Domestic Violence http://wrvo.org en Vera House hosting teen dating violence town hall on Twitter http://wrvo.org/post/vera-house-hosting-teen-dating-violence-town-hall-twitter <p></p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 13:06:23 +0000 Ellen Abbott 50854 at http://wrvo.org Policy could help Syracuse Police prosecute more domestic violence cases http://wrvo.org/post/policy-could-help-syracuse-police-prosecute-more-domestic-violence-cases <p></p> Mon, 11 Nov 2013 12:27:17 +0000 Ellen Abbott 46836 at http://wrvo.org Vera House Annual Report highlights domestic abuse survival stories http://wrvo.org/post/vera-house-annual-report-highlights-domestic-abuse-survival-stories <p>A recent domestic violence death in central New York hung over this year's <a href="http://www.verahouse.org/">Vera House</a> Annual Report to the community this week. The deaths this week of a Liverpool woman and her friend, allegedly at the hand of her estranged husband, was on the mind of survivors of domestic violence and those who work with victims of domestic violence.<br /> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 12:34:59 +0000 Ellen Abbott 46444 at http://wrvo.org NY celebrates renewal of Violence Against Women Act http://wrvo.org/post/ny-celebrates-renewal-violence-against-women-act <p>Cheers are coming from all corners of central New York following the renewal of the Violence Against Women Act last week in Washington. The renewal of the law had been stalled for almost two years in the midst of House and Senate gridlock. Mon, 04 Mar 2013 17:22:02 +0000 Ellen Abbott 34206 at http://wrvo.org NY celebrates renewal of Violence Against Women Act Schumer advocates for abused women and children http://wrvo.org/post/schumer-advocates-abused-women-and-children <p>Senator Charles Schumer visited the child advocacy center in Fulton Tuesday to promote passage of <a href="http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d103:H.R.3355:"><strong>the Violence Against Women Act.</strong></a> Schumer chose to highlight Oswego County because of a sharp rise in reported child abuse cases.</p><p> Wed, 02 May 2012 16:30:01 +0000 Catherine Loper 18581 at http://wrvo.org Schumer advocates for abused women and children Domestic violence calls continue to rise across central New York http://wrvo.org/post/domestic-violence-calls-continue-rise-across-central-new-york <p>While domestic violence continues to be an issue in Central New York, the group that puts out the annual report to the community on domestic and sexual violence, found one bright spot in the stats. But that bright spot didn't last long.</p> Mon, 31 Oct 2011 11:06:54 +0000 Ellen Abbott 8629 at http://wrvo.org