Check out WITNESS’s 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign, featuring videos on how to conduct interviews with sexual assault survivors. On the 56th anniversary of Rosa Parks’ refusal to give up her seat, meet the side of Parks they don’t teach you about: anti-rape organizer and investigator. Woman is forcibly sedated, forced to undergo [...]
The “Women’s strike” on 25 November against “femicide, rape and sexual violence” against the “double oppression and double exploitation of women” took place and was successful, beyond expectations. The sparks have begun lighting many fires, from North to South. The prevailing feeling among the women who have observed, first time in Italy, this historic [...]
Violence erupted between protesters and government supporters. Meanwhile, police fired tear gas against protesters to prevent them from entering a government building.
President Yanukovych condemns force used by police to disperse protests against refusal to sign EU agreement.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's president has condemned the violent dispersal of pro-EU protesters by riot police.
BANGKOK (AP) — Gunshots were heard at the scene of clashes between government supporters and foes in the Thai capital Saturday night as violence took hold for the first time in a week of demonstrations against the government of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.
At least one dead after violence erupts for first time in week of protests against Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.
Peñarol fans were responsible for a violent incident during the classic game against Nacional. The rivalry between the two teams -the most popular in Uruguay- goes back to their founding.
As we participate in 2013's 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence, my mind returns again and again to Myanmar (also known as Burma). I was privileged to attend the first National Women's Dialogue: Peace, Security and Development...Show More Summary
The Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence is concerned southern Illinois is unprepared for the social costs of a potential fracking boom. Most attention is given to the environmental consequences of fracking, but a Pennsylvania study by Food & Water Watch is bringing focus to social impacts on rural areas. Show More Summary
Asian Women’s Association, a non-profit women's right organization is organizing a fashion show entitled Fashion Resistance to Militarism to appeal the issue of violence against women.
Today, as we recognize the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, it is important to shine a light on the tremendous progress we are making toward ending violence for good. No matter where we live, we all have...Show More Summary
PHOTO: Shoes painted in red in Rome to symbolize victims as part of International Day to End Violence Against Women pic.twitter.com/jciRwhIiFL-- Agence France-Presse (@AFP) November 25, 2013 Monday marked the United Nation's International...Show More Summary
By Maya and Katie “It’s pink, so obviously women will love it.” Today is International Day to End Violence Against Women and marks the 53 year anniversary of the assassination of the Mirabal Sisters. Shonda Rhimes is writing a memoir about TV writing and single motherhood. A San Antonio police officer is accused of sexually assaulting a woman during a traffic stop. [...]
[Content Note: Violence.]Today is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, which begins the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, ending on December 10, Human Rights Day.In 2007, I wrote this,...Show More Summary
A life free from violence is a fundamental human right, yet women and girls are targeted specifically because of their sex or gender, and violence often affects women disproportionately.
Oakland, Calif. -- Today marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and the beginning of 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence. Around the world, women and girls experience a wide range of violations to their dignity and safety including sexual violence, child abuse, trafficking, and intimate partner violence. Read more...
To mark International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, Women and Equalities Minister Helen Grant, will host an event to encourage business leaders to put plans in place to support staff experiencing domestic violence. 1 in 4 women and 1 in 6 men are affected by domestic violence and abuse during their adult […]
Mon November 25, 2013 Take Action to End Gender-Based Violence Worldwide By Maggie Freleng Today is International Day to End Violence Against Women and kicks off the #16Days of Activism against Gender Violence. This is an international...Show More Summary