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Posted byon September 17, 2012 at 2:18 PM EDT
Through programs funded by this groundbreaking legislation, police officers and prosecutors are now trained to understand the needs of victims, specialized law enforcement units investigate these crimes, and transitional housing programs help victims rebuild their lives. As a result, annual rates of domestic violence have dropped by more than 60 percent since the passage of the Act, but more work remains to be done.
Posted byon August 22, 2012 at 11:36 AM EDT
Young athletes and advocates in the fight to end dating violence share their reactions to the Vice President's PSA and what it means to them speak out on the issue.
Posted byon August 20, 2012 at 4:29 PM EDT
President Obama speaks with reporters from the White House Briefing Room
Posted byon August 10, 2012 at 5:06 PM EDT
President Obama takes another important step to prioritize and protect the rights of women and girls around the world
Posted byon August 1, 2012 at 2:04 PM EDT
For the first time ever, women now have access to life-saving preventive care, such as mammograms and contraception, without paying any more out of their own pockets under the Affordable Care Act
Posted byon July 31, 2012 at 3:01 PM EDT
An op-ed from Vice President Joe Biden argues that Congress needs to act as soon as possible to extend the Violence Against Women Act.
Posted byon July 27, 2012 at 10:09 AM EDT
MuJER Inc. -- Mujeres, Unidas, en Justicia, Educacion, y Reforma, Women, United in Justice, Education, and Reform -- is a non-profit community based social service organization located in Homestead, FL. MUJER has steadily earned recognition as a responsive agency by ensuring culturally sensitive services to our target population.
Posted byon July 24, 2012 at 4:35 PM EDT
The White House hosts an African American Women’s Forum, bringing women from across the nation together for an opportunity to discuss issues that are important to women in the African American community.
Posted byon July 24, 2012 at 1:28 PM EDT
Valerie Jarrett joins R&B legend Alicia Keys, the Kaiser Family Foundation and the National Black Women's HIV/AIDS Network for an inspirational meeting with a community gathering of courageous black women living with HIV/AIDS.
Posted byon July 23, 2012 at 7:06 PM EDT
The STEM Master Teacher Corps initiative will strengthen the quality of STEM education nation-wide and help meet the President’s goal of moving U.S. students from the middle to the top of the pack in math and science.