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2014-10-12 23:01:26

Youth Hold Rally and Discussion During National Domestic Violence Awareness Month Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 12, 2014 Local Teens Hold Key To Stop Domestic Violence October 10, 2014 -- Youth Hold Rally and Discussion During National Domestic Violence Awareness Month WHAT: Youth from the DC and Maryland area challenge 1 million of their peers and adults to end dating violence at an event rally and discussion. The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington (BGCGW) teams with local...

2014-10-07 23:11:36

In support of Domestic Violence Awareness Month this October, Seal Press has reduced the price of four domestic violence resource ebooks to $0.99 for a full year. Berkeley, Ca. (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 In 1982, Seal Press published Getting Free: You Can End Abuse and Take Back Your Life, the first in a series of handbooks for women in abusive relationships. Now, more than thirty years later, this bestselling handbook remains relevant and necessary. One in four women (24.3 percent) and 1...

2014-10-06 16:25:29

WASHINGTON, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 1,200 organizations--including national, state and local groups from 47 states, the District of Columbia, 12 tribal communities and four territories that are working to prevent domestic and sexual violence--have come together under the banner of "NFL Game Changer" to call on the NFL to invest heavily in a long-term, comprehensive community engagement and prevention campaign to change the culture in order to end violence against...

2014-10-01 23:11:34

UP4 Probiotics will be donating a portion of their sales of UP4 WOMEN’S probiotic to The National Network to End Domestic Violence (http://www.nnedv.org) during the month of October. This organization was chosen through nationwide polling that took place during August and September on UP4’s website and social media outlets. Madison, Wi (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 UP4 Probiotics will be donating a portion of their sales of UP4 WOMEN’S probiotic to The National Network to End Domestic...

2014-09-29 23:09:15

New California Law Shifts Burden of Innocence to the Accused Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 "It's a hard thing for parents to let go when their children are old enough to head off to college, and it's even harder when that child is a young woman. While parents can worry about their children maintaining good grades, making the right friends, and getting a good education, parents of young women have the additional burden of worrying about sexual assault on...

2014-09-24 23:11:48

Training helps colleges and universities create safer campus communities while complying with new federal mandates Cincinnati, Ohio (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Scenario Learning, LLC, developer of safety and compliance solutions for schools and workplaces, announces a new suite of Campus Sexual Violence Prevention courses now available in its SafeColleges Online Staff Training System. The suite of online courses, written by leading safety experts Alison Kiss and Michelle Issadore, help...

2014-09-23 12:29:34

WASHINGTON, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In 2009­­-12, more than two-thirds (68 percent) of serious violent crime victims experienced socio-emotional problems as a result of the victimization, the Justice Department's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) announced today. Serious violent crime includes rape or sexual assault, robbery and aggravated assault. In the BJS National Crime Victimization Survey, socio-emotional problems are defined as the victim's experience of moderate...

2014-09-19 12:23:58

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the National Football League (NFL) announced a five-year commitment to support survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence and pledged funding for advocacy organizations across the country. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140423/77458 Recent media coverage regarding sexual violence and domestic violence among NFL players has contributed to an increased volume of calls to local and national hotlines...

2014-09-18 20:22:17

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Domestic Violence Hotline (the Hotline) is pleased to announce that the National Football League (NFL) has committed to providing significant resources to the organization that will allow the organization to virtually answer every call, chat and text from domestic violence victims, survivors, their loved ones and even abusers for the next five years. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131003/DA91382LOGO-b "We...

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2014-09-16 03:00:59

Beata Mostafavi, University of Michigan Physical symptoms like irritable bowel syndrome and insomnia also associated with higher risks of intimate partner violence One in five men in the U.S. reports violence towards their spouse or significant other, says a new nationally-representative study by the University of Michigan. The analysis also found that male aggression toward a partner is associated with warning signs that could come up during routine health care visits, including...


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