Responding to Sexual Violence in Indian Country by Attorney General Eric H. Holder, Jr. for the USDOJ, 11/17/14

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

“My pledge to these dedicated leaders was that their report, and the insights they offered, will not merely go on a shelf – they will provide a solid basis for the Justice Department to take robust action.  In the days ahead, they will guide our efforts to take practical steps to implement – and to institutionalize – the changes we need to gain the trust of survivors, to transform attitudes surrounding these heinous crimes, and to strengthen existing tribal values that women must be respected.  And they will inform our broad-based efforts to keep supporting and building upon the exemplary work that law enforcement leaders, victim advocates, and tribal authorities across the country are doing every day to help us turn the tide.”

Read more: http://www.justice.gov/opa/blog/responding-sexual-violence-indian-country-attorney-general-eric-h-holder-jr