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US Senate: Renew the Violence Against Women Act

The US Senate should renew the Violence against Women Act (VAWA) when it votes on the measure later in March 2012. The act is the primary federal law providing legal protection and services to counter domestic and sexual violence and stalking. Approval will maintain critical programs and improve legal protection against violence. (New York) – The US Senate should renew the Violence against Women Act (VAWA) when it votes on the measure later in March 2012, Human Rights Watch said today. The act is the primary federal law providing legal protection and services…

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