VAWA

Gale Courey Toensing
2/7/13
The statistics are horrifying: 34 percent of American Indian and Alaska Native women will be raped in their lifetimes and 39 percent will be subjected to domestic violence; on some...
Rob Capriccioso
1/25/13
Native Americans are getting a jump-start on lobbying the new 113 th Congress for passage of tribal provisions passed last year by the Senate but stalled in the House involving the...
Rob Capriccioso
1/15/13
Native American and congressional advocates of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) are frustrated that House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., held up a compromise in the wanin...
ICTMN Staff
12/18/12
As politicians in Washington D.C. continue to argue over details of the Violence Against Women Act, Native women continue to be the victims of attacks at a high rate...
ICTMN Staff
12/13/12
News has been circulating this week that a move could be made on the part of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and the tribal provisions that are within it...
Rob Capriccioso
12/7/12
Tribal protections for Native women and families are one of the main issues being used as a bargaining tool by lawmakers in a last-ditch effort to get the Violence Against Women Ac...
ICTMN Staff
10/11/12
In the 21 st Century, no woman should live day-to-day thinking about when they will be raped or how they will survive and cope after they are but that is the reality for American I...
Gale Courey Toensing
9/22/12
Indigenous leaders from around the country joined colleagues from the United South and Eastern Tribes in Washington, D.C., for the annual Tribal Unity Impact week...
Eisa Ulen
9/19/12
Sarah Deer A recent episode of the Al Jazeera English program The Stream examined the failure of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) to provide adequate legal protection to Nativ...

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