ADVOCACY CORNER: International Violence Against Women Act Coalition

February 17, 2009 posted by Kyla Bender-Baird Last week, I participated in a very interesting conference call with the International Violence Against Women Act (I-VAWA) Coalition. The Coalition is comprised of over 65 organizations, whose foci range from a human rights advocacy standpoint to a research-centered agenda.  Violence against women , both in the U.S. and internationally, is a primary concern for the Council.  We are excited to participate in such a dynamic alliance and eagerly await I-VAWA’s reintroduction this Congressional session.  In the meantime, many of the Coalition members have excellent background information on I-VAWA. Check it out:

Stay tuned!

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