DECEMBER 2003
ON THE TRAFFICKING VICTIMS PROTECTION REAUTHORIZATION ACT OF 2003, Statement by Tommy G. Thompson, Secretary of Health and Human Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C., December 22, 2003

IMPROVING THE FEDERAL RESEARCH AGENDA ON VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN, Speaking Up, December 3, 2003, vol 9, issue 19, Family Violence Prevention Fund and PR Solutions, Washington, D.C.

TEEN DATING VIOLENCE HOMICIDE LEADS TO SEXUAL HARASSMENT LAWSUIT, Speaking Up, December 16, 2003, vol 9, issue 20, Family Violence Prevention Fund and PR Solutions, Washington, D.C.

DOCTORS CALL FOR DISARMAMENT OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ABUSERS, AScribe Newswire, copyright 2003 Ascribe, Inc., December 12, 2003, Guns and Domestic Violence: A Deadly Combination, The HELP Network, Chicago, IL


NEW REPORT SHOWS DRAMATIC INCREASE IN WILLINGNESS TO REPORT RAPE TO POLICE - SEXUAL ASSAULTS DOWN BY HALF OVER LAST DECADE , RAINN News, Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network, Washington, D.C.: December 1, 2003

NOVEMBER 2003
MANY WOMEN AT RISK OF BEING MURDERED DON'T KNOW IT, Alison McCook, Reuters Health Information, New York, NY: November 28, 2003

PROGRAM HELPS STYLISTS IDENTIFY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, REFER CLIENTS TO RESOURCES: TRAINING SEMINAR TRAINS HAIRDRESSERS TO RECOGNIZE SIGNS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
, Marty Morrison, www.freelancestar.com, Fredericksburg, VA: November 14, 2003


IMPROVING STATE LEGISLATORS' RESPONSE TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, Speaking Up, November 6, 2003, vol 9, issue 16, Family Violence Prevention Fund, and PR Solutions, Inc., Washington, DC. When Violence Hits Home, Domestic Abuse and Families, by Stephanie Walton, National Conference of State Legislatures, Denver and Washington, DC: 2003

LIFETIME TO AIR V-DAY DOCUMENTARY, by Claire Runitz, FilmStew.com, November 6, 2003, New York, NY

FAMILY VIOLENCE FORUM, vol. 2, no. 3 - Fall 2003, National Center for State Courts, Williamsburg, VA

OCTOBER 2003
THE REAL VICTIMS BEHIND THE GORY FILMS WE LOVE
, by Lakshmy Parameswaran, HoustonChronicle.com, October 30, 2003

WIRELESS FOUNDATION'S CALL TO PROTECTR PROGRAM DONATES $1.7 MILLION TO NATION'S LEADING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PREVENTION GROUPS, News Release, Wireless Foundation, Washington, DC: October 21, 2003

DISARMING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ABUSERS: REPORT SHOWS TRAGIC COST OF LEGAL LOOPHOLES THAT ENABLE ABUSERS TO HAVE GUNS, News Release, Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, Washington, DC: October 10, 2003

PRESIDENT BUSH PROCLAIMS OCTOBER DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH (transcript of remarks by the President), U.S. Newswire, Washington, DC, October 8, 2003

NATIONAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH, A PROCLAMATION BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, The White House, Washington, DC, October 8, 2003

FACT SHEET: PREVENTION DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, TODAY'S PRESIDENTIAL ACTION, The White House, Washington, DC, October 8, 2003

ATTORNEY GENERAL ASHCROFT CHALLENGES MEN TO TAKE THE PLEDGE TO DEFEAT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE , U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC: October 8, 2003, http://www.takethepledge.gov/

SOMEBODY'S WATCHING YOU, by Kristin Ohlson, Salon.com, October 6, 2003

SEPTEMBER 2003
SAFETY AND JUSTICE FOR ALL: EXAMINING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE WOMEN'S ANTI-VIOLENCE MOVEMENT AND THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM, Based on a meeting report by Shamita Das Dasgupta, summary by Patricia Eng, Ms. Foundation, New York, NY: 2003

OFFICIALS EYE WAY TO WATCH LAWBREAKERS, by Mike Redelson, Bucyrus Telegraph Forum, Bucyrus, OH: September 30, 2003

OHIO COURT TOSSES PROTECTIVE ORDER RULING, by Liz Sidoti, Associated Press, CentreDaily.com, September 24, 2003. THE STATE OF OHIO , APPELLEE, V. LUCAS, APPELLANT [Cite as State v. Lucas, 100 Ohio St.3d 1, 2003-Ohio-4778.]  The Ohio Supreme Court ruled "An individual who is the protected subject of a temporary protection order may not be prosecuted for aiding and abetting the restrainee under the protection order in violating said order." September 24, 2003

"RAPE MAY BE MOST COMMON IN RURAL AREAS," by Karen Shugart, Women's ENews, September 21, 2003

BATTERER INTERVENTION PROGRAMS, www.endabuse.org , September 18, 2003, Special Report - Batterer Intervention Programs: Where Do We Go From Here?, National Institute of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, June 2003

PRESS RELEASE: PRISON RAPE ELIMINATION ACT BECOMES FEDERAL LAW, Stop Prisoner Rape, Los Angeles, CA : September 4, 2003

STATISTICS SUGGEST MORE RAPE VICTIMS SPEAK UP, Asjylyn Loder, Women’s eNews, September 4, 2003

DO BATTERER INTERVENTION PROGRAMS WORK?  TWO STUDIES, NIJ Research for Practice, National Institute of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC: September 2003

AUGUST 2003
“COURT WATCHERS CHANGING COURTHOUSE RULES,” Kimberly Wilmot Voss, Women’s ENews, August 22, 2003

"WHEN YOU'RE ASKED ABOUT THE KOBE BRYANT CASE," by Jackson Katz, MVP Strategies and California Coalition Against Sexual Assault, Sacramento, CA: August 12, 2003

“WOMEN’S TOP WORRY IS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE,” Luchina Fisher, Women’s ENews, August 8, 2003”

"VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN," El Universal, by Ricardo Rocha, August 4, 2003

INTEGRATING COMMUNITY BUILDING AND VIOLENCE PREVENTION, EXECUTIVE SUMMARY, Institute for Community Peace (formerly the National Funding Collaborative on Violence Prevention), Washington, DC, and the Family Violence Prevention Fund, San Francisco, CA : August 2003

JULY 2003
BATTERED WIVES OFTEN RECANT OR ASSUME BLAME,” Lakshmy Parameswaran, Women’s ENews, July 30, 2003


“POLL FINDS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IS WOMEN'S MAIN CONCERN” News Release, National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, July 7, 2003

"PREDICTORS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HOMICIDE OF WOMEN," www.endabuse.org, American Journal of Public Health (July 2003, Vol. 93, No. 7). "Risk Factors for Femicide in Abusive Relationships: Results From a Multisite Case Control Study"

A QUIET CRISIS: FEDERAL FUNDING AND UNMET NEEDS IN INDIAN COUNTRY, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, Washington, D.C.: July 2003

JUNE 2003
“USA'S WOMEN HAVE NEW SET OF PRIORITIES,' POLL SUGGESTS,” Karen S. Peterson, USA Today, June 23, 2003

“STOP FAMILY VIOLENCE” FUNDRAISING STAMP UNVEILED,” HHS Weekly Report, June 16, 2003 – June 22, 2003




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