Documenting the impact OVW grants make on victims of domestic/sexual violence, their families, and their communities.

January 5, 2023

Webinar: Intro to Progress Reporting

2020 Biennial Report to Congress on the Effectiveness of Grant Programs Under the Violence Against Women Act

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In response to the reporting requirements of VAWA 2000, every two years, VAWA MEI and OVW compiles and presents aggregate qualitative and quantitative data submitted by grantees demonstrating the effectiveness of VAWA funding nationwide. These reports represent 2 years of collective efforts to respond to domestic/sexual violence across the nation. In addition, these reports include recent and relevant research from the field on the scope and burden of violence, emerging and evidence-based practices and policies for addressing violence, and highlights evolving and ongoing challenges.

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Studies have shown that the provision of trauma-informed, culturally sensitive services can significantly improve victims’ sense of well-being. (Source)

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