March 4, 2014
Washington DC – An Indiegogo campaign launches today for the Lifesaver Case, a product aimed at giving users a quick-access option to contacting 911 in an emergency – without notifying an offender. It is similar to a variety of existing personal safety apps, with one key difference: it includes a hardcover case for the phone that works in concert with a downloaded app that utilizes e911 (Enhanced 911) to contact law enforcement silently.
February 26, 2014
Economic barriers associated with victimization; service needs not always met
Washington, DC – The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) today welcomed new data that highlights the devastating impact of domestic violence. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a new report, Intimate Partner Violence in the United States 2010, based on data from the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS), which documents the alarming prevalence of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and dating violence.
February 24, 2014
Nineteen year old Irais Acosta was just beginning to follow her dreams. She wanted to be a nurse and was planning to enroll at a local community college when her 18-year-old boyfriend, who was described as jealous and controlling, fatally shot her.
February 21, 2014
The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) book club, Reader with a Cause, provides a platform to discuss equality, empowerment, and violence against women as it appears in contemporary books. We are currently discussing the memoir-turned-Netflix sensation Orange Is the New Black on Goodreads. Read the book? Watched the show? Come join our discussion!
February 11, 2014
Join NNEDV in calling on Congress to address the outrageous epidemic of military sexual assault by supporting the Military Justice Improvement Act (MJIA).
February 9, 2014
On February 7th, NNEDV joined our sisters at the Black Women’s Health Imperative on a Twitter chat (#get2zero) in observance of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day to explore complex questions about HIV/AIDS and the impact of HIV among Black women and girls.