Inclusive VAWA Resource Center

Stop Abusive and Violent Environments has long been a proponent of fully inclusive domestic violence policies, programs, and services. Based on evidence of bias, SAVE unveiled a series of legislative proposals in 2011 to bring about an end to such practices.

A number of these proposals were included in the final version of the 2013 reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act. As Attorney General Eric Holder noted, “I applaud Congress for passing a bipartisan reauthorization that protects everyone – women and men, gay and straight, children and adults of all races, ethnicities, countries of origin, and tribal affiliations.”

Now we need to make the VAWA Inclusion Mandate a reality for all. SAVE is offering a variety of resources including reports, fact sheets, an inclusion checklist, consulting services, a sample Resolution, and more:


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A. General Information:

B. Information for Lawmakers:

C. Inclusive Shelters:

D. Population-Specific Information click HERE:

  • African-Americans
  • American Indians
  • Asian-Americans
  • Hispanics/Latinos
  • Immigrants
  • LGBT
  • Male Victims
  • Persons with Disabilities