August 15, 2008
Mexico City and Ciudad Juarez, Mexico - Sue Else, President of the National Network to End Domestic Violence, visited Mexico City and Ciudad Juarez in July to raise awareness about violence against women and learn of efforts in Mexico to end gender-based violence. She traveled with Andrea Bottner, Director of the Office of International Women's Issues at the U.S. Department of State, and together they shared information about U.S. government and non-government efforts, best practices for and challenges to eradicating violence against women. While in Mexico, Ms. Else and Ms. Bottner also visited shelters that provide assistance to domestic violence victims and their children.
August 14, 2008
NNEDV applauds Congressional efforts to pass the National Domestic Violence Volunteer Attorney Network Act (S. 1515/H.R. 6088), a bipartisan bill sponsored by Senators Joseph Biden (D-DE) and Arlen Specter (R-PA) in the Senate along with Representatives John Conyers (D-MI) and Ted Poe (R-TX) in the House of Representatives.
June 26, 2008
The National Network to End Domestic Violence is disappointed in the Supreme Court's decision in District of Columbia v. Heller. Guns pose a very grave threat to domestic violence victims, and communities must be able to implement the necessary tools to keep victims safe.