In 1994, Congress passed the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) of 1994, the first federal law designed to end violence against women.
Being in an abusive relationship can cause one to feel like they have lost their sense of self. When I was in unh
Dear Chairmen Cochran, Shelby, Culberson, Frelinghuysen, and Ranking Members Leahy, Shaheen, Lowey, and Serrano:
Testimony before the DC Council Committee on the Judiciary and Public Safety Budget Oversight Hearing on: Office of Victims Services & Justice Grants
Marta Beresin, Policy & Legal Director, Break the Cycle - April 13, 2018
Since the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida last month, students have been at the forefront of the debate over gun control in the U.S., and their voices are making a difference. Earlier this month, less than three weeks after the Parkland mass shooting, the first gun control law since the Parkland high school massacre was enacted. Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed into law the so-called “boyfriend loophole” bill.
The beginning of a new relationship can feel like a breath of fresh air. It’s a unique time where you learn about your partner, explore each other’s wants and needs, and spend quality time together. During this period, you begin building trust and figuring out where the relationship can go in the future.