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.
Survivors have political power Survivors are our neighbors, our friends, our family members and our colleagues – and survivors bring their experience and wisdom into the ballot box with them. This Domestic Violence Awareness Month, we are highlighting the power of survivors to make a difference. Check out the resources below to learn more about voting, and where the 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
Click here to view a summary of laws passed during Vermont’s 2018 legislative session that impact victims and survivors of stalking, sexual assault and domestic violence.
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