Posted by: unhcragd | May 20, 2009

International Violence Against Women Act – a Primer

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The International Violence Against Women Act (I-VAWA) is a historic and unprecedented effort by the United States to address violence against women globally. It was introduced in the 110th Congress by Senators Joe Biden (D-DE) and Richard Lugar (R-IN), and in the House by Representative Howard Berman (D-CA); it is expected to be reintroduced in 2009.

Click here for full text from Family Violence Protection Fund.

And click here for some facts on international gender-based violence.

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