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Violence Prevention Webinar and Challenge Winners Announcement on Nov. 14

 

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) and the Avon Foundation for Women will announce the four winners of "Ending Violence @ Home App Challenge," a global contest aimed at harnessing communication technology to prevent domestic abuse, at 11 a.m. EST Wednesday, Nov. 14. The winning products will be announced during a webinar focused on how to continue advancing the use of such technologies to prevent violence worldwide. The webinar will run from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. EST on Nov. 14. Reporters can find more information and a link to register for the webinar at http://www.iom.edu/Activities/Global/ViolenceForum/EndViolenceHome.aspx. To obtain a list of the challenge winners, contact the National Academies' Office of News and Public Information, tel. 202-334-2138 or e-mail news@nas.edu.