Violence Against Women

Sponsored Legislation: Justice for Victims Act (2016)

CWLC was a co-sponsor of Senate Bill 813, the Justice for Victims Act. Authored by Senator Connie Leyva, this landmark bipartisan bill eliminates the arbitrary statute of limitations for rape and related felony sex crimes in California. Now, regardless of when a rape or sexual assault is reported or discovered, victims of sexual crimes can
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Additional Resources: Sexual Assault and Harassment

The California Women’s Law Center closely monitors the fight to end sexual assault on college campuses and is committed to providing students and their advocates the resources they need to prevent campus sexual assaults and secure justice for survivors.   The California Victim Compensation Program (CalVCP) can help victims and family members of victims of
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