Dear abused woman,
I see you. You do your best to make everything seem OK, to close off the world to your pain. But I see you. 2,071 more words
Today, HUD’s Office of Pubic and Indian Housing (PIH) published a notice (PIH 2017-02 (HA)) titled, “Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Self-Petitioner Verification Procedures.” This notice explains the procedures that public housing agencies (PHAs) must follow when an applicant or resident/tenant requests admission or continued residency as a result of being a VAWA self-petitioner, defined as those who claim to be victims of “battery or extreme cruelty” (i.e., domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking). 20 more words
Your school or college will likely not close the investigation if the Complainant, Respondent, or both withdraw from the school.
Congress has passed several laws that mandate investigation and reporting of Sexual Violence, Domestic Violence, Stalking, Sexual Harassment, Hate Crimes, and other illegal activities on college property and during college-sponsored events and activities. 254 more words