Women’s Issues

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A Lifeline for Victims of Domestic Violence

Federal funds for domestic violence services released this month will help millions of victims.

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Healthy and Ready to Learn

The Importance of health services in Head Start

Look Beneath the Surface: Human Trafficking is Modern Day Slavery

Bridging Minority Health and Human Trafficking

Linking minority health and human trafficking starts with an honest conversation about the social determinants of health.

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Working to Improve the Well Being of Families

ACF addresses health issues in program delivery.

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Happy 35th Birthday, ORR!

President Jimmy Carter signed the Refugee Act of 1980 into law, officially creating the Office of Refugee Resettlement.

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ACF Releases 2015-2016 Strategic Plan

Document reflects ACF’s shared vision and commitment to priority work for the coming year.

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Helping Native Americans Prosper

ANA grants help local community financial institutions bring financial tools and resources to underserved Native Americans.

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Child Support Seeks Personal Stories

OCSE encourages custodial and noncustodial parents and adults who were once children on a child support case to submit their stories.

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President’s 2016 Budget Would Boost Work to End Family Violence, Youth Homelessness and Teen Pregnancy

Here’s a snapshot of what the President has proposed and what the new dollars would accomplish.

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What Works to Reduce Teen Pregnancy?

Evaluating Personal Responsibility Education Programs in Iowa, Kentucky, New York and Texas.

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