Domestic Violence Victims Now May be Eligible to Receive Unemployment Benefits!
October 4, 2012
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… Continue Reading Domestic Violence Victims Now May be Eligible to Receive Unemployment Benefits!
MNADV Receives OVW Award to Provide National Cost-free LAP Training
April 9, 2012
The Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) has awarded the Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence (MNADV) funding under the OVW Technical Assistance Program to provide training and technical assistance to aid communities across the country in promoting or enhancing strategies to address homicide prevention and reduce violence against women through the National Lethality Assessment Program—Maryland… Continue Reading MNADV Receives OVW Award to Provide National Cost-free LAP Training
Washington Post Editorial: Maryland Should Crack Down on Strangulations
April 3, 2012
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… Continue Reading Washington Post Editorial: Maryland Should Crack Down on Strangulations
DV Counts 2011 is Here!
March 1, 2012
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)… Continue Reading DV Counts 2011 is Here!