VAWA

U.S. Supreme Court Could Rupture Indigenous People's Rights to Prosecute Non-Natives

A SCOTUS case involving the alleged sexual assault of a Choctaw boy by his White manager at a Dollar General store on Choctaw land could mean the end of hard-won Native rights to punish non-Natives for crimes against them.

Female Ravens Fans React to Ray Rice Video and the NFL

Check out what they have to say.

Seven Important Facts About the Violence Against Women Act at 20

This groundbreaking piece of legislation has shaped two decades of anti-violence work. Here are some vital things to consider about its evolution.

A Small Victory for Native Women

Native women face one of the highest rates of domestic violence in the U.S. A new pilot project that allows tribes to prosecute non-Natives for the crime could be a game-changer.

For Rep. Gwen Moore, the Violence Against Women Act is Personal

And Colorlines.com gender matters blogger Akiba Solomon notes that the opposition to VAWA doesn’t just affect women.