Students, officials rally behind Violence Against Women Act

Cross-posted with permission from The Diamondback Online, The University of Maryland’s Independent Daily Student Newspaper. Measure provides protection for female violence victims Student activists and university officials are pressuring Congress to swiftly renew legislation that provides protections for female victims of violence. The bill, which originally passed in 1994 and reauthorized in 2000 and 2005, […]

Pass a Final Violence Against Women Act that Includes Campus SaVE

Part of the #HERvotes blog carnival. Cross-posted with Jewish Women International. The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), a previously bi-partisan bill used to advance services for victims and survivors of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking, has itself become a victim of political contention. Two different versions of this legislation currently exist, one […]