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DECEMBER 2008

CROSSING THE LINE ABUSE IN HAWAI'I HOMES (seven day series), Honolulu Advertiser, Honolulu, HI: December 14-20, 2008. Copyright © 2008 The Honolulu Advertiser.

SENATE DECLARES FEBRUARY 2-6, 2009, NATIONAL TEEN DATING VIOLENCE AWARENESS AND PREVENTION WEEK, U.S. Sentator Mike Crapo, Washington, DC: December 12, 2008.

SEX OFFENDERS TRY TO ERASE LAWS MARKING THEM FOR LIFE, Lisa Sandberg, San Antonio Express News, San Antonio, TX: December 7, 2008. Copyright © 2008 San Antonio Express News.

U OF I TRIES FOR 'CLEARER' SEX ASSAULT REPORTING, Lee Rood, The Des Moines Register, Des Moines, IA: December 4, 2008. Copyright © 2008 The Des Moines Register.

NOVEMBER 2008

COURT ORDERS HALT TO SALE OF SPYWARE, Federal Trade Commission, Washingotn, DC: November 17, 2008.

FINANCIAL EMPOWERMENT GRANTS AID SURVIVORS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, The Allstate Foundation and the National Network to End Domestic Violence, Northbrook, IL: November 10, 2008.

OCTOBER 2008

NATIONAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH, 2008 A PROCLAMATION BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, The White House, Washingotn, DC: October 1, 2008.

SEPTEMBER 2008

TAKING A NEW TACK ON DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN ADDITION TO TREATING VICTIMS, EXPERTS SAY, IT MAKES SENSE TO GIVE MORE AID TO ABUSERS, Kate Balestra, The Washington Post, Baltimore, MD: September 23, 2008. Copyright © 2008 The Washington Post Company.

JULY 2008

NATIONAL PRESS CONFERENCE IN NEW ORLEANS ANNOUNCES BOOK ABOUT SEXUAL VIOLENCE IN DISASTERS, National Sexual Violence Resource Center, Enola, PA: July 30, 2008.

JUNE 2008

RUTGERS UNIVERSITY RECEIVES $200,000 GRANT FROM THE VERIZON FOUNDATION TO FUND CERTIFICATION PROGRAMS FOR SOCIAL WORKERS ASSISTING VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, Verizon Foundation, Basking Ridge, NJ: June 26, 2008.

I-VAWA INTRODUCED IN HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, Speaking Up (volume 14, issue 7), Family Violence Prevention Fund, San Francisco, CA: June 3, 2008. More about I-VAWA.

JARQUIN HEADLINES VIOLENCE AGAINST MEXICAN WOMEN, Amy Littlefield, Women's eNews, Oaxaca, MX: June 2, 2008. Copyright © 2008 Women's eNews.

MAY 2008

RAPE HOBBLES BUSH ADMINISTRATION POLICIES, Ann Wright, Truthout, May 26, 2008. Copyright © 2008 Truthout.

WOMEN RARELY RECEIVE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SERVICES IN WELFARE OFFICES, WomanView (volume 11, issue 12), Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law, Chicago, IL: May 21, 2008.

SCREENING FOR ABUSE MAY BE KEY TO ENDING IT, Erin N. Marcus, MD, New York Times, New York City, NY: May 20, 2008. Copyright © 2008 The New York Times.

SUPREME COURT UPHOLDS LAW AIMED AT CHILD PORNOGRAPHY, David Stout, New York Times, Washington, DC: May 20, 2008. Copyright © 2008 The New York Times.

JUDICIARY COMMITTEE PASSES BIDEN BILLS TO PROTECT FAMILIES, U.S. Senator Joseph R. Biden, Jr., Washington, DC: May 15, 2008. S.1738, Combating Child Exploitation Act of 2007 and S.1515, National Domestic Violence Volunteer Attorney Network Act.

MARY KAY LAUNCHES GLOBAL PHILANTHROPIC CAMPAIGN, Mary Kay Inc., Dallas, TX: May 14, 2008.

ANONYMOUS RAPE TESTS ARE GOING NATIONWIDE, Kristen Wyatt, Associated Press, Elkton, MD: May 13, 2008. Copyright © 2008 The Associated Press.

REPORT: ABUSED WOMEN SEE DANGER IN FAMILY COURT, Alison Bowen, Women's eNews, New York, NY: May 8, 2008. Copyright © 2008 Women's eNews.

TEXAS COMPOUND REVIVES MEMORY OF HER OWN ESCAPE, Alexus Jones, Women's eNews, New York, NY: May 2, 2008. Copyright © 2008 Women's eNews.

APRIL 2008

LAW PROFESSOR ASKS FEDERAL COURT OF APPEALS TO REVIEW PANEL DECISION RULING THAT A WOMAN CAN BE FIRED FOR BEING STALKED BY A STRANGER ROAMING FREELY IN HER WORKPLACE, Law Offices of Dawn V. Martin, Washington, DC: April 30, 2008. Petition for Rehearing.

PROSTITUTION LOOKS CHIC, BUT TRUTH IS UGLY, Anne K. Ream and R. Clifton Spargo, Chicago Tribune, Chicago, IL: April 27, 2008. Copyright © 2008 Chicago Tribune.

STUDY FINDS TROUBLING VOLUNTEER SCREENING BY NONPROFITS, National Center for Victims of Crime, Washington, DC: April 22, 2008. Who's Lending a Hand? A National Survey of Nonprofit Volunteer Screening Practices.

UNIFEM GOODWILL AMBASSADOR NICOLE KIDMAN, LEADING UN OFFICIALS CALL FOR MILLIONS TO RAISE THEIR VOICES AGAINST VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN, United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM), New York, NY: April 22, 2008. Say NO to Violence Against Woman Campaign.

FRUIT OF THE POISONOUS TREE, Jennifer Hemmingsen and Zack Kucharski, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, IA: April 20-May 3, 2008. Copyright © 2008 GazetteCommunications.

EFFORTS TO FIGHT POVERTY ARE ON THE RISE IN A GROWING NUMBER OF STATES, Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity, Washington, DC: April 17, 2008. Seizing the Moment: State Governments and the New Commitment to Reduce Poverty in America.

SUPREME COURT HEARS CASE ON RAPE AND DEATH PENALTY, Allison Stevens, Women's eNews, Washington, DC: April 17, 2008. Copyright © 2008 Women's eNews.

GOVERNOR SIGNS EXECUTIVE ORDER ESTABLISHING POLICY FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ISSUES IN THE WORKPLACE, Office of the Governor, Columbus, OH: April 17, 2008. Executive Order.

SEXUAL ASSAULT SERVICES PROGRAM ANNOUNCED, Office on Violence Against Women of the U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC: April 10, 2008.

RAINN URGES CONGRESS TO SUPPORT THE USE OF DNA IN SOLVING RAPE CASES, Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN), Washington, DC: April 10, 2008. Debbie Smith Reauthorization Act of 2008 (H.R. 5057).

n.Y. PIONEERS TOUGHER APPROACH TO BATTERERS, Francesca Levy, Women's eNews, New York, NY: April 8, 2008. Copyright © 2008 Women's eNews.

CONVERSATION WITH PHILOSOPHER ON SCHOOL SHOOTINGS, Jackson Katz, The Huffington Post, April 7, 2008. Copyright © 2008 The HuffingtonPost.com, Inc.

U.S. COURT OF APPEALS RULES THAT A WOMAN CAN BE FIRED FOR BEING STALKED BY A STRANGER ROAMING FREELY IN HER WORKPLACE, Law Offices of Dawn V. Martin, Washington, DC: April 3, 2008. Decision.

ANOTHER KBR RAPE CASE, Karen Houppert, The Nation, Houston, TX: April 3, 2008. Copyright © 2008 The Nation.

MARCH 2008

NEW ALBUM RELEASE: VOICES FROM BEYOND, OurSisterJulie.com, March 31, 2008.

RAPISTS IN THE RANKS, Jane Harman, Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles, CA: March 31, 2008. Copyright © 2008 Los Angeles Times.

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR'S PROPOSED AMMENDMENTS DIMINISH ACCESS TO THE FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE ACT, WomanView (volume 11, issue 9), Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law, Chicago, IL: March 27, 2008.

NEW MOVE TO CHECK HUMAN TRAFFICKING, Sanjay Suri, IPS-Inter Press Service, London, UK: March 26, 2008. Copyright © 2008 IPS-Inter Press Service.

SEX-ABUSE SURVIVORS URGE EACH OTHER TO SPEAK OUT, Alison Bowen, Women's eNews, New York, NY: March 24, 2008. Copyright © 2008 Women's eNews.

'BANDANA PROJECT' TO SPOTLIGHT SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF FARMWORKER WOMEN, Southern Poverty Law Center, Montgomery, AL: March 19, 2008. Copyright © 2008 Southern Poverty Law Center.

SEX WORKERS NEED SAFETY, NOT PROSECUTORS, Juhu Thukral, Women's eNews, New York, NY: March 16, 2008. Copyright © 2008 Women's eNews.

OFFICE ON VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN SUBJECT OF HOUSE SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING, The Source on Women's Issues in Congress (volume 11, number 84), Women's Policy, Inc., Washington, DC: March 14, 2008.

BIDEN AMENDMENT BOOSTS FUNDING FOR ESSENTIAL VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN ACT (VAWA) PROGRAMS, U.S. Senator Joseph R. Biden, Jr., Washington, DC: March 13, 2008. Amendment 4166.

CUSTODY CASES PUT UNDER SUPREME LEGAL WATCH, Alison Bowen, Women's eNews, New York, NY: March 13, 2008. Copyright © 2008 Women's eNews.

ON MARCH 17, 2008, FEDERAL APPEALS COURT WILL HEAR CASE OF HOWARD U LAW PROFESSOR WHO WAS SEXUALLY HARASSED BY SERIAL CAMPUS STALKER AND LOST HER JOB WHEN SHE COMPLAINED, Law Offices of Dawn V. Martin, Washington, DC: March 12, 2008.

MILITARY ACADEMIES FAIL TO ADOPT NEEDED REFORMS, Speaking Up (volume 14, issue 4), Family Violence Prevention Fund, San Francisco, CA: March 11, 2008. GAO Report.

IMPACT OF VIOLENCE LASTING, SEVERE, Speaking Up (volume 14, issue 4), Family Violence Prevention Fund, San Francisco, CA: March 11, 2008.

BIDEN COMMEMORATES INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY URGES COLLEAGUES TO SUPPORT INTERNATIONAL VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN ACT, U.S. Senator Joseph R. Biden, Jr., Washington, DC: March 7, 2008.

UNIFEM AND AVON ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP TO END VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND ADVANCE WOMEN'S EMPOWERMENT: COMPANY CONTRIBUTION BENEFITS UN TRUST FUND, CAEPV Update, Corporate Alliance to End Partner Violence, Bloomington, IL: March 6, 2008. Women's Empowerment Bracelet.

FEBRUARY 2008

VIDEOTAPED CHILD TESTIMONY STATUTE UPHELD, Amaris Elliott-Engel, The Legal Intelligencer, February 28, 2008. Copyright © 2008 ALM Properties.

PRIVATE HOUSING COMPANY WON'T EVICT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE VICTIMS AFTER ACLU LAWSUIT, American Civli Liberties Union, Detroit, MI: February 26, 2008. Tanica Lewis v. Northend Village Management Systems, Inc. and Jacqueline Waters. Settlement and other legal documents.

WE 'CANNOT WAIT' TO END VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN SECRETARY-GENERAL BAN, United Nations, New York, NY: February 25, 2008. UN Secretary-General's Address. UN Secretary-General's Campaign to End Violence Against Women.

FVPF TO LEAD NEW INITIATUN IVE TO BUILD HEALTHY TEEN RELATIONSHIPS, Family Violence Prevention Fund, San Francisco, CA: February 25, 2008.

BY ANY OTHER NAME, IT'S STILL RAPE CALLING SEX CRIMES 'STATUTORY RAPE' OR 'MOLESTING' DIMINISHES THE SEVERITY OF THE OFFENSE, Wendy Murphy, Patriot Ledger, Quincy, MA: February 25, 2008. Copyright © 2008 GateHouse Media, Inc.

RABBIS TURN FOCUS ON DOMESTIC ABUSE, Daily News, New York, NY: February 24, 2008. Copyright © 2008 Daily News, L.P.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CAN EFFECT WORKPLACE PERFORMANCE EMPLOYERS BEGIN TO ADDRESS ABUSE AT WORK, Bob Caudle, The Morning News, Springdale, AR: February 23, 2008. Copyright © 2008 The Morning News.

WOMEN WHO SUFFERED CHILD ABUSE SPEND MORE ON HEALTH CARE, AScribe Newswire, Oakland, CA: February 19, 2008. Copyright © 2008 AScribe Inc.

CONTINUED FUNDING NEEDED TO PROTECT WOMEN, U.S. Senator Joseph R. Biden, Jr., Delaware State News, Dover, DE: February 16, 2008.

SURPRISING NEW RESEARCH INDICATES THAT SIGNIFICANT NUMBERS OF CHILDREN AS YOUNG AS 11 ARE ENGAGING IN SEXUAL ACTIVITY AND THAT DATING VIOLENCE AND ABUSE ARE PART OF THEIR RELATIONSHIPS, PRNewswire, Washington, DC: February 14, 2008.

LEGAL STANDARDS TARGET PROTECTIVE-ORDER BREAKDOWNS, Alison Bowen, Women's eNews, New York, NY: February 12, 2008. Copyright © 2008 Women's eNews.

ANN FISHER COMMENTARY: DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CUTBACKS RISK LIVES, Ann Fisher, Columbus Dispatch, Columbus, OH: February 12, 2008. Copyright © 2008 The Columbus Dispatch.

ABUSE HELPLINE GOES TECH-SAVVY FOR TEENS TEXAS TAKES A YOUTHFUL APPROACH TO EFFORT TO END DATING VIOLENCE, Sarah Viren, Houston Chronicle, Houston, TX: February 8, 2008. Copyright © 2008 Houston Chronicle.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE DEFENDANTS MORE LIKELY TO BE CONVICTED THAN NON-DOMESTIC VIOLENCE DEFENDANTS, Bureau of Justice Statistics of the U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC: February 8, 2008. State Court Processing of Domestic Violence Cases.

IN NYC, CHURCH JOINS STATE IN PREVENTING ABUSE, Dominique Soguel, Women's eNews, New York, NY: February 8, 2008. Copyright © 2008 Women's eNews.

CdC: 1 IN 4 WOMEN, 1 IN 9 MEN SUFFER INTIMATE-PARTNER VIOLENCE, Daniel J. DeNoon, Health News, WebMD, New York, NY: February 7, 2008. Adverse Health Conditions and Health Risk Behaviors Associated with Intimate Partner Violence – United States, 2005.

PRESIDENT BUSH REQUESTS FUNDING CUTS THAT ENDANGER DOMESTIC VIOLENCE VICTIMS, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: February 5, 2008.

BIDEN: BUSH BUDGET COULD ROLL BACK MORE THAN A DECADE OF SUCCESS IN COMBATTING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, U.S. Senator Joseph R. Biden, Jr., Washington, DC: February 4, 2008.

NATIONAL TEEN DATING VIOLENCE AWARENESS AND PREVENTION WEEK, FEBRUARY 4-8, 2008, WomanView (volume 11, issue 8), Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law, Chicago, IL: February 4, 2008.

MATLOFF BREAKS SILENCE ON REPORTERS' SEX-ASSAULT, Jeanine Plant, Women's eNews, New York, NY: February 4, 2008. Copyright © 2008 Women's eNews.

SENATORS ANNOUNCE TEEN DATING VIOLENCE AWARENESS AND PREVENTION WEEK, U.S. Senator Mike Crapo, U.S. Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, U.S. Senator Joseph R. Biden and U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Washington, DC: February 1, 2008.

STATE-BY-STATE TEEN DATING VIOLENCE REPORT CARD 2008, Break the Cycle, Los Angeles, CA and Washington, DC: February 1, 2008. Copyright © 2008 Break the Cycle.

JANUARY 2008

SUPREME COURT TO HEAR DOMESTIC HOMICIDE CASE, Speaking Up (volume 14, issue 1), Family Violence Prevention Fund, San Francisco, CA: January 31, 2008. Giles v. California.

STOPPING GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE KEY TO PREVENTING HIV, Speaking Up (volume 14, issue 1), Family Violence Prevention Fund, San Francisco, CA: January 31, 2008.

NEW REPORT SHOWS LARGE DEMAND FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SERVICES AND SHORT SUPPLY OF RESOURCES TO MEET VICTIMS NEEDS, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: January 30, 2008. Domestic Violence Counts: 07 – A 24-Hour Census of Domestic Violence Shelters and Services Across the United States. National summary and state summaries.

WELFARE REFORM IN TEXAS HAS NOT WORKED, ACCORDING TO UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN RESEARCHERS, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin,TX: January 29, 2008.

MASS. SUPREME JUDICIAL COURT UPHOLDS 209A ABUSE-PREVENTION ORDER AGAINST OUT-OF-STATE MAN, Eric T. Berkman, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, Boston, MA: January 28, 2008. Copyright © 2008 Dolan Media Newswires.

SCREENING TOOL HELPS IDENTIFY MOTHERS AFFECTED BY INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE, CAEPV Update, Corporate Alliance to End Partner Violence, Bloomington, IL: January 25, 2008.

THE ALLSTATE FOUNDATION LAUNCHES CLICKTOEMPOWER.COM TO RAISE FUNDS FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SURVIVORS, Allstate Foundation and the National Network to End Domestic Violence, January 16, 2008. ClicktoEmpower.com.

WEB SITES STEER VISITORS TO DOMESTIC SAFETY, Alison Bowen, Women's eNews, New York, NY: January 14, 2008. Copyright © 2008 Women's eNews.

ABUSED MUSLIM WOMEN IN U.S. GAIN ADVOCATES, Neil MacFarquhar, The New York Times, New York, NY: January 6, 2008. Copyright © 2008 The New York Times Company.

JUSTICE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF CINDY DYER AS DIRECTOR FOR THE OFFICE ON VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN, Office on Violence Against Women of the U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC: January 3, 2008.

VICTIM TO BE HEARD AT HUSBAND'S TRIAL, Carrie Antlfinger, Associated Press, Milwaukee, WI: January 2, 2008. Copyright © 2008 The Associated Press.




 

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