Since passage of the original Violence Against Women Act in 1994, reported incidents of violence against women in the United States have decreased by an impressive two-thirds.
Still, violence against women remains a...more
On March 7, 2013, President Obama signed into law the reauthorized Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) of 2013. The bill includes several important amendments to the Clery Act, which will require institutions of higher...more
Domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking can impact the health, productivity and performance of victims, resulting in a loss for employers of those victims. To help prevent these issues from negatively affecting the...more
It has been a busy few weeks here at the White House. Last Friday, the President met with leaders from the faith community to discuss the need to fix the broken immigration system, focusing on the growing consensus building...more
As reported earlier this year, the 112th Congress failed to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (“VAWA” or “Act”) by the end of its term. Fortunately, the Senate’s expanded version of the Act was passed by the House on...more
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On January 2, 2013, the United States 112th Congress officially ran out its term and did not vote the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) for reauthorization. VAWA, drafted by then-Senator Joe Biden and signed into law by...more
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