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NNEDV: IRS Announces New Guidance that Will Help Victims Access Affordable Healthcare

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NNEDV: Supreme Court Keeps Guns Away from Domestic Violence Abusers

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Sunday, January 26, 2014: Women’s Legislative Briefing

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The Montgomery County Commission for Women and our many co-sponsoring organizations invite you to the 2014 Women’s Legislative Briefing. Registration begins at noon with light refreshments, and the conference will open with a keynote address followed by a panel discussion on Women’s Issues in Congress. Compelling seminars on legislation in the Maryland General Assembly will fill out […]

MNADV Releases Annual Report for FY13

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On October, 25, 2013, at MNADV’s Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon, the MNADV Annual Report was unveiled. In FY13, MNADV made over 20,000 brochures available to victims and trained over 1,400 professionals in domestic violence. Through MNADV’s Lethality Assessment Program, over 12,000 lethality screens were conducted by first responders. To read more about MNADV’s accomplishments, download the full […]

MNADV Says NO MORE to Domestic Violence

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October marks the month of the year designated for Domestic Violence Awareness. Utilizing the “new unifying symbol designed to galvanize greater awareness and action to end domestic violence and sexual assault,” the MNADV proudly joins the National Network to End Domestic Violence’s NO MORE campaign in encouraging our community members, victim service providers, allied professionals, […]

NNEDV Releases New Guide to Privacy and Safety on Facebook

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Privacy and Safety on Facebook: A Guide for Survivors of Abuse The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) has paired with the social networking site Facebook to create a guide for survivors of abuse to maintain safety and control over their personal information when utilizing social media. The comprehensive guide was released on Tuesday, […]

MNADV Receives Unprecedented Funding to Prevent Domestic Violence Homicides Throughout the U.S.

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MNADV and Partners Awarded Federal Funding to Implement and Evaluate Innovative Homicide Prevention Models The Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence (MNADV), in partnership with the Jeanne Geiger Crisis Center (JGCC) of Massachusetts, and Dr. Jacquelyn Campbell of The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing has received a Domestic Violence Homicide Prevention Demonstration Initiative (DVHP Initiative) […]

Domestic Violence Victims Now May be Eligible to Receive Unemployment Benefits!

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Effective October 1, 2012, individuals who must leave employment due to domestic violence may be eligible to receive unemployment insurance benefits. The new law, sponsored by the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation, with major support from the Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence, will provide certain individuals with the safety net of unemployment insurance […]

Washington Post Editorial: Maryland Should Crack Down on Strangulations

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Maryland should crack down on strangulations By Editorial Board, Published: April 2, 2012 A WOMAN WHO has been the victim of attempted strangulation by her husband or boyfriend is at an astronomical risk of ultimately being killed by that man. This disturbing revelation, contained in a 2008 study in the Journal of Emergency Medicine, lies at […]

DV Counts 2011 is Here!

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While local domestic violence programs in the U.S. helped more than 67,000 victims in just one day, unmet requests increased. In just one day, advocates scrambled to find needed shelter, housing, and resources, though sadly could not meet 10,581 requests for assistance. An annual survey conducted by the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) […]