VAWA is Not Enough: Academics Speak Out About VAWA
Statement by Caroline Bettinger-López, Donna Coker, Julie Goldscheid, Leigh Goodmark, Valli Kalei Kanuha, James Ptacek, Deborah Weissman, and various websites (Feb.-March 2012).
6 Pages Posted: 18 May 2018
Date Written: 2012
The VAWA reauthorization bill would extend funding for important services; provide additional protections for victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking; and would ensure that tribal courts have jurisdiction over domestic violence that occurs on tribal land. We urge Congress to pass this bill!
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