Tribes see progress with Violence Against Women Act and more funding (March 14, 2022)A long-overdue update to the Violence Against Women Act is finally becoming law to protect more women, children and elders in tribal communities.
Progress cited in improving Violence Against Women Act for Indian Country (February 11, 2022)A bill to update the Violence Against Women Act and recognize tribal jurisdiction over additional crimes is finally moving forward in the nation’s capital.
Our missing and murdered Indigenous relatives deserve attention and resources (September 30, 2021)The loss of an Indigenous woman’s life is all too familiar in our communities.
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month (September 30, 2021)Violence against Indigenous women is preventable and will end when Indian Nations have the full authority of self-government.
Native Advocacy Organizations: Domestic violence is not traditional (October 1, 2020)Colonization imposes and promotes the domination and ownership of Native women by men, as reflected in the increasing rates of violence against Native women since first contact.
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