Transgender youth and dating violence

transgender youth and dating violence

In 2017, ten states including Maryland piloted a survey to measure the percentage of high school students that identify as transgender and assess the link between being a transgender high school student and dating violence.  The recently released survey data from the 2017 Youth Risk Behavior Survey can be useful in planning dating violence prevention programs […]

New video on local domestic violence prevention

local domestic violence prevention

A new 15-minute video on domestic violence prevention has been produced by Montgomery County. Two victims  (a teenager victim of same sex abuse and a middle-aged woman) each describe their abusive relationship and how they escaped. The video also highlights work being done by the Sheriff, Family Justice Center, the Domestic Violence Coordinating Council, Court Watch […]

Don’t miss these great webinar trainings!

The Battered Women’s Justice Project puts on lots of high quality domestic violence webinars that can improve the way we work to end domestic violence in Montgomery County or elsewhere. Consider signing up: New Research on Women Veterans and Intimate Partner Violence – July 27, 2017, 2 pm-3:30 pm Economic Advocacy IS DV Legal Advocacy […]

Making a difference, focusing on work to be done

Court Watch cheered the announcement that the Human Rights Campaign will use its incredible advocacy skills to help push for tighter controls on guns. Court Watch is also focused on gun violence as part of our mission, and was proud to be cited in Tuesday’s Washington Post for our report that inspired gun legislation in […]