Office on Violence Against Women

Office on Violence Against Women

October is Domestic Awareness Month
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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Announcements

Call for Nominees for a Tribal Task Force. OVW is seeking nominations for the federal advisory task force that supports the Department's Research on Violence Against American Native and Alaska Native Women. Nominees must be representatives of tribal governments, tribal domestic violence and sexual assault nonprofits, or national tribal organizations.

Learn more about the Task Force.   Nominations are due November 14. 

►Lists of Awards for Fiscal Year 2017 Grants. Listings of all grants are now online on the Award Page. The lists are sorted by state and program. Total = 751 awards for $450,840,083.  

►Sex Trafficking in Indian Country National Conference. January 30-31, 2017 in Agua Caliente, California. This conference will explore the legal and social issues of sex trafficking through a culturally specific lens. Some activities will offer foundation-level understanding; others will offer specific, in-depth discussion about working with special populations. Learn more

Blog

Friday, February 10, 2017

The Office on Violence Against Women consistently gives priority to proven strategies that further the common goal of ending domestic and sexual violence. Every two years, we submit a report to congress about the specific ways grants are impacting communities. This message summarizes the report. 

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Leadership 

Nadine M. Neufville 
Acting Director

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Office on Violence Against Women
145 N St., NE, Suite 10W.121
Washington, D.C. 20530
202-307-6026
Fax: 202-305-2589
Email: ovw.info@usdoj.gov

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