Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)

The NTF was critical in the passage and continues to mobilize for reauthorizations of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). 

VAWA is due for reauthorization as of September 30th, 2018. Below you'll find useful resources, including talking points and a toolkit for educating policy makers about reauthorization.

There’s been many conversations online and in the media about what VAWA includes, including some myths and fake news. Download “VAWA Myths vs. Facts” for a brief rundown of VAWA-related myths and the facts.

NTF Toolkit for Senators on Recess

NTF Toolkit in support of H.R. 1585

The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA): A Toolkit for educating policy makers about reauthorization

Read the NTF's Letter of Support for the Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act of 2018

Learn more about the NTF's support for key enhancements to VAWA

Download a customizable letter to the editor and/or op-ed

Downloadable Fact Sheets

During the 20th anniversary of VAWA, the Office on Violence Against Women did a VAWA listening tour to assess the landmark legislation's impact and future needs.