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Video: Group Intervention: Breaking the Cycle of Domestic Abuse

“Group” follows three convicted abusers as they confront the attitudes and beliefs that led to their violence, with the help of a compassionate group therapy facilitator. This video won the … Continue reading

January 1, 2019 · Leave a comment

Stacy Bannerman: A Foreign Policy That Can Change Everything For Everyone

Women Talk About Gender, Racial And Economic Justice. But anti-war messaging is still missing from the resistance movement—and there can be no justice without peace. . We’re in the midst … Continue reading

August 28, 2018 · Leave a comment

Abby Zimet: Miss Peru Beauty Queens Go Rogue

. Talk about resistance in unlikely places. Facing horrific rates of violence against women – the week before, the hashtag #PeruPaisdeVioladores (Peru Country of Rapists) was trending – the contestants … Continue reading

November 3, 2017 · 1 Comment

Jess McIntosh: Are we finally realizing the men who commit mass shootings started by beating women?

We always debate religious and political affiliation in the wake of these events. But one enormous and tragic corollary has been consistently ignored. One would think, listening to the devastated … Continue reading

June 19, 2017 · 4 Comments

Video: Laura Bates — Everyday Sexism

In this fascinating talk, founder of the award-winning EverydaySexismProject, Laura Bates, talks about her inspiring initiative. EveryDaySexism is a growing collection of over 50,000 women’s experiences of gender imbalance. The … Continue reading

September 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

France passes sweeping gender-equality law

Measure eases abortion restrictions, promotes workplace equality, supports abused and impoverished women France passed a sweeping gender-equality law this week that eases current restrictions on abortion, encourages paternity leave and promotes … Continue reading

August 23, 2014 · 1 Comment

Video: Violence against women—it’s a men’s issue: Jackson Katz

Jackson Katz is an anti-sexist activist and expert on violence, media and masculinities. An author, filmmaker, educator and social theorist, Katz has worked in gender violence prevention work with diverse … Continue reading

August 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Judiciary Committee Examines the Effect of Gun Violence on Women in America

Washington, DC – Today the Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing entitled “VAWA Next Steps: Protecting Women from Gun Violence.”  With American women more than ten times more likely to … Continue reading

August 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

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