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Mariska Hargitay raises funds for domestic violence victims

September 27, 2013
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Actress Mariska Hargitay has raised $700,000 (£466,660) to benefit victims of domestic violence. The Law & Order: Special Victims Unit star was joined by her former co-star Christopher Meloni, as well as Hilary Swank and Marcia Gay Harden on Thursday (26Sep13) in Los Angeles for the JoyRocks and Joyful Heart Foundation benefit dinner, which aims to raise awareness and funds to combat domestic violence.
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Lending a Hand

September 27, 2013
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Jordan Strauss/AP
Chris Meloni and Mariska Hargitay at JoyROCKS event, benefiting the Joyful Heart Foundation.
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Mariska Hargitay Raises $700K at Hollywood JoyRocks Benefit

September 27, 2013
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Natalie Stone
The "Law and Order: SVU" actress drums up support to end domestic violence and sexual assault: "We're going to change the world."
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At Last! A National PSA Campaign to End Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault

September 24, 2013
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Anna Kegler
After writing almost a year ago about the need for a major public campaign around sexual violence prevention, I was overjoyed to hear that the Joyful Heart Foundation (headed by Mariska Hargitay of SVU fame) and No More were joining forces to create a nationwide PSA campaign to address domestic violence and sexual assault.
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Introducing the NO MORE PSA Campaign

Today, with great excitement, gratitude and pride, we reveal an unprecedented PSA campaign for NO MORE. Directed by Joyful Heart's Founder & President, Mariska Hargitay, our cast includes more than 40 celebrities and public figures who have joined the campaign—added their voices—to say NO MORE to domestic violence and sexual assault.
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Mariska Hargitay On 'Law & Order: SVU' Season 15 Premiere: 'The Hardest Thing I've Ever Done'

September 16, 2013
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Chris Harnick
Mariska Hargitay has been changed for good by "Law & Order: SVU" -- those are her words -- because of Detective Olivia Benson's experiences.
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Thousands of Untested Rape Kits in Memphis Endanger Public

September 8, 2013
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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.
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'Law & Order: SVU' Star Mariska Hargitay Helps Real-Life Victims

July 25, 2013
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George Stephanopoulos
Mariska Hargitay sits down with George Stephanopoulos and Hamptons Magazine to discuss how her role on the hit NBC series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit has influenced her life over the past 14 years.
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Priorities

June 3, 2013
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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.
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Biden weighs a White House run in 2016.

May 3, 2013
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Philip Rucker and Melina Mara
Biden jokes with Mariska Hargitay, a star of one of the “Law & Order” TV shows, who has been vocal against domestic violence, before giving his speech.
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