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November 4, 2015

The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) congratulates Carol Post, this year’s recipient of the annual Diane Reese “Excellence in Advocacy in the Movement—D.R.E.A.M.—Award”

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November 1, 2015

The 3rd World Conference of Women’s Shelters (WCWS) is being held this week in The Hague. This global conference brings together advocates from around the world to share information, collaborate, and demonstrate solidarity with survivors across all borders. The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) is thrilled to both attend and participate in this conference as part of a larger U.S. delegation.

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October 30, 2015

By Marium Durrani, Public Policy Attorney at the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV)

“Did you know that abusive dating partners and stalkers are allowed to own firearms under federal law? I heard that in my conference this morning and it can’t be true right?” one of my colleagues disconcertedly questioned; I rubbed my eyes and sighed. I thought about the stack of papers I had just sorted through—quotes from victims that had been threatened or shot by firearms still fresh in my mind, and memories of past client’s being taunted by their abusers with firearms. “It’s true,” I responded.

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October 28, 2015

Earlier today, William Gay, cornerback for the Pittsburgh Steelers, was fined $5,787 for wearing purple shoes to raise awareness during Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

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October 28, 2015

The holiday season is quickly approaching! If you're planning on any celebratory meals out with friends and family, please consider supporting a chef that shares our values and stands firmly against domestic violence. Be sure to let your server know that you're there enjoying the chef's food or mixologist's drink after seeing her or him at Chefs Take a Stand

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October 28, 2015

By Monica McLaughlin, Deputy Director of Public Policy at the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV)

Turn the key to your own home, walk in and shut the door behind you – in violence-free homes, this is where we most feel like we can relax and be ourselves. Survivors of domestic violence who leave their abusive partners are searching for the same thing.

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