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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
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
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 + Other Celebs Say NO MORE to Domestic Violence + Sexual Assault
September 25, 2013 • MTV Act Blog
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Sarah Tofte
Every year, thousands of individuals take the courageous step of reporting their rape to the police. read more
Why rapists have a 76 percent chance of getting away with the crime
August 25, 2013 • Alabama.com
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
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
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
Wayne County must put safety of its communities first: Sarah Tofte
June 6, 2013 • Detroit Free Press
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
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
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
Eye on Entertainment
May 10, 2013 • The Washington Post
Lifestyle Blog
Images from the Joyful Heart Foundation's 2013 Joyful Revolution Gala read more
Law & Order star promotes Rockland's own SVU in video
May 10, 2013 • Journal News - Lohud.com
Steve Lieberman
Actress Mariska Hargitay talks about helping victims of sexual and domestic abuse on a video released Friday by the Rockland County District Attorney’s Office promoting the county’s “Spirit of Rockland" Special Victims Unit. read more
Rape evidence in U.S. languishes untested in police storage
April 23, 2013 • Trust Law
Lisa Anderson
NEW YORK - The United States leads the world in the use of rape kits to gather DNA and forensic evidence from victims of sexual assault, but hundreds of thousands of those kits remain untested, some for years, according to researchers. read more
Lanvin Collection Preview and Benefit for Joyful Heart
April 1, 2013 • C Magazine - Social Front
Alexandra von Furstenberg, Mariska Hargitay and other fashionable folk turned out for Lanvin's collection preview and luncheon to benefit the Joyful Heart Foundation and toast Hargitay's (who is JHF's Founder & President) birthday. read more

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