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DECEMBER 2004

Navigating Custody & Visitation Evaluations in Cases with Domestic Violence: A Judge’s Guide, Clare Dalton, LLM, Leslie M. Drozd, PhD, and Hon. Frances Q. F. Wong, State Justice Institute and National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, 2004.

Violence & Victimization (V&V) Research Division’s Compendium of Research on Violence AgAinst Women – 1993-2004, compiled by Leora N. Rosen, PhD and Jocelyn Fontaine, Office of Research and Evaluation of National Institute of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC: updated December 2004.


Every Life Lost is a Call for Change: Findings and Recommendations from the Washington State Domestic Violence Fatality Review, Kelly Starr, Margaret Hobart and Jake Fawcett, Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Seattle and Olympia, WA: December 2004.

Panel Stresses Priority of Domestic Violence Law, Kelley Quinn, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, Chicago, IL: December 29, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Law Bulletin Publishing Company.

Faces of Hope Daystar is More than a Safe Place to Stay; Transitional Living Center Helps Battered Women Regain Sense of Self, Strength, Georgia Pabst, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Milwaukee, WI: December 26, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Journal Sentinel Inc.

Appeals Court Upholds $1 Million Award for Alleged Rape Victim, Associated Press and South Florida Sun-Sentinel Miami, FL: December 23, 2004. Copyright © 2004 South Florida Sun-Sentinel. Jane Doe v. Celebrity Cruises, Inc., et al.

Mending Shattered Childhoods – Newborns, Siblings and Substitute Caregivers Endure Reminders of Loss(Part 3 of 3), Donna St. George, Washington Post, Washington, DC: December 21, 2004. Copyright © 1996-2004 The Washington Post Company.

Cecil Co. Allowing ‘Jane Doe’ Rape Data: Women can Submit Evidence Anonymously without Formal Report, Laura Cadiz, Baltimore Sun, Baltimore, MD: December 20, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The Baltimore Sun.

Report: U.S. Rentals Unaffordable to Poor, Genaro C. Armas, Associated Press, December 20, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Associated Press. Out of Reach 2004, National Low Income Housing Coalition.

NCADV Announces Partnership with Warner Music Nashville Recording Artists Big & Rich
, National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Denver, CO: December 20, 2004. Big & Rich Love Everybody.

Pregnancy and Homicide: Violence Intersects Lives of Promise(Part 2 of 3)
, Donna St. George, Washington Post, Washington, DC: December 20, 2004. Copyright © 1996-2004 The Washington Post Company.

Maternal Homicide: The Unknown Toll – Many New or Expectant Mothers Die Violent Deaths (Part 1 of 3), Donna St. George, Washington Post, Washington, DC: December 19, 2004. Copyright © 1996-2004 The Washington Post Company.

Researchers Stunned By Scope of Slayings: Further Studies Needed, Most Agree, Donna St. George, Washington Post, Washington, DC: December 19, 2004. Copyright © 1996-2004 The Washington Post Company.

City Settles Suit over separating abused mothers from children, Leslie Kaufman, New York Times, New York, NY: December 18, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The New York Times Company. Nicholson v. Scoppetta Stipulation & Order of Settlement and Nicholson v. Scoppetta Oral Argument – New York State Court of Appeals, September 7, 2004.

Data on Firearms and Violence to Weak to Settle Policy Debates; Comprehensive Research Effort Needed, National Academies of Sciences, Washington, DC: December 16, 2004. Firearms and Violence: A Critical Review.

Study Looks at Link Between Alcohol, Spouse Abuse
, E.J. Mundell, HealthDay News, Norwalk, CT: December 15, 2004. Copyright © 2004 ScoutNews, LLC. Drinking and Spouse Abuse Among U.S. Army Soldiers.

Recent Domestic Violence Murders in the Workplace Illustrate a Common Scenario According to New Study, PR Web, December 15, 2004. Peace at Work.

More and More Workplaces have Bullies, The Leader-Post, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, December 14, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The Leader-Post.


FBI Releases Preliminary Crime Statistics for January-June 2004, Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC: December 13, 2004.  Preliminary Uniform Crime Report – January-June 2004.

THE GOVERNMENT RESPONSE TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AGAINST REFUGEE AND IMMIGRANT WOMEN IN THE MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL METROPOLITAN AREA: A HUMAN RIGHTS REPORT, Molly Beutz, Aviva Breen, Mary Ellingen, Robin Phillips, Christine Tefft and Cheryl Thomas, Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights, Minneapolis, MN: December 10, 2004.

Call for Tough Action to Stop Violence Against Women; Amnesty International wants Legal Redress for Innocent Victims of Conflict
, Olivier Lucazeau, The Star, Johannesburg, South Africa: December 8, 2004. Copyright © 2005 The Star & Independent Online (Pty) Ltd.

Campaign Aims to Reduce Gun Violence, David Hench, Portland Press Herald, Portland, ME: December 8, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Blethen Main Newspapers, Inc.

Experts: Men Distort Religion to Justify ‘Honour’ Killings, Jan Strupczewski, Reuters, December 8, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Reuters.


Legal Aid on Wheels, Carolyn Lorie, Brattleboro Reformer, Brattleboro, VT: December 8, 2004. Copyright © 2004 MediaNews Group, Inc. and New England Newspaper Group Inc.

The toll of being a bride too soon; Researchers, lawmakers unite to tackle issue of child marriage, Connie Lauerman, Chicago Tribune, Chicago, IL: December 8, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Chicago Tribune Company.


Air Force Officials Blamed for Lapses in Sexual Assault Reporting, R. Jeffrey Smith, Washington Post, Washington, DC:December 8, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The Washington Post Company.  Air Force Inspector General Summary Report Concerning the Handling of Sexual Assault Cases at the United States Air Force Academy – September 14, 2004.

Court Weighs Confidentiality for Domestic-Violence Victims, Elizabeth Aguilera and John Ingold, Denver Post, Denver, CO: December 8, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The Denver Post.


Victims Say Violence at Home Led to Job Loss, Amy Gardner, News & Observer, Raleigh, Durham, Cary and Chapel Hill, NC: December 8, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The News & Observer Publishing Company. Imes v. City of Asheville, CCL Management, Inc., and Asheville City Coach Lines, Inc. – Brief of Amici Curiae.

AF Sexual Assault Fallout Will Change All Military Services, Jim Garamone, American Forces Press Service, U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, DC: December 7, 2004.

Montco Commissioners Adopt Domestic Abuse Policy, Margaret Gibbons, The Mercury, Pottstown, PA: December 6, 2004. Copyright © 1995-2004 PowerOne Media, Inc.

A Nonpartisan Voter Engagement Project by the National Network to End Domestic Violence Fund – Project Update, National Network to End Domestic Violence Fund, Washington, DC: December 4, 2004.

Chilean Women Celebrate Gaining Right to Divorce, Jen Ross, Women’s eNews, December 3, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Women’s eNews.

States Use a New Carrot to Collect Child Support, Marilyn Gardner, Christian Science Monitor, December 2, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The Christian Science Monitor.

Lawsuits Shed New Light on Sexual Harassment of Teens – More Young Workers File Complaints, Amy Joyce, Washington Post, Washington, DC:December 2, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The Washington Post Company.

Texas Governor Stays Execution of Newton, Sandy Kobrin, Women’s eNews, December 2, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Women’s eNews.

Decision of Interest; New York Supreme Court, Bronx County; Criminal Prosecution for Harassment Not Barred By Family Court Imprisonment for Contempt
, New York Law Journal, New York, NY: December 2, 2004. Copyright © 2004 ALM Properties, Inc.


Domestic violence prevention programs in health care settings are cost effective, Townsend Letter for Doctors and Patients, December 1, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Gale Group, Inc. and copyright © 2004 The Townsend Letter Group. Business Case for Domestic Violence Programs in Health Care Settings, Family Violence Prevention Fund and Physicians for A Violence-Free Society.

Violence Against Girls and Women Linked to Spread of HIV/AIDS, Medical News Today, St. Leonards, East Sussex, UK: December 1, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Medical News Today.

Government Study Highlights Need for Integrated Counseling for Women with Substance Abuse and Mental Disorders and Trauma – News Release, Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC: December 1, 2004.

Teen Dating Violence: The Facts, Figures and Focusing on Prevention and Education, Ashley Teitelbaum, Arizona Coalition Against Domestic Violence Newsletter Special Edition, Arizona Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Phoenix, AZ: December 2004.


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NOVEMBER 2004

Trapped, on a ‘H-4’, Shivali Shah, The Hindu, Chennai, Madras, India: November 28, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The Hindu.

Distressing Tale of Abuse; Broward Agency Helps Plantation Woman Get Her Life Back on Track after Tragedy, Karla D. Shores, Sun-Sentinel, Fort Lauderdale, FL: November 28, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Sun-Sentinel Company.


Domestic violence cases tried anyway – 2 women recanted; 1 batterer convicted, Karen Farkas, Plain Dealer, Cleveland, OH: November 26, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Plain Dealer Publishing Company.

Women’s Shelters Refusing to Surrender Client Info, Sandy Kobrin, Women’s eNews, November 26, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Women’s eNews.


UN Officials Stress Need to Eliminate Violence Against Women, UN News Service, United Nations, New York, NY: November 25, 2004.

Church a clearinghouse for health and social services; Epiphany offers free screenings, seeks financial help, volunteers
, Maurice Bobb, Houston Chronicle, Houston, TX: November 25, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The Houston Chronicle Publishing Company.


Anger Management May Not Help at All, Benedict Carey, New York Times, New York, NY: November 24, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The New York Times Company.

Department of Justice Announces Human Trafficking Task Force in the District of Columbia and Grants for Law Enforcement to Fight Human Trafficking and Assist Victims – News Release, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC: November 23, 2004.

Army Updates Sexual Assault Policy, Sgt. 1st Class Shaun Herron, Army News Service, November 23, 2004. Army Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program.


Legal Precedent Doesn’t Let Facts Stand in the Way, Sabrina Tavernise, New York Times, New York, NY: November 26, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The New York Times Company.


Murder and Violence in the Workplace, Jim Kouri, CPP, MichNews.com, November 22, 2004. Copyright © 2000-2004 MichNews.com.

Long-Term Effects of Violence on Women: Bowel Disease, Arthritis to Be Studied, Canadian Press, November 21, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The Canadian Press.


Victims gain protection, State strengthens stalker laws, Jim Collar, Green Bay Press-Gazette, Green Bay, WI: November 21, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Green Bay Press-Gazette.

Give us their names; tell us their stories
, Brooky Brown, Coshocton Tribune, Coshocton, OH: November 21, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Coshocton Tribune.


Putting violence in the past: A business hit by a high-profile shooting must quickly and candidly address its workers’ concerns. Helen Huntley, St. Petersburg Times, St. Petersburg, FL: November 20, 2004. Copyright © 2004 St. Petersburg Times.

Large Cuts in Federal House Aid Expected, Melinda Tuhus, Women’s eNews, November 18, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Women’s eNews.

No jury, no justice? It seems that way. Regina Brett, Plain Dealer, Cleveland, OH: November 17, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Plain Dealer Publishing Co.

Mental-Health Intervention Vital, Deseret Morning News, Salt Lake City, UT: November 17, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The Deseret News Publishing Co.

Society’s Theater of Violence Comes through in Peterson Trial, Michael Martin, The Dartmouth, University Wire, Hanover, NH: November 17, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The Dartmouth via U-WIRE.

Confronting Sexual Assault, Elliot Haspel, Cavalier Daily, University Wire, Charlottesville, VA: November 17, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Cavalier Daily via U-WIRE.

Study Suggests Ways to Reduce Widespread Aggressive Dating Behavior among Teenagers, AScribe Newswire, Oakland, CA: November 16, 2004. Copyright © 2004 AScribe Inc.

New Report: Women Still 100 Years from Full Equality – News Release, Institute for Women’s Policy Research, Washington, DC: November 16, 2004.  The Status of Women in the States 2004 – Research in Brief and The Best and Worst States Overall for Women in 2004 – Fact Sheet.

Laci Peterson’s Murder Dramatizes Common Danger, Gretchen Cook, Women’s eNews, November 16, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Women’s eNews.

Swedish Newspaper to Name Men Guilty of Violence Against Women, Agence France Presse, Channel NewsAsia International, November 14, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Agence France Presse.

Peterson Convicted of Double Murder, Kimberly Edds and Amy Argetsinger, Washington Post, Washington, DC:November 13, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The Washington Post Company.

Emergency Motion for a Temporary Restraining Order Filed on BEHALF of Prisoners at Lee Arrendale State Prison, Southern Center for Human Rights, Atlanta, GA: November 12, 2004.

Killings at Job Sites Soaring, Shelly Whitehead, Cincinnati Post, Cincinnati, OH: November 12, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Cincinnati Post.

Judges Widen Legal Searches in Cases of Domestic Violence, Mark Scolforo, Associated Press, Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, PA: November 9, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The Philadelphia Inquirer.

Students Trade Classes for Court Cases; Widener’s Budding Lawyers Gain Experience and Help those in Need
, Esteban Parra, The News Journal, Wilmington, DE: November 9, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The News Journal.


Deadly loopholes; Domestic violence protective orders don’t protect victims from gun crimes, cases show. Ken Little, Star News, Wilmington NC: November 7, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Star News.

Stopping the Cycle; When Domestic-Violence Victims Won’t Help, Law-Enforcement Officers Should Carry On, Columbus Dispatch, Columbus, OH: November 6, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The Columbus Dispatch.

Probation Study Proves Certified Batterer Intervention Programs are the Key to Stemming Future Violence – News Release, Office of the Commissioner of Probation, The Massachusetts Court System, Boston, MA: November 3, 2004.

Of Human Bondage – A coalition against human trafficking worked well until a prostitution litmus test was imposed. Tara McKelvey, The American Prospect (online edition), Washington, DC: November 2, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The American Prospect.

High Court Takes Case on Restraining Orders, Hope Yen, Associated Press, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, St. Louis, MO: November 2, 2004. Copyright © 2004 St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Inc. Gonzales v. City of Castle Rock v. Gonzales 366 F.3d 1093 (10th Cir. 2004).

Castle Rock Case May Affect Cops Nationwide
, Joey Bunch, Denver Post, Denver, CO: November 2, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The Denver Post. Gonzales v. City of Castle Rock v. Gonzales 366 F.3d 1093 (10th Cir. 2004).

Women Push to Change Family Courts’ Custody Rules, Jennifer Friedlin, Women’s eNews, November 1, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Women’s eNews.


Online Toolkit for Working with Men and Boys to Prevent Gender-Based Violence, Family Violence Prevention Fund and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Violence Prevention, San Francisco, CA: November 2004.

Multicultural Issues and Domestic Violence Resource Guide – Knowledge & Information Services (Benchbooks & Resources for Judges)
, National Center for State Courts, Williamsburg, VA: November 2004. Copyright © 2004 The National Center for State Courts.

Family Violence Forum, Fall/Winter 2004 (vol. 3, no. 3), National Center for State Courts, Williamsburg, VA: November 2004. Copyright © 2004 The National Center for State Courts.

Violence Against Women: Identifying Risk Factors, Research in Brief, National Institute of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC: November 2004.

community policing beyond the big cities, Research for Policy, National Institute of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC: November 2004.

Social Security Numbers: Governments Could Do More to Reduce Display in Public Records and on Identity Cards
, U.S. Governmental Accountability Office, Washington, DC: November 2004.


16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence – November 25 – December 10, 2004, Center for Women’s Global Leadership, New Brunswick, NY.

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OCTOBER 2004

County, Law Firm Join to Fight Violence, Todd Cooper, Omaha World-Herald, Omaha, NE: October 30, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The Omaha World-Herald Company.

Domestic Violence Strikes Pets, Too, Sarah Casey Newman, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, St. Louis, MO: October 30, 2004. Copyright © 2004 St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Inc.

New Database to Track PFA Violators; Action came from Recommendations by Task Force after Woman’s Slaying, Mike Bucsko, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh, PA: October 29, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

‘My daddy killed me with a knife’; 911 call records words of injured 8-year-old boy whose father is held on charges. In a four-minute call Friday night, a 911 dispatcher talks with a bleeding 8-year-old boy whose mother was stabbed to death, Stacey Mulick, The News Tribune, Tacoma, WA: October 28, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The News Tribune.

Court Limits Removing Child When Mother Is Abuse Victim, Leslie Kaufman, New York Times, New York, NY: October 27, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The New York Times Company. Sharwline Nicholson v. Nicholas Scoppetta.

Crime Victimization in U.S. Households Remains at Lowest Levels – 15 Percent Affected in 2003 Compared to 25 Percent in 1994
, Bureau of Justice Statistics, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC: October 27, 2004. Crime and the Nation’s Households, 2003.


policy altered on taking children from victims of domestic abuse, William F. Hammond, Jr., New York Sun, New York, NY: October 27, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The New York Sun, One SL, LLC. Sharwline Nicholson v. Nicholas Scoppetta.

When Abuse Affects Work; Businesses Taking Steps to Halt Domestic Violence, Christine L. Romero, Arizona Republic, Phoenix, AZ: October 26, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The Arizona Republic.

Violence Among Family Members and Intimate Partners – Section V, FBI Special Report, Uniform Crime Report Program’s National Incident-Based Reporting System, 1996-2001, Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC: October 25, 2004.

Domestic Abuse Arrests Aren’t Optional in NY, Kathianne Boniello, Poughkeepsie Journal, Poughkeepsie, NY: October 25, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Poughkeepsie Journal.

FBI Releases Crime Statistics for 2003, Crime in the United States – 2003, Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC: October 25, 2004.

‘I reported the rape within 30 minutes – then watched my career implode’, Suzanne Goldenberg, The Guardian, Manchester, UK: October 25, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Guardian Unlimited, Guardian Newspapers Limited.

Women Likelier to Be Slain by a Partner than a Stranger, Nina Bernstein and Leslie Kaufman, New York Times, New York, NY: October 22, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The New York Times Company. Femicide in New York City: 1995-2002.

Study: Foreign-Born Women More Likely to be Slain by Partners
, Rocco Parascandola, New York Newsday, New York, NY: October 22, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Newsday, Inc. Femicide in New York City: 1995-2002.

Outing Jane Doe
, Dinah Cardin, Merrimack River Current, Beverly, MA: October 22, 2004. Copyright © 2004 CNC and Herald Interactive Advertising Systems.


Ohio Man Convicted of Writing to Family Cat, courtesy of Brigner E-mail News List, October 22, 2004. State v. Frazier.

Shelters Fear Breaking Word; Data Collection May Compromise Privacy, Victim Advocates Say, Sarah Huntley, Rocky Mountain News, Denver, CO: October 22, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Rocky Mountain News.

Domestic Violence can be a Federal Crime, Holly Danks, The Oregonian, Portland, OR: October 21, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The Oregonian.


Scrambled, Encoded and Encrypted, Dinah Cardin, Merrimack River Current, Beverly, MA: October 21, 2004. Copyright © 2004 CNC and Herald Interactive Advertising Systems. 

My View – Gwinnett Opinions: Restraining Order is Just a Beginning, Warren Davis, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Atlanta, GA: October 20, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Slaying Quickens Push for Med School Checks, Erik Brady and Robert Davis, USA TODAY, October 19, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Gannett Company, Inc.

Minnesota’s Family Cap on Welfare Draws Fire, Jennifer Friedlin, Women’s eNews, October 19, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Women’s eNews.

Divorce and the Foreign-National Spouse – Part One, Janice G. Inman, New York Family Law Monthly, New York, NY: October 18, 2004. Copyright © 2004 ALM Properties, Inc.

Bryant Case Spurs States to Fortify Rape Shield Laws, Alex Sundby, Stateline.org, October 18, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Stateline.org.

In Response to Public Outcry, HUD Attempts to Protect Victim Safety, But Falls Short, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: October 18, 2004.

My View: Domestic Violence Enters Workplace
, Greg Haller, Indianapolis Star, Indianapolis, IN: October 17, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The Indianapolis Star.


Ex-Inmate’s Suit Offers View into Sexual Slavery in Prisons, Adam Liptak, New York Times, New York, NY: October 16, 2004.Copyright 2004 The New York Times Company.

Firms Should be on Alert for Domestic Abuse, Stephanie Angelo, Tucson Citizen, Tucson, AZ: October 15, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Tucson Citizen.

Potential Safeguard for Women; N.C.’s New Domestic Violence Law Makes Strangulation a Felony
, Marie Brodie, Raleigh News & Observer, Raleigh, NC: October 15, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The News and Observer. HB 1354.


Homeless Management Information Systems (HMIS) Data and Technical Standards Final Notice; Clarification and Additional Guidance on Special Provisions for Domestic Violence Provider Shelters [Docket No. FR 4848-N-03], Patricia A. Carlile, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, October 14, 2004.

Virtual Lecture Hall Launches Innovative Online Domestic Violence Education Program for Physicians, Virtual Lecture Hall, Medical Directions, Inc., PR Newswire, October 14, 2004.


Liz Claiborne & Marie Claire: “It’s Time to Talk” Day – October 14, 2004, It's Time to Talk About Domestic Violence, Liz Claiborne.

OVC PROVIDES HELP FOR VICTIM SERVICE PROVIDERS ON-LINE, Web Forum, Office of Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC: October 13, 2004.

Every Step You Take . . . Every Move You Make . . . My GPS Unit Will Be Watching You, Michael Rosenwald, Popular Science, New York, NY: October 13, 2004.Copyright © 2004 Popular Science.

Editorial: A Misguided Rule, Kansas City Star, Kansas City, MO: October 12, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Kansas City Star.

Safe at Home in Alabama – The Southern State’s Child Welfare System is Called a National Model, Mike Hudson, Roanoke Times, Roanoke, VA: October 11, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The Roanoke Times.

Employers Miss Warning Signs of Violence, Stephanie Armour, Asbury Park Press, Asbury Park, NJ: October 11, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Gannett News Service.

Oscar-Winning Filmmaker Maryann De Leo Joins With Grammy-Winning Singer, Songwriter and Activist Michael Bolton to Produce Lifetime Television Documentary on Violence Against Women, PR Newswire and Lifetime Television, October 11, 2004.

Is anger management a remedy for batterers? A federal ban on using domestic violence grants to fund the programs raises some questions, David Hench, Portland Press Herald, Portland, ME: October 10, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Blethen Maine Newspapers, Inc.

Congress Passes Rape PREVENTION DNA Bill, Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network, National Center for Victims of Crime, and Lifetime Television, October 9, 2004.

Local Shelter to Give Up Funding Rather than Turn Over Data on Abuse Victims, Mackenzie Carpenter, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh, PA: October 8, 2004. Copyright © 2004 P.G. Publishing Co.

Grant This Woman Asylum, Wendy Wright and Cory Smith, Washington Post, Washington, DC: October 8, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The Washington Post Company.

New Federal Rules Gather Data About Battered Women, James Dao, New York Times, New York, NY: October 8, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The New York Times Company.

Domestic Violence Ribbon Car Magnets For Sale, National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, October 8, 2004.

Original Celebrity Art Postcards for Sale, Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network, October 8, 2004.

Protesters Say Housing Regulation Puts Domestic Violence Victims at Risk, ABC 7, Chicago, IL: October 7, 2004. Copyright © 2004 ABC Inc., WLS Television, Inc.

Domestic Violence Shelters Oppose Data-Sharing Plan, Timothy Pratt, Las Vegas Sun, Las Vegas, NV: October 7, 2004. Copyright © 1996-2004 Las Vegas Sun, Inc.

House OKs Bill Imposing ‘Spyware’ Fines, The Associated Press, New York Times, New York, NY: October 6, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The Associated Press.

Workplace Violence: Supreme Court Lets Stand Ruling Finding No Constitutional Breach in Assault of Guard, Victoria Roberts, BNA Daily Labor Reports, (No. 192), Washington, DC: October 5, 2004. Copyright © 1998-2004 The Bureau of National Affairs. Gantt v. Security USA, Inc.


Join M.E.N. (Mobilizing to End violeNce) for a Walk to Support Women in Your Life, Center for Women and Families, Louisville, KY: October 4, 2004.

Working with Men to Prevent Violence Against Women: An Overview – Part One, Alan Berkowitz, VAWnet, National Resource Center on Domestic Violence and Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Harrisburg, PA: October 2004.

Working with Men to Prevent Violence Against Women: An Overview – Part TWO, Alan Berkowitz, VAWnet, National Resource Center on Domestic Violence and Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Harrisburg, PA: October 2004.

Safety in the Safety Net: TANF Reauthorization Provisions Relevent to Domestic Violence, Nisha Patel and Vicki Turetsky, Center for Law and Social Policy, Washington, DC: October 2004.

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Domestic Violence: 2003 Supplement – An Update from the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs
, New York, NY: October 2004. Copyright © 2004 National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs.

History of VAWA
, FaithTrust Institute, Seattle, WA: October 2004.

Breaking the Cycle: Fathering After Violence – Curriculum Guidelines and Tools for Batterer Intervention Programs
, Family Violence Prevention Fund, San Francisco, CA: October 2004.

Ending Domestic Violence – A Call to Men: It’s Time to Become Part of the Solution, Anthony Porter, Nyack, NY: October 2004.


International Holdout; Around the world, empowering women is considered essential.  So why isn’t America on board? Ellen Chesler, The American Prospect, Washington, DC: October 2004. Copyright © 2004 The American Prospect, Inc.

Self-Sufficiency and Safety: The Case for Onsite Domestic Violence Services at Employment Services Agencies, Lisa McKean, PhD, Center for Impact Research, Chicago, IL: October 2004.

Addressing Domestic Violence as a Barrier to Work: Building Collaborations Between Domestic Violence Service Providers and Employment Services Agencies, Lisa McKean, PhD, Center for Impact
Research
, Chicago, IL: October 2004.

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SEPTEMBER 2004

Domestic Violence: Admit it George, We’ve Got a Problem, Flavia Colgan, CommonDreams.org, September 30, 2004. Copyright © 1997-2004 Common Dreams.

National Domestic Violence Awareness Month Resolution – S.Res. 438, United States Senate, Washington, DC: September 29, 2004.

Victim of Domestic Abuse Gets City Job Back, Jennifer Medina, New York Times, New York, NY: September 29, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The New York Times Company.

Changes to Pentagon Sexual Misconduct Policy Draw Mixed Reaction, Daniel Pulliam, GOVEXEC.COM, September 29, 2004.

Alertness May Help Prevent Violence on the Job – Working to Stay Safe, Terry Maxton, Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX: September 29, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Belo Interactive Inc.

Electronics Protect Victims, Norm Nirvana, Mansfield News Journal, Mansfield, OH: September 29, 2004. Copyright © 2004 News Journal.


Sentenced to Be Raped, Nicholas D. Kristof, New York Times, New York, NY: September 29, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The New York Times Company.

Violence Policy Center Releases Annual Report “When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 2002 Homicide Data,” News Release, Violence Policy Center, Washington, DC: September 28, 2004. When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 2002 Homicide Data – Females Murdered by Males in Single Victim/Single Offender Incidents.

Berkeley Debates Decriminalizing Prostitution, Kristin Bender, Women’s eNews, September 28, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Women’s eNews.

Domestic Violence Awareness Month Activities, Speaking Up, (vol. 10 iss. 15), Family Violence Prevention Fund, San Francisco, CA: September 24, 2004.

Pentagon Criticized for Closed-Door Meeting on Sexual Misconduct, Daniel Pulliam, GOVEEXEC.COM, September 24, 2004.

Task Force to Investigate Navy and Army Academies, Daniel Pulliam, GOVEEXEC.COM, September 23, 2004.

Law Gives Battered Inmates in California New Hope, Sandy Kobrin, Women’s eNews, September 23, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Women’s eNews.

Debate on Naming Rape Accusers Continues, Robin Hindery, Women’s eNews, September 24, 2004. Copyright 2004 Women’s eNews.

National Center for Victims of Crime, RAINN and Lifetime Television Commend Senate Panel for Approving Critical Rape Prevention DNA Bill, News Release, National Center for Victims of Crime, Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network, and Lifetime Television, September 22, 2004.

Defense Department Announces Sexual Harassment Task Force, News Release, U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, DC: September 22, 2004.

Domestic Violence Challenge, Kiersten Warning, Weston Town Crier, Framingham, MA: September 22, 2004. Copyright © 2004 CNC and Herald Interactive Advertising Systems, Inc.

U.S. May Punish Troops Seeing Prostitutes, The Associated Press, New York Times, Washington, DC: September 22, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The Associated Press.

Kobe Owes an Apology to All U.S. Women, Lorraine Dusky, Women’s eNews, September 22, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Women’s eNews.

National Center for Victims of Crime Applauds Legislation Criminalizing Video Voyeurism, News Release, National Center for Victims of Crime, Washington, DC: September 21, 2004.

Assistant Attorney General R. Alexander Acosta Hosts Limited English Proficiency Conference, News Release, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC: September 21, 2004. Information for Community Based Organizations and Individuals on Language Access to Federal and Federally Assisted Programs and Activities.

Court Offered a Second Chance, and Three Now are Dead, Marna Anderson, Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune, Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN: September 20, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Star Tribune.


Other Priorities, David H. Hackworth, DefenseWatch, Soldiers for the Truth, Irvine, CA: September 20, 2004. Copyright © 2004 David H. Hackworth.

Woman’s Tale Highlights Modern-Day Slavery – Experts Think as Many as 20,000 are Enslaved in the U.S. Each Year, Allan Turner, Houston Chronicle, Houston, TX: September 20, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Houston Chronicle.

Senate Appropriations Committee Swings Into Action on FY2005 Appropriations Bills
, The Source on Women’s Issues in Congress, (vol. 10, no. 27), Women’s Policy, Inc., Washington, DC: September 18, 2004.


Uncle Sam Wants You to Get Married: Republican Marriage Promotion Programs Encourage Women to Stay in Abusive Relationships, Kiersten Stewart, The Gadflyer, September 17, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The Gadflyer.

Welfare Series: Time for Congress to Act, Margy Waller, Women’s eNews, September 15, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Women’s eNews.

Keeping Watch Over Justice/Program Aims to Protect Abuse Victims, But Some Fear It Will Disrupt Courts, Paige Akin, Richmond Times Dispatch, Richmond, VA: September 13, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Richmond Newspapers, Inc.

Sexual Assault in the Shadows: Male Victims in Military Cite Devastating Impact on Career, Life, Sally Jacobs,Boston Globe, Boston, MA: September 12, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The New York Times Company.

Violent AND Property Crime REMAIN at LOWEST RATES in 30 Years, Bureau of Justice Statistics, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC: September 12, 2004. Criminal Victimization, 2003


New DHS Report Examines Abuse of Women in Nine Countries, PR Newswire, New York, NY: September 9, 2004. Copyright © 1996-2004 PR Newswire Association LLC. Profiling Domestic Violence: A Multi-Country Study, 2004

Prosecutor: Bryant’s Alleged Victim Faced ‘Awful Anticipation’
,
Peggy Lowe, Rocky Mountain News, Denver, CO: September 8, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Rocky Mountain News.


Appeals Court to Weigh Duty of Abused Mother; A Closely Watched Case Addresses Whether Letting Children See Violence Equals Neglect, John Caher, New York Law Journal, New York, NY: September 7, 2004. Copyright © 2004 ALM Properties, Inc.

National Medical Groups Call for Action to Reduce Firearm Injury as Federal Assault Weapons Ban is Set to Expire, PR Newswire, New York, NY: September 7, 2004. Copyright © 2004 PR Newswire Association, Inc.

Program to Take in Pets Eases One Concern of Domestic Violence Victims; Arundel Shelters Them if Owners Flee Abusers, Sarah Schaffer, Baltimore Sun, Baltimore, MD: September 7, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The Baltimore Sun Company.


Georgetown Ruling Breaks Silence on Campus Rape, Juhie Bhatia, Women’s eNews, September 7, 2004. Copyright 2004 Women’s eNews.

MN Court of Appeals Allows Testimony on Battered-Woman Syndrome, Michelle Lore, The Minnesota Lawyer, Minneapolis, MN: September 6, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Dolan Media Newswires. State of Minnesota v. Vance.

Victim Fallout Feared in Bryant Case, David Kelly, Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles, CA: September 5, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Los Angeles Times.

No Room for Poverty National Rally, Community Action Partnership, September 4, 2004 in Washington, DC.

High-Tech Tale of Stalking in the 21st Century, Naush Boghossian, Los Angeles Daily News, Los Angeles, CA: September 3, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Los Angeles Daily News.

Bryant Case Is Called a Setback: Recent Rape Victims Cite Confidentiality Breach, Advocates Say, Blaine Harden, Washington Post, Washington, DC: September 3, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The Washington Post Company.

Welfare Series: Block Grants Starve State Budgets, Jennifer Friedlin, Women’s eNews, September 3, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Women’s eNews.

Welfare Series: Belva Elliott, Mother of Five, Speaks, Belva Elliott, Women’s eNews, September 2, 2004. Copyright 2004 Women’s eNews.

Experts: Bryant Case Hurts Rape Victims, Associated Press, CNN.com, September 2, 2004. Copyright 2004 The Associated Press.

Criminal case against bryant dropped, NewsFlash, Family Violence Prevention Fund, San Francisco, CA: September 2, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Family Violence Prevention Fund.

ABA Handbook Guides Lawyers in Providing Assistance for Domestic Violence Victims and Recognizing Related Issues in their Practice Areas, American Bar Association, Chicago, IL: September 1, 2004. The Impact of Domestic Violence on Your Legal Practice: A Lawyer’s Handbook – 2nd Edition.

Innovative Workplace-Based Program Helps Employees Understand, Address Abuse, Speaking Up, (vol.10, iss. 13), Family Violence Prevention Fund, San Francisco, CA: September 1, 2004. Evaluation Report Harman International Domestic Violence Prevention Project

When Violence Hits Home: How Economics and Neighborhood Play a Role, Michael L. Benson and Greer Litton Fox, Research in Brief, National Institute of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC: September 2004.

Hidden Slaves: Forced Labor in the United States, Free the Slaves, Washington, DC and Human Rights Center, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA: September 2004.

A National Protocol for Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examinations – Adults/Adolescents, President’s DNA Initiative, Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC: September 2004.

Judicial Review Hearings in Domestic Violence Cases, Vera Institute, New York, NY: September 2004.

Child Care Assistance Policies 2001-2004: Families Struggling to Move Forward, States Going Backward, Karen Schulman and Helen Blank, Issue Brief, National Women’s Law Center, Washington, DC: September 2004. Copyright © 2004 National Women’s Law Center.

Barney Fife Revisited: Gunless Deputy Loses Job, Denlinger, Rosenthal & Greenberg, LPA, Ohio Employment Law Letter, (vol. 15, iss. 9), Brentwood, TN: September, 2004. Copyright 2004 M. Lee Smith Publishers LLC. Morrison v. Warren, et al. NOT FOR SALE: FEMINISTS RESISTING PORNOGRAPHY & PROSTITUTION, Christine Stark and Rebecca Whisnant, Spinifex Press. Book available fall 2004.

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AUGUST 2004

Women’s Poverty Deepens Amid Slow 2003 Recovery, Marianne Sullivan, Women’s eNews, August 30, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Women’s eNews.

Employer Response Important in Dealing with Domestic Abuse; States Enact Rules to Aid Victims
, Meg Shreve, Business Insurance, August 30, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Crain Communications Inc.

Sexual Assault Prevention, Response Report Released, Tech. Sgt, David A. Jablonski, Air Force Print News, August 30, 2004. The Report Concerning the Assessment of USAF Sexual Assault Prevention and Response, Office of the Assistance Secretary of the Air Force, U.S. Air Force, Washington, DC: August 2004.

Rental Forum: Domestic Violence Laws Benefit Tenants, J. Norton Cabell, The Oregonian, Portland, OR: August 29, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The Oregonian. Oregon Revised Statutes, Residential Landlord and Tenant § 90.453, § 90.456 and § 90.459

Slow Torture of Stalking Can Quickly Turn Deadly, Bill Torpy, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Atlanta, GA: August 29, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Governor OK’s Parole for Battered Woman
, Sonja Bjelland, Press-Enterprise, Riverside, CA: August 28, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The Press-Enterprise Co.

Welfare Series: Services for Abused Women Scarce
, Jennifer Friedlin, Women’s eNews, August 27, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Women’s eNews.

Women’s Earnings Fall; U.S. Census Bureau Finds Rising Gender Wage Gap
, Institute for Women’s Policy Research, Washington, DC: August 27, 2004. Income Stable, Poverty Up, Numbers of Americans With and Without Health Insurance Rise, U.S. Census Bureau, Washington, DC: August 26, 2004.

‘Military Men’ Takes on Domestic Violence
, Clyde Smith, The Periscope, Kings Bay, GA: August 25, 2004.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Partners with National Center for Missing & Exploited Children to Assist Sexually Exploited Child Victims of Trafficking
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC:
August 25, 2004. National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

CDC Renews Commitment to Fund National Sexual Violence Resource Center
, National Sexual Violence Resource Center, Enola, PA: August 24, 2004.

Welfare Series: Child Support Cash Kept by States, Jennifer Friedlin, Women’s eNews, August 22, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Women’s eNews.

Rape Counselors See Their Work Altered by Issues in Bryant Case, Kirk Johnson, New York Times, New York, NY: August 22, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The New York Times Company.

Victim of Abuse, or Murderer? Polly Summar, Albuquerque Journal, Albuquerque, NM: August 22, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Albuquerque Journal.

New Tools Increase Safety For Families Facing Violence, Define Safe Roles For Abusive Fathers, Speaking Up, (vol. 10, iss. 11), Family Violence Prevention Fund, San Francisco, CA: August 17, 2004. Family Team Conferences in Domestic Violence Cases: Guidelines for Practice and Accountability and Connection with Abusive Men: A New Child Protection Response to Increasing Family Safety

More than Work; Domestic Violence can Spill into Workplace, Tim McGuire, Minneapolis Star Tribune, Minneapolis, MN: August 14, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Star Tribune.

Strangulation Cases; Seminar Explores Details Overlooked in Investigations, Alayna DeMartini, Columbus Dispatch, Columbus, OH: August 14, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The Columbus Dispatch.

Welfare Series: Child Care Promises Fall Through, Jennifer Friedlin, Women’s eNews, August 13, 2004. Copyright 2004 Women’s eNews.

New Law Makes it Illegal to Evict Victims of Domestic Abuse, E-Update, Corporate Alliance to End Partner Violence, Bloomington, IL: August 13, 2004.  Concerning Housing Issues for Victims of Domestic Violence – Colorado HB 04-1153

More Parents Going to Court When Ex-Spouse Wants to Move Kids, Leslie Eaton, San Diego Union-Tribune, San Diego, CA: August 8, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Union-Tribune Publishing Co.

Welfare Series: Law Drops Moms in Deeper Poverty, Jennifer Friedlin, Women’s eNews, August 6, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Women’s eNews.

Calif. Justices Clear Way for Testimony on Domestic Abuse, Mike McKee, Law.com, San Francisco, CA: August 4, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Yahoo! Inc. Copyright © 2004 NLP IP Company. People vs. Brown

Early Sex Ups Risk of Dating Violence, Brad McLean, Australian Doctor, August 4, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Reed Business Information Ltd.

Many High School Girls Report Dating Violence, Amy Norton, Reuters Health, New York, NY: August 2, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Reuters Limited. Dating Violence and Associated Sexual Risk and Pregnancy Among Adolescent Girls in the United States, Jay C. Silverman, PhD, Anita PhD, and Karen Clements, MPH, Pediatrics, American Academy of Pediatrics, Elk Grove Village, IL: August 2004.

Mobile Law Office Takes to the Street, Lauren Nowenstein, Michigan Bar Journal, (vol. 83, no. 8), Lansing, MI: August 2004. Copyright © 2004 State Bar of Michigan.

She’s Kobe Bryant’s Alleged Victim, Not His “Accuser”, Jackson Katz, August 2004. Copyright © 2004 Jackson Katz.

Survey of State Procedures Related to Firearm Sales, Midyear 2003, Regional Justice Information Service, Bureau of Justice Statistics, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC: August 2004. 

Privacy: Rules on Homeless Data Prompt Concerns About Violence, Chloe Albanesius, NationalJournal.com, Washington, DC: August 2004.

Separation/Divorce: Sexual Assault: The Current State of Social Scientific Knowledge, Walter S. DeKeseredy, McKenzie Rogness and Martin D. Schwartz, Aggression and Violent Behavior, 9 (2004) 675-691, Elsevier Science, Amsterdam: August 2004.

Aggravated Sentencing: Blakely v. Washington: Practical Implications for State Sentencing Systems, Jon Wool and Don Stemen, Vera Institute of Justice, New York, NY: August 2004.

Domestic Violence Hearsay Exceptions in the Wake of Crawford vs. Washington: A View from the Bench, Judge Amy Karan and Judge David Gersten, Synergy – Newsletter of the Resource Center on Domestic Violence: Child Protection and Custody, summer 2004 (vol. 8 no. 2), National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, Reno, NV. Crawford vs. Washington and Ohio vs. Roberts

CHOICES AND CHALLENGES: GUIDES TO SURVIVING DOMESTIC AND SEXUAL VIOLENCE ASSOCIATED WITH THE US ARMED FORCES, The Miles Foundation, Newtown, CT: 2003/2004.

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JULY 2004

Pornography and Sexual Violence, Robert Jensen, National Electronic Network on Violence Against Women, National Resource Center on Domestic Violence, Harrisburg, PA: July 2004.

Women’s Economic Status in the States: Wide Disparities by Race, Ethnicity and Region, Amy Caiazza, PhD, April Shaw and Misha Werschkul, Institute for Women’s Policy Research, Washington, DC: July 2004.

U.S. Steps Up Efforts To Combat Sex Trafficking, Speaking Up (vol. 10, iss. 11), Family Violence Prevention Fund, San Francisco, CA: July 30, 2004. Victims of Trafficking and Violence Prevention Act of 2000: Trafficking in Persons Report

Avon Foundation Launches Domestic Violence Initiative, Speaking Up (vol. 10, iss. 11), Family Violence Prevention Fund, San Francisco, CA: July 30, 2004. Speak Out Against Domestic Violence Campaign

Sex Assault Victims Can Speak Out On Campus, Amy Argetsinger, Washington Post, Washington, DC: July 29, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The Washington Post Company.

Editorial: Kobe Judge has an Ito Moment, Wendy J. Murphy, DV News, Brigner Webmail Service, July 28, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Wendy J. Murphy.

Pro Se Parties a High Priority for Family Court, Adina Matusow, The Legal Intelligencer, Philadelphia, PA: July 27, 2004. Copyright © 2004 ALM Properties, Inc.

Study of U.S. Gun Law Finds 7,030 Illegal Buys, Curt Anderson, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, St. Louis, MO: July 27, 2004. Copyright © 2004 St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Inc. Review of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives’ Enforcement of Brady Act Violations Identified through the National Instance Criminal Background Check System – Report Number 1-2004-006

Study: Employers Ignoring Workplace Violence, Insurance Journal, July 27, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Wells Publishing, Inc. ASSE 2004 Workplace Violence Survey & White Paper, American Society of Safety Engineers.

New Tack on Family Violence; Animal, Human Agencies Join to Find Solutions, Encarnación Pyle, Columbus Dispatch, Columbus, OH: July 25, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The Columbus Dispatch.

Abuse Victims Get Chance for Private Shelter
, Leslie Fulbright, Seattle Times, Seattle, WA: July 24, 2004. Copyright 2004 The Seattle Times Company.


ON THE LAW; Despite Gains, Prosecution of Rape Still a Tough Task, Cynthia Daniels, Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles, CA: July 23, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The Times Mirror Company; Los Angeles Times.

ATTORNEY GENERAL ASHCROFT ANNOUNCES $1,248,008 FOR HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY AREA THROUGH PRESIDENT BUSH’S FAMILY JUSTICE CENTER INITIATIVE, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC: July 21, 2004.

Few Laws Help Gays in Cases of Domestic Violence, Kathleen Kingsbury, Columbia News Service, Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University, New York, NY: July 21, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University.

HOME Offers More than Handouts, Molly Ivins, Charleston Daily Mail, June 17, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Charleston Newspapers.

Chaos Over Sentencing Guidelines, Join Together Online, Boston, MA: July 16, 2004. Blakely vs. Washington

Clinic Detects domestic violence, Tucson Citizen, Tucson, AZ: July 16, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Tucson Citizen. Clinic-Based Screening for Domestic Violence: Use of a Child-Safety Questionnaire, Richard AA. Wahl, Doris J. Sisk and Thomas M. Ball, BMC Medicine, (2:25) June 30, 2004. Copyright © 1999-2004 BioMed Central Ltd.

World Health Organization Supports Domestic Violence Prevention, Speaking Up, Family Violence Prevention Fund, San Francisco, CA: July 16, 2004. The Economic Dimensions of Interpersonal Violence

Fall Internship Program, Break the Cycle, Washington, DC: July 15, 2004.


North Carolina Strengthens Domestic Violence Laws
, North Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Durham, NC: July 15, 2004.

Inside the Minds of Workplace Killers, Stephanie Armour, USA Today: July 14, 2004. Copyright © 2004 USA Today, a division of Gannett Co., Inc.

The State of America’s Children 2004: A Continuing Portrait of Inequality Fifty Years After Brown versus Board of Education, Children’s Defense Fund, Washington, DC: July 13, 2004.

State High Court Takes Broad View of Mediation Privilege, Kenneth Ofgang, Metropolitan News-Enterprise, Los Angeles, CA: July 13, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Metropolitan News Company. Rojas vs. Superior Court of Los Angeles County


Activists Question Speed of Military Rape Reforms, Miles Moffeit, Denver Post, Denver, CO: July 12, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The Denver Post.

Rape, Racism and Victim Advocacy, Lisa M. Calderón, MLS, JD, The Black Commentator, Jenkintown, PA: July 8, 2004. Copyright © 2002-2004 www.BlackCommentator.com.

Court Upholds Ex-Wife’s Right to Complain, Rebecca Cook, Associated Press, July 8, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The Associated Press. Suggs vs. Hamilton

Domestic Violence Cases See New Test, Robert Tharp, Dallas Morning News Dallas, TX: July 5, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Belo Corporation.

Domestic Violence Courts: Organization and Procedure Varies, Madelynn Herman, Family Violence Forum (vol. 3, no. 2), National Center for State Courts, Williamsburg, VA: Summer 2004.

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JUNE 2004

Preventing and Responding to Abuse of Elders in Indian Country, National Indian Council on Aging, National Center on Elder Abuse, Washington, DC: June 2004.

A Review of the Literature Elder Abuse in Indian Country - Research, Policy and Practice, National Indian Council on Aging, National Center on Elder Abuse, Washington, DC: June 2004.

New DVD on Workplace Violence Offers Resources, Recommendations for Safety Measures on the Job, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA: June 30, 2004.

Domestic violence an ‘epidemic’ in texas, Heather L. Nicholson, Pasadena Citizen, Pasadena, TX: June 30, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Pasadena Citizen.

USFK Conducts Online Sexual Assault Survey, Jeremy Kirk, Stars and Stripes (Pacific edition), June 26, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Stars and Stripes.

Jury Role in Raising Sentences Affirmed, Charles Lane, Washington Post, Washington, DC: June 25, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The Washington Post Company. Blakely vs. Washington

MEN JOIN BATTLE TO END VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN, Jennifer Friedlin, Women's eNews, to June 20, 2004.  Copyright © 2004 Women's eNews.

Each Threatening Phone Call Violated Protective Order, Top Court Affirms, Alisa Bralove, The Daily Record, Baltimore, MD: June 18, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Dolan Media Newswires. David Triggs Jr. vs. State of Maryland

Measure would create office to deal with sexual assault, domestic violence problems, Sandra Jontz, Stars and Stripes, European edition, June 17, 2004.

Men to Spend Fathers’ Day Pushing for Women’s Safety, Paul R. Charron, Women’s eNews, June 16, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Women’s eNews. Founding Fathers Campaign

Court Ruling is Mixed on Sex Harassment, Stephen Henderson and Larry Fish, The Philadelphia Inquirer,Philadelphia, PA: June 15, 2004. Copyright 2004 The Philadelphia Inquirer. Pennsylvania State Police v. Suders

Admission of Excited Utterance to Police Officer in Domestic Violence Case Upheld, summarized by Wendy J. Murphy, New England School of Law, June 14, 2004. Court of Appeals of Indiana, Aaron G. FOWLER vs. Indiana, No. 49A02-0310-CR-930

JuÁrez Murder Report Leaves Critics Unsatisfied, Theresa Braine, Women’s eNews, June 14, 2004.  Copyright © 2004 Women’s eNews.

Silent Witness eBay Sheila Shawl Auction, eBay, Silent Witness National Initiative, Sheila Shawl Extravaganza May 22-30, May 30-June 6 and June 6-13, 2004.

Army Develops Policy to Address Acts of Sexual Assault, Sgt 1st Class Marcia Triggs, Army News Service, Casemate, Fort Monroe, VA: June 11, 2004.

new report shows economic costs of interpersonal violence, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland: June 9, 2004. The Economic Dimensions of Interpersonal Violence, Hugh Waters, MS, PhD, et al, World Health Organization, 2004. Copyright © 2004 World Health Organization.

Honor Dad, Help Prevent Violence, Amy Eagle, Chicago Tribune, Chicago, IL: June 9, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Chicago Tribune Company. Founding Fathers Campaign

Cadet Cuts Deal; Rape Charge Dropped, Erin Emery, Denver Post, Denver, CO: June 9, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The Denver Post.

Stanford Business School Study Finds No-Fault Divorce Laws May Have Increased Women’s Physical Well-Being, Business Wire, San Francisco, CA: June 8, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Business Wire, Inc.

ANNUAL LEGISLATIVE & LOBBY DAYS
, National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, and National Network to End Domestic Violence, June 8-10, 2004 in Washington, DC.


Pentagon Offers New Policy On Sex Abuse, Andrew Mollison, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Atlanta, GA: June 4, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

House Panel Focuses on Prevention of Sexual Assault in the Military, The Source on Women’s Issues in Congress, (Vol. 10, No. 18) Women’s Policy, Inc., Washington, DC: June 4, 2004.

Sexual Assaults in Army on Rise: Report Blames Poor Oversight and Training, R. Jeffrey Smith, Washington Post, Washington, DC: June 3, 2004. © 2004 The Washington Post Company.

Pima Gets Handle on Violent Crime by Girls, Patty Machelor, Arizona Daily Star, Tucson, AZ: June 2, 2004. Copyright © 1999-2004 AzStarNet, Arizona Daily Star.


Profile: Fallout from a Recent California Supreme Court Decision that Places Restrictions on Custodial Parents who Wish to Relocate with their Children, Elaine Korry, All Things Considered, National Public Radio, Washington, DC: June 1, 2004. Copyright © 2004 National Public Radio®.

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MAY 2004

Medical Management of Intimate Partner Violence Considering the Stages of Change: Precontemplation and Contemplation, Therese Zink, MD, MPH, et al., Annals of Family Medicine (v. 2, no. 3), May-June 2004.

Suarez Free; Few Female Leaders in Asia, Women’s eNews, May 29, 2004. Copyright 2004 Women’s eNews, Inc.

Firearms and Domestic Violence: Resource Guide, National Center for State Courts, Williamsburg, VA: May 27, 2004. Copyright © 2002-2004 National Center for State Courts.

Filing for a Protective Order Decreases Violence, Speaking Up, (vol. 10, iss. 9), Family Violence Prevention Fund, San Francisco, CA: May 27, 2004. Protection Orders and Intimate Partner Violence: An 18-Month Study of 150 Black, Hispanic, and White Women, Judith McFarlane, DrPH, Ann Malecha, PhD, Julia Gist, PhD, Kathy Watson, MS, Elizabeth Batten, BA, Iva Hall, PhD and Sheila Smith, PhD, American Journal of Public Health (613-618), (vol. 94, no. 4), Washington, DC: April 2004. Copyright © 2004 American Public Health Association.

Researchers Say Massachusetts Family Courts Fail to Protect Battered Women and Their Children; Study Applies Human Rights Analysis to Child Custody Cases Involving Domestic Violence, AScribe Newswire, May 27, 2004. Copyright 2004 AScribe Inc. Child Custody Determinations in Cases Involving Intimate Partner Violence: a Human Rights Analysis, Jay G. Silverman, PhD, Cynthia M. Mesh, PhD, Carrie V. Cuthbert, JD, Kim Slote, JD and Lundy Bancroft, BA, American Journal of Public Health (951-957), (Vol 94, No. 6) June 2004. Copyright © 2004 American Public Health Association.

Violent Crime Declined in 2003, But Murders Rise, Join Together Online, Boston, MA: May 26, 2004. FBI’s Preliminary Annual Uniform Crime Report – January-December 2003

Preliminary Annual Uniform Crime Report – January-December, 2003, Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC: May 24, 2004.  

Advocates Led by NY Legal Assistance Group File Amicus Brief in Domestic Violence Case, The Daily Record, Rochester, NY, May 24, 2004. Copyright 2004 Dolan Media Newswires.

Low-Income Native American Women Suffer High Rates of Domestic Abuse
, Newswise, May 24, 2004. Based on “Native American Women: A Cross-Sectional Study,” Lorraine Halinka Malcoe, Bonnie M. Duran, and Juliann M. Montgomery, BMC Medicine, May 24, 2004.

For Arbiters in Custody Battles, Wide Power and Little Scrutiny, Leslie Eaton, New York Times, New York, NY: May 23, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The New York Times Company.
 

Pregnancy ‘Can Spark Violence by Partners’, Jo Revill and Judy Hobson, The Observer, London, UK: May 23, 2004. Guardian Unlimited © Guardian Newspapers Limited 2004.

Attorney General Ashcroft Announces Awards of more than $117 Million for States to Prosecute and Respond to Violence Against Women, Regulatory Intelligence Data, Federal Document Clearing House, Inc., May 2004. Copyright 2004 FDCH e-Media, Inc.

21 LEADERS FOR THE 21ST CENTURY
, Women's eNews honors this group of awe-inspiring, reader-nominated list, with each leader making news, often at great personal risk, by confronting issues of particular concern to women, May 20, 2004 in New York, NY.


Agency Issues Report on Human Trafficking, Associated Press, Washington, DC: May 18, 2004. Copyright 2004 The Associated Press.

Over 100 Women Sexually Assaulted in Iraq, Afghanistan, StopFamilyViolence.org, New York, NY: May 18, 2004.

When will the U.S. military tackle the problem of sexual abuse? Cathy Hong, Salon.com, May 18, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Salon.com.

Military Sex-Assault Reforms Slow in Advancing Efforts by Congress, Miles Moffeit, Denver Post, Denver, CO: May 16, 2004. Copyright 2004 Denver Post.

Military Faulted on Assault Cases: Panel Calls Policies, Programs on Sexual Misconduct ‘Incomplete’, Bradley Graham, Washington Post, Washington, DC: May 14, 2004: Copyright The Washington Post Company.

Defense Department Briefing on Task Force Report on Care of VicTIms of Sexual Assault, David S. C. Chu and Ellen P. Embrey, U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, DC: May 13, 2004. Task Force Report on Care for Victims of Sexual Assault

National Women’s Health Week – MAY 9-15, 2004, National Women’s Health Information Center, Office on Women’s Health, US Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC

Master of Public Administration Degree with a Concentration in Domestic Violence Program Management and Policy Development through a New Distance-Learning Format, The University of Colorado at Denver’s Graduate School of Public Affairs, Denver, CO: May 7, 2004

Court Restores Verdict Against Negligent Sheriff, Bob Anez, Associated Press, Livingston Enterprise, Livingston, MT: May 5, 2004. 03-567 (05-05-04) Massee vs. Thompson 2004 MT 121

GirlsAllowed Web Site Features New Episodes for National Mental Health Month, Corporate Alliance to End Partner Violence, Bloomington, IL: May 4, 2004. GirlsAllowed

Founding Fathers Against Violence, Dads & Daughters Update, Dad & Daughters, Duluth, MN. 2004 Founding Fathers, Family Violence Prevention Fund, San Francisco, CA: May 2004.

CALL FOR DISCUSSION PAPERS, NCADV’s 11th National Conference – Radical Organizing for Change
, July 11-14, 2004 in Denver, CO, National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, May 2004.

Terror Nine to Five: Guns in the American Workplace – 1994-2003,
Handgun-Free America, Arlington, VA: May 2004.

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APRIL 2004

Confidentiality & Information Sharing Issues for Domestic Violence Advocates Working with Child Protection and Juvenile Court Systems, Jill Davies, JD, National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, American Public Human Services Association and the Family Violence Prevention Fund, San Francisco, CA: April 2004

Task Force Report on Care for Victims of Sexual Assault
, U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, DC: April 2004

WOMEN OVER 50 SUFFER DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, TOO, Silent Witness E-Newsletter, Minneapolis, MN: April 30, 2004

New Resource on Screening Patients For Abuse
, Speaking Up (volume 10, issue 8) Family Violence Prevention Fund, San Francisco, CA: April 30, 2004.

Women Twice as Likely to Suffer Depression as Men According to Harvard Mental Health Letter
, PR Newswire, New York, NY: April 30, 2004. Copyright 2004 PR Newswire Association, Inc. Harvard Mental Health Letter

Federal Appeals Court Allows Failure to Protect Claim Against Police Department
, provided to Brigner E-mail Service by Betty J. Wytias, Assistant Attorney General, Domestic Violence Policy Advisor, Colorado Attorney General’s Office, April 29, 2004.  Jessica Gonzales v. City of Castle Rock

An Emotional Safety Check; Girl Scout Survey Shows Teasing and Taunting Rank Highest on List of Concerns
, Karen Ann Cullotta, Chicago Tribune, Chicago, IL: April 28, 2004. Copyright 2004 Chicago Tribune Company. Feeling Safe: What Girls Say, A Report from the Girl Scout Research Institute – Executive Summary, Girl Scouts of the USA.

Los Angeles; County Calls Domestic Abuse a Key Factor in Child Deaths
, Carla Rivera, Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles, CA: April 28, 2004. Copyright 2004 The Times Mirror Company; Los Angeles Times.

RAPE IN THE RANKS
, A NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, Online NewsHour, Public Broadcasting System, April 26, 2004. Copyright 2004 MacNeil/Lehrer Productions.

THE MARCH FOR WOMEN'S LIVES - UNVEILED AS NEW NAME FOR MARCH ON APRIL 25, 2004, march organizers: the Feminist Majority, NARAL Pro-Choice America, National Organization for Women, and Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Washington, D.C. 

Decision of Interest; 911 Call Is Admissible as Trial Evidence if It Meets ‘Excited Utterance’ or Other Hearsay Exceptions, New York Law Journal,New York, NY: April 23, 2004. Copyright 2004 ALM Properties, Inc.

AUSTIN’S SAFEPLACE IS 2004 National Crime Victims' Rights Week Award Recipient, SafePlace, Office of Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, April 22, 2004

University of Florida Study: Sibling Violence Leads to Battering in College Dating, AScribe Newswire, Oakland, CA: April 22, 2004. Copyright 2004 AScribe Inc.

Break the Silence about Violence; Friends, Co-Workers Can Help Domestic-Abuse Victims, Susan Felt, Arizona Republic, Phoenix, AZ: April 21, 2004. Copyright 2004 The Arizona Republic.

Protection-from-Abuse’ Law Fails Again, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh, PA: April 21, 2004. Copyright 2004 P.G. Publishing Co. 

Domestic Violence Expert Says Men Must ‘Step Up’ to Prevent Abuse, Lisa Kremer, The News Tribune, Tacoma, WA: April 20, 2004. Copyright 2004 The News Tribune.

New Report: Women Paid 68 Cents for Every Dollar White Men Get, Institute for Women’s Policy Research, Washington, DC: April 20, 2004. The Status of Women in the States – Women’s Economic Status in the States: Wide Disparities by Race, Ethnicity, and Region

SAVE THE DATE - PLAN THE DAY: APRIL 20, 2004 - A DAY TO END SEXUAL VIOLENCE, National Sexual Violence Resource Center, Enola, PA

2004 Animal Cruelty/Human Violence Awareness Week – April 18-24, 2004, The Humane Society of the United States, Washington, DC


NATIONAL CRIME VICTIMS' RIGHTS WEEK, APRIL 18-24, 2004 - RESOURCE GUIDE, Office of Victims of Crime Resource Center, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice Washington, D.C.

1ST ANNUAL NATIONAL RACE TO STOP THE SILENCE, Stop Child Sexual Abuse, April 17, 2004 in Washington, D.C.

NEW PSA URGES MEN TO TALK TO BOYS ABOUT ABUSE, Family Violence Prevention Fund, San Francisco, CA: April 16, 2004

Domestic Violence Centers Retain Confidentiality Right, Emily Umbright, St. Louis Daily Record/St. Louis Countian, St. Louis, MO: April 15, 2004. Copyright 2004 Dolan Media Newswires

NOWLDEF CHANGES ITS NAME TO LEGAL MOMENTUM, New York, NY: April 15, 2004

Domestic Violence Agency Wins Missouri Supreme Court Protection of Records, State ex rel. Hope House, Inc., Relator vs. Commissioner Molly M. Merrigan, Circuit Court of Jackson County, Missouri, Family Court Division, Respondent; Opinion II. Section 455.220: Strict Confidentiality for Domestic Violence Victims; Judge Richard B. Teitelman, Jefferson City, MO: April 13, 2004.

Lawyer Settles Interpreter Case, AllDeaf.com, April 9, 2004. Copyright © 2004 by AllDeaf.com.

Sexual Assault Team Tackles Ultra-Urban Bronx, Asjylyn Loder, Women’s eNews, April 1, 2004. Copyright 2004 Women’s eNews.

4 Teens Help Peers to Combat Abuse, Lisa Vernon-Sparks, Home News Tribune, East Brunswick, NJ: April 1, 2004. Copyright 2004 Home News Tribune (East Brunswick, NJ).


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MARCH 2004

Caucus Opens Hearing Today on Sexual Assaults in Military, Miles Moffeit, Denver Post, Denver, CO: March 31, 2004. Copyright 2004 The Denver Post.

Moms Plan Second D.C. March on Mother’s Day – May 9, 2004
, Join Together Online, Boston, MA: March 31, 2004. Million Mom March


Texas Appeals Court Says Past Violence Sufficient for Dating Protection Order
, Texas Lawyer, Dallas, TX: March 29, 2004. Copyright 2004 ALM Properties, Inc.

So How Many Rape Reports are False?
, Joanne Archambault, SATI e-News, SATI, Addy, WA: March 29, 2004

Victims’ Rights: America’s Values – America Commemorates the 24th Anniversary of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week,
Join Together Online, Boston, MA: March 26, 2004

Rape Shield Law Ruling will have Repercussions – Our View
, Fort Collins Coloradoan, Fort Collins, CO: March 25, 2004. Copyright The Fort Collins Coloradoan.

The Dynamics of Families Who are Homeless: Implications for Early Childhood Educators, Kevin J. Swick, Childhood Education, Association for Childhood Education International, Olney, MD: March 22, 2004 (No. 3, Vol. 80; Pg. 116; ISSN: 0009-4056 IAC-ACC-NO: 114008352). Copyright 2004 Gale Group, Inc. ASAP.  Copyright 2004 Association for Childhood Education International.

Strengthening the Collaboration between Public Health and Criminal Justice to Prevent Violence, Deborah Prothrow-Stith, Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics, (No. 1, Vol. 32; Pg. 82), Boston, MA: March 22, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Gale Group, Inc. and American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics.


Home Abusers ‘Likely to Commit Other Crimes‘, Rosie Cowan, The Guardian, London, UK: March 20, 2004. Copyright Guardian Newspapers Limited 2004.

Amnesty Pushing Nations to End Gender Violence, Shauna Curphey, Women’s eNews, March 19, 2004. Copyright 2004 Women’s eNews.

Report on the Tenth Anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act, News Flash, Family Violence Prevention Fund, San Francisco, CA: March 19, 2004.  Impact of Violence Against Women Act

New Safety and the Law Campaign, Speaking Up, PR Solutions, Inc., Washington, DC and Family Violence Prevention Fund, San Francisco, CA: March 18, 2004 Vol. 10, Issue 6.  Safety and the Law Project.

Broken Bonds: Most Violent Crimes Against Women and Girls Are Acts of Betrayal, Hank Shaw, Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, Rochester, NY: March 18, 2004. Copyright Rochester Democrat and Chronicle.

Human Trafficking Fact Sheet, White House Press Releases and Documents, Washington, DC: March 18, 2004

Outreach Program Targets the Deaf, Jitin Hingorani, News 8 Austin, TX: March 15, 2004. National Domestic Violence Hotline

Report Says Violence Against Women a Worldwide Problem with Little Public Notice, Tavis Smiley Show, National Public Radio, March 15, 2004. Copyright 2004 National Public Radio.


Confronting Rape in the Military, New York Times, New York, NY: March 12, 2004. Copyright 2004 The New York Times Company.

Ruling on Hearsay Evidence Guts Cases, Robin Franzen, The Oregonian, Portland, OR: March 11, 2004. Copyright 2004 The Oregonian. Crawford v. Washington (No. 02-9410)

Ashcroft Weighs Granting of Asylum to Abused Women, Rachel L. Swarns, New York Times, New York: March 11, 2004. Copyright 2004 The New York Times Company.

Air Force Urged To Put Priority On Aid To Victim, Beverly Creamer, Honolulu Advertiser, Honolulu, HI: March 11, 2004. Copyright 2004 The Honolulu Advertiser.

Military Rape Cases Belong In Prosecutors’ Hands, Honolulu Advertiser, Honolulu, HI: March 10, 2004. Copyright 2004 The Honolulu Advertiser.

Air Force to Study Rape Complaints: Major Inquiry to Focus on Handling of Cases, R. Jeffrey Smith, Washington Post, Washington, DC: March 10, 2004. Copyright 2004 The Washington Post Company.

11 Rapes Reported At Hickam – An Air Force Review Shows Accusations on the Rise in the Pacific, Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Honolulu, HI: March 10, 2004. Copyright 2004 Honolulu Star-Bulletin.

CHAMPIONS FOR CHANGE RECEPTION - HONORING WOMEN AND MEN WORKING TOGETHER TO STOP THE VIOLENCE, Lifetime Television and The Wireless Foundation, March 10, 2004 in Washington, DC

REPORTS OF RAPE IN PACIFIC SPUR AIR FORCE STEPS, Eric Schmitt, New York Times, New York, NY: March 9, 2004. Copyright The New York Times Company.

Rep. Louise Slaughter Releases Report on Violence Against Women Act Ten Years After Its Passage, Congresswomen Louise M. Slaughter, U.S. House of Representatives. Impact of Violence Against Women Act Garrine P. Laney, Congressional Research Service, Washington, DC: March 5, 2004.

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL LAUNCHES GLOBAL CAMPAIGN TO STOP VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN, Press Release, Amnesty International, March 5, 2004.

EXPERTS, HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS CHALLENGE FEDERAL TASK FORCE CONCLUSION, WARN THAT LESS SCREENING & INVENTION WILL JEOPARDIZE VICTIMS OF ABUSE, NewsFlash, Family Violence Prevention Fund, San Francisco, CA: March 5, 2004

DOD ESTABLISHES ADDITIONAL SEXUAL ASSAULT HOT LINE, News Release 149-04, U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, DC: March 4, 2004

SENTENCING THE VICTIM, Airs on "Independent Lens", PBS, March 2, 2004 - Nineteen-year-old Joanna Katz was brutally raped, beaten and tortured by five men.  Her attackers were put behind bars - but not for long. To keep them in prison after serving minimal sentences, Katz was forced to appear in front of the parole board year after year, reopening old wounds again and again.  Follow this survivor and committed victims' rights activist as she challenges a justice system that imposes scars upon the same violent crime victims it is designed to protect.

ENEMY WITHIN THE GATES, Baltimore Sun, Baltimore, MD: March 2, 2004. Copyright 2004 The Baltimore Sun.

HHS LAUNCHES CAMPAIGN TO PREVENT YOUTH BULLYING, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Take a Stand. Lend a Hand. Stop Bullying Now! Campaign, Washington, DC: March 1, 2004

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF NURSING CALLS ON NURSES TO INCREASE SAFETY-PROMOTING BEHAVIORS OF ABUSED WOMEN; First Randomized Clinical Trial in Nurse Safety Intervention, Business Wire, San Francisco, CA: March 1, 2004. Copyright 2004 Business Wire, Inc. Increasing the Safety-Promoting Behaviors of Abused Women, Judith McFarlane, DrPH, RN, FAAN, Nursing Center, Copyright 2004 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc., A Wolters Kluwer Company.

WOMEN LACK PROTECTION IN MILITARY, J.J. Babb, Rocky Mountain Collegian, Fort Collins, CO: March 1, 2004. Copyright 2004 Rocky Mountain Collegian via U-Wire.

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FEBRUARY 2004

KEEP SPOTLIGHT ON RAPES - EDITORIAL, Denver Post, Denver, CO: February 27, 2004. Copyright 2004 The Denver Post.

U.S. SELECTS COVENANT HOUSE TO OPERATE NATIONAL HOTLINE FOR TRAFFICKING VICTIMS - PRESS RELEASE, Covenant House, New York, NY: February 26, 2004

DALLAS AREA RAPES UP BY 60% IN 2003, POLICE SAY INCREASE COULD BE RESULT OF MORE VICTIMS COMING FORWARD
, Eric Aasen, Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX: February 26, 2004. Copyright 2004 The Dallas Morning News.

PENTAGON DISCUSSES POST SERIES OFFICIALS DENY DOWNPLAYING SEX ASSAULTS BUT CONCEDE SOME MISSTEPS, John Aloysius Farrell, Denver Post, Denver, CO: February 26, 2004. Copyright 2004 The Denver Post.

MILITARY SCOLDED ON ASSAULTS- SENATORS SEEK MORE PROTECTION FOR FEMALE SOLDIERS, Bradley Graham, Washington Post, Washington, DC: February 26, 2004.
Copyright 2004 The Washington Post Company.

WOMEN NOT THE ONLY TARGETS OF STALKERS, CONFERENCE TOLD, Chris Wetterich, Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV: February 25, 2004.  Copyright 2004 Charleston Papers.

DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY FAVORS ASYLUM FOR RODI ALVARADO, NEWS FLASH!, Family Violence Prevention Fund, San Francisco, CA: February 26, 2004

RAPES REPORTED BY SERVICEWOMEN IN THE PERSIAN GULF AND ELSEWHERE, Eric Schmitt, New York Times, February 26, 2004, New York, NY. Copyright 2004 the New York Times Company.

VIDEO GAMES APPROVED FOR TEENS OFTEN CONTAIN SEX AND VIOLENCE, STUDY CONCLUDES, NEWS FLASH!, Family Violence Prevention Fund, San Francisco, CA: February 26, 2004

STUDIES SAY VIOLENT VIDEO GAMES MAKE CHILDREN AGGRESSIVE, February 23, 2004, Join Together Online, Boston, MA.

JUÁREZ MARCH HEIGHTENS PRESSURE TO SOLVE MURDERS, Theresa Braine,  Women's eNews, February 23, 2004, Copyright 2004 Women's eNews.

Guidelines for Medico-Legal Care for Victims of Sexual Violence, David Wells and Wendy Taylor, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland: February 19, 2004. Copyright © 2003 World Health Organization.

PUBLIC DISCLOSURE OF GUN DATA ENDS, Join Together Online, February 18, 2004.

MILLION MOM MARCH WILL GATHER IN DC ON MOTHER'S DAY WEEKEND - NEWS RELEASE, Join Together Online, Million Mom March, February 17, 2004.

TEXAS ADS SHOW THE REAL FACE OF RAPE, by Susan Palmquist, Women's eNews, February 15, 2004, Texas Association Against Sexual Assault Launches Statewide Public Awareness Campaign at Annual Conference News Release, Campaign Materials, Texas Association Against Sexual Assault

V-DAY MARCH ON JUAREZ, MEXICO: SPOTLIGHT ON THE MISSING AND MURDERED WOMEN IN JUAREZ - FEBRUARY 13-14, 2004, V-Day, San Francisco, CA


WHERE DOES THE BLAME FOR RAPES LIE? Diane Carman, February 11, 2004, Denver Post. Copyright 2004 Denver Post.

RESEARCH: MAKING A LINK - HIV AND VIOLENCE, Sage Birchwater, The Williams Lake Tribune, Williams Lake, BC: February 10, 2004.  Copyright 2004, The Williams Lake Tribune

START PLANNING FOR NATIONAL YOUTH VIOLENCE PREVENTION WEEK - PRESS RELEASE , February 6, 2004, National Youth Violence Prevention Campaign, Join Together Online.

RAPE IN THE MILITARY: FEMALE TROOPS DESERVE MUCH BETTER, USA Today, February 5, 2004 , 8:58 p.m., Copyright 2004, USA Today.

VOLUNTEERS IN SERVICE TO AMERICA ( VISTA ) VOLUNTEER NEEDED, Women's Coalition of St. Croix, Christiansted, VI: February 5, 2004

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JANUARY 2004

LEGAL SYSTEM THAT AIDS SOCIETY'S POOR IN NEED ITSELF, Dennis W. Archer, president of the American Bar Association, San Antonio Express-News, January 31, 2004, San Antonio, TX. Copyright 2004 San Antonio Express-News

FAMILY VIOLENCE CRIES OUT FOR PREVENTION
, Janet Carter, Women's ENews, January 28, 2004

PROVIDING TRANSITIONAL HOUSING FOR VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, NewsFlash, Family Violence Prevention Fund, San Francisco, CA: January 20, 2004; Hunger and Homelessness Survey: A Status Report on Hunger and Homelessness in America's Cities - A 25-City Survey, U.S. Conference of Mayors - Sodexho, Washington, D.C.: December 2003

VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND THE SUPER BOWL: THE MYTH
, Speaking Up, January 16, 2004 Vol. 10, Issue 1, Family Violence Prevention Fund, San Francisco, CA and PR Solutions, Inc., Washington, D.C.

LIEBERMAN OFFERS PLAN TO COMBAT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE,
Holly Ramer, Associated Press, January 2, 2004.  Copyright 2004, The Associated Press




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