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August 22, 2016

Gloria Steinem needs no introduction. She’s been described as a founding mother of the Women’s Rights Movement. She is a tireless advocate for equity, equality, social justice, and peace. She is an inspiration for countless women and men in this country and beyond.

Earlier this year, Steinem agreed to sit down and answer a few questions from our staff. Here’s what she had to say…

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August 19, 2016

Do you know what the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) really really wants? We want an end to violence against girls and women. We want equal pay for equal work. We want quality education for all women and girls. We want accessible and affordable health care. We want gender equality. We want RESPECT.

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August 12, 2016

Today, the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) takes part in recognizing International Youth Day. Originally recognized as the International Year of Youth in 1985, the United Nations General Assembly endorsed the recommendation that August 12th be declared International Youth Day in December 1999. Each year a theme is chosen to address a particular issue, how youth around the world are affected, and action steps to address the issue to build a better tomorrow. This year’s theme, “The Road to 2030: Eradicating Poverty and Achieving Sustainable Consumption and Production,” focuses on addressing the intersections between poverty and environmentalism.

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August 10, 2016

Every semester, the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) is supported by a motivated, dedicated, and fabulous group of interns. Summer 2016 was no exception. Interns support our work to end domestic violence and we are so grateful for their contributions. Without further ado, let’s meet the summer 2016 dream team:

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August 9, 2016

August 9th marks the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, a day observed to promote and protect the rights of indigenous peoples around the world. On this day, the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) urges Congress to ensure safety and justice for tribes and on tribal lands by adopting a resolution to create a National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls and by expanding tribal access to services and federal funding.

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August 5, 2016

A growing number of people in the United States are homeless or are on the verge of homelessness for a variety of reasons. For survivors of violence against women (VAW), most of these reasons are out of their control. For survivors that leave an abusive partner, it is very likely that she and her children will face homelessness.

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