In the latest figures from 2012 to 2013 published by the ONS it is estimated that around 1.2 million women suffered domestic abuse and over 330,000 women were sexually assaulted. Domestic and sexual violence is often hidden away behind closed doors, with the victim suffering in silence. We are determined to support victims in rebuilding […]
We hear a lot about violence against women, both in the United States and around the world. We hear about abuse -- physical, sexual, emotional -- and the lasting effects of abuse on the victim. We hear about trafficking women and children across borders for sexual slavery and forced labor. Show More Summary
The “Fashion Resistance to Militarism” [ja], a fashion show organized by Asian Women’s Association, a non-profit women's right organization to call attention to the issue of violence against women, took place on December 1, 2013. The full video is now available here. Written by Keiko Tanaka · comments (0) Donate · Share: facebook · twitter ·...
Just in time for International Women's Day, we are hearing alarming news about violence against women. But this time the message does not come from those areas of the world that suffer under the dictates of terrorizing, patriarchal regimes...Show More Summary
Violence against women and girls is a global health issue. In some countries it is estimated that as many as seven out of 10 women are beaten, raped, abused or mutilated. This is not cultural. This is criminal. As conscious beings, we understand that when lives are fragmented by the acts of physical violence, our whole community suffers. Show More Summary
This Friday marks the one-year anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) reauthorization being signed into law. As the House sponsor of the strong, bipartisan Senate VAWA update, I can tell you that this was a victory hard-fought and one that women should be proud of. Show More Summary
As the Violence Against Women report by the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA), revealed that around one in two women in Britain has been physically or sexually assaulted, Citizens Advice says that its research suggests there could be as many as half a million people who have not reported abuse. Citizens Advice Chief Executive, […]
With President Barack Obama’s new budget proposal setting aside more than $400 million to combat violence against women, Vice President Joe Biden said Wednesday that the issue “cannot wait.” “There are certain problems we know cannot wait,” Biden said on a conference call touting funding for the inventory and testing of rape kits. Show More Summary
Almost one year ago I wrote in this same spot about a rally that UN Women for Peace organized which aimed at Ending Violence Against Women. This week, we are kicking off our seconds "March in March" and for the same cause. Despite local...Show More Summary
ITALY – From the Women’s Strike to our grasp of a Red Women’s Day, to the struggle of women in every aspect of the conditions of life The 25 November, with the women’s strike “against femicides, rapes, sexual violence and the entire condition of women” we lit many fires, from the North to the [...]
Britain has some of the highest levels of violence against women in the EU, with 44 percent reporting to have suffered some form of violence since the age of 15. The Daily Mail reports that a new study by the EU Agency for Fundamental...Show More Summary
Journalists and networks hyped the so-called Republican "war on women" during the 2012 election. But ABC and CBS on Wednesday skipped the claim that liberal Congressman Alan Grayson committed domestic abuse against his estranged wife. Show More Summary
The World Health Organization claims that 35% of women around the world have ended up as victims to either violence from their intimate partner, or sexual violence from a non-partner. Some of the solutions include pepper spray and self-defense...Show More Summary
In response to Democrat Alan Grayson Under Investigation After Domestic Violence Complaint: In 2009, smear merchant, Democrat Alan Grayson said the Republican health care plan was for Americans to "die quickly." In 2012, he ran withShow More Summary
Artist aleXandro Palombo's new body of work portrays the most iconic cartoon characters in scenes of domestic violence. Considering 85% of domestic violence is perpetrated against women, the illustrations make a point. More » Artist Uses Images Of Iconic Cartoon Characters To Illustrate The Horror Of Domestic Violence is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.
I’m appalled, shocked, and frankly infuriated by the amount of clients I get that are experiencing domestic violence. “It only happened once.” “But he loves me though.” “Y’all just don’t understand him.” “I don’t know what I would do without him…” These are many of the justifications I hear from women as they search for Keep Reading ?
The 2014 Forum for Francophone Women [fr] Opens today in Kinshasa, DRC. This is the second installment of the forum following the initial one in Paris in 2013. While the first forum focused on reducing violence against women in conflict areas, The objective of the 2014 forum will be dedicated to...
Loretta Saunders, Inuk woman writing on missing and murdered Indigenous women of Canada, found dead in New Brunswick.
Sadly, you could write an entire blog site on the way the UK's criminal justice system operates and here's another example - this time about the manner in which courts respond to violence against women. Now 18 months in prison seemsShow More Summary
Danny Torres suggests that to help create a safe world, we need to develop a regimen of kindness. The post One Way to Help Stop Violence Against Women appeared first on The Good Men Project.