The mission of NNVAWI is to eliminate violence by advancing nursing education, practice, research, and public policy.

The Nursing Network on Violence Against Women, International

The mission of NNVAWI is to eliminate violence against women by advancing
nursing education, practice, research, and public policy.

Nursing Network on Violence Against Women, International ● March 21, 2016


EXTENDED-Abstract Submission Deadline Now April 15 2016

Call for Abstracts Deadline Extended to April 15, 2016

The 21st NNVAWI Conference will be held in Melbourne, Australia from October 26-28, 2016. Abstracts for presentations that focus on research, innovations, educational initiatives, policies and programs that advance a vision of a violence-free world will be accepted until April 15, 2016. Click here to submit your abstract today for either an oral presentation, poster presentation or symposia.

Important Dates - 21st NNVAWI Conference

This conference will bring together global researchers, educators, health and social service providers and advocates to exchange knowledge and ideas, and to generate best practices for the health care system to play its role to prevent or reduce the impacts of violence against women, children and families.

January 2016      Early bird registration for the conference and pre-conference workshops

April 15, 2016    Abstract submission closes

May 16, 2016     Notification of acceptance of abstracts

August 31, 2016 Early bird registration closes

Call for Reviewers

The NNVAWI Conference Planning Sub-Commitee is currently seeking NNVAWI members to review and evaluate abstracts submitted for presentation at the 21st NNVAWI Conference. If you are interested in volunteering your time and expertise, please send your name and contact information to Dr. Donna Schminkey at

Dr. Jackie Campbell Honoured by The Robert Wood Johnson Nurse Faculty Scholars 

The Robert Wood Johnson Nurse Faculty Scholars program has, for seven years, supported a cohort of early career nursing scientists in professional development and research science. Dr. Jackie Campbell, a founding member of NNVAWI, has served as this program's director since its inception. In honour and recognition of Dr. Campbell's commitment to, and support of, the Nurse Faculty Scholars program, the 2013 Cohort of Scholars chose to make a $400 donation to NNVAWI. Dr. Candace Burton, NNVAWI Board Member-at-Large, presented Dr. Campbell with the donation acknowledgement (pictured below) at a ceremony on March 11, 2016. 

NNVAWI would like to thank this group of nursing scholars for their donation: Dr. Margo Brooks-Carthon, Dr. Allison Burfield, Dr. Candace Burton, Dr. Kamal Eldeirawi, Dr. Danet Lapiz-Bluhm, Dr. Yolanda Ogbolu, Dr. Lusine Poghosyan, Dr. Karin Reuter-Rice, Dr. Steven Palazzo, Dr. Todd Ruppar, Dr. Tatiana Sadak and Dr. Jing Wang.

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2016 NNVAWI Membership Renewal

It's that time of year again! The membership dues for 2016 are now due. NNAWI's mandate is to provide a nursing presence in the struggle to end violence in women's live.

We also have a conference coming up from October 26-28, 2016 in beautiful Melbourne, Australia. The conference focus is on strengthening healthcare systems to promote safety and health of women and families. If you are planning on attending, you will have the opportunity to pay your 2017 membership fees at time of registration and receive a discount on the registration fee. You can find out more information about the conference by visiting the conference website.

There are three different types of membership to NNVAWI:
Active Members - are nurses and have voting privileges ($100 USD)
Associate Members - are individuals (non-nurses) or organizations with an interest in the goals and activities of NNVAWI. Associate members are non-voting ($100 USD)
Student Members - are full time students in any educational program. Student membership is discounted to $25 USD
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If you have forgotten your username and/or password – please click here - Then proceed to log-in and update your profile and pay your membership fee.

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