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National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

Each April since 1981, the Office of Justice Programs has helped lead communities throughout the country in observing National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW) by promoting victims’ rights and honoring crime victims and those who advocate on their behalf.
April 21, 2010/by admin
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Partner Abuse and Unintended Pregnancy: Making the Connections

A new study sheds light on a little-recognized form of abuse in which men use coercion and birth control sabotage to cause their partners to become pregnant against their wills.
April 1, 2010/by admin
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What You Can Do Series Addresses Domestic Violence

Katie Ray-Jones, Operations Director for the National Domestic Violence Hotline recently participated in an online interview with On the Leesh Productions for their What You Can Do Series.
March 15, 2010/by admin
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February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month

loveisrespect, National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline has put together a comprehensive resources page specially created for this month's awareness efforts.
February 5, 2010/by admin
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Finding Ways To Make a Difference

Michael Foti, Editor of the Laws.com Legal Network, talks about how overlooked domestic violence is in our society.
January 25, 2010/by admin
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Katie Couric Speaks With Teen Dating Abuse Experts

Katie Couric and CBS Evening News have dedicated themselves to raising awareness for teen dating abuse.
January 14, 2010/by admin
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Domestic Violence: Medical Records Can Sound an Early Warning

This entry is written by Nancy Fliesler. It originally appeared on Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston's health and science blog.
January 7, 2010/by admin
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Katie Couric Addresses Escalating Violence Seen In Teen Relationships

CBS Evening News with Katie Couric covered a crucial issue last night, the alarming number of American teenagers experiencing abusive relationships.
December 4, 2009/by admin
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Marilyn French’s Characters Speak to Me

A college senior considers both The Women’s Room and French’s posthumously published novel, The Love Children, from the point of view of her own generation. And the experience clarifies her feminist sensibility.
December 3, 2009/by admin
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It’s Time to Talk Day Encourages Greater Public Dialogue About Domestic Violence

Liz Claiborne Inc. is launching its sixth annual It’s Time to Talk Day on December 3. This day will be dedicated to encouraging Americans to speak-up about domestic violence.
December 3, 2009/by admin

Inspiration

For almost 15 years, since the death of her sister, Nicole Brown Simpson, Denise Brown has spoken out about the issue of domestic violence.
November 17, 2009/by admin
Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Inspirational Events

During Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM), many organizations are showing their support by hosting events in honor of victims of domestic violence.
October 26, 2009/by admin