BWJP Congratulates Ms. Rosie Hidalgo on Confirmation as Director of the Office on Violence Against Women       


BWJP Congratulates Ms. Rosie Hidalgo on Confirmation as Director of the Office on Violence Against Women 

St. Paul, Minnesota - July 11, 2023 - BWJP (Battered Women's Justice Project) is delighted to announce and celebrate the confirmation of Ms. Rosie Hidalgo as the Director of the Office on Violence Against Women at the Department of Justice. 

President Biden officially nominated Ms. Hidalgo in May 2022. Ms. Hidalgo, an accomplished attorney, and political advisor, recently served as the Senior Advisor on Gender-Based Violence and Special Assistant to the President on the White House Gender Policy Council. 

With over 25 years of experience as a national policy advocate and public servant, Ms. Hidalgo has dedicated her career to combating gender-based violence. She has successfully fostered broad-based coalitions across sectors, both nationally and globally. Furthermore, she has tirelessly worked to advance policy advocacy, develop innovative strategies, and implement effective programs. This expertise positions Ms. Hidalgo for great success in leading the Office on Violence Against Women.  

As CEO Amy J. Sánchez states, "On behalf of BWJP, we extend our heartfelt congratulations to Ms. Rosie Hidalgo on her appointment as the new Director of the Office on Violence Against Women. We would also like to express our deep appreciation for her years of unwavering dedication and passion in serving survivors of gender-based violence." 

BWJP is eager to work closely with Ms. Hidalgo and her staff to address the critical legal issues facing survivors of gender-based violence in our communities. We look forward to furthering our partnership by promoting justice and safety for all survivors because no one fights alone

For media inquiries, please contact: 

Communications Manager, BWJP   

[email protected]   

About BWJP: 

BWJP (Battered Women's Justice Project) is a national resource center focused on improving the civil and criminal justice system's response to domestic violence, sexual violence, and stalking. With a strong commitment to gender equality and victim-centered approaches, BWJP provides training, technical assistance, and policy advocacy to support the implementation of effective interventions and strategies across the United States. For more information, visit 

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