US & Canada26 Mar 2013 08:17 GMT
The VAWA will not solve every issue, but ensures that remedies are there when a woman makes a desperate plea for help.
'Israeli strikes' hit arms depot in Damascus
When NGOs save children who don't want to be saved
Is war coming to North Korea?
Critics blast US shipment of fighter jets to Israel
Syria's war explained from the beginning
Why are so many Native Americans killed by the police?
Palestinian Authority to stop funding Gaza electricity
Will Jordan abolish a law that protects rapists?
The Eritreans fleeing to Ethiopia
'I will leave France if Le Pen becomes president'
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