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Violence Against Women Act Must Not Languish In “MeToo” Era  

Author:  Lynn Rosenthal.

Source: Volume 24, Number 02, December/January 2019 , pp.21-23(3)

Domestic Violence Report

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Lynn Rosenthal, Director of Violence Against Women Initiatives for the Biden Foundation and, from 2009-2015 White House Advisor on Violence Against Women for the Obama administration, examines the current impasse in reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act, offering a history of the legislation and its three previous reauthorizations, the current political and social conditions, including #MeToo, that make reauthorization necessary, and strategies for getting a reauthorization bill through Congress and onto the desk of the president.

Keywords: Violence Against Women Act; VAWA Reauthorization

Affiliations:  1: Biden Foundation.

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