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Why Working With Men Could Help Efforts to Combat Violence Against Women

While men regard the social norm of 'proving' their manhood as normal, research shows otherwise. Combating these misconceptions can help reduce male violence. The post Why Working With Men Could Help Efforts to Combat Violence Against Women appeared first on The Good Men Project.

White House: Trump’s budget cuts to Violence Against Women programs just ‘technical’

A chart buried on page 245 of President Donald Trump’s 2018 budget analysis looks alarming: It shows a massive decrease in funding over 10 years for federal programs that aid … Click to Continue »

South Africans protest over violence against women

Hundreds angered by a rise in violence against women and children march in the South African capital, Pretoria.

Protesters in S.African capital decry violence against women

Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Pretoria on Saturday, angered by a rise in violence against women and children in South Africa, including killings and sex attacks. Answering the call by a group calling itself "#Not In My...Show More Summary

Ballet's rape problem.

Siobhan Burkemay, writing in the NYT, is fed up with the "sleek, unexamined images of violence against women" that are "pervasive in contemporary ballet."By “images of violence against women,” I mean not just depictions of violent acts...Show More Summary

New study examines sexual violence against college women with disabilities

(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News) Patterns of sexual violence and intimate partner violence aimed at female college students with a mental health-related or behavioral disability and the health effects of this abuse.

U.N. calls for probe into violence against transgender women in El Salvador

SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) - An uptick in deadly violence against transgender women in El Salvador prompted the United Nations on Friday to call for an investigation into crimes against sexual minorities in the conservative Central American country.

Donald Trump is a liar, a criminal, and a danger to all of us

…everyone who is sane knows that.  He is a draft dodger.  He is a racist.  He sexually assaults women and brags about it.  He violated the Cuba embargo. He has long been linked to organized crime. He condones violence against those who disagree with him.  He’s had multiple bankruptcies.  His ex-wife says he raped her, […]

Brazilian Trans Women Are Fighting Against Violence With Deadly Martial Arts

Brazilian Trans Women Are Fighting Against Violence With Deadly Martial Arts Brazil's trans women are tired of the high amount of transphobic violence in Rio de Janeiro, so they're practicing a deadly martial art to fight back! Unicorn Booty - Unicorn Booty brings you the best news, pop-culture, and opinions on the web!

NY Democrat Calls For Pro-Sharia Activist To Be Condemned

It’s no secret that Linda Sarsour, the open advocate for Sharia law who uses social media to call for sexual violence against women who dare to disagree with her, is a controversial figure, to say the least. But the fact … More » The post NY Democrat Calls For Pro-Sharia Activist To Be Condemned appeared first on EveryJoe.

Group urges Bengals to speak out against domestic violence

An advocacy group is urging the Cincinnati Bengals to speak out against domestic violence after the team drafted a player who punched a woman in the face. Women Helping Women … Click to Continue »

LAPD officer at center of high-profile shooting in Venice also faces domestic violence charges

A Los Angeles police officer who Chief Charlie Beck says should be criminally charged for shooting an unarmed man in Venice is now facing new allegations: that he committed domestic violence against two women in Orange County. Prosecutors have charged Clifford Proctor with misdemeanor battery in...

Cause Celeb: Joe Biden raises awareness about sexual violence on college campuses

Celeb: Former vice president Joe Biden, who initiated the landmark Violence Against Women Act in 1984. Cause: The Its On Us Campaign which calls on women and men (especially men) to raise awareness of sexual assault and combat rape culture on college campuses across the country. Scene: Like a political rock star, Biden, dressed in […]

35 scholars, journalists, authors win Carnegie fellowships

This year's Andrew Carnegie fellows will delve into a wide range of issues — including immigration, the refugee crisis, American election processes and global violence against women in politics. The … Click to Continue »

Night Trap is coming back, baby!

Night Trap is notorious for being one of the few games that brought about the creation of the ESRB. While its content is pretty damn vanilla and very PG rated, apparently its depiction of violence against women was so realistic and encompassing that it was corrupting our youth into repeating it. Show More Summary

Indiana University Will No Longer Accept Athletes With History Of Sexual Violence

Indiana University is taking a big step toward combat sexual assault and violence against women on its campus. On Wednesday, the university released a new policy banning any prospective student who has a history of sexual assault orShow More Summary

Great Job, Internet!: Let’s debate Quentin Tarantino’s feminist bona fides

Following the release of 2015’s The Hateful Eight, Quentin Tarantino got a certain amount of backlash for the film’s portrayal of violence against women, or in this case, woman. Throughout the film, Jennifer Jason Leigh’s foul-mouther...Show More Summary

Stop Violence Against Women - Care2

Violence against women and girls, a gross human rights violation, devastates lives, causes untold pain, suffering and illness. It also incurs high economic costs.

Trump’s Budget Could Decimate A Lifeline For Abused Women

In 1996, Josie Slawik sat in the headquarters of the National Domestic Violence Hotline in Austin, Texas, and waited for the phone to ring. The hotline had just launched as part of the Violence Against Women Act, and for the first time in U.S. Show More Summary

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