Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence

Domestic Abuse Cited in the Johnny Weir Divorce Case

Entertainment
Just before Johnny Weir left to cover the Sochi Olympics, Weir and Victor Voronov got into a physical fight. ...
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EU: Unreported Violence Against Women Masks Major Issues

Top News International
On March 5, 2014 FRA will present the results of its violence against women survey on gender-based violence at a high-level conference in Brussels. ...
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Westlake Valentine’s Day Event Highlights Abuse

Top News Local
One Billion Rising Seattle will join with activists, writers, thinkers, celebrities, and women and men across the world at Westlake Park on Valentine’s Day. ...
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18th Anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act

18th Anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act
Statement by the Vice President on the 18th Anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act: “Eighteen years ago today, the landmark Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) was signed ...
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PEPFAR Announces $5 Million for Together for Girls Partnership

PEPFAR Announces $5 Million for Together for Girls Partnership
PEPFAR’s $5 million for the TfG partnership will support countries’ responses to TfG survey data by developing programs and interventions to address the underlying social determinants of sexual violence against children and better support survivors. ...
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Ensuring that LGBT Victims of Domestic Violence Can Access Critically Needed Services and Protections

Ensuring that LGBT Victims of Domestic Violence Can Access Critically Needed Services and Protections
This year, the VAWA reauthorization bill passed by the Senate in April would remove barriers faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) victims, whose needs often are overlooked by law enforcement, prosecutors, courts, and victim service providers. ...
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