White House: New initiatives on protecting Native women and girls

FACT SHEET: North American Working Group on Violence against Indigenous Women and Girls New Commitments & Accomplishments from the Obama Administration “Together, we’ve strengthened your sovereignty, reauthorized the Violence Against Women Act so that tribes can prosecute those who commit domestic violence against women in Indian Country, whether they’re Native …

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ProPublica: A brutal crime, often terribly investigated

By T. Christian Miller, ProPublica, and Ken Armstrong, The Marshall Project Dec. 21, 2015, 4:29 p.m. Illustrations by Wesley Allsbrook. News organizations have long chronicled problems with investigating reports of rape. Backlogs in rape kits. Cynical efforts to bury rape cases to make a police department’s crime fighting statistics look …

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