Women’s Issues

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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Sexual assault can happen in relationships, too.

Women's History Word Cloud that lists several different adjectives, including Role Model, Sister, Independent, Inventor, Powerful, Leader, Wonderful, Graceful, Daughter, Educator and Mother.

The Women Who Shaped a Brighter Future

March is Women's History Month.

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Social Media at ACF Growing

Get real-time updates about programs promoting the economic and social well-being of families, children, individuals and communities.

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Collaborating Across Federal Programs to Address Maternal Depression

Sharing SAMHSA's new More than the Blues toolkit at ACF.

Domestic Violence Awareness Month - Purple Ribbon

Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2015, Part 2

Exciting federal efforts to end domestic violence and homelessness.

ANA Commissioner Lillian Sparks Robinson (small image)

It Takes a Village to Combat Domestic Violence

Acknowledging the effects of domestic violence on American Indian and Alaskan Native communities and the need for collaboration to prevent further victimization.

Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett speaks at the National Convening on Trafficking and Child Welfare at the White House, June 10, 2015.

Celebrating 15 Years of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act

Under the TVPA, ACF is responsible for providing victims of human trafficking in the United States with benefits and services to help them rebuild their lives.

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2015, Part 1

Hear about the exciting efforts to end domestic violence!

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From Child Care Assistance Client to Office of Child Care Employee

ACF worker shares how her life came full circle.

Belle Harbor, N.Y., March 22, 2013 -- U.S. Army Corps of Engineers continues to work with local communities to remove debris from houses destroyed by Hurricane Sandy. Photo by Kenneth Wilsey/FEMA

Leading Hurricane Sandy Recovery for Domestic Violence Victims

The long road to recovery nearly three years later.

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