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.
February 4, 2014
The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) is proud to formally launch the new Transitional Housing Toolkit, an online resource library for transitional housing programs serving survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking throughout the country. This online toolkit allows transitional housing programs to easily and independently access a wealth of resources and ensures that they have the information needed to enhance their important work with survivors.
February 1, 2014
The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) is recognizing February as Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month.
Dating violence is widespread among teens and young adults, affecting 1 in 3 girls in the US  and nearly 1.5 million high school students each year.  Yet only 33% of teens who were in an abusive relationship ever disclosed the abuse.