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62% of university students in Spain have experienced gender violence

The first research on violence against women at Spanish universities reveals that 62 percent of the student body know or have experienced situations of gender violence in the university community. The study also suggests that such violence often goes unreported and that there is a lack of knowledge to identify these situations.

Review: Paced by Isabell Huppert, “Elle” is provocative, sophisticated and … twisted

Is it a feminist tract, an antifeminist screed, a willful provocation, a condemnation or possibly even a celebration of violence against women? You could claim any of those antithetical things about Elle. This is a movie without a thesis. It just wants to rattle your bones, brain and possibly other, lower parts. The French film...

Joe Biden Is A Hero Among Women's Rights Groups. But It Wasn't Always That Way

WASHINGTON ? Joe Biden will leave a legacy of staunch advocacy for women’s rights when he steps down as vice president in a week. He was a leader in passing and renewing the 1994 Violence Against Women Act and has been the chief advocate...Show More Summary

Roxane Gay's new book 'Difficult Women' proves her power

In her new short-story collection “Difficult Women,” Roxane Gay is razor sharp on the constant contradictions of being a woman — the terrible mundanity and the terrible violence of it all, and the way these two things rub up against each other so fondly. In 2014, Gay seemed to be everywhere, with...

Jeff Sessions confirmation hearing liveblog #3

If you’re just tuning in, welcome to the train-wreckification of American justice. Tuesday, Jan 10, 2017 · 4:17:33 PM +00:00 · Kerry Eleveld Sen. Leahy demanding to know why Sessions voted against the Violence Against Women Act, which also protected LGBT people, immigrants, and people on tribal lands. Show More Summary

Trump Team Asks State Dept. To Name Those Working On Gender Equality

3 weeks agoNews : The Two-Way

The State Department was asked to list its workers who focus on gender equality and ending violence against women, and to identify money allocated for such programs.

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Meet Faith Spotted Eagle, the indigenous woman who fights to stop oil pipelines and end violence against Native American women – and was the first Native American to win an electoral college vote for president. See our previous coverage of Faith’s work.  Immigrant children being held in Berks Detention Center in Pennsylvania all have the same wish for the […]

When Capitalism Coopts Gendered and Racialized Violence against Muslim Women

Last November, Muslim Girl announced the launch of their subscription boxes. For $20 US a month, you are provided with a box that “intends to package the Muslim woman’s revolution,” offering products to satisfy the needs of Muslim women in today’s world. If you are in Canada, add an extra $15 for shipping. The first […]

‘Wear a suit and tie’: Ex-white supremacist reveals neo-Nazis blend into society to normalize racism

4 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

In the aftermath of the November election, Raw Story cataloged hundreds of Donald Trump-related incidents of violence on behalf of his supporters against people of color, women, children, Muslims and others. Upworthy released an interview on Facebook with a former leading white supremacist, who...

For holding college football accountable, Brenda Tracy is my person of the year

Tracy is pushing an entire sport to finally get serious about sexual assault and violence against women

Eminem Feuds With Drake, Snoop Dogg, And Iggy Azalea Explained

Born Marshall Bruce Mathers III, Eminem, was at the height of his career considered to be one of the most volatile rappers on the planet. His controversial lyrics in regards to violence, especially against women led to numerous lawsuits and also got him banned in some countries. Show More Summary

University Of Minnesota Football Team Ends Boycott, Will Play Bowl Game

last monthNews : The Two-Way

"Let me first state so there is no misperception: sexual harassment and violence against women have no place on this campus," a team leader says.

A Chronic Problem: Violence Against Women in Turkey

This piece was originally published in New America's digital magazine, The New America Weekly. Sign up to get it delivered to your inbox each Thursday here, and follow @New America on Twitter. Sarabrynn Hudgins is a Middle East expert...Show More Summary

Trump’s New Old Boys’ Club

last monthNews : The Daily Beast

Trumps new inner circle is a rogues gallery of women-beaters, sexual harassers, men who would do away with equal pay and the pill and the Violence Against Women act. Welcome back to the 1960s, America.

Whose Laws Are Archaic? When Standing In Court Matters More Than Violence Against Women

A Muslim woman is on ‘trial by media’ for refusing to stand in court. But the media’s attention should be focussed on the allegations of police violence against a woman, writes Michael Brull. Moutia Elzahed is a Muslim woman, who has two children. They are both teenage boys. She is married to Hamdi Alqudsi, who [...]Show More Summary

It's a Man's World: Rape in Cambodia

We rewind to 2013 when 101 East travelled to Cambodia to talk with men who admit rape and violence against women.

Three key members of Trump’s Team have been accused of physical and sexual violence against women

As Trump continues to put together his inner circle-including conspiracy theorist, Islamophobe and and white nationalist champion Michael Flynn as national security advisor, school privatizer and public school opponent Betsy DeVos as...Show More Summary

Why We Need to Address Gender-Based Violence, Now More Than Ever

The 16 Days campaign is exactly that —16 days of global activism, starting with the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women on November 25th and leading up to Human Rights Day on December 10th

Three Key Members of Trump's Team Have Been Accused of Physical and Sexual Violence Against Women

Click here for reuse options! That includes Trump himself. As Trump continues to put together his inner circle—including conspiracy theorist, Islamophobe and and white nationalist champion Michael Flynn as national security advisor,Show More Summary

On Parliament Floor, Scottish MP Recounts Her Rape

Two women shared extremely personal stories of rape in the UK House of Commons on the United Nations' International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women Thursday. Their stories left fellow MPs in tears, but it was Scottish MP Michelle Thomson, who represents Edinburgh West, whose words are being...

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