November 7, 2012
NNEDV congratulates President Obama and Vice President Biden on their re-election, and extends sincere thanks to them and to the many supportive members of their Administration for their steadfast leadership in championing efforts to end violence against women.
September 13, 2012
NNEDV today commemorates the 18th Anniversary of the passage of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). This landmark law, passed in 1994, has forever transformed and improved our nation's response to domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence and stalking.
June 29, 2012
On Tuesday, June 26, 2012, hundreds of people joined together in front of the Capitol Building to demand the passage of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). The rally's mission was to urge Congress to pass the Senate version of VAWA immediately. Speakers at the event included singer/songwriter, Michael Bolton, Congresswomen Gwen Moore (D-WI) and Judy Biggert (D-IL), Senator Daniel Akaka (D-HI), National Organization for Women (NOW) president Terry O'Neill, and many other honorable guests.
May 16, 2012
On Tuesday, May 15, 2012, the Executive Office of the President issued a statement supporting domestic violence advocates' efforts to encourage the U.S. House of Representatives to reauthorize a bipartisan version of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) that supports and protects all victims. Currently, the House is considering HR 4970, a bill that rolls back protections and will harm victims by failing to include several critical provisions that are part of the Senate-passed VAWA reauthorization bill.