Girls Inc. needs you! Time is running out to pass the Violence Against Women Act. On February 12th, the Senate passed the bipartisan Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA). In addition to including the original protections of VAWA, the Senate version of the bill protects LGBT women and Native Americans by authorizing tribal law enforcement to prosecute non-tribal perpetrators of domestic violence on reservations.
Girls Inc. is a leading advocacy organization dedicated to extending girls' voices, issues, and concerns to policy makers, corporations, and the media. Our Girls' Bill of Rights serves as the foundation for all of our work. These rights shape our responses to the difficult social issues facing girls, and serve as a powerful platform for empowering girls.