Protesters in Montevideo, Uruguay, march to condemn violence against women on Feb. 2, 2017. They hold pictures of Valeria Sosa, a 29-year-old dancer killed by her former partner, a policeman.
The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) expired four days before Christmas, one of the many consequences of the 35-day partial U.S. government shutdown. Congress first passed the act with strong bipartisan support in 1994. Coming in the wake of the 1993 United Nations Declaration on the Elimination of Violence Against...
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