Media Releases


Media Releases

Milwaukee—With survivors and advocates present, Governor Walker signed three bills on Wednesday to improve the state’s response to domestic violence.

MADISON – End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin celebrated today as the State Senate passed a slew of bills to better protect victims of abuse.

New report suggests violence is an economic barrier for women

MADISON—This Saturday is International Women’s Day, a day that has been celebrated for over one-hundred years to recognize and to further the advancement of women around the world. Advocates for victims of domestic violence are using the occasion to call attention to a new report that links violence against women with economic insecurity. Advocates say ending violence and improving the economic status of women go hand in hand.

Madison—The SAFE Act came one step closer to final passage by the State Legislature today as a key Senate committee unanimously recommended approval of the bill. The legislation would implement model court procedures to verify that domestic and child abusers with restraining orders surrender their firearms in compliance with a current law.

MADISON – On Tuesday night, End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin celebrated the State Assembly’s passage of Assembly Bill 464, known as the SAFE Act.

MADISON – End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin offered praise for several bills passed by the State Assembly Thursday night. A vote on the priority piece of legislation for domestic abuse victims, the SAFE Act, is scheduled for Tuesday.

Wisconsin Dells—The three statewide anti-domestic and sexual violence groups have brought together advocates, law enforcement officers, attorneys, health care providers and many others for a major conference at the Kalahari Convention Center in the Wisconsin Dells. The conference—entitled “Transform the Conversation: Explore. Expand. Create.”—is taking place today and tomorrow.

89 Domestic Violence Deaths in State in 2011 to 2012

Madison— End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin (formerly the Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence) released a report today documenting the domestic violence fatalities in Wisconsin for the years 2011 and 2012. The release comes one day before the start of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The group says it hopes the statistics and stories prompt more people to become more active in the effort to prevent abuse.

Madison - End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin (End Abuse), formerly known as the Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence, will be hosting the eighth annual "Together We Can End Domestic Violence" luncheon on October 3rd from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Monona Terrace in Madison. The luncheon will be a celebration of End Abuse’s 35-year history of advocating for victims of domestic violence in Wisconsin.

Madison—The three statewide anti-domestic and sexual violence groups announced they will be holding a joint event in November to mobilize and educate advocates, professionals and survivors. The conference—entitled “Transform the Conversation: Explore. Expand. Create.”—will be the largest such gathering in Wisconsin in at least the last five years.