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Urgent Call to Action: Please submit letters to support Housing Court bill

This is an update on the Housing Court bill, details of the bill are here on our website. Cape Cod does NOT have a Housing Court and as explained in that post, this is important to women: 325 more words

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PEACe in: SIUE has a new Sexual Assault and Intimate Partner Violence Initiative

On the heels of our previous blog entry on sexual assault for April, which is sexual assault awareness month, we have good news from a new SIUE staff member whose job is entirely focused on this and related issues.   638 more words

Show your Support for Programs and Services Vital to the Safety and Well-Being of Victim and Survivors

Representative Gwen Moore (D-WI-04) is circulating her annual Dear Colleague letter requesting funding for Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and Family Violence Prevention & Services Act (FVPSA), which funds programs and services vital to the safety and well-being of victims and survivors of intimate partner violence and other forms of gender-based violence. 90 more words

Legislative Action

NCADV Remains Concerned About AG Sessions

This week, Congress confirmed Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Alabama) to be Attorney General (AG) of the United States. NCADV remains concerned about AG Sessions becoming the top legal advocate for victims based on his confirmation testimony, voting record, and history of comments and statements, as noted below. 636 more words

Violence Against Women Act

Quick Guide: Teen Dating Violence

The domestic violence field is learning new things all the time. One area that’s increased in awareness is dating violence, especially among high school and college students. 575 more words

Violence Against Women Act

Dear abused woman,

Dear abused woman,

I see you. You do your best to make everything seem OK, to close off the world to your pain. But I see you. 2,071 more words

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