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2013 Election Process begins Nov. 1
When the election cycle opens on Nov. 1, 2013, the Election Coordinator will send every voting member an email that will include the voting member’s Member Number and a unique, one-time use election passcode. Voting members may log in to the election webpage to view the candidates’ bios and to vote. The election cycle will close on Nov. 30, 2013. Download and review Candidate Election Statement
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Forensic Nurses Week 2013
Nov. 11-15, 2013 is Forensic Nurses Week — an event to recognize nurses and other professionals who lead the healthcare system’s response to violence around the world. How will you celebrate? Check out all of our great resources!

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Have you heard about our Discounted Membership Bundles?
Do you and your fellow nurses want to join the association or is it time to renew? Do you need ideas on how to spend your grant money? Then our Membership Bundle Discount might be just what you have been dreaming of — Five or more qualified Regular Members (three or more in a rural setting) will be afforded a discount for joining or renewing as a group. Contact Membership Director at mraso@iafn.org.
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Editorial Webinar — Disaster nursing: You will be there: Think you'll never respond to a disaster? Think again!
When: Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET
Where: Your computer*
Presenters: Deborah S. Adelman, Ph.D., RN, NE-BC, & Mary Anne Theiss, Ph.D., RN, MSN-CNS, JD
Cost: Free
Who should attend: All nurses, no matter where you live or work.
How: Register here

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Sexual violence and the campus: chants and silence: Assaults are prevalent in colleges in part due to administrative failures to deal with the issue of sexual violence
Aljazeera
As a new academic year begins in the US; thousands of college freshmen are participating in orientation activities to introduce them to the culture and climate of their new campuses.
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See something, say something: You have the power to do something about domestic violence
Talking Points Memo
Three women are killed every day in the United States due to domestic violence. That amounts to over 1,000 deaths every year.
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FGM — Over 125 million girls are victims
All Africa
Despite a century of efforts to put an end to female genital mutilation(FGM), more than 125 million girls and women have been cut in almost 30 countries in Africa and the Middle East, while an estimated 86 million young girls worldwide are likely to experience some form of the practice by 2030, if current trends continue.
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Violence against women continues to be dire in region
Radio New Zealand International
A budding young female politician in Fiji has received rape threats after deciding to throw her hat in the ring for elections next year. The young woman activist has not been put off standing, but her experience is part of the Pacific region’s dire record on violence against women, a record which remains one of the worst in the world. The violence issue was high on the agenda of the 12th Triennial Conference of Women held in the Cook Islands this week.
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Changing domestic violence
Think Progress
Domestic violence survivors are traveling to Capitol Hill this week to make sure that firearms don’t end up in the hands of abusers. Working in conjunction with Mayors Against Illegal Guns, they’re encouraging lawmakers to support comprehensive background checks, a lobbying effort that’s timed to coincide with the end of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
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