April 7, 2016
Domestic violence is a pervasive, insidious, and life-threatening crime. While it is often regarded as a private, family matter—this is a misguided notion. It is time to prioritize survivors’ needs for a number of reasons—one of which is the devastating public health crisis that domestic violence presents.
April 5, 2016
Registration for the 4th Annual Technology Summit is now open! Please join us for an exciting 3-day conference centering on the intersection of technology and domestic violence. Covering a wide range of technology-related issues that will be helpful to advocates, law enforcement, and legal professionals who work with survivors of abuse. National experts on these issues will be presenting, sharing their knowledge and expertise. We look forward to seeing you there!
March 31, 2016
New data finds that nearly 400 domestic violence programs reported financial assistance as a significant unmet need in 2015
Despite an increased understanding of the role financial abuse plays in trapping domestic violence victims with abusive partners, local domestic violence programs strain to provide financial services for survivors.
March 21, 2016
By: Morgan Dewey, NNEDV Development & Communications Coordinator
Today, the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) honors the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. We recognize this opportunity to both examine the current structures of oppression that lead to intensified violence and determine a path to ending racism and gender-based violence.
March 20, 2016
Today, March 20th, marks National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. Native women are victims of domestic and sexual violence at a higher rate than the rest of the population, increasing their chance of becoming HIV-positive.
March 18, 2016
Last year, NNEDV re-imagined and re-launched our online store. We worked as a team to develop product ideas that channel the core of the work we do. We decided unanimously to honor pioneering women that have had an impact on our lives through one such product, our “Feminists&Me” tee. In 2016, we are honoring each woman through our “Spotlight on Feminists” series. See the rest of the posts here:
- Sojourner Truth, “Ain’t I a Woman, Still”
March is Women’s History Month, a necessary awareness-raising month as the fight for equality continues. At the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV), we are celebrating Women’s History Month by honoring Susan B. Anthony, one of the founding mothers of our nation’s feminist movement. Her legacy is monumental—to date, she remains only one of two women to have been featured on U.S. currency (the other being Sacajawea, who was integral to the completion of the Lewis and Clark Expedition).