Americans for Responsible Solutions (ARS), the gun violence prevention organization founded by former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, retired combat veteran and NASA astronaut Captain Mark Kelly, and the National Domestic Violence Hotline today announced a new report and toolkit, Saving Women’s Lives, to serve as a resource for state and local leaders to adopt best practices that will help protect women from gun violence.
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Today in Washington, DC, Rob Valente, National Domestic Violence Hotline policy expert presented highlights from a recent focus survey conducted by The Hotline on the use of firearms in domestic violence situations.
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The stereotype of women sabotaging birth control to secure a wealthy man is so pervasive that it is an official topic of discussion during the NBA’s weeklong orientation program for rookie players. But according to reports, women are more likely to be victims of birth control sabotage than men. Surveys conducted by anti-violence groups of survivors of domestic abuse have found contraception sabotage to be so widespread that there’s now a term for it: reproductive coercion.
Today the young singer, actress and advocate Jasmine V tells us how domestic violence has impacted her journey and why she feels we should all get involved.
Leslie Morgan Steiner tells how she sees domestic violence after her experience of giving a widely viewed TED Talk on the issue.
Activist Malika Saada Saar, director of the Human Rights Project for Girls (Rights4Girls), shares her thoughts during our #SeeDV Campaign.
This October, join our DVAM campaign by telling us how you #SeeDV. We’re inviting everyone to speak up.
It was recently brought to our attention that there are sources on the internet who are using our name to solicit donations. In order to protect yourself, here are some tips for safely donating online.
The National Domestic Violence Hotline (NDVH) announced that it has received a
$200,000 gift for 2013 from the Avon Foundation for Women to support NDVH’s efforts.
As part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the National Sexual Violence Resource Center has organized weekly #TweetAboutIt Tuesdays focused on various topics related to sexual assault.
“Her phone rang and she was pulled back into reality. She took a deep breath. She answered.” Read about a day in the life of one of our advocates.
Today President Obama signed the re-authorization of the Violence Against Women Act, the very piece of legislation that allowed us to take our very first call.
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