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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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March 25, 2014

The National Network to End Domestic Violence joined supporters of women's health and rights in a rally today at the Supreme Court.

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March 8, 2014

Since 1911, March 8 has been recognized as International Women’s Day, a day to mark the economic, political, and social achievements of women.

This year’s theme is “Inspiring Change;” we couldn’t think of a more appropriate theme for 2014. This year also marks the 20th and 30th anniversaries of landmark legislation supporting survivors of domestic violence: the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (FVPSA). These laws have inspired and created tremendous change across the United States – they have supported shelters and crisis lines, transitional housing and rural outreach programs, legal advocacy services and training for law enforcement and judges, and so much more.

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March 7, 2014

One year ago today, President Obama signed the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA) of 2013, increasing avenues to safety and justice for victims of violence.

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March 6, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) released a new research report that found, in a single 24-hour period, more than 66,000 victims of domestic violence received help and support from service organizations in the United States, yet nearly 10,000 more who needed assistance could not be helped due to a lack of adequate resources. The Avon Foundation for Women provided funding for the Census report, which was released at a Congressional briefing. 

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