Vice President Biden Discusses Violence Against Young Women on The View

Vice President Biden on The View

Vice President Joe Biden appears on The View, in New York City, NY. Sep. 27, 2011. (Official White House by David Lienemann)

On September 27, 2011, Vice President Joe Biden appeared on The View to discuss the work he has done to end violence against women and his current initiative to reduce youth violence.

Since the passage of the Violence Against Women Act in 1994, a bill the Vice President refers to as his proudest legislative achievement, rates of domestic violence have dropped by over 50%. However, rates of violence against young women continue to remain alarmingly high, with 16-24 year olds experiencing the highest rates of rape, sexual assault and dating violence.

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