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March 17, 2017

Since 2010, the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) has brought awareness to the intersection of domestic violence and HIV through the Positively Safe project. Positively Safe mobilizes domestic violence and HIV service providers and allies by building partnerships, increasing capacity, and enhancing linkage to care for persons exposed to domestic violence and HIV. At nearly double the national rate, 55 percent of women living with HIV have experienced domestic violence, and domestic violence victims have a 4x greater risk of contracting STIs, including HIV. [1,2]

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March 16, 2017

“Victims of domestic violence are fleeing for their lives,” said Kim Gandy, President and CEO of NNEDV. “Funding cuts for support and services put lives and families at risk.”

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March 7, 2017

On March 8, 2017, the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) celebrates International Women’s Day, a global day of honoring women and the achievements of those who have fought for gender equality and for the rights of women and girls. We yearn for a world where peace and safety are the norm - where violence against women no longer exists. To create this world, global solidarity and action are a much needed force. NNEDV is part of the Global Network of Women’s Shelters, working to unite the women’s shelter movement globally to make change and end violence against women and their children. Through this network, we work with advocates around the world to make the world a secure place for women and girls.

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March 4, 2017

At the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV), we acknowledge the critical intersections between domestic violence, trauma, and mental health. Survivors of domestic violence are at higher risk to develop eating disorders due to trauma from violence. [1] During this year’s National Eating Disorders Awareness Week (NEDA) (February 26 to March 4), we recognize eating disorders as public health issues and stand with survivors who battle eating disorders and other mental health issues caused by domestic violence.

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February 28, 2017

The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) recognizes February as Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. One in three teens in the United States has experienced some form of abuse by a dating partner. This month, we asked: “What would you say to your teenage self about what you wish you knew then about healthy relationships, advocacy, and empowerment?” Here is one such response.

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February 25, 2017

The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) recognizes February as Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. One in three teens in the United States has experienced some form of abuse by a dating partner. This month, we asked: “What would you say to your teenage self about what you wish you knew then about healthy relationships, advocacy, and empowerment?” Here is one such response.

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