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Category: Office on Violence Against Women

NCADV Celebrates Nomination of Rosie Hidalgo to Lead Office on Violence Against Women

The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) celebrates the nomination of Rosie Hidalgo to lead the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) at the Department of Justice. Ms. Hidalgo is a longtime colleague of NCADV and was the 2018 recipient of NCADV’s Voices Rising Policy Change Award. She currently serves on the White House Gender Policy Council as the Senior Advisor on Gender-Based Violence and Special Assistant to the President. Says NCADV’s President/CEO, Ruth M. ... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Thursday, May 12, 2022

NCADV Statement on Recent Article and the Definition of Domestic Violence

The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) has received a number of inquiries about an April 2018 change to the Office on Violence Against Women’s (OVW) website highlighted in a Slate opinion piece. Before the change, the website described domestic violence as an advocate would, which includes verbal abuse, economic abuse, and other forms of abuse that are common but may not be illegal. The website now references the statutory definition of domestic violence for Violence A... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Wednesday, January 30, 2019

What Domestic Violence Programs and Shelters Need to Know About the Government Shutdown

Congress and the White House are at an impasse in their negotiations about funding the federal government, and a speedy resolution is not expected. RELATED: Yes, VAWA Expired: What This Means, How We Got Here, and What Happens Next Although parts of the government are currently shut down due to the gap in appropriations, the Office on Violence Against Women remains open this week. We recommend you reach out to your program manager as soon as possible to ascertain what you should do at ... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Thursday, January 3, 2019

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