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What Trump’s Budget May Mean for Violence Against Women Programs
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What Trump’s Budget May Mean for Violence Against Women Programs

There’s a need to reduce the ongoing epidemic of violence against women, and the Trump budget threatens recent, hard-won progress to help more women.

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  • Jamila Taylor

Last week, the Trump administration released a budget blueprint for fiscal year 2018. Across the board, many programs for our communities’ most vulnerable residents were targeted for slashes by double-digit percentages, including programs to ensure food and nutrition aid for low-income people, as well as severe cuts in funding for health, education, and housing.

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Authors

Jamila Taylor

Senior Fellow; Director, Women’s Health and Rights