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Post Topic: Youth/Teen Dating Violence

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Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)

PASSED! On September 13, 1994, Congress passed a groundbreaking law called the Violence Against Women Act. The bill finally put the full force of the federal government into efforts to stop domestic violence and sexual assault and help victims. Since then, it has provided the funds for a national network of shelters and rape crisis …

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Recommendations to the Administration for Children and Families to Prevent Domestic Violence and Child Abuse

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) such as experiencing or witnessing violence or abuse, are linked to chronic health problems, mental illness, and substance misuse in adulthood. Fortunately, violence and the health consequences of ACEs are preventable. Creating safe, stable, nurturing relationships and environments for children and families can prevent violence and abuse. Moreover, nurturing relationships and …

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The Dobbs Decision

Statement of Esta Soler, President and Founder, Futures Without Violence June 24, 2022 Contact: Lisa Lederer, 202/371-1997 Supreme Court Ruling in Dobbs Case Will Cause Real Harm to Those Facing Violence and Abuse, Undermine Work to Make Families, Communities Safer and Healthier “Today’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization will …

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