Since the Violence Against Women Act of 1994 (VAWA) passed Congress over ten years ago, domestic violence and sexual assault are "crimes"--and for the first time the federal government provided communities across the country resources to encourage a coordinated community response to domestic violence.
What does VAWA stand for?
VAWA stands for Violence Against Women Act of 1994 (US)
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- 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 Against Women
- Violence at Work
- Voice of Afghan Women
- Von Amts Wegen (German: Officially)
- Vancouver Amateur Winemakers Association (Canada)
- 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)
- Value-Added Warehousing and Distribution
- Voluntary Action Wakefield District (Wakefield, West Yorkshire, UK)
- Voluntary Action Waltham Forest (London; UK)
- Violence Against Women & Family Violence
- Vanuatu Association of Women Graduates
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This study uses an interrupted time series design to examine the association between the Violence Against Women Act of 1994 (VAWA) and several different dimensions of the criminal justice system's involvement in violence against women.
It's unanimous--the Violence Against Women Act of 1994 does not violate the U.
3) For those cases where litigation appears practical, Congress has created a potentially valuable new remedy--the Violence Against Women Act of 1994 (VAWA).