VAWA

AcronymDefinition
VAWAViolence Against Women Act of 1994 (US)
VAWAVancouver Amateur Winemakers Association (Canada)
VAWAViolence Against Women Alliance (UK)
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Similar to recent so-called Red Flag laws, the new VAWA contains language that enables a judge to take a husband or boyfriend's gun based solely on the claim of an aggrieved wife or girlfriend.
(80) VAWA attempts to close the prosecutorial and jurisdictional gap by incorporating the Stand Against Violence and Empower Native Women Act ("SAVE").
VAWA's tribal provisions were not implemented until March 2015; therefore, there is very little data available to measure their effectiveness.
But there is another origin story that deserves attention: the decades-long push for a federal response to sexual violence, culminating in the enactment of VAWA in 1994.
The American Bar Association recognized Julie Goldscheid '78 as one of 20 trailblazers against domestic and sexual violence on the 20th anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).
The Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 (VAWA) has a number of housing protections for people utilizing federal programs for housing who are survivors of gender-based violence, including domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking.
Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) published a proposed rule that would fully implement the 2013 Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization (VAWA), which includes housing provisions.
A self-petition was filed by Samantha under the Violence Against Women Act (Vawa).
She served on the steering committee of the National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence Against Women, and helped craft, promote, and eventually pass the 2013 reauthorization of the landmark Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).