This is a link to an infosheet (PDF) about VAWA - Violence Against Women Act which was signed into law by Obama.
Under the leadership of then-Senator Joe Biden, Congress recognized the severity of violence against women and our need for a national strategy with the enactment of the Violence Against Women Act in 1994. This landmark federal legislation’s comprehensive approach to violence against women combined tough new provisions to hold offenders accountable with programs to provide services for the victims of such violence.
If you’re a man, you should read this.
If you’re a woman, you should read this.
If you’re in the USA, you should read this.
If you’re in another country not governed by USA law, you should read this.
If you’re in another place where rape victims are not given the care and respect they deserve, and where women are held to their past sexual conduct as a measure of guilt - you should read this.
If you are in a place that is governed by US law, know your rights, know your shit, share this & shout loud. That’s what makes change.