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  • May 20, 2010

    From Reuters: A new exhibit in Philadelphia at the Leonard Pearlstein Gallery at Drexel University hopes to draw attention to the killings and violence perpetuated against women in Juarez, Mexico.  Over 700 women...

  • April 15, 2010

    In the case of the priest scandal, boys were the victims of sexual misconduct much more often than girls, by a factor of about four to one, says Margaret Leland Smith of John Jay College of Criminal Justice. But what has gotten scant attention is the...

  • April 15, 2010

    A NEW fund dedicated solely to women’s causes was launched yesterday in Dublin by President Mary McAleese.

    The Women’s Fund for Ireland aims to address problems facing women and girls in Ireland including poverty, violence and...

  • April 11, 2010

    Rape-aXe is a latex sheath containing sharp barbs that latch onto the penis when a man tries to rape a woman. The device can only be removed surgically.

    In South Africa, which has been dubbed the rape capital of the world, women are begging for...

  • April 9, 2010

    More than what’s in the box, a rape kit is a system, a protocol followed in order to streamline services deployed in the wake of a sexual assault—including medical care, police investigation, and rape crisis counseling. The contents of the...

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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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