“This week marks the 25th year anniversary of the first passage of VAWA. Historically, VAWA has always been reauthorized with strong bipartisan support and strengthened protections for survivors. The time for the Senate to act is past due. VAWA is key to preventing violence and helping victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking. 1 in 5 women has been raped in her lifetime – it’s time for the Senate to step up, invest in violence prevention, and help victims and survivors.” Read full letter here.