Women Issues & Domestic Abuse

As the first woman to ever represent the 20th Legislative District, Assemblywoman Quijano takes women issues and domestic abuse very seriously. Bills that Quijano was proud of sponsoring include a bill that requires counseling for certain domestic violence offenders and another bill that established a task force to study issues related to sexual assault on college campuses. For many students, college is their first venture into the real world and Quijano believes it is saddening, according to statistics, many of them will fall victim to sexual violence while in school. Quijano’s sponsored bill works to not only change the current culture so that victims will feel comfortable reporting the abuse, but also prevention so that in the future, these assaults become the exception and not the norm. Read more here: http://www.assemblydems.com/Article.asp?ArticleID=10122.