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January 1, 2016

Each year in the United States, 7.5 million people are stalked. Of that number, 61% of female victims and 44% of male victims are stalked by a current or former intimate partner. [1] According to the U.S. Department of Justice, stalking is a pattern of repeated and unwanted attention, harassment, contact, or any other course of conduct directed at a specific person that would cause a reasonable person to feel fear. [2]

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December 25, 2015

Over the past 25 years, the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) has helped ensure that millions of survivors find the assistance and support they need. We have helped shape the way the United States responds to domestic violence, and work to make domestic violence a national priority for policymakers, high profile businesses, and the general public.

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December 22, 2015

On Saturday, former Governor Sarah Palin criticized Republican lawmakers and GOP congressional leaders by comparing them to domestic abusers battering their wives, who, in her offensive analogy, are the nation’s conservative voters. Their heinous offense? Backing the recent federal budget bill. 

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December 21, 2015

The 3rd World Conference of Women’s Shelters (WCWS) was held from November 3-6, 2015 in The Hague, Netherlands, the International City of Peace and Justice. Hosted by the Foundation of Women's Shelters in the Netherlands and its partners – and an event of the Global Network of Women’s Shelters (GNWS) – the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) was honored to both present and participate in the 3rd WCWS as part of a large U.S. delegation.

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December 18, 2015

Washington, DC – Today the  U.S. Congress passed the omnibus Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Funding bill with record investments in programs that address domestic and sexual violence, including the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) fund, the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (FVPSA).

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December 16, 2015

Recent calls to suspend, delay, or defund refugee resettlement programs for those fleeing violence in Syria and Iraq undermine our commitment to protect women and children from terror and abuse.

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