Domestic Violence Committee

The Domestic Violence Committee engages in policy and legal analysis, and attorney and public education on issues relating to domestic violence and other forms of gender-based violence. Recent topics addressed by the Committee include police accountability for responding to domestic abuse, housing and employment discrimination against survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, and sentencing for defendants who are domestic violence survivors.

Related Resources

Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Sexual Assault Resources in New York City

Of Interest

Huffington Post blog–Gender-Based Violence Has No Place in New York City–by Rebecca Iwerks, Anna Ognibene and Elisabeth Wickeri

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