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Victory
February 28, 2013

We Did It! A Victory for VAWA

Great news! Congress passes a real Violence Against Women Act that will help protect ALL women from violence.

Recent Victories

August 26, 2011
A US trial court has transferred a murder trial involving a 13-year-old to juvenile court, avoiding a possible violation of international law.
August 25, 2011

On 23 August, a Pennsylvania trial court ordered the immediate transfer of Jordan Brown’s case to a juvenile court for trial. This decision removes the risk of 13-year-old Jordan Brown being sentenced to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole. Such a sentence, when imposed on anyone under 18 years old at the time of the crime, violates international law.

August 25, 2011

On 23 August, a Pennsylvania trial court ordered the immediate transfer of Jordan Brown's case to a juvenile court for trial.

June 24, 2011

The Arkansas Supreme Court has issued a stay of execution in the case of Marcel Wayne Williams, who was scheduled to be executed in Arkansas on 12 July.