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Violence Against Women – A Selected Bibliography (December 2014): About this bibliography

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Statistical Insight

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Congressional Record

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Violence Against Women and Department of Justice Reauthorization Act of 2005 (Jan. 5, 2006), P.L. 109-162.  To authorize appropriations for the Department of Justice for fiscal years 2006 through 2009, and for other purposes. Amends the Safe Homes for Women Act of 1994 and other acts to authorize grants for services to victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking. Amends the Violence Against Women Act of 1994 to authorize grants to assist children and youth exposed to violence, support home visitation programs to prevent domestic violence, and engage men and youth in preventing domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking.

 

Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of 2000.P.L. 106-386.  To combat trafficking in persons, especially into the sex trade, slavery, and involuntary servitude, to reauthorize certain Federal programs to prevent violence against women, and for other purposes.

To Find Related Publications

To Find Related Publications

To find related publications or to expand your research in this area, try these subject headings and key words:

  • Domestic violence
  • Rape
  • Women’s rights
  • Sex discrimination
  • Sexual harassment
  • Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)

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