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    Learn more about how the BIA came to decide that domestic violence survivors could qualify for #asylum in the United States in this piece from The Migrationist.

    Congratulations to the newly crowned Miss America, Kira Kazantsev, who is using her platform to shine a light on domestic violence: “I want people to stop asking, ‘Why doesn’t she just leave?’ ” the Miss America winner told NPR. “Every woman is an expert in her own case, and there are so many extenuating circumstances that lead to a woman staying with her abuser.”

    Before tonight's Steelers-Ravens game, CBS's James Brown delivered a powerful speech regarding domestic violence in America and what men should do to take responsibility. Brown touches on the language men use and the attitude it displays. The speech was eloquent, acknowledging all women who are victims of domestic violence.

    "Behind the Bloodshed" shares powerful stories and statistics about mass killings in the United States, but fails to explore the link that many of these tragedies have to perpetrators of domestic violence. Learn more: www.gannett-cdn.c...

    “Today’s ruling is a significant one, because it means that safety is no longer dependent on your zip code for gay and lesbian survivors." -Kim Gandy Read more:

    New CDC report highlights devastating impact of domestic violence and underscores the importance of efforts to help survivors reach economic security. As NNEDV President, Kim Gandy says, “Poverty is an abuser’s co-conspirator, helping to keep a victim trapped." #CDC #domesticviolence

    Today's #SCOTUS decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby is a step backward for women's health and reproductive rights, and also for their fundamental autonomy. "All too often, abusers restrict access to contraception or force unwanted pregnancies as a means to exert power and control over their victims," said Kim Gandy, President and CEO of NNEDV. "Women, especially victims of domestic violence – not their employers or abusers – should control this important aspect of their lives."

    Today is International Women's Day! NNEDV believes that it's time to #InspireChange to end domestic violence. #endDV @International Women's Day (IWD)

    “Everyone has the right be to safe and healthy in their relationships,” said Kim Gandy, NNEDV President & CEO. “We are proud that VAWA 2013 protects all survivors, and was the very first piece of federal legislation to explicitly prohibit discrimination against LGBT individuals. This was a big push, and it was a big win.” #HappyPride

    Recent headlines make us wonder: Is it 1954 or 2014? #1954or2014 #endDV