It is widely recognised that women experience domestic violence at far greater rates than men do, and women and children often live in fear as a result of the abuse that is used by men to maintain control over their partners.Domestic violence is often not recognized by others, particularly if it is the more subtle psychological and emotional abuse.Machismo within our Latinx communities is most commonly presented in sets of heavily enforced gender norms and expectations.Often coming from “La mujer […] Youth of all shapes and forms have voices that carry truth and passion. It gets buried in single story stereotypes and societal norms that tells us power comes with age or in the form of a white male.VAWA 2013 reauthorized and improved upon lifesaving services for all victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence and stalking - including Native women, immigrants, LGBT victims, college students and youth, and public housing residents.
These three broad categories are each divided further to reflect more specific types of violence.This major gap in justice, safety, and violence prevention must be addressed.VAWA 2013 includes a solution that would give Tribal courts the authority they need to hold offenders in their communities accountable.UNDERSTANDING THE WRATH OF EMOTIONAL ABUSE, Jessica Taylor, Multi Briefs, June 11, 2014. VICTIM WANTS JUSTICE SERVED, Mike Gallagher, VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN ~ VICTIMS AND ABUSERS ~ LEGAL ISSUES ~ INTERVENTIONS AND TREATMENT (volume III), edited by Joan Zorza, Civic Research Institute, Inc., Kingston, NJ. My people are from the world’s newest nation of South Sudan and we carry our culture everywhere we go.