TITLE

VAWA: Why the Violence Against Women Act Matters

AUTHOR(S)
Fangmeyer, Marsha E.
PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
Nebraska Lawyer Magazine;May/Jun2013, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author talks about the significance of the Violence Against Women Act to women as a public health issue encompassing all forms of abuse including emotional, economic and stalking aside from physical and sexual. It informs on the history of the Act which began as a law in 1994 and the 2013 reauthorization which included immigrant and Native American women. It cites the case of a battered woman in Guatemala who went to Nebraska asking for an asylum from the government.
ACCESSION #
87630693

 

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