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Laws and programs that help protect women from violence

Women in many societies deal with violence. Some smaller communities teach people that men are more dominate and they are allowed to abuse women. However, the United States established laws and programs that help protect women from violence. 168 more words

Women In Cultures

Task Force Applauds Implementation of New Violence Against Women Act LGBT Non-Discrimination Provisions

This week, the U.S. Department of Justice released “Frequently Asked Questions” about the new LGBT-inclusive non-discrimination provisions in the Violence Against Women Act. The Task Force was… 487 more words

VAWA Article

Credits to Cobalt and Hasmat. Originally posted here.


By Attorney Lisa Scott

The federal Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) is up for reauthorization in 2005. 919 more words


Millions of reasons why victims of crime are not alone

GoA treating victims with courtesy, compassion and respect

In towns and cities across Alberta, there are teams of truly dedicated people who have made it their life’s work to support… 816 more words


How VAWA Has Turned Our Courts into Restraining Order Vending Machines

Under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), our courts and police districts are awarded hefty federal grants (averaging $500,000) in return for having their officers (judges and cops) “educated” about how to respond to allegations of fear or violence. 461 more words

Restraining Order Abuse

Home Alone: Housing Scarcity is Nothing New to Domestic Violence Advocates in San Francisco

San Francisco is an expensive city to live in. It has been at the top of the lists for cost of living for a long time, but recently, things seem to be getting out of hand. 954 more words

Domestic Violence Information

W.O.M.A.N., Inc. to Present at Powerful Partnerships Conference

Our agency recently learned that our proposal to speak on the Domestic Violence Information and Referral Center (DVIRC) project led by W.O.M.A.N., Inc. and utilized by thirty-four agencies throughout California, was accepted by the Department of Women and Gender Studies at the University of Delaware and the Delaware Coalition Against Domestic Violence. 176 more words