On December 17, sex workers will converge in Washington, D.C. for a National March for Sex Worker Rights where marchers “will take a stand for justice, and the freedom to do sex work safely.”
Deeply entrenched social norms make women and girls highly vulnerable to HIV – the central tenet of PAI’s newest documentary, The Silent Partner: HIV in Marriage, which premiered in Nairobi last week.
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.
The Obama Campaign has trumpeted Sen. Joe Biden’s work as sponsor of the Violence Against Women Act. But many people may not know that Biden is again working for women worldwide on the International Violence Against Women Act.
Pittsburgh police say that the woman who alleged an attacker who mugged her and cut a “B” into her cheek after seeing a John McCain bumper sticker on her car has admitted to making the story up.
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.
The Supreme Court ruled that Jessica Gonzales did not have a constitutional right to enforcement of a restraining order against her abusive husband. What will the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights say?
Overall, both married and unmarried women are supporting Senator Obama. It may be the reason why Governor Palin came out with her first stump speech about “women’s issues” today.
How does the anti-choice movement think they know better than this young woman what’s best for her after a rape? How will they explain to her that they have more of a right to make decisions about her body, than she does?
The Council of Europe’s recent campaign fighting violence against women has successfully reframed domestic violence as a human rights violation, not a private matter.