The Violence Against Women Act of 1994 is the most expansive federal legislation addressing intimate violence in the United States to date. Meyer-Emerick examines the legislation, and she highlights the divergent perceptions on violence, gender, and the limits of state intervention.
Contents: (1) Intro.; (2) OVW Grant Programs; (3) The VAWA Measuring Effectiveness Initiative; (4) Effectiveness of OVW Grant Programs; (5) Grant Programs: Encourage Arrest Policies and Enforcement of Protection Orders; Rural Domestic Violence and Child Victimization Enforce.; Legal Assistance for Victims; Reduce Violent Crimes Against Women on Campus; STOP Violence Against Indian Women; Educ. and Technical Assistance to End Violence Against Women with Disabilities; Stop Abuse and Sexual Assault Against Older Individuals or Individuals with Disabilities; Support Tribal Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Coalitions; State Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Coalitions; Safe Havens: Supervised Visitation Program. Illus.
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary