The Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence

For Immediate Release:  March 6, 2014 Contact for GCADV: Jan Christiansen, 404-209-0280 Contact for NNEDV: Monica McLaughlin, 202-543-5566   NATIONWIDE SURVEY REVEALS URGENT NEED FOR INCREASED FUNDING FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SERVICE PROVIDERS   Nearly 66,000 Domestic Violence Victims Helped On a Single Day, But Almost 10,000 Requests for Help Go Unanswered   Georgia – March 6, […]

    Hundreds of domestic violence program and sexual assault center staff, members of law enforcement, prosecutors, judges, survivors of violence, and concerned community members from across the state converged on the Georgia State Capitol today to urge legislators to pass House Bill 911 to make strangulation assault a felony offense.  House Bill 911 was […]

An action alert from the National Network to End Domestic Violence ( Thank you! You helped us win reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) earlier this year, and victims everywhere are grateful for your activism. But that success is being undermined by the sequester and by funding cuts that are rolling back our […]

2012 Fatality Review released: The 2012 Georgia Domestic Violence Fatality Review Project Annual Report discusses gaps in the community’s response to domestic violence and put forth recommendations for change in services, resources, policies, practices, information, collaboration, and training. Georgia’s unfortunate distinction is to be ranked 10th nationally for the rate at which men kill women […]

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