Media Archive by Topic: domestic violence

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The NFL's response to domestic violence and sexual assault
Dec. 5, 2014 • NFL.COM
NFL.COM
When faced with these issues in the summer of 2014, it quickly became clear that the NFL needed to know and do more. read more
#RocksMyWorld: Mariska Hargitay and Me & Ro Team Up to Make New Jewelry for the Joyful Heart Foundation
Nov. 27, 2014 • InStyle
Marion Fasel

Gifts that also contribute to charity make great presents during the holiday season. The “No More” pendant Me & Ro designer Robin Renzi created with Mariska Hargitay for her Joyful Heart Foundation is not only the kind of jewel you put on and never take off, it also benefits a good cause. “This Me & Ro necklace is a beautiful way to show—and kindle in others—the commitment to ending sexual assault and domestic violence,” Hargitay says.

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PSAs Capture Football Players’ Reactions to Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault
Nov. 26, 2014 • The Washington Post
Diana Reese
Sometimes there just aren’t any words. read more
Viacom and Joyful Heart Foundation Partner For ‘No More’ Domestic Violence PSAs
May 29, 2014 • The Variety
Laura Prudom
Viacom has partnered with Mariska Hargitay’s Joyful Heart Foundation for a new series of PSAs aimed to raise awareness for the NO MORE movement to end domestic violence and sexual assault. read more
Exclusive: USA, Mariska Hargitay Team Up for an SVU Marathon with a Cause
April 23, 2014 • TV Guide
Kate Stanhope
To commemorate National Sexual Assault Awareness & Prevention month, and in partnership with Hargitay's Joyful Heart Foundation and the NO MORE campaign, USA will air a special 16-hour SVU "No More Excuses" marathon hosted by Hargitay and her SVU co-stars. read more
Mariska Hargitay talks 'SVU'
February 4, 2014 • CBS News
The Talk
Mariska Hargitay discusses how her role on 'Law and Order: SVU' influenced her decision to found the Joyful Heart Foundation, and shaped the mission to heal, educate and empower survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence and child abuse. read more
Mariska Hargitay dishes on "Law & Order: SVU"; Joyful Heart Foundation
January 8, 2014 • Today Show
Today Show
The actress chatted about the drama as it enters the second half of its 15th season tonight. She also talked about her Joyful Heart Foundation, which helps victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse. "If you talk about it, that’s how you get rid of it," she said. read more
Vice President again in Austin visiting National Domestic Violence Hotline he’s long supported
October 30, 2013 • The Washington Post
Associated Press
His voice thick with emotion, Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday again toured the National Domestic Violence Hotline with Mariska Hargitay. read more
Sexual abuse and domestic violence symbol is launched
March 18, 2013 • USA Today
Eliza Collins
Christine Mau doesn't want anyone to go through the abuse that she suffered, which is why she helped design the No More symbol. read more
NO MORE: Putting an End to Domestic Violence Once and for All
March 15, 2013 • Huffington Post
Ariel Zwang
While we are absolutely, truly delighted that President Obama signed the Violence Against Women Act last week, it's also clear that the legislation never should have been allowed to lapse in the first place. The fact that it was even used as a political chess piece is a disturbing indication of the low priority that sexual and domestic violence have in this country as a national issue. read more
‘Twilight,’ ‘Law and Order’ Actresses Say ‘No More’ to Domestic Violence
March 13, 2013 • ABC News
Sarah Parnass and Freda Kahen-Kashi
A week after President Obama signed a bill reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act, celebrities and business leaders came to the Capitol today to end domestic abuse. read more
Biden: We can do more to stop domestic violence
March 13, 2013 • USA Today
Vice President Joe Biden joined Attorney General Eric Holder and Mariska Hargitay at an event in Maryland Wednesday to highlight the urgent need to reduce domestic violence homicides. (March 13) read more
In Rockville visit, Biden announces new program to curb domestic violence
March 13, 2013 • The Washington Post
Bill Turque
Vice President Biden, in Rockville Wednesday to announce a new initiative to curb domestic violence, got personal as he described the effort to eliminate what he called “a blight on the nation’s conscience.” read more
In Washington, Mariska Hargitay gives serious talk, hangs out with Joe Biden
March 13, 2013 • Washington Examiner
Nikki Schwab
Getting emotional at times, Mariska Hargitay discussed her journey from actress to sexual assault and abuse advocate Wednesday at the National Press Club. read more
TV's Hargitay gets federal help fighting domestic abuse
March 13, 2013 • Houston Chronicle
Dan Freedman
For actress Mariska Hargitay, it wasn't enough to play a detective on NBC-TV's "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit." When her fan mail started to include statements like "I was raped when I was 15; I'm 40 now and I've never told anyone," simply remaining a Hollywood star was no longer an option. read more
Joe Biden, Mariska Hargitay Of 'Law & Order' Take Selfie At Domestic Violence Prevention Event
March 13, 2013 • Huffington Post
Gabrielle Dunkley
The office of Vice President Joe Biden tweeted a photo of Biden posing with "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" actress Mariska Hargitay on Wednesday. read more
Mariska Hargitay snaps 'selfie' with Biden
March 13, 2013 • The Hill
Emily Goodin
Add actress Mariska Hargitay to the list of celebrity fans of Vice President Biden. read more
Say NO MORE to Domestic Violence
March 13, 2013 • Cosmopolitan
Natasha Burton
Every year, 12.7 million people are physically abused, assaulted, or stalked by their partners—and it's time we stand up and say no more. read more
Today Is “No More” Day: Take A Stand Against Violence Against Women
March 13, 2013 • The Frisky
Sarah Gray
NO MORE. It is a simple, direct message representing a broad and pervasive issue. No more sexual assault. No more violence against women. Today, March 13 marks NO MORE day, a day to join the movement to stop domestic violence and sexual assault, and launch the organization’s new symbol — a thick “O” of light blue. read more
Vice President Biden, Attorney General Holder Announce Domestic Violence Initiative in Rockville
March 13, 2013 • The Patch
Tiffany Arnold
Vice President Joe Biden and the U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder were in Rockville on Wednesday to announce a national domestic violence initiative modeled after a Maryland program. read more
The House now turns to the Violence Against Women Act
February 25, 2013 • The Washington Post
Mary C. Curtis
Even as most of the headlines coming out of Washington these days contain the word sequester, another bill is moving along, making progress without quite so much drama. But the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), passed in the Senate and due for action in the House, is no less important. read more
50 Facts About Domestic Violence
November 30, 2012 • Huffington Post
Soraya Chemaly
Sunday was the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and the launch of this year's16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence. In the time it takes me to write this paragraph, 26 people--given our statistics probably all women--will be assaulted by an intimate partner in the U.S. In the roughly 48 hours between my writing and posting, at least six women in the US and hundreds if not thousands around the world will be killed by violent spouses. read more
Verizon Foundation Launches New Domestic Violence Awareness Effort Encouraging All Men to Join and Engage in Prevention Efforts
October 22nd, 2012 • Sacramento Bee
Verizon
The Verizon Foundation has launched a new domestic violence awareness campaign that seeks to engage and empower men to speak up and be part of the solution to end the violence. The Your Voice Counts campaign is designed to help men, women and communities to start talking about domestic violence and bring this often silent issue out into the open. read more
Online Communities Help Sexual Assault Survivors Heal
April 28th, 2013 • Cinnaminson Patch
Lauren Burgoon
Young sexual assault victims in particular use online recovery options, sometimes exclusively, in their efforts to move on from the trauma. read more
Violence Against Women Act helps restore lives
April 26th, 2012 • National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence
Mariska Hargitay
Our Senators must act now to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), the landmark achievement in the movement to end violence against women and girls. VAWA revolutionized the way violent crimes against women are prosecuted and prevented, reshaped the way victims receive services and transformed the way communities respond to survivors. read more

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