Sequester Endangers Women - Take Action Now
Congress needs to hear from you: funding cuts are gutting services for victims and endangering women’s lives!
After years of budget cuts, domestic and sexual violence programs have been forced to reduce services, are losing experienced staff, and are left struggling to keep the lights on and the doors open. Every day, victims in dire need of lifesaving services must be turned away because of funding cuts to victim service programs, social services, law enforcement, and housing programs -- just to name a few. The Congressionally-mandated sequester cuts are now taking effect, further decimating the resources that victims need to escape and heal from violence and abuse.
Congress’ mandated cuts mean less funding at a time when more victims are coming forward for counseling, shelter and services. Please join us in calling on Congress to end the sequester and ensure that lifesaving services will continue to be available to victims of domestic and sexual violence.