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VICTIMSVOICE EVAWI PARTNERSHIP PROVIDES NEW SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORTING TOOL THIS SUMMER

By News

PRINCETON, NJ – VictimsVoice has partnered with End Violence Against Women International (EVAWI) to create a self-guided, online interviewing tool for sexual assault victims to report to law enforcement. The project is funded through a prestigious American Bar Endowment (ABE) 2021 Opportunity Grant, one of only 15 awarded across the US.   The tool, which will be piloted in Jacksonville, FL…

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Address Confidentiality Program

Address Confidentiality Laws: AL

By Alabama, Policy

The Address Confidentiality Program (ACP) exists to protect victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and other crimes from their abusers being able to track and locate them, potentially putting them in continued harm’s way.   ALABAMA Victims Covered Domestic Violence Applicable Records Voter Registration State Website CLICK HERE for eligibility and more information.   IN ALABAMA The Secretary of…

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Woman Shhh

Trapped In A Sharing Dilemma

By Blog
As survivors, we are encouraged to speak out against domestic violence (I scream against it) and share ways we overcame with those who come after us, trying to help them navigate through the pain, trauma, and often unfairness of our legal and justice systems. As a member of numerous private groups on Facebook, safety is often found by sharing the...
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VictimsVoice Halo Fund

VICTIMSVOICE HALO APP PARTNERSHIP PROVIDES CASH TO VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

By News

PRINCETON, NJ (Thursday, October 1, 2020) – VictimsVoice is announcing its newest partnership with The Halo App, a private, peer-lending community connecting people for loans up to $1,000. The two partners will launch and promote a donor promotion throughout October in honor of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  Halo launched in 2015 by introducing its services through The Halo App,…

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Pets in protective orders

Animals in Domestic Violence Restraining Orders: WY

By Policy, Wyoming

WYOMING allows domestic violence protective orders to include pets. In addition, federal law includes the crime of stalking and actions that make the victim fear that the stalker will hurt the victim’s pet, service or emotional support animal, or horse (18 U.S.C. § 2261A (2019)). As per the Animal Legal & Historical Center website1, Summary: In 2019, Wyoming amended its…

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Pets in protective orders

Animals in Domestic Violence Restraining Orders: WI

By Policy, Wisconsin

WISCONSIN allows domestic violence protective orders to include pets. In addition, federal law includes the crime of stalking and actions that make the victim fear that the stalker will hurt the victim’s pet, service or emotional support animal, or horse (18 U.S.C. § 2261A (2019)). As per the Animal Legal & Historical Center website1, Summary: These Wisconsin statutes concern restraining…

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Pets in protective orders

Animals in Domestic Violence Restraining Orders: WV

By Policy, West Virginia

WEST VIRGINIA allows domestic violence protective orders to include pets. In addition, federal law includes the crime of stalking and actions that make the victim fear that the stalker will hurt the victim’s pet, service or emotional support animal, or horse (18 U.S.C. § 2261A (2019)). As per the Animal Legal & Historical Center website1, Summary: In West Virginia, the…

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Pets in protective orders

Animals in Domestic Violence Restraining Orders: WA

By Policy, Washington

WASHINGTON allows domestic violence protective orders to include pets. In addition, federal law includes the crime of stalking and actions that make the victim fear that the stalker will hurt the victim’s pet, service or emotional support animal, or horse (18 U.S.C. § 2261A (2019)). As per the Animal Legal & Historical Center website1, Summary: This Washington law reflects the…

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Pets in protective orders

Animals in Domestic Violence Restraining Orders: VA

By Policy, Virginia

VIRGINIA allows domestic violence protective orders to include pets. In addition, federal law includes the crime of stalking and actions that make the victim fear that the stalker will hurt the victim’s pet, service or emotional support animal, or horse (18 U.S.C. § 2261A (2019)). As per the Animal Legal & Historical Center website1, Summary: In 2014, Virginia amended its…

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Pets in protective orders

Animals in Domestic Violence Restraining Orders: VT

By Policy, Vermont

VERMONT allows domestic violence protective orders to include pets. In addition, federal law includes the crime of stalking and actions that make the victim fear that the stalker will hurt the victim’s pet, service or emotional support animal, or horse (18 U.S.C. § 2261A (2019)). As per the Animal Legal & Historical Center website1, Summary: Any family or household member…

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