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WIVP Partner Works with NFL To Address Gender Violence

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As a result of the uproar over player Ray Rice’s domestic violence incident recently,  The NFL will increase its penalties for players involved in future domestic violence cases, Commissioner Roger Goodell informed team owners in a letter Thursday. The toughened penalties came after the league and Goodell received widespread criticism for the two-game suspension given to Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice for his involvement in a domestic violence case earlier this year.

In the room with the commissioner were WIVP longtime partner Esta Soler, of Futures without Violence, Tony Porter of a Call to Men, Kim Gandy of the National Network to End Domestic Violence, and others.

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