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Poulomi Basu Wins the 2017 FotoEvidence Book Award

Photojournalist Poulomi Basu has won the 2017 FotoEvidence Book Award for her project, “A Ritual of Exile: Blood Speaks.” The project investigates and documents normalized violence against women in Nepal. A book of the work will be published by FotoEvidence in October 2017. Show More Summary

Woman Hatred, Fueled by Presidential Campaign, on the Rise

Click here for reuse options! The Trump administration emboldens misogynists, and encourages violence against women. Much has been made of the rise in racist and xenophobic rhetoric, anti-Muslim attacks, and anti-Semitic trolling in the wake of Donald Trump’s ascent, and rightly so. Show More Summary

Arrest of abused immigrant unleashes debate: Where should line be drawn?

Last week, in the middle of a nationwide immigration sweep, federal agents surrounded an El Paso, Texas, county courtroom, a place where victims of domestic violencewomen, mostly – go to obtain orders of protection against their abusers. Show More Summary

A conversation with Lalla Essaydi about “Bullets,” the Arab Spring and violence against women

Bullets, Lalla Essaydi’s exhibition at Jackson Fine Art through April 15 is a provocative and metaphorically loaded take on the condition of women in today’s Arab world.

OUTRAGE IS SELECTIVE: Democrat Commits Violence Against Women That Feminists Will Ignore. “Go ahea…

OUTRAGE IS SELECTIVE: Democrat Commits Violence Against Women That Feminists Will Ignore. “Go ahead, ask Amanda Marcotte or Jessica Valenti when they’re going to write about Senator Brown.” Well, to be fair, State Senators aren’t news, except when they are.

Fifty Shades Darker Isn’t Terrible, Just Timid

The makers of Fifty Shades Darker, the sequel to Fifty Shades of Grey, have worked admirably to ensure that the film doesn’t eroticize violence against women. That makes things a tad tricky in regards to the sexual proclivities of its male protagonist, though. The film’s rare bits of S&M involving ... More »

Olympian Ibtihaj Muhammad Speaks Out Against Hate and Violence Toward Women Who Sport Their Hijab

While many groups feel scared and nervous to be who they are, Olympian and fashion designer Ibtihaj Muhammad explains why it's important now, more than ever, to be yourself. Ibtihaj made history at the Rio Olympics by being the first Muslim-American woman to sport a hijab during the games. Show More Summary

When Women Being Spanked by Super-Heroes in the Early Comic Books

When super-heroes were spanking women in vintage comics, a vision as disturbing as surreal, but yet very real! Although daily violence against women sometimes seems to belong to another age, unfortunately figures and facts about beaten...Show More Summary

Paying for an Old Mistake

last weekNews : Truthdig

By Serena P. Green A drunken-driving arrest comes back to haunt the author, who spends six weeks in jail as a result. This story is part of Truthdig’s “Violence Against Women” series.

Fact Or Falsehood: Does Domestic Violence Spike During The Big Game?

2 weeks agoNews / Crime : Crime Feed

There's a frequently repeated claim that violence against women — and specifically domestic violence — explodes in record numbers each year during the Sunday upon which America’s big pro football championship game occurs. The post Fact Or Falsehood: Does Domestic Violence Spike During The Big Game? appeared first on CrimeFeed.

Sessions Faces Withering Attack for His Stance on Violence Against Women

Attorney general nominee Jeff Sessions, already criticized by Democrats for his civil rights record and his support of President Donald Trump's refugee and travel ban, faced a withering attack Tuesday for his stance on another issue: violence against women. Ahead of the Senate Judiciary Committee's vote on Sessions' nomination, Sen. Show More Summary

Wearing A Hijab Isn’t The Way You Should Show Support For Muslim Women

This piece by Shireen Ahmed originally appeared on The Establishment, a new multimedia site funded and run by women. Gendered Islamophobia? ? ?targeted violence against Muslim women? ? ?has reached a terrifying level in Western society. Show More Summary

Wearing A Hijab Isn’t The Way You Should Show Support For Muslim Women

This piece by Shireen Ahmed originally appeared on The Establishment, a new multimedia site funded and run by women. Gendered Islamophobia? ? ?targeted violence against Muslim women? ? ?has reached a terrifying level in Western society. Show More Summary

Predators fight violence against women with new ad, donation

3 weeks agoSports / Hockey : USAToday: NHL

The Nashville Predators are launching a public service announcement to "Unsilence the Violence" that features players like All-Star defenseman P.K. Subban and captain Mike Fisher to help fight violence against women and girls       ...

Donald Trump Plans to Track “Honor Killings” Even as He Slashes Violence Against Women Grants

President Donald Trump’s executive order on refugees, signed Wednesday, is the document of a nationalist regime. It de facto delivers on Trump’s campaign promise to ban Muslims, closing U.S. borders on the basis of religion, denying refugees from the planet’s worst conflicts the protection of the most powerful nation in the world. Show More Summary

Sexual assault in the time of Trump

Eight years of progress and funding for programmes countering sexual violence against women are about to be undone.

‘He’s only Putin’s btch!’: ‘Gays Against Guns’ sing anti-Trump anthem at Women’s March

last monthNews : The Raw Story

Anti-gun violence group Gays Against Guns (GAG) performed at the Women’s March on Washington on Saturday, singing battle anthems and hymns re-written with funny, snarky anti-Trump lyrics. The deliciously absurd came up against the solemn as the singers coalesced around a group of women...

Trump’s Planned Elimination of Violence Against Women Grants Is Pure Cruelty

Donald Trump’s incoming administration is planning “dramatic” federal budget cuts, according to a report from the Hill this morning. The article’s estimates of the dollar amount of the proposed damage are way overblown, but several large programs and entire chunks of federal agencies are definitely on the chopping block.

President Sexual Predator plans big cuts to violence against women programs

Donald Trump’s transition team is ready to move fast on slashing government programs from climate change to nuclear physics to the National Endowment for the Humanities, but one part is extra special—and extra appropriate: At the Department...Show More Summary

There’s New Reason to Be Worried That Trump Will Slash Funding to Violence Against Women Programs

last monthLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

The Department of Justice currently administers 25 grant programs authorized by the Violence Against Women Act.

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