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White House Office Hours: The Violence Against Women Act

Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett will answer questions on Twitter about the Violence Against Women Act.

Note: This live session of Office Hours has concluded. View the full question and answer session below or at

Today, President Obama signed a bill that both strengthened and reauthorized the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).  Thanks to the bipartisan agreement, thousands of victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence and stalking will be able to access resources they need in their communities to help heal from their trauma.

Do you have questions about the Violence Against Women Act? On Friday, March 8th at 3:45 p.m. ET, we're holding a session of White House Office Hours on Twitter with Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to the President and Chair of the White House Council on Women and Girls, and Lynn Rosenthal, White House Advisor on Violence Against Women, to answer your questions.

Here's how it works:

To learn more, you can check out a fact sheet on key provisions in the law and read the President's remarks. Be sure to follow @WhiteHouse for the latest updates and more opportunities to engage.