurship Grants.

Presidential Proclamation ~ Women's History Month, 2012, The White House, Washington, DC: March 1, 2012.

Down Memory Lane ~ Journey of a Pro-Feminist, Wanjala Wafula, International Women's Day, March 2012. Copyright © 2012 Aurora Ventures.

Leader's Suicide Brings Attention to Men's Rights Movement, Arthur Goldwag, Intelligence Report (number 145), Southern Poverty Law Center, Montgomery, AL: Spring (March) 2012. Copyright © 2012 Southern Poverty Law Center.

Men's Rights Movement Spreads False Claims About Women, Mark Potok and Evelyn Schlatter, Intelligence Report (number 145), Southern Poverty Law Center, Montgomery, AL: Spring (March) 2012. Copyright © 2012 Southern Poverty Law Center.

 

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FEBRUARY 2012

Recognizing Excellence in Communications to End Violence Against Women, Avon Foundation for Women, New York, NY: February 28, 2012. See nominees.

While local domestic violence programs helped more than 67,000 victims in just one day, unmet requests increased, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: February 27, 2012. Read survey.

Global Terrorism and the World Conference of Women in Washington, D.C., Susan Murphy-Milano, Forbes, New York, NY: February 26, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Forbes.com.

The Cookie Cutter Response to Intimate Partner Murder!, Susan Murphy Milano's Journal Blog, February 21, 2012.

Database Spotlights Gaps in Campus Rape Policies, Samantha Kimmey, Women's eNews, New York, NY: February 16, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Women's eNews. See Campus Accountability Project.

SEC Rejects Corrections Corporation of America's Objection to Shareholder Effort to Reduce Prisoner Sexual Abuse, Human Rights Defense Center, Brattleboro, VT: February 16, 2012.

Brooklyn DA Charles Hynes: Congress and Obama Should Act to Renew Violence Against Women Act, Charles J. Hynes, New York Daily News, New York, NY: February 15, 2012. Copyright © 2012 NYDailyNews.com.

National Resource Center on Domestic Violence, University of Connecticut School of Social Work Unveil New Report, National Resource Center on Domestic Violence, Harrisburg, PA: February 15, 2012. See Meeting Survivors' Needs Through Non-Residential Domestic Violence Services & Supports: A Multi-State Study.

Senate Judiciary Committee Passes Violence Against Women Act, posted by Lynn Rosenthal, The White House Blog, The White House, Council on Women and Girls, Washington, DC: February 14, 2012.

Hart: Previous victim knew what drove Katy girl to kill, Patricia Kilday Hart, Houston Chronicle, Houston, TX: February 11, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Hearst Communications.

Memo to judges: First do no harm!, Wendy J. Murphy, The Patriot Ledger, Qunicy, MA: February 11, 2012. Copyright © 2012 The Patriot Ledger.

Susan G. Komen's Apolitical Pink Turns Red, Rita Henley Jensen, Women's eNews, New York, NY: February 10, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Women's eNews.

Republicans Retreat on Domestic Violence, The New York Times, New York, NY: February 9, 2012. Copyright © 2012 The New York Times Company.

Yeardley Love's home team, Melinda Henneberger, The Washington Post, Charlottesville, VA: February 9, 2012. Copyright © 1996-2012 The Washington Post.

Justice Department Launches Website to Improve Outcomes for At-Risk and Delinquent Girls, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC: February 8, 2012. www.nationalgirlsinstitute.org.

Advice for Komen: Try Pink and Purple Ribbons, posted by Ben Atherton-Zemen, Ms. Magazine Blog, Arlington, VA: February 7, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Ms. Magazine.

Attorney General Eric Holder Announces $2.4M in Grants to Help Improve Indigent Criminal Defense Services, James Podgers, ABA Journal, Chicago, IL: February 4, 2012. Copyright © 2012 American Bar Association.

Verizon Tackling Domestic Violence, posted by Ellen Yu, Responsibility Blog, Verizon, Basking Ridge, NJ: February 3, 2012.

Child Abuse and Neglect Cost the United States $124 Billion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA: February 1, 2012.

A welcome expansion of the definition of sexual violence, Lauren R. Taylor, The Washington Post, Takoma Park, MD: February 1, 2012. Copyright © 1996-2012 The Washington Post.

Avon Communications Awards, Avon Foundation for Women, New York, NY: February 2012.

Busch-Armendariz Appointed Co-Editor, AFFILIA: Journal of Women and Social Work, School of Social Work, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX: February 2012. Copyright © 2012 School of Social Work, The University of Texas at Austin.

MenEngage Africa condemns harassment of women in Malawi and calls for men to stand up against this violence, MenEngage Africa Network, Men for Gender Equality Now Malawi and Sonke Gender Justice Network, February 2012.

 

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JANUARY 2012

EVAW International to Honor Russell Strand with Visionary Award, End Violence Against Women International, Addy, WA: January 31, 2012.

Presidential Proclamation ~ National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month, 2012, The White House, Washington, DC: January 31, 2012.

Sportscaster James Brown Teams with Verizon Foundation, Launches Campaign to End Domestic Violence, Verizon Foundation, Basking Ridge, NJ: January 30, 2012. Watch You Can Make a Difference ~ Men Raising Our Voices.

Raising Awareness About Stalking, posted by Lynn Rosenthal, The White House Blog, The White House, Council on Women and Girls, Washington, DC: January 30, 2012.

County, schools launch teen dating violence awareness initiative, Claudia Grisales, The Blotter, Austin American-Statesman, Austin, TX: January 30, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Cox Media.

Department of Justice, MacArthur Foundation Provide $2 Million to Support Juvenile Justice Reform, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC: January 26, 2012.

Advocate: IRS needs greater understanding of domestic violence, Bernie Becker, On The Money Blog, The Hill, Washington, DC: January 11, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Capitol Hill Publishing Corp.

Advocates praise FBI expansion of rape definition, Todd Heywood, An American Independent, January 11, 2012. Copyright © 2012 The American Independent News Network.

Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Advocate Rates Sandusky Media Coverage a "C", Ms. Foundation for Women and Berkeley Media Studies Group, New York, NY: January 9, 2012. See Breaking News on Child Sexual Abuse: Early Coverage on Penn State.

Attorney General Eric Holder Announces Revisions to the Uniform Crime Report's Definition of Rape, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC: January 6, 2012.

The Violence Against Women Act Needed Now More Than Ever, Terri Poore, Congress Blog, The Hill, Washington, DC: January 4, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Capitol Hill Publishing Corp.

ABA Urges Third Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act, Rhonda McMillion, ABA Journal, Chicago, IL: January 1, 2012. Copyright © 2012 American Bar Association.

 

 

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