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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
Justice for Survivors of Sexual Assault
August 20, 2013 • Thomson Reuters Foundation
By Sarah Tofte
Last year, a FedEx delivery truck arrived at the Detroit Police Department storage facility to pick up the first batch of untested rape kits bound, finally, for crime labs. Thus began Detroit’s massive task of processing its rape kit backlog – the more than 11,000 kits that were left behind to languish in a police warehouse, some for more than two decades. read more
'Law & Order: SVU' Star Mariska Hargitay Helps Real-Life Victims
July 25, 2013 • Hamptons Magazine
By George Stephanopoulos
Mariska Hargitay sits down with George Stephanopoulos and Hamptons Magazine to discuss how her role on the hit NBC series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit has influenced her life over the past 14 years. read more
Joyful Heart Foundation Gala by Julie Moran
7/11/13 • The Balancing Act
By Julie Moran
Emmy-award winning actress Mariska Hargitay stops to talk to Julie Moran on the red carpet at the gala for her Joyful Heart Foundation. Hollywood Watch was there to capture all the star studded support. read more
Wayne County must put safety of its communities first: Sarah Tofte
June 6, 2013 • Detroit Free Press
By Sarah Tofte
With Wednesday’s announcement that the State of Michigan may provide $4 million in funding to help test old rape kit evidence in Detroit, Gov. Rick Snyder and Attorney General Bill Schuette made it clear that preventing and prosecuting sexual assaults in Detroit is a priority. read more
Priorities
June 3, 2013 • The Huffington Post
By Mariska Hargitay and Kym Worthy
Despite the progress we as a nation have made in the movement to end sexual violence, including the recent passage of a more inclusive Violence Against Women Act, much work remains to be done. read more
Julianne Hough Wears Jacob Arabov Jewelry to 2013 Joyful Heart Foundation Gala
May 29, 2013 • Wall Street Journal
By MarketWire
The Joyful Heart Foundation Gala 2013 was held on 42nd Street in New York City on Thursday evening, May 9th. The event was sponsored by a number of well-known companies including Pepsi Cola Company, Michael Stars, Verizon Communications, The Art of Grace, and Wolf Films among many others. The founder, Mariska Hargitay, was joined at the event by her husband, Peter Hermann, and a number of celebrities including Danny Pino, Mary J. Blige, Jemima Kirke, Will Chase, Julianne Hough, Christopher Meloni, Uma Thurman, Mary Louise Parker, Glenn Close, and Harry Connick Jr. just to name a few. read more

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