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OPM convenes workgroup to address domestic violence in federal workplace

The Office of Personnel Management will convene an interagency workgroup in the coming weeks to establish governmentwide policies on domestic violence in the federal workplace. Rob Shriver, deputy general council for policy at OPM, has an update on the personnel agency's progress.

Tags: OPM , Rob Shriver , workforce , Federal Drive , HHS , Labor , Justice , Barack Obama

Monday - 04/30/2012, 10:19am EDT

DoD works to prevent domestic violence

DoD's Family Advocacy Program works with military couples and families to show them how to build healthier relationships.

Tags: DoD Report , DoD , Federal Drive , Amy Morris , Tom Temin ,

Thursday - 09/29/2011, 10:49am EDT

Prince George's County making progress on reducing domestic violence

The new Prince George's County Sheriff says the county is already making progress this year on reducing domestic violence deaths this year.

Tags: Prince George's County sheriff's department , Melvin High , Darrin Palmer ,

Sunday - 03/13/2011, 12:01pm EDT

Museum's handcuffed tour comes under fire

Couples can go through the National Museum of Crime and Punishment handcuffed together, but this Valentine's promotion isn't sitting well with one anti-domestic violence group.

Tags: National Crime and Punishment Museum , handcuffs , Max Smith

Saturday - 02/12/2011, 11:06am EST

Male victims get lost in domestic abuse data

When Adele Freeman fired five .38-caliber bullets into her boyfriend in 2000, she contributed to an often-overlooked statistic within the sometimes deadly world of partner abuse: namely, that more than one-third of all homicides each year connected to domestic violence are perpetrated by women.

Tags: Laura Martin , Adele Freeman , murder

Friday - 12/17/2010, 02:00am EST

Group sleeps outside Wilson Building to raise domestic violence awareness

Despite the cold weather, a group of people chose to sleep on the sidewalk outside the Wilson Building Friday night to draw attention to the problem of domestic violence.

Tags: Wilson Building , William Kellibrew Foundation

Saturday - 12/11/2010, 11:46am EST

Growing domestic abuse in college spurs national attention

In an effort to recognize progress made in reducing domestic violence and recommitting to eliminating abuse, President Obama has declared this month National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Tags: domestic dispute , domestic abuse

Monday - 10/11/2010, 02:07pm EDT

Defense launches Domestic Violence Awareness campaign

The Defense Department is observing National Domestic Violence Awareness Month by reminding the military community about resources and programs to help in preventing or stopping domestic violence.

Tags: Federal Drive , DoD Report , Defense , newsstand

Tuesday - 10/05/2010, 08:40am EDT

Women's shoes needed for men's walk

The Frederick County Domestic Violence Coordinating Council is looking for women's shoes in large sizes.

Tags: Frederick County Domestic Violence Coordinating Co , Heartly House , Frederick Memorial Hospital , Walk a Mile in Her Shoes , Frederick Police Department ,

Tuesday - 06/15/2010, 12:24pm EDT

Program hopes to alert more to domestic abuse

The National Domestic Violence Hotline estimates one in every four women will either be victims or will see a relative or friend fall victim to it.

Tags: Yeardley Love , National Domestic Violence Hotline , Telling Amy's Story , Deirdri Fishel , Amy Homan McGee , Evan Haning

Tuesday - 05/18/2010, 04:23pm EDT
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