YWCA Applauds the Introduction of the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA) of 2021

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YWCA Applauds the Introduction of the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA) of 2021

Monday, March 8, 2021

In response to the introduction of the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act in the first 100 days of the new legislative session, Elisha Rhodes, Interim CEO, YWCA USA has issued the following statement: “At a time when the onset and prolonged duration of the COVID-19 pandemic have created a shadow pandemic of violence against women… Continue Reading YWCA Applauds the Introduction of the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA) of 2021

Recognizing the Importance of the Violence Against Women Act on Its 20th Anniversary

Saturday, September 13, 2014

By Hannah Brinson Violence Prevention Project Coordinator, YWCA Knoxville This Saturday marks the 20th Anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act, or VAWA. VAWA was enacted in 1994 and includes measures to keep victims safe, and to hold perpetrators accountable. Here at the YWCA in Knoxville, Tennessee, the funding provided by VAWA has revolutionized our… Continue Reading Recognizing the Importance of the Violence Against Women Act on Its 20th Anniversary

YWCA of Queens Attends UN Women Global Launch of Beijing+20

Thursday, July 10, 2014

By Jane Lee Communications & Outreach Associate, YWCA of Queens The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women launched its year-long Beijing+20 Empowering Women, Empowering Humanity: Picture it! campaign on Thursday, June 26, 2014. The campaign is a year-long movement with the mission of cultivating global dialogue and actions on women’s rights and gender equality.… Continue Reading YWCA of Queens Attends UN Women Global Launch of Beijing+20