Take Action and Ask Your Representative To Support VAWA!
Action AlertsMarch 25th, 2019
Tell your Representative that you support the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act!
Honor Killings in America
NewsApril 30th, 2015
Violence against women and girls is not just a problem in countries like Afghanistan and Somalia. It’s happening in the U.S., too.
NOW AVAILABLE: Summer 2014 Newsletter
NewsAugust 18th, 2014
Read about our accomplishments this summer in communities, courts, and Congress. Click here to access our Summer 2014 Newsletter online.
Fighting Violence Against Immigrant Women
NewsSeptember 5th, 2013
When Anne Chandler travels around Houston, she doesn’t see the same city you and I see.
Afghan Escapes Taliban Oppression, But Fears For Others
NewsApril 18th, 2013
As an ambitious young woman in rural southern Afghanistan, Fouzia Durrani was headed for trouble.
“Honor Killing” Under Growing Scrutiny in U.S.
NewsApril 5th, 2012
Although many Americans may think that phenomena such as forced marriages and so-called “honor killings” exist only overseas, social service agencies, educators, and a growing number of law enforcement personnel know differently.
Forced Marriage and ‘Honor Killings’ Happen in Britain, U.S., Too
NewsSeptember 18th, 2011
Forced marriage and honor violence are often viewed in the West as backward customs relegated to impoverished developing nations. But a spate of gruesome honor killings in the U.K., and new research about the prevalence of underage marriage in the U.S., for the first time show that this kind of violence against women is far more widespread.