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Shook Ones: President Obama’s Baller Niece Threatened With Gun Violence Prior To NCAA Tournament Game

Barack Obama’s Basketball Player Niece Threatened Prior To Princeton’s NCAA Tourney Game What the hell?!? Via NYDailyNews A gun threat against President Obama’s basketball-playing niece before her team’s NCAA women’s tournament game was a false alarm, police said. A caller

Thousands Of Indian Schools Implement Gender Classes To Fight Inequality

Some boys in India are questioning why their girl classmates have much more housework than they do. And according to some, those questions could lead to less violence against women when those boys become adults. In more than 12,000 Indian...Show More Summary

Thousands Of Indian Schools Implement Gender Classes To Fight Inequality

3 days agoNews : Huffington Post

Some boys in India are questioning why their girl classmates have much more housework than they do. And according to some, those questions could lead to less violence against women when those boys become adults. In more than 12,000 Indian...Show More Summary

News in Asia

We have your mixed bag of good news and bad news; trying to include more good than bad. Please know that this week's edition carries trigger warnings for violence against women and rape. China So, first some bad news. China is now third in weapons production and will soon flood the arms market with cheap aircraft and ships. … Continue reading News in Asia

Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan Do Not Agree When It Comes to 'Fifty Shades'

Post by Lisa Fogarty. A lot of people are torn over whether they think Fifty Shades of Grey is a sexy love story or insanely inappropriate film that promotes violence and abuse against women. It seems the movie's stars, Jamie DornanShow More Summary

What the Dallas Cowboys’ Signing of a Man Found Guilty of Assault Says About the NFL

The NFL and its teams seem to have no real plan to combat violence against women or enforce consequences against players who commit it. Image: ABC News/Youtube The post What the Dallas Cowboys’ Signing of a Man Found Guilty of Assault Says About the NFL appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Ashley Judd Responds To Twitter Trolls With Personal Details Of Rape, Incest

Ashley Judd, who reportedly is pressing charges against her Twitter trolls, told them off but good. The actress penned an emotional essay about violence against women, in which she talks about her personal experience with rape and incest. The essay, titled “Forget Your Team: Your Online Violence Toward Girls and Women Is What Can Kiss [...]

Ashley Judd Recalls Rape, Decries Violence Against Women in Powerful Essay

Actress Ashley Judd has written a powerful essay about violence against women, and it all stemmed from a Tweet about March Madness, no less. An avid basketball fan (and non-bandwagon University of Kentucky supporter), she recently tweeted...Show More Summary

How Guatemalan Group ‘Las Poderosas’ Uses Theater to Confront Violence Against Women

For these women, theater is a means to heal trauma and raise awareness of gender-based violence within a country where two women a day are killed on average.

Meet BomBaebs, The Female Indian Duo Rapping Against Rape

image via youtube screen capture Following a number of high-profile incidents of sexual violence against women in India (as well as any number of equally troubling incidents that have gone un-or-under-noticed) two women have grabbedShow More Summary

This Powerful ‘Rap Against Rape’ by Two Indian Women Has Gone Viral

last weekNews : Truthdig

Two young Indian women, performing under the moniker “Bombaebs,” have made a captivating—and now widely played—video attacking sexual violence and misogyny in their country.

'Batgirl' cover canceled because it depicts violence against women; Internet goes nuts.

last weekHumor / odd : Happy Place

Look out for the opinions flying in your face. Not how we want to picture the DC heroine. (via Comic Book Resources) The cover is a variant, meaning it was commissioned separately from the content of the story or its creators. It's just one artist's mind riffing on important themes in the Batgirl canon. Show More Summary

NFL’s new spin on “handling” violence against women? Jameis Winston won’t attend draft

The alleged rapist plans to spend the draft with his family, allowing the league to downplay a potential PR crisis

Violence Against Women: Why We Keep Getting it Wrong

With the passing of another International Women’s Day, during which much attention around the world has again been focused on tackling violence against women, I would like to explain why none of the initiatives currently being proposed will achieve anything unless we acknowledge, and act on, the cause of this violence. So let me briefly [...]

AJWS to Congress: Pass the International Violence Against Women Act

2 weeks agoReligion / Judaism : Jewschool

American Jewish World Service needs you help urging Congress to pass the reintroduced International Violence Against Women Act. Click here to reshare this image on Facebook, click her to sign the petition. The post AJWS to Congress: Pass the International Violence Against Women Act appeared first on Jewschool.

When Women File Restraining Orders Against Abusers, They Often Pay A Price

A new study details the financial toll of trying to extricate yourself from domestic violence. The post When Women File Restraining Orders Against Abusers, They Often Pay A Price appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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Disney Star Debby Ryan Reveals Abusive Relationship As She Takes A Stand Against Dating Violence

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

After ending a seven-year contract with Disney, Debby Ryan is taking on a new project to show women that there is a way out of abusive relationships. She knows this because she went through it herself. Debby has teamed up with Mary Kay...Show More Summary

UN sounds alarm about worldwide violence against women

There has been some progress, the UN says. Some. But not enough. In fact, the UN says the amount of violence against women around the world is alarmingly high. Despite progress, violence against women "persists at alarmingly high levels," the U.N. says. http://t.co/A3rV4YfwDG pic.twitter.com/kz40x5PKaL — New York Times World (@nytimesworld) March 10, 2015 There are […]

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