Media Archive by Year: 2013

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Michael Stars Charity Tee
February 14, 2013 • Haute Pink Pretty
An Dyer
What are you wearing tonight for Valentines Day? read more
NO MORE launches new celebrity-driven domestic violence awareness campaign
September 23, 2013 • The Examiner
Richard Webster
Prominently featuring the NO MORE symbol, new public service announcements designed to raise awareness for domestic violence and sexual assault are launching on Sept. 23. read more
NO MORE: Putting an End to Domestic Violence Once and for All
March 15, 2013 • Huffington Post
Ariel Zwang
While we are absolutely, truly delighted that President Obama signed the Violence Against Women Act last week, it's also clear that the legislation never should have been allowed to lapse in the first place. The fact that it was even used as a political chess piece is a disturbing indication of the low priority that sexual and domestic violence have in this country as a national issue. read more
Outfit | Joy Educate Heal Empower Heart
March 10, 2013 • Feast Fashion Faves
I was so excited to receive a Limited Edition Joyful Heart Foundation Tee by Michael Stars in the mail the other day that I had to wear it right away. read more
June 3, 2013 • The Huffington Post
Mariska Hargitay and Kym Worthy
Despite the progress we as a nation have made in the movement to end sexual violence, including the recent passage of a more inclusive Violence Against Women Act, much work remains to be done. read more
Rape evidence in U.S. languishes untested in police storage
April 23, 2013 • Trust Law
Lisa Anderson
NEW YORK - The United States leads the world in the use of rape kits to gather DNA and forensic evidence from victims of sexual assault, but hundreds of thousands of those kits remain untested, some for years, according to researchers. read more
Rape Victims Sue Police Over Decade-Long Rape Kit Backlog
December 27, 2013 • Mint Press News
Katie Rucke
A lawsuit accuses the Memphis Police Department of a history of discriminating against females. read more
Say Cheese!
May 10, 2013 • New York Post
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Jemima Kirke attends the Joyful Heart Foundation Gala. read more
Say NO MORE to Domestic Violence
March 13, 2013 • Cosmopolitan
Natasha Burton
Every year, 12.7 million people are physically abused, assaulted, or stalked by their partners—and it's time we stand up and say no more. read more
Sexual abuse and domestic violence symbol is launched
March 18, 2013 • USA Today
Eliza Collins
Christine Mau doesn't want anyone to go through the abuse that she suffered, which is why she helped design the No More symbol. read more
She's a Smash Hit! Megan Hilty Leads the Way During Punishing Fitness Gala Session
February 3, 2013 • Daily Mail
Mike Larkin
She plays a blonde bombshell desperate to star in a Broadway musical in TV favourite Smash. And Megan Hilty was a hit herself as she lead an exercise class in New York on Saturday. read more
Silent on rape no more
March 15, 2013 • The Washington Post
Kathleen Parker
Mariska Hargitay, better known as “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” detective Olivia Benson, is the human intersection of life and art. read more
Steal Her Style (For a Good Cause): Julia Roberts’ Printed Scarf
December 15, 2013 • InStyle
What's Right Now!
Julia Roberts wears the Theodora & Callum Red Printed "Joyful Heart" Multi Scarf. read more
Steubenville High School Football Players Convicted of Raping Teen
April 1, 2013 • People Magazine
Jeff Truesdell
Take a Stand Against Violence read more
Study finds sexual and domestic violence widespread, largely undiscussed
September 23, 2013 • CBS News
Alexander Trowbridge
An estimated 22 percent of Americans say they have been a victim of domestic violence, and 13 percent report being the victim of sexual assault, a women's awareness group reported Monday. read more
Taking Action to Prevent Domestic Violence Homicide
March 14, 2013 •
Lynn Rosenthal
Yesterday I attended an event held by Vice President Biden and Attorney General Holder focused on reducing domestic violence homicides. read more
Tastemakers: What the Chic Set Is Giving This Holiday Season
December 3, 2013 • New York Observer
Neesha Arter
What Sukey Novogratz, JHF board member, is giving to friends this holiday season. read more
The Feministing Five: Mariska Hargitay
October 5, 2013 • Feministing
Suzanna Bobadilla
Known to millions of viewers as Detective Olivia Benson on Law and Order: SVU, TV star Mariska Hargitay has just recently amped up her own “real life” activism with her involvement in the NO MORE campaign. read more
The House now turns to the Violence Against Women Act
February 25, 2013 • The Washington Post
Mary C. Curtis
Even as most of the headlines coming out of Washington these days contain the word sequester, another bill is moving along, making progress without quite so much drama. But the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), passed in the Senate and due for action in the House, is no less important. read more
The science of stopping sex crimes
September 4, 2013 • Minnesota City Pages
Judy Keen
In the quest to catch violent perps, rape kits can be a key ally – but only if they're tested. read more
Thousands of Untested Rape Kits in Memphis Endanger Public
September 8, 2013 • Nonprofit Quarterly
Ruth McCambridge
For anyone who has worked on issues of violence against women, this should serve as a wake-up call that the work is far from done. For anyone who works on social change, it serves as a reminder that monitoring implementation of hard-won laws is critical. read more
Thousands of untested rape kits lying in storage in Detroit
February 18, 2013 • Canadian Broadcast Radio
Pacinthe Mattar
A disturbing story about law and order today. In the city of Detroit, the woman who holds the job of Chief Prosecutor discovered that thousands of sexual assault cases have been in limbo for decades because evidence from so-called rape kits is languishing on forgotten shelves. It is not a problem unique to Detroit, but it is one that has seen serial rapists, and even murderers, exist undetected for years. read more
Today Is “No More” Day: Take A Stand Against Violence Against Women
March 13, 2013 • The Frisky
Sarah Gray
NO MORE. It is a simple, direct message representing a broad and pervasive issue. No more sexual assault. No more violence against women. Today, March 13 marks NO MORE day, a day to join the movement to stop domestic violence and sexual assault, and launch the organization’s new symbol — a thick “O” of light blue. read more
Trading High Heels for Kettlebells at Gala
February 3, 2013 • Wall Street Journal
Marshall Heyman

Ms. Hilty collaborated with her friend and trainer Dasha Libin on the event, which raised money for the Joyful Heart Foundation, an organization founded by Mariska Hargitay that helps victims of sexual assault, domestic violence and other abuse. And Ms. Libin is the creator of a workout called Kettlebell Kickboxing, which she usually teaches out of her studio on lower Broadway.

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TV's Hargitay gets federal help fighting domestic abuse
March 13, 2013 • Houston Chronicle
Dan Freedman
For actress Mariska Hargitay, it wasn't enough to play a detective on NBC-TV's "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit." When her fan mail started to include statements like "I was raped when I was 15; I'm 40 now and I've never told anyone," simply remaining a Hollywood star was no longer an option. read more