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(See related pages: VAWA 1994 and 2000, Trafficking (VAWA 2000) and VAWA 2005 and 2013.)

112TH CONGRESS AT-A-GLANCE, Women's Policy, Inc., Washington, DC: December 2012.

2012 POLICY AGENDA, Safe States Alliance, Atlanta, GA.

2014 BUDGET RESTORES & INCREASES RESOURCES FOR VICTIMS, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: January 17, 2014. See VAWA and Related Programs Appropriations for FYs '12, '13, '14 and '15.

2014 CRIME VICTIMS ASSISTANCE FUND ALLOCATIONS (OVC Formula Chart), Office for Victims of Crime, Washington, DC: updated May 16, 2013.

THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT'S PREVENTION AND PUBLIC HEALTH FUND IN YOUR STATE (includes state by state impact), HealthCare.gov, Washington, DC: posted February 9, 2011.

AFRICAN AMERICAN MEMBERS OF THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS: 1870-2012, Jennifer E. Manning and Colleen J. Shogan, Congressional Research Service, Washington, DC: November 26, 2012.

BENNET, CASEY STAND UP FOR HEALTH CARE FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE VICTIMS, Washington, DC: December 22, 2011.

BIDEN AMENDMENT BOOSTS FUNDING FOR ESSENTIAL VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN ACT (VAWA) PROGRAMS, U.S. Senator Joseph R. Biden, Jr., U.S. Senate, Washington, DC: March 13, 2008. See Amendment 4166.

BUSH BUDGET COULD ROLL BACK MORE THAN A DECADE OF SUCCESS IN COMBATTING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, U.S. Senator Joseph R. Biden, Jr., U.S. Senate, Washington, DC: February 4, 2008.

BUDGET (FY 14) DEAL

Budget Deal Would Halt Some Sequester Woes, Provide Fiscal Stability, Tom Salyers, Center for Law and Social Policy, Washington, DC: December 13, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Center for Law and Social Policy.

Statement of Shawn McMahon, Acting President / CEO of Wider Opportunities for Women, After Yesterday's Announcement of a Potential Budget Agreement by Budget Conference Chairs Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) and Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), Wider Opportunities for Women, Washington, DC: December 12, 2013.

CAMPAIGN FOR FUNDING TO END DOMESTIC AND SEXUAL VIOLENCE APPROPRIATIONS BRIEFING BOOK, Washington, DC.

VAWA and Related Programs Appropriations for Fiscal Years '12, '13, '14 and '15, updated March 6, 2014.

VAWA and Related Programs Appropriations for Fiscal Years '12, '13, '14 and '15, revised January 2014.

VAWA and Other Related Programs Appropriations for Fiscal Years '12, '13 and '14, revised July 18, 2013.

VAWA and Other Related Programs Appropriations for Fiscal Years '10, '11, '12, '13 and '14, revised April 10, 2013.

FY 2013 Appropriations Briefing Book, March 2012.

FY 2012 Appropriations Briefing Book, April 2011.

FY 2011 Appropriations Briefing Book, May 2010. Updated pages 7 & 8 VAWA Appropriations for Fiscal Years '08, '09, '10 and '12, as of December 16, 2011.

FY 2007 Appropriations Briefing Book, updated March 2006.

COMPREHENSIVE IMMIGRATION REFORM

Comprehensive Immigration Reform Legislation is on the Senate Floor TUESDAY! ~ Urge Your Senators to Safeguard Protections for Immigrant Victims of Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault, National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence Against Women, Washington, DC: June 10, 2013. Find your Senators and see How CIR Affects Immigrant Survivors.

Comprehensive Immigration Reform: Survivors Can't Afford to Wait, posted by Lynn Rosenthal, The White House Blog, The White House, Washington, DC: November 5, 2013.

Domestic Violence Advocates Cheer Senate Passage of Immigration Reform Bill, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: June 27, 2013. Read How Comprehensive Immigration Reform Affects Immigrant Survivors and see how Senators voted.

How Comprehensive Immigration Reform Affects Immigrant Survivors, National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence Against Women, Washington, DC: May 28, 2013.

How Comprehensive Immigration Reform Affects Immigrant Survivors of Violence Talking Points on the Final Senate Bill and the Road Ahead in the House, National Latin@ Network, Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence and ASISTA, June 25, 2013.

How Comprehensive Immigration Reform (S. 744) Affects Immigrant Survivors, National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence Against Women, Washington, DC: updated May 28, 2013.

Over 300 Organizations Committed to Ending Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Human Trafficking Write to House Majority Leadership Urging Immigration Reform, National Latin@ Network, St. Paul, MN: July 1, 2014. Review fact sheet and read letter.

The 'SAFE' Act Would Make Immigrant Survivors of Domestic Violence Less Safe, National Latin@ Network, Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence and ASISTA, 2013.

Take Action for Immigration Reform on Behalf of Immigrant Survivors, National Latin@ Network, St. Paul, MN: June 4, 2014. See backgrounder, advocates for survivors urge Congress to act and summary of important protections.

Women Say Time is Right Now for Immigration Law, Liza Gross, Women's eNews, November 4, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Women's eNews.

CONGRESSIONAL OUTREACH GUIDE, Safe States Alliance, Atlanta, GA: 2012.

CONTACT YOUR SENATORS AND REPRESENTATIVES TO TELL THEM ABOUT VAWA, FVPSA AND VOCA AND THE CRUCIAL SERVICES THEY SUPPORT, SEPTEMBER 26-30, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: September 15, 2011.

CONTINUED FUNDING NEEDED TO PROTECT WOMEN, U.S. Senator Joseph R. Biden, Jr., Delaware State News, Dover, DE: February 16, 2008.

CUTS TO PREVENTION FUNDING STILL MOVING FORWARD, Prevention Institute, Oakland, CA: December 12, 2011.

DEAR CHAIRMAN WOLF AND RANKING MEMBER FATTAH REQUESTING A RAISE IN THE CAP ON SPENDING FOR THE CRIME VICTIMS FUND, signed by several members of U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, DC: April 16, 2013.

DEPARTMENTS OF COMMERCE AND JUSTICE AND SCIENCE, AND RELATED AGENCIES APPROPRIATIONS BILL, 2013 (OVW begins on page 67), U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski, U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations, Washington, DC: April 19, 2012.

DISCRETIONARY SPENDING, FY 2010 (graphic), National Priorities Project, Northampton, MA. Copyright © 2010 National Priorities Project, Inc.

DOING THE SAME THING AND EXPECTING DIFFERENT RESULTS: PRESIDENT OBAMA'S FY 2012 BUDGET..., Justice Policy Institute, Washington, DC.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CUTBACKS RISK LIVES, Ann Fisher, Columbus Dispatch, Columbus, OH: February 12, 2008. Copyright © 2008 The Columbus Dispatch.

DR. PHIL COMES TO NATION'S CAPITAL ON BEHALF OF VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC, SEXUAL VIOLENCE, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: July 14, 2011. Watch video.

ECONOMIC GENDER GAP ACTION KIT, Democracy For America, Burlington, VT: 2012.

THE FAMILY VIOLENCE PREVENTION AND SERVICES ACT (FVPSA) OF 2010

The Family Violence Prevention and Services Act of 2010, Monica McLaughlin, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: January 2011. See Analysis.

House and Senate Pass Act to Provide Lifesaving Services and Programs for Community Shelters and Crisis Centers, National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: December 10, 2010.

House of Representatives Passes Lifesaving Legislation for Domestic Violence Victims, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: December 8, 2010.

National Network to End Domestic Violence Applauds President Obama for Signing Lifesaving Legislation, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: December 20, 2010.

Reauthorize the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: 2010.

Senate Passes Vital Legislation for Domestic Violence Victims, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: December 3, 2010.

Statement from Press Secretary Robert Gibbs on the Reauthorization of Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act and the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act, The White House, Washington, DC: December 10, 2010.

Urge the House to Pass the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act Now!, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: December 6, 2010.

FORCIBLE RAPE CLAUSE IN ABORTION LEGISLATION

"Forcible Rape" Clause Removed from Chris Smith Bill, Feminist News, Feminist Majority Foundation, February 4, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Feminist Majority Foundation.

Advocates Stand Against Narrow Rape Exemption in Abortion Legislation, National Alliance to End Sexual Violence, February 3, 2011. See Position Statement.

Congress Introduces Bill that Sharply Limits Coverage for Rape Survivors, Legal Momentum, Washington, DC: February 1, 2011.

What Do You Mean It's Not Rape?, Jeanette Friedman, February 2011.

FRANKEN, GRASSLEY, FEINSTEIN, HATCH INTRODUCE JUSTICE FOR SURVIVORS OF SEXUAL ASSAULT ACT, U.S. Senators Al Franken, Chuck Grassley, Dianne Feinstein and Orrin Hatch, U.S. Senate, Washington, DC: November 5, 2009.

FUNDING FOR DOMESTIC AND SEXUAL VIOLENCE PROGRAMS

Funding Challenges for Domestic Violence Programs: The Impact on Victims, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: March 2013.

FY 2014 Appropriations Update, National Alliance to End Sexual Violence, Washington, DC: January 14, 2014.

Letter to Representatives urging them to maintain and increase support for VAWA and FVPSA, signed by several members of the U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, DC: March 26, 2014.

Letter to Senators urging them to fund VAWA AND FVPSA at the highest possible levels, signed by several members of the U.S. Senate, Washington, DC: April 4, 2014.

Letter to Senators urging them to significantly increase funding for federal programs that address domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence and stalking, National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence Against Women, Washington, DC: April 15, 2014. Note: The National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence signed onto this letter.

NNEDV Welcomes Move to Reauthorize Life-Saving Legislation, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: November 19, 2009.

Preserve Funding for Lifesaving Victim Services, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: February 7, 2011.

President Bush Requests Funding Cuts that Endanger Domestic Violence Victims, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: February 5, 2008.

Send letters to your Congressional delegation re: funding levels for FVPSA, VAWA and VOCA, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: March 14, 2014. See template letter and appropriations chart.

Take Action! ~ Domestic Violence Programs Must Have the Resources They Need to Provide Life-Saving Services for Victims, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: December 17, 2013. Take action!

Urge Your Senators to Support Funding for Domestic Violence shelters, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: March 13, 2013. Find your Senator.

FY 2012 BUDGET RESOLUTION, U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on the Budget, Washington, DC: April 2011.

The Path to Prosperity ~ Restoring America's Promise ~ FY 2012 Budget Resolution

Summary of the FY 2012 Budget Resolution

A Contrast in Budgets (House Resolution v. President's budget)

FY 2014 BUDGET JUSTIFICATIONS TO CONGRESS (by secretary staff division and operating division), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Washington, DC: April 2013.

GIRL POWER ~ 101 FACTS ABOUT 100 WOMEN OF THE HOUSE AND SENATE, Erin Gloria Ryan, Jezebel, New York, NY: January 5, 2013.

GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN ~ 2013

Domestic Violence Programs Brace For End of Federal Funds After Friday, Bryce Covert, Think Progress, October 4, 2013. Copyright © 2005-2013 Center for American Progress Action Fund.

Domestic Violence Shelters Struggle to Stay Open During Shutdown, Zoë Carpenter, The Nation, October 8, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The Nation.

During Shutdown, Pennsylvania Domestic Violence Shelters Weather 'Perfect Storm' to Stay Open, Tara Murtha, RH Reality Check, October 15, 2013.

Federal Shutdown Jeopardizes Domestic Violence Victims and Programs, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: October 1, 2013.

Government Shutdown Jeopardizes Domestic Violence& Sexual Assault Victims and Programs ~ Urge the House to end the shutdown now by voting for a clean continuing resolution!, National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence Against Women, Washington, DC: October 10, 2013.

Government shutdown puts squeeze on health, safety, John Bacon and Natalie DiBlasio, USA TODAY, October 9, 2013. Copyright © 2013 USA TODAY.

NAESV Calls on Congress to Immediately Fund the Federal Government, National Alliance to End Sexual Violence, Washington, DC: October 4, 2013.

Shutdown Harming Domestic Violence Programs, Top Senator Says, Sahil Kapur, TPM, Washington, DC: October 12, 2013. Copyright © 2013 TPM Media LLC.

VAWA and the Government Shutdown, Deirdre Bannon, The Crime Report, October 18, 2013.

Without Federal Funding, Shelter for Victims of Domestic Violence Struggles, Matt Laslo, WAMU 88.5, October 7, 2013. Copyright © 2013 WAMU 88.5.

GUN VIOLENCE AND BACKGROUND CHECKS LEGISLATION

ACTION ALERT (re: Blumenthal / Murphy Domestic Violence Amendment) ~ PLEASE TAKE ACTION, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: July 9, 2014. Read Lori Jackson Amendment and see list of Senators co-sponsoring the underlying Sportsmen's bill.

After 7 Years, Senate Finally Confirms Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms (ATF) Director! Tell Your Senators this is Only the First Step: We Need Universal Background Checks to Save Women's Lives!, National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence Against Women, Washington, DC: August 6, 2013. Read fact sheet and infographic. Find your Senator.

Ask Your Senators to Support Gun Safety ~ Legislation Needed to Address Domestic Violence Homicide, National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence Against Women, Washington, DC: May 2, 2013. Find your Senators, find out how your Senators voted on Manchin-Toomey Amendment and read letter to "no vote" Senators.

Blumental Introduces Legislation to Protect Domestic Violence Survivors from Gun Violence, U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, Washington, DC: June 17, 2014. Review bill, one pager of the bill and Blog posting.

Domestic Violence and Guns: Myths and Facts about S. 1290, Everytown for Gun Safety, June 2014.

Letter to Sen. Patrick Leahy and Sen. Chuck Grassley RE: U.S. Mayors Support the Protecting Domestic Violence and Stalking Victims Act of 2013 (S.1290), Mayors Against Illegal Guns, November 27, 2013. Note: Signed by mayors from cities across the country.

Letter to Senators and Representatives re: appropriations and firearms, National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence Against Women, Washington, DC: April 24, 2014. Note: The National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence is a member of the Task Force.

Letter to Senators Voting Against the Mancin-Toomey Amendment, National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence Against Women, Washington, DC: May 1, 2013.

The National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence Supports S. 1290, Legislation That Would Close Dangerous Loopholes in Federal Firearms Protections for Victims. This is the Unfinished Work of VAWA, National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence Against Women, Washington, DC: June 30, 2014.

NCADV supports gun safety legislation that saves domestic violence victims lives ~ Urge Your Members of Congress to Support House bill providing for Commonsense Background Checks!, National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: October 21, 2013. See fact sheet, infographic and toolkit.

Over the Memorial Day Recess, Urge Your Members of Congress to Support Commonsense Background Checks that will Save Women's Lives!, National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence Against Women, Washington, DC: May 23, 2013. Read H.R. 1565 and infographic. Find your Senator and Representative.

The Public Safety and Second Amendment Rights Protection Act (fact sheet), downloaded from website of Joe Manchin, United States Senator West Virginia, Washington, DC: April 10, 2013.

Support Legislation that Keeps Guns Out of the Hands of Abusers, National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence Against Women, Washington, DC: April 16, 2013. Find your Senator and Representative.

Urge Your Members of Congress to Support House Bill Providing for Commonsense Background Check!, National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence Against Women, Washington, DC: May 15, 2013. Read H.R. 1565 and find your Representative.

HEARING ON THE VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN ACT: BUILDING ON SEVENTEEN YEARS OF ACCOMPLISHMENTS, testimony by Michael Shaw, Waypoint Services for Women, Children and Families, U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, Washington, DC: July 13, 2011.

HELP FOR VICTIMS OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE, Christina Ricci, The Huffington Post, September 9, 2009. Copyright © 2009 HuffingtonPost.com, Inc.

HELPING CHILDREN AND VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, Lynn Rosenthal, The White House, Council on Women and Girls, Washington, DC: December 6, 2010.

THE IMPORTANCE OF INJURY AND VIOLENCE PREVENTION RESEARCH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING (part 1 and part 2), Linda Degutis, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Washington, DC: July 26, 2011.

IN-DISTRICT LOBBYING GUIDE, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC.

March 2013

February 2008

INTERNATIONAL VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN ACT (I-VAWA)

Action Needed on International VAWA ~ Calling for Bi-Partisan Senate Sponsors!, National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence Against Women, Washington, DC: April 21, 2014. Check to see how Senators voted for VAWA in 2013 and see Action Toolkit.

Biden Commemorates International Women's Day ~ Urges Colleagues to Support International Violence Against Women Act, U.S. Senator Joseph R. Biden, Jr., U.S. Senate, Washington, DC: March 7, 2008.

Congress Continues Focus on Global Violence Against Women, Speaking Up (volume 15, issue 14), Futures Without Violence, San Francisco, CA: October 20, 2009.

House Subcommittee Examines International Violence Against Women, Speaking Up (volume 15, issue 15, pages 2-3), Futures Without Violence, San Francisco, CA: November 23, 2009.

I-VAWA Introduced in House of Representatives, Speaking Up (volume 14, issue 7), Futures Without Violence, San Francisco, CA: June 3, 2008.

International Violence Against Women Act (I-VAWA) Reintroduced, Futures Without Violence, San Francisco, CA: June 11, 2012. Take action.

International Violence Against Women Act Introduced, NewsFlash, Futures Without Violence, San Francisco, CA: November 1, 2007. Read S. 2279.

International Violence Against Women Act of 2007 ~ S. 2279, U.S. Senators Joseph R. Biden, Jr. and Richard G. Lugar, U.S. Senate, Washington, DC: October 31, 2007.

The International Violence Against Women Act ~ Special Issue, Speaking Up (volume 13, issue 16), Futures Without Violence, San Francisco, CA: November 16, 2007. Read S. 2279.

Obama Administration Fulfills Core Element of I-VAWA, Futures Without Violence, San Francisco, CA: May 5, 2011.

Push to Pass I-VAWA during "Lame Duck" Session of Congress, Futures Without Violence, San Francisco, CA: November 16, 2010.

Senate Subcommittee to Tackle Violence Against Women Globally, Feminist News, Feminist Majority Foundation, Arlington, VA: June 23, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Feminist Majority Foundation.

Sign the I-VAWA Petition, Speaking Up (volume 13, issue 7), Futures Without Violence, Washington, DC: June 13, 2007.

Support the International Violence Against Women Act Today!, Women Thrive Worldwide, Washington, DC: 2010.

Urge Your Member of Congress to Co-Sponsor the International Violence Against Women Act, Futures Without Violence, San Francisco, CA: January 22, 2010.

Urge Your U.S. Representative to Co-Sponsor the International Violence Against Women Act, Women Thrive Worldwide, Washington, DC: November 21, 2013. Take action.

You Have the Power: End Violence Against Women & Girls Worldwide (I-VAWA), Amnesty International, Futures Without Violence and Women Thrive Worldwide, Spring 2008.

IT'S UNANIMOUS: CONGRESS PASSES LAW TO PROTECT PEACE CORPS VOLUNTEERS, Randy Kreider, The Blotter, ABC News, Washington, DC: November 1, 2011. Copyright © 2011 ABC News.

JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES TO PROTECT THE RIGHTS OF CRIME VICTIMS, Representative Trent Franks, U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, DC: 2013.

Letter to Congressmen Franks and Costa In Support of the Joint Resolution for Crime Victims' Rights, National District Attorneys Association, Alexandria, VA: April 8, 2013

Letter to Congressmen Franks and Costa In Support of the Joint Resolution for Crime Victims' Rights, National Organization for Victim Assistance, Alexandria, VA: March 25, 2013

LETTER TO THE SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE URGING STRONG SUPPORT FOR SENATOR KLOBUCHAR'S AMENDMENT #1, May 13, 2013. Note: The National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence signed onto this letter.

MARK-UP HEARING OF PEACE CORPS-RELATED LEGISLATION (webcast), U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee, Washington, DC: September 21, 2011.

Kate Puzey Peace Corps Volunteer Protection Act of 2011

Letter to Committee on New Training for Volunteers, Aaron S. Williams, Peace Corps, September 13, 2011

Peace Corps Hearing Affidavits

Sexual Assault in the Peace Corps: Fact Sheet

MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT LEGISLATION

Action Needed Now to Pass Military Justice Improvement Act, National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence Against Women, Washington, DC: January 29, 2014. See NOW's social media kit.

Ask Your Senators to Take a Strong Sand and Say No to Sexual Assault in the Military, National Coalition Against Domestic Violence and National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence Against Women, Washington, DC: July 8, 2013. Find your Senators and your Senators' Twitter handles.

Call your Senators and Ask Them to Vote for the Military Justice Improvement Act, National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence Against Women, Washington, DC: November 7, 2013. More about MJIA.

Calls needed THIS WEEK for Senator Gillibrand's Military Justice Improvement Act!, National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence Against Women, Washington, DC: March 3, 2014. See contact information for Senators and read more about MJIA.

Comparison of Sexual Assault Provisions in NDAA 2014 and Related Bills, Glenna Tinney, Battered Women's Justice Project, Washington, DC: 2013.

Comprehensive Resource Center for the Military Justice Improvement Act, Office of Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Washington, DC: 2013. Copyright © 2009-2015 Office of Senator Kirsten Gillibrand.

Congress Makes Progress on Military Sexual Assault Issues, but More Needs to be Done ~ Legislative Update, National Alliance to End Sexual Violence, Washington, DC: March 17, 2014. See S.1752.

Help Us Take on Sexual Assault in the Military, Feminist Majority Foundation, Arlington, VA: November 14, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Feminist Majority Foundation.

Letter to U.S. Senators Urging Their Support of the Military Justice Improvement Act (S 967), Anu Bhagwati, Service Women's Action Network, Paul Rieckhoff, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America and John Rowan, Vietnam Veterans of America, November 12, 2013.

Letter to U.S. Senators Urging Their Support of the Military Justice Improvement Act (S 967), November 12, 2013. Note: The National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence signed onto this letter.

Military Justice Improvement Act of 2013 (S. 967) ~ An Overview, 2013.

Urge the Senate to Pass the Military Justice Improvement Act, Service Women's Action Network, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America and Vietnam Veterans of America, November 14, 2013.

URGENT ALERT: Military Sexual Assault Legislation Gaining Momentum! Ask Your Senators to Add Their Support So Bill Passes on Senate Floor!, National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence Against Women, Washington, DC: July 22, 2013. See S. 967.

OFFICE ON VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN SUBJECT OF HOUSE SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING, The Source on Women's Issues in Congress (volume 11, number 84), Women's Policy, Inc., Washington, DC: March 14, 2008.

OVER THE JULY 4TH RECESS, TELL CONGRESS THAT WE ALL DESERVE FREEDOM FROM VIOLENCE!, National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence Against Women, Washington, DC: July 2, 2013. Find your Senators and Representatives and their Twitter handles.

POVERTY DATA FROM THE 2010 CENSUS BY CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT, Half in Ten, Washington, DC: September 22, 2011.

PRESIDENTIAL FUNDING REQUESTS / BUDGETS FOR VAW

President Obama's Budget and the White House's Commitment to Combating Violence Against Women, Lynn Rosenthal, The White House, Council on Women and Girls, Washington, DC: February 18, 2011. See budget background memo.

President's 2014 Budget Proposal Would Restore and Increase Resources for Victims, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: April 11, 2013.

President's 2014 Budget Provides Critically Needed Investments in Injury and Violence Prevention and Other Safety Programs, Safe States Alliance, Atlanta, GA: April 10, 2013.

PRESIDENT'S 2015 BUDGET IN PICTURES, Jasmine Tucker, National Priorities Project, Northampton, MA: March 19, 2014.

PREVENTING INJURIES & VIOLENCE SAVES LIVES & MONEY, Safe States Alliance, Atlanta, GA: 2013.

PREVENTION LEGISLATION FROM OTHER STATES, Bethany Pombar, Vermont Network Against Domestic and Sexual Violence, Montpelier, VT: compiled March 2012.

RAPE KIT BACKLOG

The Justice for All Act of 2013 (statements on introduced bills and S. 822), U.S. Senators Patrick Leahy and John Cornyn, U.S. Senate, Washington, DC: April 25, 2013.

Justice for All: Senate to Consider Renewal of Key Law, Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network, Washington, DC: April 25, 2013.

Legislative Efforts to Address the Rape Kit Backlog, National Alliance to End Sexual Violence, Washington, DC: October 2012.

RAINN Urges Congress to Support the Use of DNA in Solving Rape Cases, Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network, Washington, DC: April 10, 2008. See HR 5057.

Rape Kit Backlog Bill Introduced in House of Representatives, Feminist News, Feminist Majority Foundation, Arlington, VA: November 20, 2009. See HR 4114.

Senate Set to Approve Rape Kit Backlog Funds, Feminist News, Feminist Majority Foundation, Arlington, VA: June 18, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Feminist Majority Foundation.

A Step Closer to Landmark Reform ~ EndTheBacklog ~ Take Action Now, EndTheBacklog, June 5, 2014.

THE REWRITING TO IMPROVE AND SECURE AN EXIT (RISE) OUT OF POVERTY ACT

Comparison of Current Law and RISE, Congressional Research Service, November 30, 2011

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Introduces the RISE Act, U.S. Representative Gwen Moore, U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, DC: December 7, 2011

Estimated TANF Block Grant Under the RISE Proposal, Congressional Research Service, November 29, 2011

Legal Momentum Supports the RISE Act, Legal Momentum, New York, NY: December 6, 2011.

Summary of the RISE Out of Poverty Act, Congressional Research Service, December 1, 2011

SENATE BILL WOULD BAN STALKING APPS AND SAVE WOMEN'S LIVES, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: June 4, 2014.

SEQUESTRATION

3 Things You Need to Know About Sequestration and Cuts to Federal Public-Safety Programs, Erik Stegman, Center for American Progress, Washington, DC: May 21, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Center for American Progress.

Domestic Violence Shelters Warn that Sequestration has Put Women's Lives on the Line, Bryce Covert, Think Progress, June 3, 2013. Copyright © 2005-2013 Center for American Progress Action Fund.

Domestic Violence Victims Suffer Under Sequestration as Congress Battles Over the Budget, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: November 12, 2013.

FY 13 Sequestration Impact on..., Safe States Alliance, Atlanta, GA: 2012.

...CDC Injury Center

...Violence and Injury Prevention (VIP) Programs, updated October 22, 2012

Letter to Members of Congress Urging Them to Replace Sequestration with a Bipartisan, Balanced Approach to Deficit Reduction, NDD United, Washington, DC: December 4, 2013. Note: The National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence signed onto this letter.

Letter to Members of Congress Urging Them to Support a Balanced Approach to Deficit Reduction, NDD United, Washington, DC: February 11, 2013. Note: The National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence signed onto this letter.

Letter to Members of Congress Urging Them to Work with the President to Ensure Sequestration Does Not Take Effect, NDD United, Washington, DC: July 12, 2012. Note: The National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence signed onto this letter.

Letter to the Honorable Barbara A. Mikulski Re: The Impact of Sequestration would have on Select DOJ Components, Attorney General Eric H. Holder, Jr., U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC: February 1, 2013.

Sequester cuts are gutting services for victims! While Congress is at home, remind them of the importance of domestic and sexual violence service providers in your community, National Coalition Against Domestic Violence and National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence Against Women, Washington, DC: August 28, 2013. Find your Senators and Representatives and their Twitter handles.

Sequester Cuts Lifelines for 'Invisible' Women, Sharon Johnson, Women's eNews, July 10, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Women's eNews.

Sequester Endangers Women ~ Take Action Now, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: July 1, 2013. See infographic.

Sequestration and the Fiscal Crisis (backgrounder), Children's Leadership Council, Washington, DC: October 23, 2012.

Sequestration Cuts Threaten to Undermine VAWA Programs, Lori Weinstein, Congress Blog, The Hill, Washington, DC: March 26, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Capitol Hill Publishing Corp.

Sequestration Endangers Women (infographic), National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: 2013.

Sequestration Impact ~ STOP and FVPSA FY13, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC.

Sequestration Nation: Budget Cuts Endanger Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Victims, Kwame Boadi, Center for American Progress, Washington, DC: May 20, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Center for American Progress.

Sequestration Would Slash VAWA Programs by $20 Million: DOJ, Laura Bassett, Politics Blog, The Huffington Post, February 15, 2013. Copyright © 2013 TheHuffingtonPost.com, Inc.

Sequestrations and Federal Funding for Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Programs: An Overview, February 2013, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: February 15, 2013.

Tell Congress that sequester cuts are gutting services for victims!, National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence Against Women, Washington, DC: June 20, 2013. Watchvideo and find your Senators and Representatives and their Twitter handles.

Under Threat ~ Sequestration's Impact on Nondefense Jobs and Services (the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act is listed on page 33), U.S. Senator Tom Harkin, U.S. Senate, Washington, DC: July 25, 2012.

Victims of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Dating Violence and Stalking Face Harmful, Even Deadly Cuts Under Sequestration, Campaign for Funding to End Domestic and Sexual Violence – Appropriations Briefing Book, Washington, DC: updated March 2013.

White House Releases New State-by-State Reports on the Impacts of the Sequester, The White House, Washington, DC: February 24, 2013.

SEXUAL ASSAULT ADVOCACY GUIDE ~ AN ADVOCATE'S GUIDE TO SEXUAL ASSAULT POLICY (first edition), The National Alliance to End Sexual Violence, Washington, DC.

STATE-BY-STATE FACT SHEETS FOR SUPER-COMMITTEE ADVOCACY, National Women's Law Center, Washington, DC: August 19, 2011.

SUMMARY: FY 2014 LABOR, HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, AND EDUCATION, AND RELATED AGENCIES APPROPRIATIONS BILL, U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations, Washington, DC: July 9, 2013.

TAKE ACTION: SAY #NOMORE TO WAGE INEQUALITY, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: April 7, 2014.

URGE YOUR MEMBERS OF CONGRESS TO SUPPORT ANTI-TRAFFICKING LEGISLATION, Jewish Women International, Washington, DC: January 23, 2014. See S. 1738 and H. R. 3530.

VAWA AND OTHER RELATED PROGRAMS APPROPRIATIONS FOR FISCAL YEARS..., National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC.

VAWA and Related Programs Appropriations for Fiscal Years '13, '14 and '15, updated June 10, 2014.

VAWA and Other Related Programs Appropriations for Fiscal Years '12, '13 and '14, revised July 18, 2013

VICTIM ASSISTANCE GRANTS ~ 2006-2013 (by state), National Association of VOCA Assistance Administrators, Madison, WI: July 2013.

WOMEN IN THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS: 1917-2012, Jennifer E. Manning and Colleen J. Shogan, Congressional Research Service, Washington, DC: November 26, 2012.

 

 

 



 

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