| GENEVA, Feb 20 (KUNA) -- The United Nations Special Rapporteurs on violence against women, Rashida Manjoo, and on the rights of indigenous peoples, James Anaya, urged on Wednesday the United States Government to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).
What does VAW stand for?
VAW stands for Violence Against Women
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We have 22 other meanings of VAW in our Acronym Attic
- Voortgezet Algemeen Volwassenenonderwijs (Dutch, adult education)
- Voluntary Accelerated Vehicle Retirement (California)
- Virginia Association of Volunteer Rescue Squads, Inc.
- Value Added Voice Services (phone service feature)
- Veterans Administration Volunteer Services
- Veterans Affairs Voluntary Service
- Veterans Against the Vietnam War
- Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (US Navy aviation unit designation used in 1948 and from 1956 to date)
- Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (US Navy)
- Vardø, Norway - Svartnes (Airport Code)
- Violence at Work
- Voice of Afghan Women
- Von Amts Wegen (German: Officially)
- Vancouver Amateur Winemakers Association (Canada)
- Violence Against Women Act of 1994 (US)
- Violence Against Women Alliance (UK)
- Vacuum Assisted Wound Closure (surgery)
- Violence against Women and Children (Rutgers School of Social Work; New Jersey)
- Virginia American Water Company
- Vitis Amsterdamensis Wine Club (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
Samples in periodicals archive:
The full text of his message reads: The global pandemic of violence against women and girls thrives in a culture of discrimination and impunity.
ISLAMABAD -- The United Nations' (UN) International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women will be observed on Sunday (Nov 25) across the globe.
VIOLENCE AGAINST women is a global phenomenon prevalent in all societies, but differs in its form from one society to another, depending on the level of development and the extent of patriarchal control within the family, as this system prevailed in human societies for thousands of years.
Walter DeKeseredy offers an insightful account of the complexities of violence against women in Canada.
The Speakers said that Media had still not played effective roles in decreasing domestic violence against women even, media can play a lead role in the society's fight against violence against women.
Different international rights groups are taking part in the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence campaign, launched on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on Nov.
GAZA, December 8, 2011 (WAFA) -- United Nations agencies and civil society organizations joined forces together with a vibrant audience of more than 1000 people to mark the second edition of the Central Festival to Combat Violence against Women in the Gaza Strip, Thursday said a UN Women press release.