Accomplishments of the Office on Violence Against Women

The document presents eight years of key achievements of the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW). Between 2009 and 2017, OVW made 6,252 awards totaling more than $3.4 billion. This investment in communities across the nation funds services for victims, the justice system’s response to crimes of domestic and sexual violence, and many other efforts to address sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. OVW also provided expert assistance to legislators leading up to the passage of the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 (VAWA 2013) and plays a leading role in its implementation.

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