July 24, 2015
The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) welcomes the data released today on mass killings – a frightful scourge in our nation. The research indicates that in the majority of cases, the perpetrators knew the victim or victims. Analysis of mass shootings reveals that the majority of these known perpetrators are abusers.
July 21, 2015
NNEDV to Call on Congress to Act at Congressional Briefing on Thursday
The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) applauds Representative Dold (R-IL) and Representative Dingell (D-MI) for introducing the Zero Tolerance for Domestic Abusers Act, important legislation that addresses the intersection of firearms and domestic violence. Evidence-based research makes it clear: guns play a lethal role in turning domestic violence into murder. This bill represents a substantial step towards saving lives.
July 3, 2015
On our nation’s 239th birthday, Americans celebrate the ideals of freedom, equality, liberty, justice, and the pursuit of happiness. The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV), established 25 years ago, continues to ensure that victims of domestic violence can enjoy equal access to the justice, freedom, and dignity promised to our entire nation.
July 2, 2015
The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) is now accepting nominations for the annual Diane Reese Excellence in Advocacy in the Movement (DREAM) Award. This award seeks to recognize an individual who encapsulates and perpetuates Diane Reese’s profound and transcendent legacy, which continues to shape and inform a collective vision of a world where violence against women no longer exists.
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.