June 13, 2014
While many of us may not have the ability to change policy and procedures at our place of employment, we can each play a critical role in making our work environment safer. This month, Workplace Safety Month, may give you just the opening you need.
June 4, 2014
The Location Privacy Protection Act of 2014 promotes safety for victims of domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking by introducing common-sense technology regulations
Washington, DC – Today, the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) testified in support of the Location Privacy Protection Act of 2014, a common-sense bill introduced by Sen. Al Franken (D-MN), Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology and the Law. NNEDV worked with Sen. Franken and the Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women on elements of the bill focused on protecting domestic violence and stalking survivors.
June 2, 2014
Mix up your usual Thursday night and join the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) for Happy Hour on June 5, 2014 at the legendary Madam’s Organ Blues Bar in Washington, DC! Whether you are looking for a cold drink, soul food, or a fun place to unwind after the workday, join NNEDV & Madam’s Organ to help end domestic violence.
May 28, 2014
On Twitter over the weekend an amazing thing happened: in response to a hate-fuelled crime perpetrated by a young man in Southern California, women and men began sharing the ways that they experienced sexism and violence using the hashtag #YesAllWomen.
May 12, 2014
Sunday, May 11th was Mother’s Day—but the celebration of mothers does not stop there. May 11th also marked the beginning of the 12th annual National Women’s Health Week, coordinated by the US Department of Health and Human Services’ Office on Women’s Health. This week-long, nationwide health care initiative is dedicated to mobilizing and empowering women and girls across the country to make their mental and physical health a priority. This week of national health observance is a time to raise awareness about women’s health, to foster greater understanding about what it means to be healthy, and to encourage women everywhere to take active steps to live a healthy lifestyle.