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Sheri Kurdakul

Armor Crack

Sometimes The Armor Cracks

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I was at the EVAWI 2022 conference listening to the final plenary, “A Story Of Triumph Over Tragedy,” presented by Michelle Corrao. She was sharing the story of her abduction, the violent rapes forced upon her, and her subsequent rescue from the trunk of a car. While she shared the 10,000 foot detail view of the violence, it was her...
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Pets in protective orders

Animals In Domestic Violence Restraining Orders: MO

By Missouri, Policy

MISSOURI 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)). BLUE STATES specifically provide for the inclusion of pets in protective/restraining orders. GRAY STATES do not…

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A Justice Crew Holiday Poem

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‘Twas the night before my court date and all through the day My poor nerve endings were frazzled, I was in serious dismay My evidence was all packaged in my VictimsVoice App And my advocate said, “At least try a small nap. You have Prosecutors in your corner and we have a strong case. Every piece of good evidence is…

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Address Confidentiality Program

Address Confidentiality Laws: UT

By Policy, Utah

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.   UTAH UTAH does not currently have an address confidentiality program. While a bill was introduced in January 2021, it failed in committee on 3/5/2021. CLICK…

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VictimsVoice

VICTIMSVOICE EVAWI PARTNERSHIP PROVIDES NEW SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORTING TOOL THIS SUMMER

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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

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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

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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)) . BLUE STATES specifically provide for the inclusion of pets in protective/restraining orders. GRAY STATES do…

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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)) . BLUE STATES specifically provide for the inclusion of pets in protective/restraining orders. GRAY STATES do…

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