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Why Mariska Hargitay Races Home at the End of the Day
October 1, 2013 • ABC News
By Michael Rothman
Mariska Hargitay was floored when fans of Law & Order: SVU began sending her mail that wasn’t just praising her performance on the show, but disclosing their own stories of abuse. read more
Mariska Hargitay and Christopher Meloni Gather To Support No More Domestic Violence
September 28, 2013 • Perez Hilton
By Perez Hilton
Mariska Hargitay and Christopher Meloni joined each other on the red carpet in Los Angeles to promote the Joyful Hearts Foundation’s new NO MORE PSA to stop domestic violence and sexual assault. read more
'Law & Order: SVU' star Mariska Hargitay, Peter Hermann at Joy Rocks
September 28, 2013 • Los Angeles Times
By David Keeps
Mariska Hargitay, who stars as Det. Olivia Benson on "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" and is founder of the Joyful Heart Foundation, hosted a fundraiser on Thursday for the nonprofit — which assists survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault and child abuse — and celebrated the actress’ public service announcements for the No More campaign. read more
Mariska Hargitay raises funds for domestic violence victims
September 27, 2013 • MSN
Actress Mariska Hargitay has raised $700,000 (£466,660) to benefit victims of domestic violence. The Law & Order: Special Victims Unit star was joined by her former co-star Christopher Meloni, as well as Hilary Swank and Marcia Gay Harden on Thursday (26Sep13) in Los Angeles for the JoyRocks and Joyful Heart Foundation benefit dinner, which aims to raise awareness and funds to combat domestic violence. read more
Lending a Hand
September 27, 2013 • People Magazine
By Jordan Strauss/AP
Chris Meloni and Mariska Hargitay at JoyROCKS event, benefiting the Joyful Heart Foundation. read more
Mariska Hargitay Raises $700K at Hollywood JoyRocks Benefit
September 27, 2013 • The Hollywood Reporter
By Natalie Stone
The "Law and Order: SVU" actress drums up support to end domestic violence and sexual assault: "We're going to change the world." read more
Hilary Swank showcases her trim figure in a plum dress to support Mariska Hargitay at charity event
September 27, 2013 • Daily Mail
By Iona Kirby
Hilary Swank attends a charity event hosted by Mariska Hargitay. read more
Katie's Take - Mariska Hargitay
September 27, 2013 • Yahoo! News
Clip of Mariska Hargitay on the Katie Couric Show. read more
Chris Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Hilary Swank, and Maria Bello Show Their Support at Joyful Heart Foundation’s JoyROCKS in Los Angeles
September 27, 2013 • InStyle
By Celebrity Parties! Column
For Mariska Hargitay playing Detective Olivia Benson on NBC’s Law & Order: Special Victims Unit since 1999 has meant much more than just acting. read more
Chris Meloni and Mariska Hargitay – NO MORE PSA Launch at MILK Studios. – Los Angeles, CA
September 27, 2013 • Contact Music
Photo of Chris Meloni and Mariska Hargitay - NO MORE PSA Launch at MILK Studios. read more
Mariska Hargitay Says No More to Domestic Violence at Bloomingdale's
September 26, 2013 • Just Jared
Mariska Hargitay hosts an event in support of her Joyful Heart Foundation and the “No More” Campaign on Wednesday afternoon (September 25) at Bloomingdale’s 59th Street in New York City. read more
Study: Domestic violence widespread in U.S., but no one talks about it
September 25, 2013 • Salon
By Katie McDonough
A new study on domestic and sexual violence reveals that, while one in three women report being a victim of domestic abuse and more than 50 percent of the men and women surveyed say they know a survivor of domestic violence, 67 percent of Americans have never discussed the issue with friends or family. read more
Mariska Hargitay + Other Celebs Say NO MORE to Domestic Violence + Sexual Assault
September 25, 2013 • MTV Act Blog
By Claire Biggs
Mariska Hargitay, of "Law & Order: SVU," made her directorial debut this week when she helped NO MORE launch a series of star-studded PSAs that will kick-start a three-year campaign to urge bystanders to speak out against sexual assault and domestic violence. read more
60 Percent of Americans Know a Survivor of Domestic Abuse or Sexual Assault: No More Excuses
September 24, 2013 • The Huffington Post
By Soraya Chemaly
Sixty percent of Americans know a survivor of domestic violence. One in three women (30 percent), one in seven men (14 percent) report living with intimate violence. read more
At Last! A National PSA Campaign to End Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault
September 24, 2013 • The Huffington Post
By Anna Kegler
After writing almost a year ago about the need for a major public campaign around sexual violence prevention, I was overjoyed to hear that the Joyful Heart Foundation (headed by Mariska Hargitay of SVU fame) and No More were joining forces to create a nationwide PSA campaign to address domestic violence and sexual assault. read more
Check Out Kiernan Shipka In NO MORE’s New Campaign!
September 24, 2013 • Seventeen Magazine
By Macey Hall
Mad Men star Kiernan Shipka wants you to say “NO MORE” to domestic violence and sexual assault! read more
Mariska Hargitay: The Haircut That Almost Got Me Fired
September 23, 2013 • Yahoo! Daily Shot
By Ali Wentworth
Mariska Hargitay sits down with Ali Wentworth to discuss Season 15 of Law and Order: SVU, the role Detective Olivia Benson has played in her life and the work she does with the Joyful Heart Foundation read more
NO MORE launches new celebrity-driven domestic violence awareness campaign
September 23, 2013 • The Examiner
By Richard Webster
Prominently featuring the NO MORE symbol, new public service announcements designed to raise awareness for domestic violence and sexual assault are launching on Sept. 23. read more
Study finds sexual and domestic violence widespread, largely undiscussed
September 23, 2013 • CBS News
By Alexander Trowbridge
An estimated 22 percent of Americans say they have been a victim of domestic violence, and 13 percent report being the victim of sexual assault, a women's awareness group reported Monday. read more
Mariska Hargitay On 'Law & Order: SVU' Season 15 Premiere: 'The Hardest Thing I've Ever Done'
September 16, 2013 • The Huffington Post
By Chris Harnick
Mariska Hargitay has been changed for good by "Law & Order: SVU" -- those are her words -- because of Detective Olivia Benson's experiences. read more
Thousands of Untested Rape Kits in Memphis Endanger Public
September 8, 2013 • Nonprofit Quarterly
By Ruth McCambridge
For anyone who has worked on issues of violence against women, this should serve as a wake-up call that the work is far from done. For anyone who works on social change, it serves as a reminder that monitoring implementation of hard-won laws is critical. read more
The science of stopping sex crimes
September 4, 2013 • Minnesota City Pages
By Judy Keen
In the quest to catch violent perps, rape kits can be a key ally – but only if they're tested. read more
Work to end the rape kit backlog
August 30, 2013 • Tampa Bay Tribune
By Sarah Tofte
Every year, thousands of individuals take the courageous step of reporting their rape to the police. read more
Kym Worthy and the fight to investigate Detroit's 11,000 forgotten rapes
August 26, 2013 • The Guardian
By Rosie Swash
Evidence relating to thousands of rape cases has been neglected for years in the US. Now 'the toughest woman in Detroit' is determined to do something about it. read more
Why rapists have a 76 percent chance of getting away with the crime
August 25, 2013 • Alabama.com
By Sarah Tofte
Every year, thousands of individuals take the courageous step of reporting their rape to the police. They overcome the terrible, misplaced social stigma of being the victim of sexual violence, they overcome the warnings sometimes uttered by the rapist to keep silent, they overcome the suggestions that these issues ought not to be spoken of, and they speak up. read more

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