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NCADV Congratulates Senators for Introducing VAWA Reauthorization Act of 2022

The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) congratulates Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Joni Ernst (R-IA), Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) on introducing the Senate’s Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2022 (highlights can be found here). This bill is a bipartisan consensus bill that reauthorizes the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) with key enhancements to respond to the needs identified by victims, survivors and domestic violence programs. The... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Wednesday, February 9, 2022

Top 5 Blog Posts of 2020

NCADV has already shared 2020's most-read news stories and guest blog posts. Now, it's time to reveal the top 5 most-read blog posts of the year.  #5 Quick Guide: Economic and Financial Abuse April is recognized as Financial Literacy Month in the U.S., and it's a topic we here at NCADV believe is an important one for domestic violence victims and survivors. Up to 99% of domestic violence victims experience economic abuse during an abusive relationship, and finances are ofte... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Monday, December 28, 2020

Domestic Violence and the LGBTQ Community

Because the majority of the domestic violence awareness movement has focused on heterosexual relationships, members of the LGBTQ community have been largely left out of the movement. However, recent research shows that LGBTQ members fall victim to domestic violence at equal or even higher rates compared to their heterosexual counterparts. 9 Quick Statistics about Domestic Violence and the LGBTQ Community 43.8% of lesbian women and 61.1% of bisexual women have experienced rape, physical ... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Wednesday, June 6, 2018

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