Domestic Violence Prevention: A history of milestones and achievements

This interactive timeline documents key historical events known to significantly impact or advance the goal of intimate partner violence prevention in the United States, noting intersections with sister social justice movements. The information is complied from several timelines and listings of prevention milestones.

To navigate the timeline, slide the gray box in the footer to the left or right and click on "More" within each event to access information, pictures, and other related media.

View a printer-friendly version of the timeline here.

This timeline was developed by the VAWnet Project of the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence and was last updated March of 2013. Content suggestions are welcome via our online contact form.