Violence Against Women Act: Overview, Legislation, and Federal Funding [May 10, 2012] [open pdf - 423KB]
"This report provides a brief legislative history of VAWA [Violence Against Women Act] and an overview of the crimes addressed through VAWA. It then discusses legislation that would reauthorize VAWA and selected issues. The Appendix of this report outlines funding information for VAWA authorized programs from FY2008 through FY2012."
CRS Report for Congress, R42499