DHS Announces New Resources to Combat Gender-Based Violence

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has introduced new measures to strengthen its fight against gender-based violence (GBV). A newly issued Directive and Instruction emphasize a victim-centered approach, mandating training for personnel and requiring certification policy submissions from relevant DHS components. Additionally, DHS has launched a Combating Gender-Based Violence web page, serving as an online hub for information, resources, and support for GBV survivors. This initiative underscores DHS’s commitment to addressing various forms of GBV, ensuring consistent, supportive policies across the Department.

USCIS link: https://www.dhs.gov/combating-gender-based-violence