Tag: domestic violence

Buffalo Philharmonic @ Carnegie Hall, classical musicians crescendo to end violence

New York – On 26 January at 8 p.m., principal musicians from the world’s great orchestras, ensembles and academies, will perform at Carnegie Hall, donating their artistry to end violence against women. Find out more at   Performers will include: Elmira Darvarova, Concertmaster & Solo Violin (the first female Concertmaster in the history of the MET Opera Orchestra); George Mathew, Artistic… Read more →

Domestic Violence, Homelessness and Children’s Education

The McKinney-Vento Act is a federal law that ensures children and youth who have lost their housing can attend school. It covers children and youth who are living in domestic violence shelters, emergency shelters, transitional living programs, staying temporarily with friends or relatives due to the lack of adequate accommodations, and staying in motels, campgrounds, cars, or other temporary or… Read more →

Reducing domestic violence incidents in Queensland

Former governor-general Dame Quentin Bryce to chair new domestic violence task force in Queensland. There are about 175 reports of domestic violence incidents every single day and no-one is going to dispute that this is absolutely appalling.” Read more to see what Zonta International Honorary Member, and former governor-general Dame Quentin Bryce plans to do as the chair of a… Read more →