VAWA Archives - Renewal Forum

Renewal Forum Position on the Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization 2012

The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) is a federal law intended to improve America’s response to crimes targeting women, such as domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking. VAWA was first enacted in 1994 and was reauthorized in 2000 and 2005. It is currently up for reauthorization again. Renewal Forum Position on VAWA Reauthorization 2012