Biden Will Ensure ‘Every Survivor of…Sexual Violence is Offered the Services of a Highly-Trained Advocate’

By CNSNews.com Staff | May 14, 2020 | 2:09pm EDT
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(CNSNews.com) - Former Vice President Joe Biden has offered a plan the will create a $50-million federal fund to make sure that individuals who are survivors of domestic or sexual violence have advocates to defend them.

The proposed fund is presented as part of “The Biden Plan to End Violence Against Women.

One part of that plan carries the subhead: “Ensure advocates for every victim.”

This is a screen capture of the section of The Biden Plan to End Violence Against Women that carries the subhead: "Ensure advocates for every victim."
This is a screen capture of the section of The Biden Plan to End Violence Against Women that carries the subhead: "Ensure advocates for every victim."

“Biden will create a $50 million grant program from the Crime Victims Fund to hire victim advocates so that every survivor of domestic or sexual violence is offered the services of a highly-trained advocate if they want one,” it says.

“Victim advocates based in community organizations or in local law enforcement systems play an invaluable role by giving individualized attention to victims and helping them navigate the process, explore options and access services,” it says.

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