Country United States of America
Year 2012
Type of Measure Institutional mechanisms
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

President Obama issued a Presidential Memorandum creating the Federal Working Group on HIV/AIDS, Violence Against Women, and Gender-Related Health Disparities. The interagency federal working group developed a 56-point action plan, with a focus on women of color, to improve screening for intimate partner violence (IPV) and HIV; address violence and trauma among HIV positive women in care; expand HIV and IPV outreach, education, and prevention; and promote increased research around HIV and women/girls.

Source of Information

The Government of the United States of America, National Review on Beijing +20 2014, pg 23