April 15, 2011
NNEDV today recognized April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Many victims of domestic violence, teen dating abuse and stalking are also the victims of rape and sexual assault. This year’s theme, “It’s Time…to Get Involved,” encourages bystanders or witnesses to take action to end sexual violence in their communities.
April 12, 2011
NNEDV today marked National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, a time to honor victims and victim advocates. This year’s theme—Reshaping the Future, Honoring the Past—recognizes victims’ past struggles and our nation’s duty to help them rebuild stronger, safer lives.
March 26, 2011
Sue Else, president of NNEDV said, "We extend heartfelt condolences to Geraldine Ferraro's loved ones while the nation mourns this tremendous loss. Geraldine Ferraro was a pioneering woman and a champion for all women. We are ever-grateful for her amazing contributions and will deeply miss her."
February 23, 2011
NNEDV today recognized America Saves Week as part of its work to financially empower survivors of domestic violence. While the economy does not create domestic violence, the severity and frequency of abuse can get worse during an economic downturn. At the same time, the economy can limit options for survivors of abuse to escape.
February 17, 2011
NNEDV commended President Barack Obama for his 2012 budget proposal. The fiscally-responsible plan increases funding for programs that prevent and end violence against women and girls.