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Violence Against Poor In Venice (tags)
This request for help indicates that violence against people living in RVs is increasing.
Saudi Host UN Human Rights Conference (tags)
Philippine Women’s Coalitions Launch 18 Days of Activism against Violence (tags)
On the eve of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (VAW), which marks the start of the 18 Days of Activism Against VAW, women’s groups held a press conference and rally in front of the US Embassy. The coalitions announced today that they unite in focusing on the call for justice for Jennifer Laude during this 18-day campaign period which starts on November 25, and will sustain the campaign until justice is served.
Israeli Violence on International Women's Day (tags)
Following Tucson Shooting, Dissent Demonized (tags)
Following the tragic shooting in Tucson by a mentally disturbed individual, any and all anti-government speech is now being attacked by the corporate media. This sounds like an MK ULTRA CIA operation that pushes unstable individuals over the edge and causes the reactionary left to call for censorship of anti-government sentiment and ideas.
International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People (tags)
a day to observe and honor
Gender-Based Violence in Haiti (tags)
One of many problems plaguing Haitians
Fight Violence against Women and Defenseless Civilians Dismantle Warlord Dynasties (tags)
-KAISA KA is enraged by the gruesome massacre in the boundary of Ampatuan and Shariff Aguak in Magindanao the other day that included more than 20 women among its victims. This is the first ever slaughter after Bud Bagsak and Bud Dajo massacres that killed this big number of women in just one day. The killing of defenseless civilians in their numbers, some of them did not even belong to the party that filed an opposition certificate of candidacy, their speed in burying the dead using government backhoe with the name of the governor printed on it and the inability of the military to prevent this from happening show the barbarity of the perpetrators and immense power they have at their disposal.
AF3IRM/GABNet/Mariposa Alliance Statement: 16 DAYS OF RAGE; 365 OF ACTIVISM (tags)
Nov 25-Dec 10: AF3IRM/GABNet to participate in the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence to affirm that women's' rights are human rights!
International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers (tags)
A private vigil at a SWOP-LA members house to remember and honor the violence that sex workers face every day and to remember the victims who have already fallen.
Ni una muerta más - International Day Against Violence Against Women in Guatemala (tags)
November 25, 2008 GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala - Guatemalan women's organizations commemorated International Day Against Violence Against Women with a five-kilometer march from the Palacio de Justicia to the city's central plaza. Up to 2,000 women, men, and children from over twenty women's and human rights organizations participated, including a solidary group from Los Angeles.
Workshop: It Takes a Village to Rape a Woman (tags)
The Women's Studies Student Association (W.S.S.A.) from Cal State Long Beach will discuss "rape culture," reframe violence against women as a men's issue, and discuss common myths about rape while keeping in mind power, privilege, and oppressions of gender, race, sexuality, class and ability.
UNIFEM Panel Discussion on Violence Against Women in Latin America (tags)
02.16.08 Panel Discussion on Violence Against Women in Latin America
The S. CA chapter of UNIFEM/USA and SOKA University presented a morning discussion on violence against women in the Latin Americas. Lucia Munoz, founder of Mujeres Iniciando en Las Americas (Women Initiating in the Americas), gave a talk entitled "Women in Guatemala: Hidden in Plain Sight." The event also highlighted UNIFEM's Safe Cities in the Latin Americas, a program which aims to free cities from violence against women in public as well as private places
Aracruz Celulose vs. Tupinik\im and Guarani indigenous peoples (tags)
Brazil: Aracruz Celulose responsible for acts of Violence against the Tupinikim and Guarani indigenous peoples
Paid Thug Attacks SCF Supporter (tags)
Horowitz' rent a cop attacks supporter of South Central Farmers.
Violence against indigenous women a lesson to us all (tags)
Men have now used the desert itself as a verbal threat to women of what may happen to them if they do not obey.
In Mexican villages, rape can be called a courting ritual (tags)
Rape is prosecuted at the state level, and state laws vary. A review of criminal laws in all 31 states showed that many required that if, for example, a 12-year-old girl accused an adult of statutory rape, she had first to prove she was "chaste and pure." Nineteen of the states required that statutory rape charges be dropped if the rapist agreed to marry his victim
Silvia Cattori : Violence against Palestinian children:A weapon of war (tags)
The Palestinians, although they do have courage and unlimited perseverance, are humans with limitations. Oppressed by Israel and subjected to permanent violence and stress, betrayed by the international community, the Palestinians draw their main strength from our support.
Arab on Arab Violence (tags)
Half of all wives beaten last year
PHR-Israel: New Clip - Violence Against Women (tags)
International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
BTL:Is a World Without Violence Against Women Possible? (tags)
Playwright, feminist and anti-violence activist Eve Ensler reads her essay, "V-World," recorded and produced by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus