At the Men Can Stop Rape conference in DC, a 40% male participant group brainstormed on evolving masculinity, gender relations, re-examining marital rape, and innovations coming from the federal government.
Physical violence is not the only form of abuse facing young women today. Birth control sabotage and sexual coercion occur much more often than many realize.
The reason that people blame Rihanna or any victim of a gender-based hate crime is that the supposed protection of the patriarchy is only extended to good girls.
Please know that I recognize the need for privacy during a time of tragedy and attempted healing. But I ask that you consider how this might be a teaching moment that recognizes the sacredness of women and girls’ lives.
Violence against women is a problem worldwide, but violence against women in the Asia-Pacific region is seldom spotlighted. A new study seeks to understand the scope of the problem, and its roots.
Iowans facing domestic violence are currently able to access crisis counseling and shelters. But if the state doesn’t find a way to maintain $4 million in funding, all that could change.
While honor killings elicit attention as a primordial custom, the fact is that this form of violence is part of a much larger problem that transcends cultures and religions.
Obama economic advisor Melody Barnes outspoken on HIV/AIDS; New York Times highlights domestic violence against military spouses; was Kansas abortion provider George Tiller trapped?
You can show that women who suffer violence are not alone or forgotten. Sign UNIFEM’s petition against gender-based violence before the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women on November 25.
There is an important contributor to unintended pregnancy that is rarely mentioned on the campaign trail — the strong link between unintended pregnancies and dating violence or coercion.