Inside Story Americas: Can the Law Protect Native American Women from Domestic Violence?

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Inside Story Americas: Can the Law Protect Native American Women from Domestic Violence?

An examination of why the Violence Against Women Act is crucial for indigenous women in the US

"Don't women on tribal lands deserve the constitutional right of equal protection and not to be raped and battered and beaten and dragged back onto native lands because they know they can be raped with impunity? Ain't they women?" said Rep. Gwen Moore (D-Wisc.).