Update: Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), H.R. 4970

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Why is the U.S. Senate Playing Politics with Violence Against Women?

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

by Gloria Lau Chief Executive Officer, YWCA USA As an organization dedicated to improving the lives of all women and as the largest provider of battered women’s shelters and domestic violence services in the U.S., the YWCA is deeply disheartened by the increasing politicization of women’s health and safety by our elected officials.  As the… Continue Reading Why is the U.S. Senate Playing Politics with Violence Against Women?

Action Alert: Tell Congress to Extend Unemployment Insurance Benefits

Thursday, December 8, 2011

The holiday season is here. Many people have family, food, and shopping on their minds. Yet, 1.8 million people are thinking of something else. They are wondering how they will take care of their families, put food on the table, and if they can afford any holiday toys for their children. They are members of the… Continue Reading Action Alert: Tell Congress to Extend Unemployment Insurance Benefits