DHS Directive 002-01 Council on Combatting Violence Against Women (March 14, 2013) [pdf]

This directive establishes the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Council on Combating Violence Against Women (“Council”) and its membership, and outlines the Council functions, coordination responsibilities, and operating procedures. Responsibilities of the Council include advancing knowledge and awareness throughout DHS about Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and Trafficking Victims Protection Act and compliance with the requirements of each of these laws.