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March 7, 2014

One year ago today, President Obama signed the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA) of 2013, increasing avenues to safety and justice for victims of violence.

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March 6, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) released a new research report that found, in a single 24-hour period, more than 66,000 victims of domestic violence received help and support from service organizations in the United States, yet nearly 10,000 more who needed assistance could not be helped due to a lack of adequate resources. The Avon Foundation for Women provided funding for the Census report, which was released at a Congressional briefing. 

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March 4, 2014

Today, President Obama released his 2015 budget, which commits modest increases to programs serving victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.

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March 4, 2014

Washington DC – An Indiegogo campaign launches today for the Lifesaver Case, a product aimed at giving users a quick-access option to contacting 911 in an emergency – without notifying an offender. It is similar to a variety of existing personal safety apps, with one key difference: it includes a hardcover case for the phone that works in concert with a downloaded app that utilizes e911 (Enhanced 911) to contact law enforcement silently.

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February 26, 2014

Economic barriers associated with victimization; service needs not always met

Washington, DC – The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) today welcomed new data that highlights the devastating impact of domestic violence. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a new report, Intimate Partner Violence in the United States 2010, based on data from the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS), which documents the alarming prevalence of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and dating violence.

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February 24, 2014

Nineteen year old Irais Acosta was just beginning to follow her dreams. She wanted to be a nurse and was planning to enroll at a local community college when her 18-year-old boyfriend, who was described as jealous and controlling, fatally shot her.

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