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May 18, 2017

On May 18, 2017, seven national organizations – including Asian Pacific Institute on Gender-Based Violence (APIGBV), ASISTA, Casa de Esperanza: National Latin@ Network, National Alliance to End Sexual Violence (NAESV), National Domestic Violence Hotline (NDVH), National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV), and Tahirih Justice Center – working to end domestic violence and sexual assault released the results of the 2017 Advocate and Legal Service Survey Regarding Immigrant Survivors.

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May 16, 2017

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) survivors of domestic and sexual violence are not only harmed by the abuse their partners inflict, but also by homophobic, transphobic, and biphobic laws, policies, and practices.

On May 17 – the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia – the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) joins with anti-violence groups around the world advocating for policies and initiatives that work to fight these systemic oppressions and build safety for all survivors. NNEDV calls on all those working with survivors of domestic violence around the globe – including shelters, advocacy programs, legal services offices, first responders, and other providers – to ensure that both their policies and their practices create an atmosphere of inclusion that ensures LGBTQ survivors have meaningful access to their services and feel supported on their journey to safety.

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May 12, 2017

By: Erica Olsen, Safety Net Director, and Michelle Robles Torres, Bilingual Program Attorney

The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) is dedicated to creating a social, political, and economic environment in which domestic violence no longer exists. One of the root causes of domestic violence is inequality, so striving for equality is a priority at NNEDV. Creating supportive workplaces allows for more employees to be successful and is one component of economic justice.

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May 11, 2017

Report shows that while more than 72,000 victims of domestic violence received services on a single day, nearly 12,000 requests were turned away because programs lacked the resources to help

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May 9, 2017

This May, the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM). NNEDV honors the achievements and cultural contributions of Asian/Pacific Islanders (API) in the United States, using this month to bring attention to issues of domestic violence in API communities and reflect on the path to ensuring safety.

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May 5, 2017

Hair Cuttery, the largest family-owned and operated chain of hair salons in the country, today announced the donation of 81,731 haircuts to support victims of domestic violence. This year’s May Share-A-Haircut program marks the fourth year the salon and the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) have partnered to spread awareness of domestic violence and offer survivors a free haircut. Since 2014, Hair Cuttery has donated 247,731 free haircuts valued at $5.37 million to domestic violence survivors.

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