The White House Addresses Violence Against Women
At the close of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, President Obama and Vice President Biden addressed the nation regarding unprecedented efforts across the Federal Government to protect victims of domestic and sexual violence. Related resources follow.
- Address from the White House on October 27, 2010
26-minute video shows the full address, and provides access to written transcript.
- FACT SHEET: Obama Administration Highlights Unprecedented Coordination across Federal Government to Combat Violence Against Women
Details the government’s concrete action steps, outlined as a four-pronged approach.
- Press Release: Against Backdrop of Appalling Events Nation Begins Dialogue about Sexual Violence from the National Alliance to End Sexual Violence
Describes the Administration’s steps to prioritize the issue of sexual assault.
- Council on Women and Girls White House Blog
Learn more about the efforts of the White House to end violence against women and girls.
Click here to view the full eNewsletter: [PDF]