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April 2, 2014

The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) recognizes April 6-12, 2014 as National Crime Victims' Rights Week.

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April 4, 2014

Each year, millions of Americans are affected by domestic violence and nearly all (98%) are also affected by financial abuse, a tactic used by abusers to gain power and control over their partners by limiting access to assets or concealing information about family finances. Financial abuse – along with emotional, physical, and sexual abuse, manipulation, intimidation, and threats – is intentional and is used by an abuser to trap their partner in the relationship.

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April 2, 2014

In the past few months WomensLaw has made valuable updates and substantial improvements to the WomensLaw.org website -- all while continuing to answer the Email Hotline -- for our more than 1.1 million annual visitors.

In addition, WomensLaw was invited to conduct an in-person training for more than 30 victim advocates in Connecticut. At the request and with support from the Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence, WomensLaw legal director, Stacey Sarver, trained advocates on how to avoid the unauthorized practice of law in their work with victims.

Find out more what else is new on WomensLaw.org...

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April 1, 2014

The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) recognizes the month of April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM).

All too often, victims of domestic violence, teen dating abuse, and stalking are also victims of rape and sexual assault. Unbelievably, one sexual assault occurs every two minutes. Think about that – in about the time that it takes you to read this post, another victim will be sexually assaulted.

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March 26, 2014

Today, the IRS and the Treasury Department announced new guidance that exempts domestic violence victims from the requirement that married couples must file their taxes jointly in order to receive the premium tax credit under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

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March 26, 2014

NNEDV celebrates today's significant decision from the U.S. Supreme Court in U.S. v. Castleman.

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