Violence Against Women Act http://wamc.org en "Take Back the Night" Event At Albany Law http://wamc.org/post/take-back-night-event-albany-law <p></p><p>Albany Law School's Pro Bono Program and the Albany County Crime Victim and Sexual Violence Center will hold the 33rd Annual "Take Back the Night" rally against sexual violence today.</p><p></p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 18:12:34 +0000 Dave Lucas 87911 at http://wamc.org "Take Back the Night" Event At Albany Law Project Seeks To Build Partnerships Between Anti-violence, Anti-poverty Advocats http://wamc.org/post/project-seeks-build-partnerships-between-anti-violence-anti-poverty-advocats <p>Anti-violence advocates in western Massachusetts are working to help women escape from their abusers and to escape poverty.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p>&nbsp;&nbsp; The focus at rape crisis centers and emergency shelters for battered women has been on healing physical and emotional scars. Now more &nbsp;must be done to help mend economic wounds, according to Debra Robbin, Deputy Director of Jane Doe Inc., the Massachusetts Coalition Against Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence.</p> Fri, 20 Sep 2013 21:34:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 74096 at http://wamc.org Project Seeks To Build Partnerships Between Anti-violence, Anti-poverty Advocats Congressman Maloney Visits Safe Homes After VAWA is Signed http://wamc.org/post/congressman-maloney-visits-safe-homes-after-vawa-signed <p>A Hudson Valley Congressman was in his region Friday, celebrating the passage of the Violence Against Women Act. President Obama signed the bipartisan bill into law Thursday.</p> Sun, 10 Mar 2013 15:49:10 +0000 Allison Dunne 59516 at http://wamc.org Congressman Maloney Visits Safe Homes After VAWA is Signed Violence Against Women Act Has Requirements for Colleges http://wamc.org/post/violence-against-women-act-has-requirements-colleges <p>The House of Representatives last week passed an expansion of the Violence Against Women Act after&nbsp;Senate passage earlier in February. President Obama is expected to sign the expanded version of the 1994 Act shortly.</p> Tue, 05 Mar 2013 00:55:07 +0000 Allison Dunne 59080 at http://wamc.org