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If you think you are being abused, you can get help. No one deserves to be abused. (more…)
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10th Annual Purple for Peace Luncheon
The Mississippi Coalition Against Domestic Violence (MCADV) is excited to host the 10th Annual Purple for Peace Luncheon Thursday, October 3, 2019 at 11:30am.  The luncheon will be held at the Jackson Convention Complex, in Jackson, MS. Retired Judge Marie Wilson will be honored as the 2019 Purple for Peace Prize recipient for her commitment to access justice as the first Superior Court Judge in Mississippi to institute a specialized domestic violence court. (more…)
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MCADV August 2019 Newsletter

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Training: Advanced Practice in Trauma and Trauma-Informed Care

Gulf Coast Center for Nonviolence invites you to this remarkable training opportunity with one of the leading experts on trauma informed care practices.

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2018-2019 Annual Report

MCADV 2018/2019 Annual Report


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National Domestic Violence Hotline
In 2018, the National Domestic Violence Hotline documented 1,161 contacts from Mississippi. The state ranks 35th in terms of contact volume to The Hotline. The Hotline provides crisis intervention, safety planning, referrals, and Domestic Violence (DV) and Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) education for these contacts. (more…)
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U.S. Divorce Child Murder Data

Experts in domestic violence have long known that the most dangerous time for a domestic violence victim and her/his children are the days immediately following their separation from their perpetrator, which places family courts worldwide on the front lines of a dangerous and volatile epidemic. Over the past decade, the Center for Judicial Excellence has tracked the number of children murdered by a parent when divorce, separation, custody, visitation or child support was mentioned in news coverage.

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Legal Notice
This website is intended to provide general information only and is not to be considered legal advice in any manner. If you, a friend, or a family member are experiencing a crime of domestic violence, it is imperative that you contact the authorities and also seek legal advice through an attorney who will be able to represent your interests regarding the legal issues contained herein.

Domestic violence is a crime that not only impacts women. Men can be victims of violence at the hands of women. Violence also occurs between individuals of the same gender. However, for ease of written conversation on this website, the batterer will be referred to as “he” and the victim as “she.”
This publication is funded in whole or part through support from the Award #VAWA 2019-DW-AX-0013, awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U. S. Department of Justice from the Violence Against Women Act grant.

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