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SF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CLINIC Faces FUNDING LOSS

I am a former volunteer (18 years) at the Cooperative Restraining Order Clinic (CROC), which assists survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking in obtaining restraining orders against their abusers.  CROC is located in the Women’s Building on 18th Read More » The post SF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CLINIC Faces FUNDING LOSS appeared first on Beyond Chron.

Student Violence Against Teachers Escalating

Our Anne Dachel is cataloging the changes in schools from institutions of learning to.... institutions. Schools should not be war zones where teachers fear students. Nor should they be prisons where students fear teachers. The changes in behavior among "regular"...

Treaty opposing violence against women will lead to 'moral decay', Bulgarian church says

SOFIA (Reuters) - The Bulgarian Orthodox Church on Monday urged lawmakers not to ratify a treaty designed to combat violence against women and domestic violence, saying it was opening the door to "moral decay".

Women's rights protestors slam harassment, violence and Trump

Women's rights protesters took to the streets in European cities on Sunday to voice their frustration at sexual harassment, violence and discrimination against women. Hundreds of people gathered in London chanting "Time's up! Time's up!", as similar demonstrations took place across the continent. Show More Summary

Las Vegas shooter's girlfriend won't face charges: sheriff

yesterdayNews : The Newsroom

The shooters live-in girlfriend, Marilou Danley, had told the FBI she had no idea Paddock was "planning violence against anyone" before he rained bullets from a Las Vegas hotel room on a country music concert below, in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. Show More Summary

‘The Sun Ladies’ Filmmakers On Telling The Story Of “Empowered Women” Through A VR Lens – Sundance Studio

“The idea that I was excited about was the idea of empowered women. The idea that women facing the most extreme violence would use force against that violence, which we never really see,” said Maria Bello, producer of virtual reality...Show More Summary

Why Marchers Wore Red for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women at the 2018 Women’s March

yesterdayHumor / odd : Geekosystem

A number of Women's March events yesterday highlighted the epidemic of violence against Indigenous and Native women in North America.

Beyond #MeToo, Brazilian Women Rise Up Against Racism and Sexism

Before #MeToo, Brazilian women launched #MyFirstHarrassment and marched for racial equality. Today, this feminist resurgence is tackling health care, plastic surgery, violence and more. The post Beyond #MeToo, Brazilian Women Rise Up Against Racism and Sexism appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Los Angeles Women's March protest Trump policies

Crowds are gathering in downtown Los Angeles for a Women's March against sexual violence and the policies of the Trump administration. Organizers are predicting thousands of people, including state officials … Click to Continue »

Could Bill Cosby face 19 of his accusers in court?

There is only one criminal case against Bill Cosby. It’s easy to forget that, given the multitudes of women — the total, to date, hovers around 60 — who have publicly accused him of sexual violence. There are a handful of civil suits as well, in states where the statutes of limitations ran out long […]

Ex-New York Giants RB Derrick Ward Accused of Domestic Violence & Threatening To Kill Wife

Former NFL running back Derrick Ward had a restraining order filed against him by his wife and the allegations against him are frightening. Naomi Lee Allen-Ward cliams her husband has been verbally, physically, and emotionally abusive towards her many times. In the legal documents, she claims the ex-New York Giants star has even threatened to […]

Trump administration cites questionable data on immigration and violence against women

President Donald Trump has long said that illegal immigration makes the United States less safe. And the Justice Department and the Department of Homeland Security said they published figures on … Click to Continue »

16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence: U.S. Embassies Renewing the Call to Action

While 2017’s 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence (GBV)—which runs annually from November 25 to December 10—has come to a close, the work to address this global scourge is far from complete.  Efforts to promote gender equality and improve

Anti-Flag take on gun control, sexual assault & more in new video (watch)

Anti-Flag's latest video video deals with gun control, homeless LGBTQ youth, the recent rise of hate crimes, physical and sexual violence against women, and unjust treatment of immigrants. Continue reading…

Keira Knightley Doesn't Do Films Set in Modern Times Because Women "Always Get Raped"

Take a minute out of your day to give Keira Knightley a round of applause. The Nutcracker and the Four Realms actress proved she isn't afraid to take Hollywood to task for the egregious amount of sexual violence against women that has been featured in film over the last few years, in a recent interview with Variety. Show More Summary

28 aid workers killed in South Sudan last year, a new high

The United Nations says violence against aid workers in South Sudan reached a new high in 2017, with 28 killed. Nearly half of the 1,159 humanitarian access incidents reported last … Click to Continue »

HRW: BJP leaders publicly promoting Hindu supremacy

Rights group says Hindu supremacy promoted by India's ruling BJP party, which encouraged violence against Muslims.

John McCain: Trump sending a dangerous message to world

In his op-ed, Senator McCain wrote, "While administration officials often condemn violence against reporters abroad, Trump continues his unrelenting attacks...

Defend culture but shun violence, pope tells Chile's indigenous Mapuche

TEMUCO, Chile (Reuters) - Pope Francis urged Chile's indigenous Mapuche people on Wednesday to shun violence, saying unity was the best weapon against "the deforestation of hope," as they struggle to defend their culture and reclaim ancestral lands.

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