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  • January 24, 2011

    Reuters:  A new study posits that while nine in ten cases of sexual assault go unreported in Alaska.  The state has the nation's highest rate of sexual assault, where 37 percent of surveyed Alaska women had been victims of sexual...

  • January 24, 2011

    Guardian: Violence against women is on the rise in Mexico, where the militarized campaign against drug cartels has also resulted in a surge in female deaths.


  • December 21, 2010

    Human Rights Watch: The Senate Foreign Relations Committee approved a new bipartisan bill called the International Violence Against Women Act (IVAWA) which aims to reduce violence against women in twenty countries.  IVAWA would complement the...

  • December 15, 2010

    New York Times: On Tuesday, Sudanese police arrested women who were protesting a public flogging that took place earlier in the week. Under Islamic law, crimes can be punished by flogging but are carried out disproportionately against women, and...

  • December 13, 2010

    ACLU: Rape, sexual harassment, and sexual assault take place twice as often in the military as they do in civilian ranks. Along with the ACLU, the Service Women's Action Network (SWAN) has filed a lawsuit against the Department of Defense and...

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At a time when twelve states have legalized same-sex marriage, it appears that LGBTQ rights are moving in a positive direction, even politically.  Republican politicians are becoming more vocal...
Wednesday, May 29, 2013 - 2:00pm
Let’s try something. What’s the first word that comes to mind when you hear “gun violence?” OK, what’s the second? Were either of those words “women?” In...
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 4:42pm
Shyama Venkateswar, Ph.D., Director of Research and Programs, was interviewed by Pasadena public radio KPCC on March 19th. AirTalk host Larry Mantle explored the controversy over reauthorizing the...
Tuesday, March 20, 2012 - 3:42pm
Today is the culmination of the Nobel Women's Inititative's conference to end sexual violence in conflict.  And how appropriate--they are ending it with a day of action!  Love it. ...
Thursday, May 26, 2011 - 10:38am
Today marks the beginning of the Nobel Women’s Initiative’s Conference on Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict. This three-day conference gathers over 100 women—including Nobel...
Monday, May 23, 2011 - 2:41pm

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