A nationally representative study found that AI/AN women were 1.2 times more likely to experience domestic violence than non-Hispanic white women.

Program Overview


Tribal Governments Program

The goals and objectives of the Tribal Governments Program are to decrease the number of violent crimes (sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking) against American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) women and girls, assist Indian tribes in using their sovereign authority to respond to those crimes, and ensure that people who commit violent crimes against AI/AN women are held responsible for their actions through a strong coordinated community response.


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News & Updates

January 11, 2018

VAWA MEI’s newest resource for grantees

VAWA MEI has compiled grantees’ most frequently asked questions to help you get quick answers.

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