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AG James Highlights Resources for Domestic Violence Victims Amid

NEW YORK – Attorney General Letitia James, along with state and local officials and advocates, today reminded victims of domestic violence that they are not alone and that help remains available around-the-clock. On average, more than 10 million individuals per year are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States. While social isolation is necessary amidst the coronavirus...

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Some of the biggest victims of domestic violence are the smallest

New global report reveals impact of domestic violence on children NEW YORK/LONDON, 1 August 2006 – A global study published today by UNICEF and The Body Shop International reveals the devastating and lasting impact on children of living with domestic violence. Defining domestic violence as the physical, sexual or mental abuse of a parent or caregiver, the report finds that...

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Ensuring Domestic Violence Survivors’ Safety – Center for American Progress

Introduction and summary As the United States continues to grapple with the devastating fallout of the coronavirus pandemic—from deaths, job loss, evictions, and so much more—there has also been a surge of domestic violence (DV).1 Stay-at-home orders essential to slowing the spread of the virus, coupled with the economic and health stressors caused by the pandemic, have forced DV survivors...

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Press Release: Nevadans Celebrate Domestic Partner Law

Received this press release awhile ago: Nevadans Celebrate Domestic Partner Law (Las Vegas-September 30, 2008)   Thursday, October 1, 2009, Nevada’s Domestic Partner Registry Act takes effect and hundreds of same-sex couples will celebrate by receiving their Certificate of Domestic Partnership.  According to the Nevada Secretary of State’s office, nearly 700 couples pre-registered their partnerships in the month-long pre-registration period...

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