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DECEMBER 2011

Presidential Proclamation ~ National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, 2012, The White House, Washington, DC: December 30, 2011.

Presidential Proclamation ~ National Stalking Awareness Month, 2012, The White House, Washington, DC: December 28, 2011.

Bennet, Casey Stand Up for Health Care for Domestic Violence Victims, Washington, DC: December 22, 2011.

Hazelden Publishing and Break the Cycle Join Forces to Create New Teen Dating Violence Prevention Program, Hazelden Publishing and Break the Cycle, Center City, MN: December 21, 2011. Violence Prevention Works!

Take Action for VAWA during the Holidays, National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence Against Women, Washington, DC: December 19, 2011.

Survey: 1 in 3 women affected by partner's violent behavior, Ashley Hayese, CNN, Atlanta, GA: December 15, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Cable News Network. See National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey.

Frat accused of asking: Who do you want to rape?, Lisa Rathke, Associated Press, Yahoo! News, Monteplier, VT: December 14, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Associated Press and Yahoo Inc.

Nearly 1 in 5 Women in U.S. Survey Report Sexual Assault, Roni Caryn Rabin, The New York Times, New York, NY: December 14, 2011. Copyright © 2011 The New York Times Company. See National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey.

New Survey Underscores Need for More Services, Funding for Victims of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Stalking, Dating Violence, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: December 14, 2011. See National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey.

Recent Federal Report on Child Maltreatment Probably Reflects Budget Cuts, Not Less Child Abuse, Center for Public Policy Priorities, Austin, TX: December 14, 2011. Child Maltreatment 2010.

Speaking out about staying silent, Donna Jenson, Chicago Tribune, Chicago, IL: December 14, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Chicago Tribune.

Sunflower House Receives $10,000 Grant from Verizon Foundation for "Let's Chat" Internet Safety Program for Middle School Students in Kansas, Verizon Foundation, Kansas City, KS: December 13, 2011.

Cuts to prevention funding still moving forward, Prevention Institute, Oakland, CA: December 12, 2011.

Penn State Culture Explained Away Sandusky, Brett J. Blackledge, Jeff Donn and Michael Rubinkam, The Huffington Post, State College, PA: December 12, 2011. Copyright © 2011 TheHuffingtonPost.com, Inc.

Take Action Today to Reauthorize VAWA! ~ Email your Senators and Representatives; Participate in the first #ReauthorizeVAWA Twitter Carnival; and Sign on to the VAWA support letter, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: December 12, 2011. Toolkit and Letter of support.

The Twice-Victimized of Sexual Assault, Jane E. Brody, The New York Times, New York, NY: December 12, 2011. Copyright © 2011 The New York Times Company.

Man charged in slaying of South Middleton Township woman, Mary Klaus and Matthew Kemeny, The Patriot-News, Harrisburg, PA: December 11, 2011. Copyright © 2011 PennLive LLC.

It's time to get tough on violence against women, Hillary Clinton, The Guardian, London, UK: December 10, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Guardian News and Media Limited.

Rape Used as Military Weapon, Preethi Nallu, Inter Press Service News Agency, Bangkok, TH: December 10, 2011. Copyright © 2011 IPS-Inter Press Service.

Tracing a Mother's Vagabond Path to Murder and Suicide in Texas, Manny Fernandez, The New York Times, Laredo, TX: December 10, 2011. Copyright © 2011 The New York Times Company.

New England Patriots Kevin Faulk and Matthew Slater Visit East Boston High School; Call on Students to End Widespread Relationship Violence, National Football League Players Association, A CALL TO MEN and the Verizon Foundation, Boston, MA: December 9, 2011. Training Camps for Life and LiveRespect Pledge.

NPEIV and Stop Abuse Campaign declare campaign to end abuse, Stop Abuse Campaign, New York, NY and the National Partnership to End Interpersonal Violence, San Diego, CA: December 8, 2011.

Why did Sandusky's wife not come to help? Victim says he screamed knowing she was upstairs, Daily Mail, London, UK: December 8, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Associated Newspapers Ltd.

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Introduces the RISE Act, Congresswoman Gwen Moore, Washington, DC: December 7, 2011. Summary of the RISE Act.

Legal Momentum Supports the RISE Act, Legal Momentum, New York, NY: December 6, 2011. TANF Reauthorization: Building a Social Safety Net that Works for Women and Families.

Lifting the Veil of Secrecy: Stopping Sexual Abuse in Sports and Every Institution, Larry Cohen, The Huffington Post, December 6, 2011. Copyright © 2011 TheHuffingtonPost.com, Inc.

Presidential Memorandum ~ International Initiatives to Advance the Human Rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Persons, The White House, Washington, DC: December 6, 2011. Fact sheet.

ALERT: Reauthorize VAWA! Take Action Today!, National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence Against Women, Washington, DC: December 5, 2011. Toolkit.

Recent Charges of Sexual Abuse of Children in Hollywood Just Tip of Iceberg, Experts Say, Meaghan Murphy, FoxNews.com, December 5, 2011. Copyright © 2011 FoxNews.com.

Women Are Aggressors in Household Violence Too, Caryl Rivers and Rosalind C. Barnett, Women's eNews, New York, NY: December 4, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Women's eNews.

 

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NOVEMBER 2011

Domestic violence report shows safety net weak spots, Erin Rhoda, Kennebec Journal, Augusta, ME: November 30, 2011. Copyright © 2011 MaineToday Media, Inc.

Leahy, Crapo Propose Bill to Reauthorize Landmark Violence Against Women Act, U.S. Senators Patrick Leahy and Mike Crapo, Washington, DC: November 30, 2011. SB 1925 and section-by-section analysis.

National Network to End Domestic Violence Welcomes Bill to Reauthorize Life-Saving Legislation, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: November 30, 2011.

Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act, posted by Lynn Rosenthal, The White House Blog, The White House, Council on Women and Girls, Washington, DC: November 30, 2011.

Sexual Assault Experts Partner with Penn State, National Sexual Violence Resource Center, Enola, PA: November 30, 2011.

Ask Senator Kirk to Co-Sponsor Two Bills that Support Domestic and Sexual Violence Survivors: VAWA Reauthorization and the Housing Rights for Victims of Domestic and Sexual Violence Act, WomanView (volume 15, issue 8), Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law, Chicago, IL: November 28, 2011.

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, posted by Riana Lynn, The White House Blog, The White House, Council on Women and Girls, Washington, DC: November 28, 2011.

Mentor program for athletes aims to cut teen violence, abuse, Anne Gonzales, The Sacramento Bee, Sacramento, CA: November 28, 2011. Copyright © 2011 The Sacramento Bee. Coaching Boys into Men Program.

Supreme Court refuses to resolve confusion over child pornography law, Warren Richey, The Christian Science Monitor, Washington, DC: November 28, 2011. Copyright © 2011 The Christian Science Monitor.

How committed is Justice Dept. to ending rape behind bars?, Just Detention International, Los Angeles, CA: November 25, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Just Detention International.

Rebuttal: Biden Was Right About More Rape Policing, Carol E. Tracy, Women's eNews, New York, NY: November 25, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Women's eNews.

There Are Victims in the Penn State Tragedy, Not "Accusers", Jackson Katz, The Huffington Post, November 18, 2011. Copyright © 2011 TheHuffingtonPost.com, Inc.

Homicides Fall to Lowest Rate in Four Decades, U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, Washington, DC: November 16, 2011. Homicide Trends in the United States, 1980-2008 ~ Annual Rates for 2009 and 2010.

New Orleans Saints Offensive Tackle Zach Strief Visits Lusher Charter School to Lead 'Training Camps for Life,' a Program to Educate Students About Teen Relationship Violence, National Football League Players Association, A CALL TO MEN and the Verizon Foundation, New Orleans, LA: November 15, 2011. Training Camps for Life and LiveRespect Pledge.

Statement on Penn State, 1in6, Los Angeles, CA: November 14, 2011.

The Paterno Effect: Keep Your Job or Lose Your Manhood?, Mark Matousek, The Huffington Post, November 10, 2011. Copyright © 2011 TheHuffingtonPost.com, Inc.

The National Network to End Domestic Violence and Verizon Wireless Traveled Nearly 7,000 Miles to Inspire Local Communities Across the Country to Help End Domestic Violence, Verizon Wireless, Basking Ridge, NJ and the National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: November 8, 2011.

Regional Town Hall Meetings Focus on Engaging Men in Ending Violence Against Women, posted by Emily Miles, The White House Blog, The White House, Council on Women and Girls, Washington, DC: November 8, 2011.

Victims' rights advocate critical of Paterno, Penn State officials, Myles Snyder, WHTM-TV, Harrisburg, PA: November 7, 2011. Copyright © 2000 - 2011 WorldNow and WHTM.

Continuing to Advance our Work in Combating Domestic Violence and Other Crimes, January Contreras, The White House Blog, The White House, Washington, DC: November 3, 2011.

Note to Biden: Cops Aren't Answer to Rape, Wendy Murphy, Women's eNews, New York, NY: November 2, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Women's eNews.

Announcing the Winners of the Apps Against Abuse Technology Challenge, posted by Kathleen Sebelius, The White House Blog, The White House, Washington, DC: November 1, 2011.

It's Unanimous: Congress Passes Law to Protect Peace Corps Volunteers, Randy Kreider, The Blotter, ABC News, Washington, DC: November 1, 2011. Copyright © 2011 ABC News.

Presidential Proclamation ~ National Native American Heritage Month, The White House, Washington, DC: November 1, 2011.

 

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OCTOBER 2011

Domestic Abuse Fears Grow in Immigrant Communities, Laura Tillman, Blog, The Women’s Media Center, October 28, 2011. Copyright © 2011 The Women’s Media Center.

Killing of woman, her son reveals flaws in protection of domestic-violence victims, Laura Maggi, The Times-Picayune, New Orleans, LA: October 28, 2011. Copyright © 2011 New Orleans Net LLC.

Preventing Murder, The Washington Post, Washington, DC: October 28, 2011. Copyright © 2011 The Washington Post Company.

Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard (Ca-34) Introduces the Safe Act to Ensure Economic Stability for Victims of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Stalking, Targeted News Service, Lucille Roybal-Allard, U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, DC: October 28, 2011.

Avon Foundation for Women Grants $300,000 to the National Council on Family Violence ~ Cumulative Donation Expands Support to National Domestic Violence Hotline and National Dating Abuse Helpline, Avon Foundation for Women, New York, NY: October 26, 2011.

Call for 20 days domestic violence leave, John Masanauskas, Herald Sun, Melbourne, AU: October 26, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Herald and Weekly Times.

Murder, suicide top medical deaths in pregnancy, Kerry Grens, Reuters, New York, NY: October 26, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Thomson Reuters.

Rep. Moore Speech on Domestic Violence Month, Congresswoman Gwen Moore, Washington, DC: October 25, 2011.

Senate Democrats, Republicans join in seeking federal probe of 'stalking apps', Terry Frieden, CNN, Washington, DC: October 25, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Cable News Network.

'Dangerous Instincts': Ex-FBI profiler explains dangers of that 'nice' neighbor, Monica Hesse, The Washington Post, Washington, DC: October 24, 2011. Copyright © 1996-2011 The Washington Post Company.

Rape Definition Expands; Female Detainees Abused, Women's eNews, New York, NY: October 22, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Women's eNews.

Survivors of abuse and violence march to 'Take Back the Night', Gregan Wingert, Las Vegas Sun, Las Vegas, NV: October 21, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Las Vegas Sun.

FBI Advisory Board Votes to Revise UCR Definition of Forcible Rape, End Violence Against Women International, Addy, WA: October 2011.

Many wear purple to stamp out abuse, Jarrod Wise, KXAN, Austin, TX: October 20, 2011. Copyright © 2011 LIN Television of Texas, LP.

Mary Byron Project announces "Celebrating Solutions" winners; Introduces new award for 2012, Mary Byron Project, Louisville, KY: October 20, 2011.

Support for Move to Broaden Definition of Rape, Erica Goode, The New York Times, New York, NY: October 20, 2011. Copyright © 2011 The New York Times Company.

Woman Claims Sheriff's Deputy Made Her a 'Sex Slave', Marimer Matos, Courthouse News Service, Miami, FL: October 20, 2011.

ACLU of Texas Sues ICE Officials, Williamson County and CCA for Sexual Assault of Immigrant Women, ACLU of Texas, Austin, TX: October 19, 2011. See complaint, background information and related article from the Los Angeles Times.

Why ending domestic violence is our business, Making a Difference Blog, Allstate Foundation, Northbrook, IL: October 19, 2011.

FORGE Awarded New 3-Year Federal Grant, FORGE, Milwaukee, WI: October 18, 2011.

A month to recall domestic abuse homicides, Larry Riley, The Muncie Star Press, Muncie, IN: October 18, 2011. Copyright © 2011 thestarpress.com.

One in Four Children Exposed to Some Form of Family Violence, Study Finds, ScienceDaily, Rockville, MD: October 17, 2011. Copyright © 1995-2011 ScienceDaily LLC.

No contest plea sends woman to 15-yr. term, Sara Mitchell, El Dorado News-Times, El Dorado, AR: October 14, 2011. Copyright © 2011 El Dorado News-Times.

Administration on Aging funds first national adult protective services resource center, Administration on Aging, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC: October 13, 2011. About the grantee: NAPSA.

Former Law Professor Asks Supreme Court to Protect Stalking Victims Against Employment Discrimination, Law Offices of Dawn V. Martin, Washington, DC: October 13, 2011.

Short Funds Crimp Tribal Women's Safety Law, Amy Lieberman, Women's eNews, New York, NY: October 13, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Women's eNews.

It's Time to Talk: More Than One-Third of Americans Have Never Discussed Domestic Violence, Allstate Foundation, Northbrook, IL and YWCA USA, Washington, DC: October 10, 2011. www.PurplePurse.com.

The Price for Refusing to Kill Your Gang-Raped Child, Frank Crimi, FrontPageMag.com, Sherman Oaks, CA: October 10, 2011. Copyright © 2011 FrontPageMagazine.com.

Take A Stand Against Domestic Violence With Verizon Wireless HopeLine® from Verizon Begins Domestic Violence Awareness Month with "Journey of Hope" Community Tour, Text to Donate Campaign and More, Verizon Wireless, Basking Ridge, NJ: October 10, 2011. DV Awareness Month 2011 ~ HopeLine®.

Graphic allegations made against brothers, Eva Ruth Moravec and Michelle Mondo, San Antonio Express-News, San Antonio, TX: October 6, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Hearst Communications, Inc.

Let word out about criminals, Vicky Kimbrell and Susan Wells, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Atlanta, GA: October 6, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Trailblazing State Law on Human-Traffic Bogs Down, Judith Spitzer, Women's eNews, Seattle, WA: October 6, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Women's eNews.

Wife Who Fired 11 Shots Is Acquitted of Murder, Dan Bilefsky, The New York Times, New York, NY: October 6, 2011. Copyright © 2011 The New York Times Company.

Baltimore City Releases SART One-Year Report and Launches Rape Helpline Outreach Campaign with Support of MCASA, Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault, Arnold, MD: October 5, 2011. Report and "Rape Is Not Your Fault" Campaign.

Exclusive: "Femicide" ~ The Power of a Name, Diana E.H. Russell, The Women's Media Center Blog, New York, NY: October 5, 2011.

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Susan B. Carbon, U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women, Washington, DC: October 4, 2011.

Attorney General Pruitt Joins Law Enforcement, Advocates and Survivors to Raise Awareness of Domestic Violence, Oklahoma Attorney General's Office, Oklahoma City, OK: October 3, 2011.

Over 2,000 Agree ~ 1 is 2 Many, Amy Dudley, The White House Blog, The White House, Office of the Vice President, Washington, DC: October 3, 2011. 1 is 2 Many.

Presidential Proclamation National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, The White House, Washington, DC: October 3, 2011.

Casa de Esperanza Named National Resource Center on Domestic Violence by the Department of Health and Human Services, Casa de Esperanza, St. Paul, MN: October 2011.

 

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SEPTEMBER 2011

Vice President Biden Discusses Violence Against Young Women on The View, Lynn Rosenthal, The White House, Council on Women and Girls, Washington, DC: September 30, 2011.

Help at the touch of a button: handset gives abuse victims direct line to police, Nic Fildes, The Times, London, UK: September 29, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Times Newspapers Limited.

Verizon and National Domestic Violence Hotline Launch 'Monsters,' a Short Animated Video that Depicts Devastating View of Domestic Violence from a Child's Perspective, Verizon Foundation, Basking Ridge, NJ: September 29, 2011. View the "Monsters" video.

Mary Kay Urges America to Take a Stand Against Domestic Violence, Mary Kay, Dallas, TX: September 28, 2011. Mary Kay Inspiring Stories.

Nearly 3 Out of Every 10 State Homicides Tied to Domestic Violence, Georgia Pabst, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Milwaukee, WI: September 28, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Journal Sentinel, Inc.

Rape Definition Too Narrow in Federal Statistics, Critics Say, Erica Goode, The New York Times, Washington, DC: September 28, 2011. Copyright © 2011 The New York Times.

SafePlace wins money for women with disabilities, Austin American-Statesman, Austin, TX: September 28, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Cox Texas Newspapers, LP.

TANF Extension Leaves Many Poor States Out in the Cold, LaDonna Pavetti, Off the Charts Blog, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Washington, DC: September 28, 2011.

The YWCA USA and Saving Our Daughters, with Singer/Actress Keke Palmer, have Collaborated to Launch a Nationwide Anti-Bullying Initiative, Saving Our Daughters and YWCA USA, Washington, DC: September 28, 2011.

Baltimore police to develop faster DNA testing, Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun, Baltimore, MD: September 27, 2011. Copyright © 2011 The Baltimore Sun.

The National Network to End Domestic Violence and Verizon Team Up to Create the First Catalog of Testimonies from the Domestic Violence Community, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC, and Verizon Wireless, Basking Ridge, NJ: September 27, 2011.

kathy lo rocks (www.kathylo.com) Partners with the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV), kathylo.com, San Francisco, CA and the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Denver, CO: September 26, 2011. http://kathylo.com/ncadv-fundraiser-necklace.

Fla. millionaire convicted of murdering wife, Mike Schneider, Associated Press, Yahoo! News, Orlando, FL: September 24, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Yahoo! Inc. and The Associated Press.

Turn a cold shoulder to lingerie football team, Sondra Miller, The Cleveland Plain Dealer, Cleveland, OH: September 24, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Cleveland Live, Inc.

CDC Awards Funding to Two New Academic Centers of Excellence (ACEs) to Prevent Youth Violence, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Atlanta, GA: September 23, 2011. Academic Centers for Excellence on Youth Violence Prevention.

Evolving Law Results in Unequal Pay to the Exonerated, The Texas Tribune, Austin, TX: September 23, 2011. Copyright © 2011 The Texas Tribune.

Fact Sheet for Release: The United States Commitment to Breaking Down Barriers to Women's Economic and Political Participation, The White House, Washington, DC: September 21, 2011.

Police Lineup Protocol can be Improved, Susannah Jacob, The Texas Tribune, Austin, TX: September 19, 2011. Copyright © 2011 The Texas Tribune.

Middle School Students can Enter National Civics Contest Launched by Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor and Verizon Foundation, Verizon Foundation, Philadelphia, PA: September 16, 2011. iCivics Impact Challenge.

Contact Your Senators and Representatives to Tell Them about VAWA, FVPSA and VOCA and the Crucial Services They Support, September 26-30, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: September 15, 2011.

Justice Department Announces $2.7 Million in Grants for Six Sexual Assault Demonstration Initiative Projects, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC: September 15, 2011.

Rate of Violent Victimization Declined 13 Percent in 2010, U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, Washington, DC: September 15, 2011. Criminal Victimization, 2010.

Single Mother Poverty in the United States in 2010, Legal Momentum, New York, NY: September 15, 2011. Single Mother Poverty in the United States in 2010 report.

CDC Announces New Initiative to Help Urban Communities Prevent Teen Dating Violence, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Atlanta, GA: September 14, 2011. Dating Matters Initiative.

Survey ~ 43% of College Aged Women Reported Abuse, Ken Molestina, WUSA9.com, Washington, DC: September 14, 2011. College Dating Violence and Abuse Poll.

The Anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act, Susan B. Carbon, The White House Blog, The White House, Council on Women and Girls, Washington, DC: September 13, 2011.

Census: Nearly 1 in 6 Americans in Poverty, Hope Yen, Associated Press, Austin American Statesman, Austin, TX: September 13, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Statesman.com.

In Video Message, Vice President Biden Calls on New Generation to Take Action in Preventing Dating Violence and Sexual Assault at School and on Campus, The White House, Office of the Vice President, Washington, DC: September 13, 2011. Watch the video and share your ideas.

Phone App Wakes Parents Up to Teen Dating Abuse, Jane Randel, Women's eNews, New York, NY: September 13, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Women's eNews.

Poverty Rate Jumps Again; Women 29% More Likely to Be Poor Than Men, Legal Momentum, New York, NY: September 13, 2011.

 

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AUGUST 2011

CDC Awards $4.5M to Prevent Youth Violence in Four STRYVE Communities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Atlanta, GA: August 31, 2011. STRYVE.

US 'breaching human rights of domestic violence victims', Channel 4 News, Belfast, BT: August 23, 2011. Copyright © Channel 4.

About 1 in 4 Undergraduate Women Are Sexual Assault Victims, New Study Says, Theresa Malloy, TommieMedia, St. Paul, MN: August 23, 2011. Copyright © 2011 TommieMedia.

TANF at 15: A Shredded Safety Net, Legal Momentum, Washington, DC: August 22, 2011. Welfare Reform at Age 15: A Vanishing Safety Net for Women and Children.

Bodies of Gunman, Mother-in-Law Believed to be in Burned Home, 10News.com, El Cajon, CA: August 21, 2011. Copyright © 2011 McGraw-Hill Broadcasting Company.

US: Ruling Should Spur Domestic Violence Reform, AlertNet, London, UK: August 18, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Thomson Reuters Foundation.

IACHR Publishes Report on Case Jessica Lenahan of the United States, Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, Washington, DC: August 17, 2011. Report No. 80/11 Case 12.626 Merits Jessica Lenahan (Gonzales) Et Al. United States (*) July 21, 2011.

North Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence Celebrates 30 Years of Service, North Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Durham, NC: August 15, 2011. Building a Culture of Peace – The History of the Domestic Violence Movement in North Carolina.

The FBI's Child ID App ~ Putting Safety in Your Hands, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Washington, DC: August 5, 2011.

Nine Percent of Serious Violence Crime Victims Received Help or Advice from a Victim Service Agency between 1993 and 2009, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC: August 4, 2011. Use of Victim Service Agencies by Victims of Serious Violence Crime, 1993-2009.

One in Four Women Suffer Sexual Violence: Study, Adele Horin, The Sydney Morning Herald, Sydney, AU: August 3, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Fairfax Media.

Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence Can Damage Long-Term Mental Health, Amanda MacMillan, Health.com, CNN, Atlanta, GA: August 2, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Cable News Network. Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.

Love is Not Abuse iPhone Application is Now Available, Love Is Not Abuse, New York, NY: August 2011. Trailer.

 

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JULY 2011

Verizon Again Named to Black Enterprise Magazine's List of 40 Best Companies for Diversity, Verizon, New York, NY: July 25, 2011.

Organization Makes the Business Case Against Partner Violence, Stephanie Rex, ForestHills-RegentSquarePatch, Pittsburgh, PA, DC: July 21, 2011. Copyright © 2011 The Patch.

Law Protects Violence Victims in the Workplace, Lila Fujimoto, The Maui News, Wailuku, HI, DC: July 19, 2011. Copyright © 2011 The Maui News.

Q&A: A Prominent Advocate Presses for Better Investigations of Child Deaths, Aarti Shahani, ProPublica; NPR; and PBS' FRONTLINE; Washington, DC: July 18, 2011. Copyright © 2011 ProPublica.

Date Rape Drug Cases Cry for Attention Tony Norman, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh, PA: July 15, 2011.Copyright © 1997-2011 PG Publishing Co., Inc.

Dr. Phil Comes to Nation's Capital on Behalf of Victims of Domestic, Sexual Violence, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: July 14, 2011. HuffPost Politics video.

Administration Launches "Apps Against Abuse" Technology Challenge to Help Address Sexual Assault and Dating Violence, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Washington, DC: July 13, 2011. Submission Guidelines.

Many Teens are Baffled by Relationship Violence, Vivian Yee and Akilah Johnson, Boston Globe, Boston, MA: July 9, 2011. Copyright © 2011 The New York Times Company.

Hospitals Review Security Policies in Light of Tuesday's Shooting, Liz Freeman, Naples News, Naples, FL: July 6, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Scripps Interactive Newspapers Group.

 

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JUNE 2011

27 Years in Prison, and Innocent, Darryl Greer, Courthouse News Service, Vancouver, BC: June 29, 2011.

ACF Announces $150 Million in Available Funding for Responsible Fatherhood and Healthy Marriage Grants, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children & Families, Washington, DC: June 29, 2011.

The Hardest Cases: When Children Die, Justice Can be Elusive, A.C. Thompson and Chisun Lee, ProPublica; Joe Shapiro and Sandra Bartlett, NPR; and PBS' FRONTLINE; Washington, DC: June 27, 2011. Copyright © 2011 ProPublica.

JWI Dedicates Children's Library in Columbus, Ohio Battered Women's Shelter: 37th Library in Pledge of 100, Jewish Women International, Washington, DC: June 27, 2011.

Custody Disputes Now Tougher for Battered Moms, Phyllis Chesler, Women's eNews, New York, NY: June 26, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Women's eNews.

St. Louis Sheriff Honored for Taking Action on Domestic Violence, Verizon Wireless, St. Louis, MO and Basking Ridge, NJ: June 21, 2011. See previous HopeLine Law Enforcement Partnership Award Recipients.

Now Available in V Cast Apps: Net Safety Tips on the Go – The First Ever Online Safety and Security Education App, Verizon Wireless, Basking Ridge, NJ: June 20, 2011.

Verizon Foundation Wins American Business Award, Verizon Foundation, Basking Ridge, NJ: June 20, 2011.

An Estimated 148,000 Hate Crimes Reported in 2009; Most Hate Crimes Motivated by Racial or Ethnic Bias, U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, Washington, DC: June 16, 2011. See Hate Crimes, 2003-2009.

Obama Administration Releases National Prevention Strategy, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC: June 16, 2011. See National Prevention Strategy America's Plan for Better Health and Wellness.

A New Membership Association SCOPE, School and College Organization for Prevention Educators, Hatfield, PA: June 15, 2011.

Taking a Stand Against Elder Abuse, The White House, Washington, DC: June 13, 2011.

State Rep. Fattman Says Undocumented Immigrant Rape Victims "Should be Afraid to Come Forward", Massachusetts Immigrant & Refugee Advocacy Coalition, Boston, MA: June 10, 2011.

Hollaback! Launches "I've Got Your Back" Campaign, Hollaback!, New York, NY: June 9, 2011.

Coaches United Against Domestic Violence, Noelle Phillips, The State, Columbia, SC: June 8, 2011. Copyright © 2011 The State.

Project Connect: A coordinated public health initiative to prevent violence against women, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Office of Women's Health, Washington, DC: June 8, 2011.

New Report Reveals Barriers to Justice for Survivors of Domestic Violence Who Act to Protect Themselves, Avon Global Center for Women and Justice at Cornell Law School and Women in Prison Project of the Correctional Association of New York, Albany, NY: June 7, 2011. See From Protection to Punishment: Post-Conviction Barriers to Justice for Domestic Violence Survivor-Defendants in New York State.

NYC Hotels Linked to Sexual Assault Cases to Give Maids 'Panic Buttons', Douglas Stanglin, USA Today, New York, NY: June 1, 2011. Copyright © 2011 USA TODAY, a division of Gannett Co. Inc.

NYC Juror Questions HAndling of Rape Evidence, Corinna Barnard and Rita Henley Jensen, Women's eNews, New York, NY: June 1, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Women's eNews.

Sex Offense Set-Aside, Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant, Chronic Disease Prevention, CDC ~ Request: Preserve $7.5 million statutory sex offense set-aside for sexual assault services and prevention and retain funding for violence against women services and prevention, National Alliance To End Sexual Violence, Washington, DC: June 2011.

 

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MAY 2011

President Proclaims Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month, The White House, Washington, DC: May 31, 2011. President Obama and the LGBT Community.

Kenny Trevino & Tiffanie Perry Dead from Apparent Murder-Suicide, The Huffington Post, updated May 25, 2011; originally written September 6, 2010. Copyright © 2011 TheHuffingtonPost.com, Inc.

Avon Foundation for Women Expands Global Partnership to End Violence Against Women, Supports $125,000 in Grants to Five International NGOs, Avon Foundation for Women, New York, NY: May 23, 2011.

Georgia Law Turns Focus on Sex-Trafficked Girls, Diane Loupe, Women's eNews, Atlanta, GA: May 23, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Women's eNews.

International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, Hillary Rodham Clinton, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC: May 17, 2011.

Abuse Posters Help Indian Schoolgirls Speak Up, Paromita Pain, Women's eNews, May 16, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Women's eNews.

Reality TV: Prison Shows Break New Ground with Female Inmates, Robert Ito, Los Angeles Times, May 15, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Los Angeles Times.

Liz Claiborne Wins Lifetime Achievement SABRE, Holmes Report, New York, NY: May 13, 2011.

Cheer her Rapist? Let's Make Noise Over This, Wendy Murphy, Women's eNews, May 12, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Women's eNews.

Teens Declare a Wrap on Dating Abuse, Break the Cycle, HopeLine and DR. PHIL, Basking Ridge, NJ: May 10, 2011.

NNEDV Recognizes National Women's Health Week, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: May 6, 2011. National Women's Health Week.

Campaign Urges Update of Rape Definition, Futures Without Violence, San Francisco, CA: May 5, 2011.

New Study Finds Gender Bias in Children's Books, Pamela Paul, The New York Times, New York, NY: May 5, 2011. Copyright © 2011 The New York Times Company. Gender in Twentieth-Century Children's Books: Patterns of Disparity in Titles and Central Characters.

Obama Administration Fulfills Core Element of I-VAWA, Futures Without Violence, San Francisco, CA: May 5, 2011.

 

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APRIL 2011

Domestic Violence Rises Nationwide for Third Year While Economy Struggles; Government Budget Cuts Take Toll on Survivors and Shelters, Mary Kay, Inc., Dallas, TX: April 26, 2011. Findings.

How to Stop Domestic Violence Financial Abuse, TIm Chen, My Money blog, U.S. News and World Report, Money, April 26, 2011.

Ninth Circuit Upholds Lower Court's Ruling Against Arizona's SB 1070, Julianne Hing, Colorlines.com, New York, NY: April 11, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Colorlines.com.

Three in Four Women Who Experience Abuse Go Unidentified as Abuse Victims in ERs, Futures Without Violence, San Francisco, CA: April 11, 2011.

Ending Sexual Violence: One Student on One Campus at a Time, Sara Jane Bibeau, The Justice Blog, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC: April 4, 2011. Includes 51-minute video of a speech by Vice President Biden at the University of New Hampshire. Guidance (full text) and fact sheet.

Federal Agencies Host Summit on Preventing Youth Violence, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC: April 4, 2011.

Rebuttal: Justice Requires Rape-Kit Testing, Sarah Tofte, Women's eNews, April 4, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Women's eNews.

The Sex Slaves Next Door: Sex Trafficking Aimed at Hispanics Takes Over the U.S., Daily Mail, April 4, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Associated Newspapers Ltd.

It is Time: Get Involved During Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Susan B. Carbon, The Justice Blog, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC: April 1, 2011.

 

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MARCH 2011

President Proclaims National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, 2011, The White House, Washington, DC: March 31, 2011.

Homicide and Nonfatal Violent Crimes in the Workplace Declined, U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, Washington, DC: March 29, 2011. Special Report – Workplace Violence, 1993-2009.

HUD Issues Guidance on Discrimination Complaints from Victims of Domestic Violence, RealEstateRama, March 17, 2011. Copyright © 2011 RealEstateRama.

Congress Awards Helga Luest the 2011 Eva Murillo Unsung Hero Award, Witness Justice, Frederick, MD: March 17, 2011.

WomanKind's Susan McCormick Hadley Wins Ann Bancroft Award, WomanKind, Minneapolis, MN: March 14, 2011.

U.N.: Native Women Seek Prosecution of Predator Rapists, Haider Rizvi, The Madison Times, March 12, 2011. Copyright © 2011 The Madison Times.

National Network to End Domestic Violence Marks 100th Anniversary of International Women's Day, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: March 8, 2011.

SAMHSA Responds to Consumer / Survivor Advocacy and U.S. Congressional Request with a New "Recovery Support" Strategic Initiative, Witness Justice, Frederick, MD: March 8, 2011.

Vicious Assault Shakes Texas Town, James C. McKinley, Jr., The New York Times, Cleveland, TX: March 8, 2011. Copyright © 2011 The New York Times Company.

Reese Witherspoon Launches the Avon Women's Empowerment Bracelet to Honor the 100th Anniversary of International Women's Day, Avon Foundation for Women, New York, NY: March 7, 2011.

GCASAFV Regional Summit 2011: Creating Safe, Healthy & Violence-Free Island Communities, Guam Coalition Against Sexual Assault and Family Violence, Hagåtña, GU: March 6, 2011.

Guam Gets Another Valuable Lifeline for Victims of Domestic Violence, National Domestic Violence Hotline, Austin, TX and Guam Coalition Against Sexual Assault and Family Violence, Hagåtña, GU: March 6, 2011.

New Survey Presents Snapshot of Domestic Violence Services in the U.S., National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC and Guam Coalition Against Sexual Assault and Family Violence, Hagåtña, GU: March 6, 2011.

Lifesavings Programs for Victims of Domestic Violence (scroll to page 22), Sue Else, Investing in Women & Girls (number 2), Media Planet; distributed by USA Today, March 4, 2011.

 

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FEBRUARY 2011

HUD Issues Guidance on Discrimination Complaints from Victims of Domestic Violence, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Washington, DC: February 25, 2011. HUD Guidance.

Manitoba Judge Criticized for Saying Victim's Clothing, Attitude Factors in Rape, Scott Edmonds, Winnipeg Free Press, Winnipeg, MB, CA: February 24, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Winnipeg Free Press.

National Network to End Domestic Violence Recognizes America Saves Week, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: February 23, 2011. America Saves Week, February 20-27, 2011.

U.S. State Department Presents Avon Awards for the Elimination of Gender Based Violence to Ten Organizations Around the World, Avon Foundation for Women, New York, NY: February 22, 2011.

President Obama's Budget and the White House's Commitment to Combating Violence Against Women, Lynn Rosenthal, The White House, Council on Women and Girls, Washington, DC: February 18, 2011. Budget background memo.

Female Lawmakers Carry the Banner for Gun Control, Sharon Johnson, Women's eNews, February 16, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Women's eNews.

Mary Kay Paints Austin Pink to Advocate for Domestic Violence Survivors, Mary Kay, Inc., Dallas, TX: February 14, 2011.

The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence Partners with Legendary Soul Icon Betty Wright and the Give Back Foundation, National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Denver, CO: February 11, 2011.

New Partnership Launches Ultimately Healthy Relationship Resource for Teens and Young Adults in the U.S., e-update, Corporate Alliance to End Partner Violence, Bloomington, IL: February 11, 2011.

The Verizon Foundation and the NFL Players Association Team Up to Provide Domestic Violence Prevention Information to Teenagers, e-update, Corporate Alliance to End Partner Violence, Bloomington, IL: February 11, 2011. Training Camp for Life Program.

Government Leaders, Senior Policy Makers, Domestic Violence Experts Discuss Most Effective Ways to Stop Dating Violence Among Middle School Youth at Capitol Hill Event, Futures Without Violence and Jewish Women International, Washington, DC: February 10, 2011.

Military's 'Restricted Reporting' Draws Fire, John Lasker, Women's eNews, February 10, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Women's eNews.

Most Rape Cases Are about Consent, Not DNA, Wendy Murphy, Women's eNews, February 9, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Women's eNews.

Genesis Women's Shelter and Women Called Moses, Inc., Received $15,000 Donation from HopeLine® from Verizon at the 2011 Super Bowl Gospel Celebration, Verizon Wireless, Basking Ridge, NJ: February 8, 2011.

Action Alert: Preserve Funding for Lifesaving Victim Services, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: February 7, 2011.

"Forcible Rape" Clause Removed from Chris Smith Bill, Feminist News, Feminist Majority Foundation, February 4, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Feminist Majority Foundation.

Advocates Stand Against Narrow Rape Exemption in Abortion Legislation, National Alliance to End Sexual Violence, February 3, 2011. Position Statement.

Congress Introduces Bill that Sharply Limits Abortion Coverage for Rape Survivors, Legal Momentum, Washington, DC: February 1, 2011.

Department of Justice Announces Launch of Human Trafficking Enhanced Enforcement Initiative, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC: February 1, 2011.

Plastic Surgeon Rebuilds Lives Ravaged by Violence in Facing Trauma on Discovery Fit & Health, Discovery Press Web, February 1, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Discovery Communications, Inc.

Super Bowl Goal: Stop Girls from being Bought and Sold, Blog, The Women's Media Center, New York, NY: February 1, 2011.

 

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JANUARY 2011

Domestic Violence and the Super Bowl, Futures Without Violence, San Francisco, CA: January 31, 2011.

Obama May Take BIg Step Against Campus Sex-Assault, Wendy Murphy, Women's eNews, January 31, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Women's eNews.

Plastic Surgeon Rebuilds Lives Ravaged by Violence in Facing Trauma on Discovery Fit & Health on February 20 at 10 PM / ET, Discovery Fit & Health, Silver Spring, MD: January 31, 2011.

National Advisory Committee on Violence Against Women: Creating an Important Dialogue, Susan B. Carbon, The Justice Blog, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC: January 28, 2011. Committee information.

New Survey Presents Snapshot of U.S. Domestic Violence Services, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: January 27, 2011. Read survey.

Avon Launches Year-Long 125th Anniversary Celebration, Avon Foundation for Women, New York, NY: January 25, 2011.

National Network to End Domestic Violence Applauds Attorney General for Addressing Violence Against Women in Indian Country, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: January 25, 2011.

Justice Department Releases Proposed Rule in Accordance with Prison Elimination Act, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC: January 24, 2011. Notice of Proposed Rulemaking; deadline for comments is April 4, 2011 .

N.Y. Case Show Lenient Treatment of Rapists, Tunisia L. RIley, Women's eNews, New York, NY: January 24, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Women's eNews.

Teen Videos Show Human Toll of Scathing CA Audit Report, Center for Judicial Excellence, Sacramento, CA: January 24, 2011. Report and Fact Sheet.

Verizon Foundation Awarded Nearly $67 Million in Community Grants in 2010 to Support Nonprofit Organizations, Verizon Foundation, Basking Ridge, NJ: January 24, 2011.

Attorney General Holder Announces Violence Against Women Tribal Prosecution Task Force in Indian Country, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC: January 21, 2011.

Rape Victims' Privacy is Matter of Law, Not Shame, Wendy Murphy, Women's eNews, January 20, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Women's eNews.

Attorney General Holder Leads Stalking Awareness Event, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC: January 18, 2011. Video.

National Network to End Domestic Violence Recognizes Stalking Awareness Month, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: January 10, 2011.

 

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DECEMBER 2010

Verizon Holiday Campaign Provides $240,000 in Toys and Books to Children Affected by Domestic Violence, Verizon Foundation, Basking Ridge, NJ: December 22, 2010.

Presidential Proclamation ~ Stalking Awareness Month, The White House, Washington, DC: December 21, 2010.

National Network to End Domestic Violence Applauds President Obama for Signing Lifesaving Legislation, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: December 20, 2010.

Federal TANF Funding Shrinking While Need Remains High, Liz Schott and LaDonna Pavetti, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Washington, DC: December 15, 2010. Full report.

House and Senate Pass Act to Provide Lifesaving Services and Programs for Community Shelters and Crisis Centers, National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: December 10, 2010.

Statement from Press Secretary Robert Gibbs on the Reauthorization of Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act and the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act, The White House, Washington, DC: December 10, 2010.

House of Representatives Passes Lifesaving Legislation for Domestic Violence Victims, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: December 8, 2010.

Administration, Congress Take Steps to Address Sexual Assaults on Campus, Joseph Shapiro, National Public Radio, Washington, DC: December 7, 2010.

National Network to End Domestic Violence Safety Net Technology Project Joins Facebook's Global Safety Advisory Board, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: December 7, 2010.

Japan Gets How-to-List in Handling Sex Assault, Catherine Makino, Women's eNews, December 7, 2010. Copyright © 2010 Women's eNews.

Helping Children and Victims of Domestic Violence, Lynn Rosenthal, The White House, Council on Women and Girls, Washington, DC: December 6, 2010.

Urge the House to Pass the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act Now!, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: December 6, 2010.

MensWork Honored for Its Works to Combat Human Trafficking, MensWork, Louisville, KY: December 3, 2010.

Police Drag Heels on Officer's Domestic Abuse, Judith Spitzer, Women's eNews, December 3, 2010. Copyright © 2010 Women's eNews.

Senate Passes Vital Legislation for Domestic VIolence Victims, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: December 3, 2010.

Verizon Pledges Support for Four New Children's Libraries, Jewish Women International, Washington, DC: December 2010.

 

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NOVEMBER 2010

High School Students' Concepts Chosen for Dating Violence Campaign, Hope College, Holland, MI: November 29, 2010.

National Organization Calls for End to Invasive TSA Screening Methods, National Sexual Violence Resource Center, Enola, PA: November 24, 2010.

Statement by Vice President Biden on Tomorrow's Anniversary of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, The White House, Washington, DC: November 24, 2010. Blog post.

Verizon Teams with National Organization to Provide Books and Toys to Children Affected by Domestic Violence, Verizon Wireless Foundation, Basking Ridge, NJ: November 18, 2010.

Push to Pass I-VAWA During 'Lame Duck' Session of Congress, Futures Without Violence, San Francisco, CA: November 16, 2010.

Lawmakers Take Closer Aim at Human Trafficking, Julian Aguilar, The Texas Tribune, Austin, TX: November 11, 2010. Copyright © 2010 The Texas Tribune.

White House Discussion on Ending Domestic Violence Across American, Lynn Rosenthal, The White House, Council on Women and Girls, Washington, DC: November 11, 2010.

The Allstate Foundation Helps Make Financial Freedom Reality for Domestic Violence Survivors in 10 States, The Allstate Foundation, Northbrook, IL: November 5, 2010.

Human Rights Teaching Reduces Bullying, Study Finds, Jeevan Vasagar, The Guardian, London, UK: November 2, 2010. Copyright © 2010 Guardian News and Media Limited.

Second Change Nominated for United Nations Award for Best Practices in Fighting Human Trafficking, Second Chance Employment Services, Washington, DC: November 2010.

 

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OCTOBER 2010

National Network to End Domestic Violence Congratulates Congresswoman Donna Edwards for Being Named in Top Ten Best Members of Congress, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: October 29, 2010.

Against Backdrop of Appalling Events Nation Begins Dialogue about Sexual Violence, National Alliance to End Sexual Violence, October 27, 2010.

Defending Childhood by Preventing Bullying, Jeff Slowikowski, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC: October 27, 2010.

President Obama and Vice President Biden Speak during Domestic Violence Awareness Month (transcript), The White House, Washington, DC: October 27, 2010.

White House Highlights Initiatives of the Department of Justice to Combat Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC: October 27, 2010.

The Avon Foundation for Women Gala "Celebrating Champions Who Change Women's Lives", the Avon Foundation for Women, New York, NY: October 26, 2010. Copyright © 2010 Avon Foundation for Women.

Nude Photos and Cruel Messages, Teen Digital Dating Abuse Grows, Stephanie Chen, CNN, Atlanta, GA: October 26, 2010. Copyright © 2010 Cable News Network and Turner Broadcasting, Inc. Electronic Dating Violence and Teens ~ 2010 Research Findings.

Guidance Targeting Harassment Outlines Local and Federal Responsibility, U.S. Department of Education, Washington, DC: October 26, 2010. Dear Colleague Letter on a School's Obligation to Address Harassment.

Top Ten Most Murderous States for Women Killed by Men, Josh Sugarmann, Huffington Post, Washington, DC: October 26, 2010. Copyright © 2010 Huffington Post.

Champions for Domestic Violence Awareness: HopeLine from Verizon and NOBLE Join Together to Put No-Longer-Used Phones to Good Use, Verizon Foundation, Basking Ridge, NJ and National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives, Alexandria, VA: October 5, 2010.

Ending Violence Against Women, Lynn Rosenthal, The White House, Council on Women and Girls, Washington, DC: October 5, 2010.

National Network to End Domestic Violence Welcomes October, National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: October 1, 2010.

Presidential Proclamation ~ National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, The White House, Washington, DC: October 1, 2010.

 

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SEPTEMBER 2010

Attorney General Unveils Defending Childhood Initiative, U.S. Department of Justice, National Criminal Justice Reference Service, Washington, DC: September 30, 2010.

Verizon and the National Network to End Domestic Violence Launce Text-to-Donate Campaign to Assist Victims of Domestic Violence, Verizon Wireless and the National Network to End Domestic Violence, Basking Ridge, NJ: September 29, 2010.

National Increase in Domestic Violence Spurs the Mary Kay Foundation to Donate $3 Million to Shelters, Business Wire, Dallas, TX: September 21, 2010.

The Allstate Foundation, Cheryl Burke of "Dancing with the Stars" and Judge Jeanine Pirro of the "Judge Pirro" Show Ask Americans to Face Domestic Violence Together, The Allstate Foundation, Northbrook, IL: September 16, 2010. ClickToEmpower.org.

Feds Undercounting Rape Victims, Advocates Warn, Emma Lacey-Bordeaux, CNN, Washington, DC: September 14, 2010. Copyright © 2010 Cable News Network.

 

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AUGUST 2010

Consent, Not Foreplay Fibs, Should Define Rape, Wendy Murphy, Women's eNews, August 23, 2010. Copyright © 2010 Women's eNews.

Childhood Trauma Can Shave Years Off Life, Research Suggests, Sharon Jayson, USA Today, San Diego, CA: August 18, 2010. Copyright © 2010 USA Today.

Justice Department Issues Guidance Letter to State Courts Regarding Their Obligation to Provide Language Access, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC: August 17, 2010.

Presiding Judge Requests Audit of Marin Family Court, Center for Judicial Excellence, Mill Valley, CA: August 5, 2010.

Oregon Officer Wife-Abuse Probe Preceded Killings, Judith Spitzer, Women's eNews, Portland, OR: August 4, 2010. Copyright © 2010 Women's eNews.

Stalkers Exploit Cellphone GPS, Justin Scheck, The Wall Street Journal, Washington, DC: August 3, 2010. Copyright © 2010 Dow Jones & Company, Inc.

 

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JULY 2010

The Tribal Law and Order Act of 2010: A Step Forward for Native Women, Lynn Rosenthal, The White House, Council on Women and Girls, Washington, DC: July 29, 2010.

Arizona Coalition Against Domestic Violence Applauds Judge Bolton's Injunction of SB 1070, Arizona Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Phoenix, AZ: July 28, 2010.

Convictions Reinstated in Domestic Violence Gun Case, Bruce Vielmetti, Journal Sentinel, Milwaukee, WI: July 14, 2010. Copyright © 2010 Journal Sentinel, Inc.

Governor Commutes Sentence of Gaile Owens, Clay Carey and Chas Sisk, The Tennessean, Nashville, TN: July 14, 2010. Copyright © 2010 The Tennessean.

Verizon and the South Dakota Network Against Family Violence and Sexual Assault Announce Partnership to Educate Youth on Domestic Violence, Bullying in South Dakota, South Dakota Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault and Verizon Wireless, Pierre, SD: July 13, 2010.

NYC Murder Case Hinges on Abuse Expert Testimony (part 1 of 2), Susan V. Stromberg, Women's eNews, New York, NY: July 12, 2010. Copyright © 2010 Women's eNews. Sheehan Says the Cop She Married Blocked All Exits (part 2 of 2).

 

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JUNE 2010

The Court: Ignoring the Reality of Guns, The New York Times, June 28, 2010. Copyright © 2010 The New York Times.

Domestic Violence Expert Calls U.S. Supreme Court Ruling in McDonald v. Chicago a "Dangerous, Disappointing Step Backward that Will Cost Women's Lives", Futures Without Violence, San Francisco, CA: June 28, 2010.

Teen Boys Who Attempted Suicide More Likely to Abuse Partners as Adults, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR: June 14, 2010.

Convergence Partnership Releases Recommendations for Prevention and Public Health Fund, Convergence Partnership, PolicyLink and Prevention Institute, Oakland, CA: June 2010.

 

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MAY 2010

Focusing on Arizona Immigration Law's Brutal Impact on Immigrant Women and Children, Legal Momentum to Support Challenge to Arizona SB 1070, Legal Momentum, New York, NY: May 20, 2010.

Battered Women Take Custody Battles to White House, Mary Darcy, Women's eNews, Washington, DC: May 7, 2010. Copyright © 2010 Women's eNews.

Domestic Violence Escalates Nationwide in Light of the Economy, Survivors Struggle to Find Jobs, Mary Kay and the Mary Kay Foundation, Business Wire, Dallas, TX: May 5, 2010.

On a Border Near Arizona: How Police Can Protect Immigrant Women, Laura Tillman, The Women's Media Center, New York, NY: May 4, 2010.

 

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APRIL 2010

Nearly 4 Million Californians Report Sexual or Physical Violence from a Spouse or Companion, UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, Los Angeles, CA: April 28, 2010. Policy Brief.

N.Y. Gov.'s Protection-Order Probe Spotlights Risks, Tony Richards, Women's eNews, Albany, NY: April 26, 2010. Copyright © 2010 Women's eNews.

US Attorney General Eric Holder Awards the Americans Overseas Domestic Violence Crisis Center with the National Crime Victims Service Award, Americans Overseas Domestic VIolence Crisis Center, Portland, OR: April 20, 2010.

Kevin Bacon, Dylan McDermott, Gabrielle Union and Christina Ricci Headline Campaign to Help Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse, Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network, Washington, DC: April 15, 2010. Public service announcement.

Date Rape is a Crime, Not an "Incoherent Concept" American U. Article and Its Media Coverage Distort and Confuse the Issue, Men Can Stop Rape, Washington, DC: April 5, 2010.

Department of Justice Observes April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC: April 02, 2010.

Presidential Proclamation ~ National Sexual Assault Awareness Month, The White House, Washington, DC: April 1, 2010.

 

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MARCH 2010

Department of Justice Announces Over $5 Million in Fiscal Year 2010 Funding to Address Children's Exposure to Violence, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC: March 31, 2010.

Good News for Domestic Violence Victims in Health Reform, Speaking Up (volume 16, issue 4), Futures Without Violence, San Francisco, CA: March 30, 2010.

New Initiative Will Help Victims of Violence, Prevent Abuse & Unplanned Pregnancy (page 3), Speaking Up (volume 16, issue 4), Futures Without Violence, San Francisco, CA: March 30, 2010.

Teen Dating Violence Experts Urge Focus on Prevention (page 5), Speaking Up (volume 16, issue 4), Futures Without Violence, San Francisco, CA: March 30, 2010.

Ted Poe, Ashley Judd Team Up to Combat Violence Against Women, Texas on the Potomac, Washington, DC: March 24, 2010. Copyright © 2010 The Houston Chronicle.

Mary Kay Paints Sacramento Pink to Advocate for State Funding for Domestic Violence Shelters, Mary Kay, Dallas, TX: March 22, 2010.

NNEDV and M·A·C AIDS Fund FORGE Innovative Partnership, National Network to End Domestic Violence and the M·A·C AIDS Fund, Washington, DC: March 22, 2010.

Domestic Violence Snapshot, Nevada Public Radio, Las Vegas, NV: March 18, 2010. Copyright © 2010 Nevada Public Radio.

National Women's Health Week May 9-15, 2010, Administration for Children and Families of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC: March 18, 2010.

Many Family Violence Victims Not Getting the Help They Need from TANF Programs, Survey Finds, Legal Momentum, Washington, DC: March 17, 2010. Not Enough: What TANF Offers Family Violence Victims.

DOD Releases Annual Sexual Assault Response and Prevention Report, U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, DC: March 16, 2010. FY 2009 Annual Report to Congress.

Vera Launches the Center on Victimization and Safety, Vera Institute of Justice, New York, NY: March 10, 2010. Vera's Center on Victimization and Safety.

Announcing the Global Partnership to End Violence Against Women, Vital Voices and Avon Foundation for Women, Washington, DC: March 8, 2010.

NNEDV Unveils New Snapshot of Victim Services in the U.S. Economic Downturn Exacerbating Domestic Violence, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: March 8, 2010. Read survey.

Man Up Campaign Selects Young Leaders to Stop Violence Against Women, Man Up, New York, NY: March 7, 2010.

Department of Justice Officials Announce Campus Tour to Raise Awareness About Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC: March 4, 2010.

Avon Foundation for Women, PGA Tour Wives Association and the Quail Hollow Championship Announce Second Annual Walk the Course Against Domestic Violence, Avon Foundation for Women, PGA TOUR Wives Association and the Quail Hollow Championship, Charlotte, NC and New York, NY: March 1, 2010. Walk the Course Against Domestic Violence.

Buried in U.N. Stats: My Day as Media Monitor, Aditi Bhaduri, Women's eNews, Beijing, CN: March 1, 2010. Copyright © 2010 Women's eNews.

 

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FEBRUARY 2010

Military Steps Up Battle Against Sexual Assault, Jim Garamone, American Forces Press Service, U,S, Department of Defense, Washington, DC: February 25, 2010.

Seeking Justice for Campus Rapes: An NPR News Investigation, Joseph Shapiro, NPR, Washington, DC. Copyright © 2010 NPR.

Campus Rape Victims: A Struggle for Justice, February 24, 2010.

Failed Justice Leaves Rape Victim Nowhere to Turn, February 25, 2010.

National Network to End Domestic Violence Responds to Reid's Comments: Job Loss Can Exacerbate Violence, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: February 23, 2010.

Attorney General Highlights Community Program for Efforts to Prevent Teen Dating Violence, Bill McCollum, Office of the Attorney General of Florida, Orlando, FL: February 22, 2010.

'Coaching Boys to Men' Program Combats Teen Dating Violence, WKMG Local 6, Orlando, FL: February 22, 2010. Copyright © 2010 Internet Broadcasting Systems, Inc.

Program Aims to Combat Teen Dating Violence, WESH 2 News, Orlando, FL: February 22, 2010. Copyright © 2010 WESH.COM.

Concealed Handgun Permit Holders have Killed 139 since May 2007, including 9 Law Enforcement Officers "Concealed Carry Killers'' Web Site February Update, Violence Policy Center, Washington, DC: February 19, 2010. Concealed Carry Killers.

National Network to End Domestic Violence Recognizes America Saves Week, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: February 19, 2010. America Saves Week, February 21-28, 2010.

Streets May be Safer, but Relationships? Not, Judith Spitzer, Women's eNews, Portland, OR: February 17, 2010. Copyright © 2010 Women's eNews.

National Network to End Domestic Violence Welcomes Confirmation of Judge Carbon for Key Department of Justice Post, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: February 12, 2010.

Family Courts Implicated in Infants' Murders, National Coalition Against Domestic Violence and the Center for Judicial Excellence, February 10, 2010.

New County Health Rankings Give First Snapshot of Health in Each State, University of Wisconsin's Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson, February 10, 2010. County Health Rankings.

Gloria Steinhem to Host Local Fundraiser in Support of "Private Violence" Documentary, Private Violence, Durham, NC: February 5, 2010. Announcement.

Study Shows Significant Drop in Child Abuse, David Crary, Associated Press, Detroit Free Press, Detroit, MI: February 3, 2010. Copyright © 2010 Gannett. National Incidence Study of Child Abuse and Neglect (NIS-4), 2004-2009.

Department of Justice Officials, Actress Mariska Hargitay Urge Team Response to Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC: February 2, 2010.

Marine's Suicide Shines Light on Depression Disorder, Chuck Crumbo, The State, Columbia, SC: February 2, 2010. Copyright © 2010 TheState.com.

Website that Provides Court Records is Under Scrutiny, Ed Treleven, Wisconsin State Journal, Madison, WI: February 2, 2010. Copyright © 2010 madison.com.

White House Commits to Ending Violence Against Women, Lynn Rosenthal, The Gov Monitor, Delray Beach, FL: February 2, 2010. Copyright © 2002-2010 Policy Dialogue Media Group International, Inc.

National Network to End Domestic Violence Recognizes Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: February 1, 2010.

 

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JANUARY 2010

'Killing Terri ... Was My Only Option', Paige Hewitt, Houston Chronicle, Houston, TX: January 29, 2010. Copyright © 2010 The Houston Chronicle.

National Network to End Domestic Violence Commends Prevention Obama for Focus on Jobs, Healthcare, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: January 28, 2010.

Sexual Orientation Affects Risk of Bullying Teens, Randy Dotinga, Health Behavior News Service, Washington, DC: January 28, 2010. Copyright © 2003-2010 Center for Advancing Health.

Woman Held Hostage by Husband Backs Domestic Violence Reform, Josh Kovner, Hartford Courant, Hartford, CT: January 28, 2010. Copyright © 2010 The Hartford Courant.

National Glassbook Project Begins by Breaking Barriers in New Jersey, Department of Arts, Culture and Media at Rutgers University and Witness Justice, January 27, 2010.

Access to Reproductive Health Case Essential for Women's Health and Progress, Secretary Clinton Says, Speaking Up (volume 16, issue 1), Futures Without Violence, San Francisco, CA: January 26, 2010.

Study: Many Victims of Partner Violence Experience Reproductive Coercion, Speaking Up (volume 16, issue 1), Futures Without Violence, San Francisco, CA: January 26, 2010.

February 2010 Designated as "National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month", U.S. Senate, Washington, DC: January 25, 2010.

More than 1 Million Phones Donated to Verizon Wireless' HopeLine Program in 2009, Verizon Wireless, Basking Ridge, NJ: January 25, 2010. HopeLine Program.

Urge Your Member of Congress to Co-Sponsor the International Violence Against Women Act, Futures Without Violence, San Francisco, CA: January 22, 2010.

Temporary Assistance for Families Funds Available for Families Needing Short Term Mental Health and Substance Use Treatment Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC: January 21, 2010.

PSAs on Domestic Violence from Casa de Esperanza Now Showing on Verizon Mobile, Internet and TV, Verizon Foundation, Basking Ridge, NJ and St. Paul, MN: January 20, 2010. Hope Campaign.

For Native American Women, A Triumph of Justice, Lynn Rosenthal, The White House, Washington, DC: January 18, 2010.

Bill Gibbons Authors "No Surrender! A Battle Plan for Creating Safer Communities"", Shelby County District Attorney's Office, Memphis, TN: January 14, 2010.

Deputy Attorney General David W. Ogden Announces Francey Hakes as National Coordinator for Child Exploitation Prevention and Interdiction, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC: January 13, 2010.

Mai Fernandez Named Executive Director of The National Center for Victims of Crime, The National Center for Victims of Crime, Washington, DC: January 12, 2010.

Teen Dating Violence, @KatieCouric, CBS News, New York, NY: January 12, 2010. Copyright © 2010 CBS Interactive Inc.

Associate Attorney General Tom Perrelli Speaks at Stalking Awareness Town Hall, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC: January 11, 2010.

Attorney General Announces Significant Reforms to Improve Public Safety in Indian Country, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC: January 11, 2010.

2010 Seven Who Build Autonomy, Women's eNews, New York, NY: January 5, 2010. Copyright © 2010 Women's eNews.

Domestic Violence Rates Rise, Funding Decreases (scroll down), Legal Momentum, New York, NY: January 4, 2010.

Presidential Proclamation National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, The White House, Washington, DC: January 4, 2010.

Living on Nothing but Food Stamps, Jason DeParle and Robert M. Gebeloff, The New York TImes, New York, NY: January 2, 2010. Copyright © 2010 The New York TImes Company.

 

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