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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)

Israel

VAWA creates false rape allegations (tags)

Under the Violence Against Women's Act (VAWA) the constitutional rights of men are destroyed. The presumption of innocence, a fundamental piece of American law, is disregarded. In the name of political correctness, thousands of innocent men are incarcerated indefinitely. A vengeful spouse, deranged lover, a jilted girlfriend, an attention seeking loser, or a mentally disturbed woman can have any person arrested on just her word. No evidence is needed, no questions are asked.

Gender-Based Violence in Haiti (tags)

One of many problems plaguing Haitians

Raging for 16 Days and Renewing Our Commitment to 365 Days of Activism (tags)

AF3IRM/GABNet/Mariposa Alliance Statement on Human Rights Day:

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!

Internet Threatened by Censorship, Secret Surveillance, and Cybersecurity Laws (tags)

Internet and personal freedoms threatened

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

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.

REAL FBI officers who factually allege, with evidence and everything! (tags)

REAL FBI officers who factually allege, with evidence and everything!

Attitudes among authorities and the public (tags)

Mexican society generally considers domestic violence to be a private matter

Teri Hatcher joins Penny Marshall directed version of The Vagina Monologues (tags)

Teri Hatcher joins Penny Marshall directed version of The Vagina Monologues

Genocide, Gender, Awareness, Action - Feb. 28 - Mar. 3 (tags)

Gender issues in genocide will also be discussed during this week of activities at UCLA

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

Open Letter from an Antiterrorist to Mr John Ashcroft, Attorney General of the United Stat (tags)

Open Letter from an Antiterrorist to Mr John Ashcroft, Attorney General of the United States of America

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

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