More than 100 people accepted the invitation to attend a congressional briefing, Violence Against Women and Implementation of VAWA 2013 Special Domestic Violence Criminal Jurisdiction held February 23, 2016 in Washington, D.C. The briefing was cosponsored by the National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center (NIWRC), the Indian Law Resource Center (ILRC), and the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI). The honorary congressional co-hosts were U.S. Representatives Louise M. Slaughter, Betty McCollum, Gwen Moore, and Xavier Becerra.
RESOURCE PAGE: http://www.niwrc.org/news/resources-congressional-briefing-impact-vawa-2013-indian-tribes-february-2016. Explore our videos, audio, photos, additional press and download key documents from the briefing. Keep a lookout for the our next resource page from our collaborative efforts on a Parallel Event at NGO CSW Forum UN Commission on the Status of Women 60th Session!