August 12, 2016
Today, the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) takes part in recognizing International Youth Day. Originally recognized as the International Year of Youth in 1985, the United Nations General Assembly endorsed the recommendation that August 12th be declared International Youth Day in December 1999. Each year a theme is chosen to address a particular issue, how youth around the world are affected, and action steps to address the issue to build a better tomorrow. This year’s theme, “The Road to 2030: Eradicating Poverty and Achieving Sustainable Consumption and Production,” focuses on addressing the intersections between poverty and environmentalism.
August 10, 2016
Every semester, the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) is supported by a motivated, dedicated, and fabulous group of interns. Summer 2016 was no exception. Interns support our work to end domestic violence and we are so grateful for their contributions. Without further ado, let’s meet the summer 2016 dream team:
August 9, 2016
August 9th marks the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, a day observed to promote and protect the rights of indigenous peoples around the world. On this day, the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) urges Congress to ensure safety and justice for tribes and on tribal lands by adopting a resolution to create a National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls and by expanding tribal access to services and federal funding.
August 5, 2016
A growing number of people in the United States are homeless or are on the verge of homelessness for a variety of reasons. For survivors of violence against women (VAW), most of these reasons are out of their control. For survivors that leave an abusive partner, it is very likely that she and her children will face homelessness.
July 30, 2016
The United Nations has recognized July 30 as World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) would like to observe this day by telling the story of one trafficking victim.*
July 26, 2016
Today the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) with the support of Twitter launched a new resource, Safety & Privacy on Twitter: A Guide for Victims of Harassment and Abuse. This guide provides specific tips and guidance for Twitter users on increasing their privacy and responding to other users who misuse the platform.