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May 12, 2017

By: Erica Olsen, Safety Net Director, and Michelle Robles Torres, Bilingual Program Attorney

The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) is dedicated to creating a social, political, and economic environment in which domestic violence no longer exists. One of the root causes of domestic violence is inequality, so striving for equality is a priority at NNEDV. Creating supportive workplaces allows for more employees to be successful and is one component of economic justice.

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May 11, 2017

Report shows that while more than 72,000 victims of domestic violence received services on a single day, nearly 12,000 requests were turned away because programs lacked the resources to help

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May 9, 2017

This May, the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM). NNEDV honors the achievements and cultural contributions of Asian/Pacific Islanders (API) in the United States, using this month to bring attention to issues of domestic violence in API communities and reflect on the path to ensuring safety.

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May 5, 2017

Hair Cuttery, the largest family-owned and operated chain of hair salons in the country, today announced the donation of 81,731 haircuts to support victims of domestic violence. This year’s May Share-A-Haircut program marks the fourth year the salon and the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) have partnered to spread awareness of domestic violence and offer survivors a free haircut. Since 2014, Hair Cuttery has donated 247,731 free haircuts valued at $5.37 million to domestic violence survivors.

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May 3, 2017

The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) praises the vital bipartisan commitment of Congress to supporting and serving victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. The appropriations package to complete the remainder of fiscal year 2017 (FY 17) commits investments to critical programs serving victims of crime, including Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) programs and the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (FVPSA).

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April 27, 2017

Dear Ned,

My sister is in a relationship with a terrible guy. He’s clearly abusive. He yells at her, calls her names, and rages over stupid things like the gas tank being at the ¼ mark. He throws things when he’s raging, and although she said he’s never hit her, I don’t think I believe her. I’m worried about her, but I’m also very frustrated with her. She keeps saying that she’ll leave him, but she never does. The one time she did, she went back after only seven hours apart. Sometimes, I get so mad at her. She’s incredibly dependent on him, and I’m scared that one day he’ll hurt her. How can I get her to leave him for good?

Sincerely,

My Sister Needs to Break Up With Her Abuser

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