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Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization Debate: Shyama Venkateswar

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 Violence Against Women Act and Republican resistance to expanding the law's provisions to recognize LGBT rights and immigrant women seeking asylum due to domestic violence. Shyama gave a spirited defense of the new proposals and called for greater oversight and analysis of the Act's impact on violence and prevention. Brava! Listen to the interview here: http://www.scpr.org/programs/airtalk/2012/03/16/25648/vawa-and-gop.


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Women, Business, and the Law

 Women, Business and the Law is a World Bank report that presents indicators based on laws and regulations affecting women's prospects as entrepreneurs and employees, in part drawing on laws contained in the Gender Law Library. Both resources can inform research and policy discussions on how to improve women's economic opportunities and outcomes.

URL: 
http://wbl.worldbank.org/

Sex, Power and Speaking Truth: Anita Hill 20 Years Later: Resources, Tools, Discussion Questions

Tool-kit on sexual harassment by GGE, AAUW, Stop Street Harassment & ACLU Women’s Rights Project.

 

URL: 
http://www.anitahill20.org/wp-content/uploads/AHToolKit_WEB.pdf
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