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Advocating for Women

Advocating for Women

Understanding that the painful effects of sexual assault, domestic violence and other forms of violence against women impact every person in Illinois, The Attorney General's Office offer numerous programs and services aimed at protecting the rights and well-being of women. These programs and services include:

  • Grant funding through the Violent Crime Victims Assistance Act to help victims of violent crime recover and rebuild their lives;
  • Trainings and seminars to provide law enforcement and first responders with better tools to prevent and solve crimes against women, prosecute domestic abusers and sex offenders, and help victims cope with the trauma of violent crime; and
  • A comprehensive directory to make services more readily available to women in need.

Through a vigorous legislative agenda in Springfield and innovative partnerships with law enforcement around the state, The Attorney General's Office also continues to work toward improved sex offender management in Illinois, a reduced rate of crime against women, and more aggressive prosecutions of criminals who abuse women.

Click on the following links for more information:

Violence Against Women

Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Services Directory

Address Confidentiality Program

Illinois Domestic Violence Act Victim Information Tear Sheet PDF Document

Illinois Domestic Violence Act Victim Information Tear Sheet - en Espaņol PDF Document

Illinois Domestic Violence Act Victim Information Tear Sheet - Polish Translation PDF Document

Reproductive Rights

Know Your Reproductive Rights PDF Document

How to Protect Your Personal Information PDF Document

Guidance to Law Enforcement PDF Document

Sexual Assault

Preventing Sexual Violence in Higher Ed Act PDF Document

Preventing Sexual Violence in Higher Ed Act FAQs PDF Document

Sexual Assault Myths: A Quiz to Separate Fact from Fiction PDF Document

Recognizing Sexual Assault PDF Document

Campus Response to Date Rape Drug

Orders of Protection

Short Form Notification PDF Document

Orders of Protection

Domestic Violence Information and Brochures

Teen Dating Violence

Domestic Violence Awareness/Teen Dating Quiz PDF Document

Domestic Violence Brochure PDF Document

Domestic Violence Brochure en Español PDF Document

Domestic Violence Awareness Quiz PDF Document

Crime Victim Services

Crime Victim Services

Automated Victim Notification (AVN) System

Additional Resources

Illinois Sex Offender Registry

ISORT, Illinois Sex Offender Registration Team

SOMB, Sex Offender Managements

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