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Here is what I think thus far about integrating technology into the field of domestic violence... Domestic violence prevention and intervention is a more complicated issue area than is first apparent. Not only does domestic violence affect all areas of life, it affects people differently. Solutions that might be beneficial... Continue reading
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Domestic Violence in Russia http://en.rian.ru/infographics/20130131/179108086.html Amnesty International estimates that one women is killed per hour as a result of domestic violence in Russia, 12,000 to 14,000 per year. NPR estimates that there are 10X as many domestic violence related deaths in Russia than in the United States, despite the United... Continue reading
Throughout all sectors, the importance of data collection and performance measurement and management systems is on the rise. Increasingly, funders, supporters, and other stakeholders are requiring concrete data before agreeing to support the program. Technology has impacted the field of performance measurement and management significantly. Organizations are now able to... Continue reading
Professor Noveck used our last Gov 3.0 to reflect on the past semester and look 10 years into the future. The discussion reflected a shift from theory to practice - a fitting framework for the last class of my graduate school career. Students were given the opportunity to discuss their... Continue reading
I had the good fortune to be a part of the inaugural GovLab experiment hosted by NYU. The experiment brought together some of the world’s best thinkers from across the globe. Everyone in attendance was committed to creating innovative solutions to the world’s most difficult challenges. In short, it was... Continue reading
NYU Wagner requires students to consult for an outside organization during their last year of graduate study. This project, called Capstone, is completed in groups and lasts the whole year. I consulted for the New York State Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence – specifically around their Domestic Violence... Continue reading
Social media provides both challenges and opportunities in the realm of domestic violence. It is not enough to look at the ways that social media can be used to help prevent domestic violence and bring support to victims. Unfortunately, we must also evaluate the harm that can be done by... Continue reading
This blog is intended to explore the areas of domestic violence prevention and innovation through open government and technology. I am not an expert in the field of domestic violence. If you are a victim of domestic violence and need help please call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1−800−799−SAFE(7233)... Continue reading
This week we were asked to prepare a post about our reaction to and reflection upon the "impact of open data/smart disclosure on our issue area." My biggest take away from the course material and my research thus far: there is so much I don't know. I am just beginning... Continue reading
I recently sat down with Stephanie Nilva, the Executive Director of Day One to discuss the role of technology in teen dating violence and teen dating violence awareness and prevention. Check out my full interview with her below. I learned a great deal about utilizing technology to get information out... Continue reading
This week I will be interviewing Stephanie Nilva, Executive Director of Day One. Day One is a teen dating violence prevention program. Day One educates, organizes and advocates on behalf of young people at risk of or experiencing intimate partner violence. I am interviewing Ms. Nilva to gain more insight... Continue reading
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Domestic Violence in Russia http://en.rian.ru/infographics/20130131/179108086.html Amnesty International estimates that one women is killed per hour as a result of domestic violence in Russia, 12,000 to 14,000 per year. NPR estimates that there are 10X as many domestic violence related deaths in Russia than in the United States, despite the United... Continue reading
1 IN 4 WOMEN, 1 IN 9 MEN IN UNITED STATES ARE VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AT SOME POINT IN THEIR LIVES. The US Department of Justice defines domestic violence as a "pattern of abusive behavior in any relationship that is used by one partner to gain or maintain power... Continue reading
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