The Domestic Violence Protections of VAWA, The Violence Against Women Act

The severity of crimes associated with domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking was finally addressed by Congress when VAWA, the Violence Against Women Act, was passed in 1994. Within a decade, the legislature expanded the act including protections and provisions, improving action and enforcing efforts to address violence in America. The bill marked the first … Continue reading The Domestic Violence Protections of VAWA, The Violence Against Women Act

Prepared, Not scared. Part 4: Warning Signs to Avoid Shady Contractors – What to do if you are the Victim of a Scam

After a natural disaster, scammers are eager and adamant to target homeowners with post-disaster damage. In desperate times, it can be easy to fall victim to shady contractors who overpromise and under deliver. Having to avoid shady contractors in the wake of a natural disaster is a common experience for a homeowner.  Con artists and … Continue reading Prepared, Not scared. Part 4: Warning Signs to Avoid Shady Contractors – What to do if you are the Victim of a Scam

Human Trafficking Bus Tour Event in Houston

Join Lone Star Legal Aid and CHILDREN AT RISK for an educational bus tour presentation on human trafficking in Houston Tuesday, October 22, 2019, generously sponsored by Locke Lord, LLP. Attorneys will get a first-hand look at both where major trafficking incidents were identified, where this crime may be presently occurring, and will learn to … Continue reading Human Trafficking Bus Tour Event in Houston

How to Communicate with your Friend Who Might be in an Abusive Relationship

Overview Domestic violence affects each person differently and can happen to anyone regardless of their social, education, or financial status. While red flags are not always proof that someone is in an abusive relationship, they are worth noting, even if your friend does not recognize them themselves. Sometimes it takes another person to point out … Continue reading How to Communicate with your Friend Who Might be in an Abusive Relationship

UNBELIEVABLE – Netflix Releases a Gripping Television Series on Friday, September 13, 2019

End Violence Against Women International is collaboratively working with Netflix to promote a new limited series called Unbelievable, which will captivate its viewers by strategically enhancing the reach and impact of the message for survivors of sexual assault. On September 13, 2019, the limited series based on true events will be released, showing the horrific … Continue reading UNBELIEVABLE – Netflix Releases a Gripping Television Series on Friday, September 13, 2019