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Bea Hanson is the Principal Deputy Director of the United States Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women (OVW).


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April 21, 2014
In recognition of the 20th anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), the Department of Justice announced a nationwide university tour by top administration officials to raise awareness of campus sexual assault.
November 20, 2013
Deputy Attorney General James M. Cole today announced the release of a new Department of Justice policy for employees addressing the effects of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking in the workplace.
November 20, 2013
As all of us know too well, domestic violence inflicts severe harm on our society. So many women, men and children in our country of every background, ethnicity, age, disability and sexual orientation are damaged by this devastating crime.
November 14, 2013
The safety of American Indian women is one of my main priorities and a clear priority of the Administration. It's important that we work together to bring about systematic, positive changes in American Indian and Alaska Native communities.

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Updated: April 2014
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Bea Hanson
Principal Deputy Director
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Office on Violence Against Women
145 N St., NE, Suite 10W.121
Washington, D.C. 20530
202-307-6026
Fax: 202-305-2589
Email: ovw.info@usdoj.gov
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