January 23, 2014
Private Violence, a new HBO documentary premiering at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival this week, explores the complexities of domestic violence and the challenges and triumphs in the lives of survivors.
January 17, 2014
Last night Congress passed a 2014 funding bill, restoring significant cuts that had been imposed through sequestration last year. The measure commits increased resources to the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) and the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (FVPSA) shelter funding.
January 15, 2014
Online safety is a major concern for many survivors of domestic and sexual violence and stalking. We live in a data-driven world where even if we aren't sharing our secrets, someone else is. For some survivors, the sharing of their personally identifying information, either by themselves or others, can be dangerous.
January 14, 2014
Washington DC - The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) urges the Supreme Court to uphold federal laws—and those state laws like Tennessee’s—that were enacted to ensure that domestic violence abusers are prohibited from possessing guns.
January 11, 2014
January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month. This and every month, the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) stands in solidarity with survivors of human trafficking and the movement to end violence against women.
January 10, 2014
Washington DC (1/10/2014) – The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) is saddened by yesterday’s announcement that no sexual assault charges would be pursued against Matthew Barnett in the Maryville case. Barnett was allowed to plead guilty to a misdemeanor charge of endangering the welfare of a child (leaving the semi-conscious 14-year-old lying barefoot in the frozen yard of her house) and was sentenced to two years’ probation and no jail time. His attorney said the charge “accurately reflects the conduct of which he should be held accountable for.”