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NBC News' Leigh Ann Caldwell takes an inside look at the history of the Violence Against Women Act ahead of the upcoming vote. » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/MoreNBCNews NBC News Digital is a collection of innovative and powerful news brands that deliver compelling, diverse and engaging news stories. NBC News Digital features NBCNews.com, MSNBC.com, TODAY.com, Nightly News, Meet the Press, Dateline, and the existing apps and digital extensions of these respective properties. We deliver the best in breaking news, live video coverage, original journalism and segments from your favorite NBC News Shows. Connect with NBC News Online! NBC News App: https://apps.nbcnews.com/mobile Breaking News Alerts: https://link.nbcnews.com/jo...
Don't be fooled by the title, the Democrats’ version of Violence Against Women Act does not protect women. Domestic abuse survivor, republican congresswoman, and co-chairwoman of the U.S. Congress working group against domestic violence, Rep. Debbie Lesko explains why.
Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., discusses the Violence Against Women’s Act, which was voted on in the House this week and now is being pushed to the Senate. The Breakdown, Weekdays at 3 PM EST on ABC News Live WATCH the ABC News Live Stream: https://bit.ly/3rzBHum SUBSCRIBE to ABC News: https://bit.ly/2vZb6yP Watch More on http://abcnews.go.com/ LIKE ABC News on FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/abcnews FOLLOW ABC News on TWITTER: https://twitter.com/abc #ABCNL #TheBreakdown #ViolenceAgainstWomenAct
What do you know about how the law sees domestic violence? What about in other countries? Do you think domestic violence is a public or private issue, or something in between? This talk explores how we stand on domestic violence, and what we can do to get to improve it. David Richards is an Associate Professor at the University of Connecticut, with appointments in both the Department of Political Science and the Human Rights Institute. He currently serves as Director of Graduate Studies at the Human Rights Institute. His work focuses on human rights, and has appeared in a variety of journals and books. These published works include studies of gender-violence law, the measurement of government respect for human rights, public support for torture, economic globalization, and national...
One in three women throughout the world will experience physical and/or sexual violence by a partner or sexual violence by a non-partner. This violence has a wide range of short- and long-term health consequences. The health system is a place where women who have experienced violence can go to in order to receive services and support for their physical and mental health needs.