July 1, 2015
Significant research shows that men who abuse their partners are significantly more likely to also physically or sexually abuse their children.  As many prosecutors will state, getting proof of a crime against young children into evidence can be extremely difficult. Often, the child’s testimony is the best or only evidence. Yet very young children may not be permitted to testify in court or may not be believed when they do.
June 30, 2015
Domestic violence affects people of all ages, genders, races, and ethnicities. Through WomensLaw, a project of the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV), our goal is to provide as much information to as many survivors as possible. WomensLaw.org has more than 10,000 pages of information – and we hope to eventually make all of it accessible to Spanish-speaking survivors.
June 25, 2015
The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) applauds two U.S. Supreme Court decisions that will have an impact on the safety and security of domestic violence survivors.
June 20, 2015
By: Ron LeGrand, NNEDV Vice President of Public Policy
Throughout my life and my career, I have held many titles and positions of responsibility. I’ve been “Manager,” “Director,” “Counsel,” “Chief so and so,” and now “Vice President,” but the title that I’ve cherished most has been that of “Dad” to my six sons and “Pop Pop” to my four grandchildren. The responsibility is one that I’ve taken VERY seriously, especially as I have tried to teach them the real meaning of what it is to be a “man” and a “father,” and guide them as young Black males, as they navigate through life.