Domestic and sexual violence occur in every community in Vermont and often, this harm is hidden from view. Our new data snapshot helps provide context and shape to the experiences of thousands of Vermonters. In 2018 alone, Member Organizations of the Vermont Network helped 8,550 people. Learn more about how survivors throughout Vermont are supported in their communities. Click here … Read More
Click here to make your voice heard on proposed rules changes to Title IX that will weaken protections for survivors and contribute to educational inequity.
The Vermont Network is proud to announce our 2018 Domestic Violence Awareness Month campaign – Your Voice Matters, Your Vote Matters. Now, more than ever, it is essential that we use our vote and our voice to help uproot the causes of violence. Click on the image below to visit our page where you can learn about where statewide candidates … Read More
A joint statement from VT Network Against Domestic and Sexual Violence, Vermont Works for Women, Planned Parenthood Vermont Action Fund, Voices for Vermont’s Children, The Vermont Women’s Fund and Women’s March Vermont: We stand with Dr. Christine Blasey Ford as she testifies today before the Senate Judiciary Committee. As organizations that work on issues impacting the well-being of women and girls in Vermont, we know that this … Read More
In a recent Op-Ed in VTDigger, Karen Tronsgard-Scott, Executive Director, highlighted the important link between mass shootings, gun reform and domestic violence. Read the full commentary here!
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Each year, the Vermont Network works in partnership with it’s Member Organizations and stakeholders to develop a policy agenda that drives public policy and advocacy during the legislative session. Please click here to read this year’s policy agenda.
In the light of the #MeToo campaign and the almost daily revelations about sexual misconduct, many people are talking about “this moment” and the “turning tide” of the acceptance of sexual harassment and assault. I’ve been thinking about this along with every other woman, and wondering if we really are turning a corner. We are at this moment in Vermont, … Read More
Celebrating, Reflecting and Looking Forward: Network Horizon – Issue 2 Read the Fall 2017 Issue of the Network Horizon – our newsletter to connect you with the movement to end gender based violence here in Vermont. To read the latest issue, click here! Better yet, sign up to receive the Horizon straight to your inbox by clicking here.
Do you remember when jet airplanes full of passengers used to crash more often? When there was at least one major catastrophe resulting is significant loss of life each year? Sometimes more than one per year? And remember when disease and accidents took lives in great numbers? Remember when an embolism or other medical error meant certain death? In the … Read More