Sexual violence isn't just about rape or physical harassment. It begins when we hurt people through the words we use and attitudes we carry. Stereotypes of what it means to be a man or woman—for instance, boys should do physical activities and girls need to be "ladylike"—can limit our worth and
Tarmun (our pain) is a movie that discusses the dark social issues of domestic and sexual abuse, forced child marriage. The best part is 20% proceeds gotten from this movie will be donated to support women and kids struggling with abuse. Even better you get to pick the charity.
The way that I have been treated by everyone from the local sheriff's department to the magistrate and the judge (for divorce) is unbelievable! They keep ignoring the facts. No one wants to talk about what actually happened. After the domestic violence, which was reported immediately to the
Every single signature can make a difference for all the women and children all over the world suffering from violence. Together we are strong and our voices will be heard! So please sign and if you would help financially with this cause and Henk LeFevre efforts go
Adrienne's House is located in Pascagoula, MS. We are a satellite facility under the Gulf Coast Women's Center for Nonviolence that is just getting our legs. Our local community is willing to help as much as possible but we still need more support. Our shelter houses women and children from all
"Honor Killings" and "Acid Throwing" are more than just terms used to describe when a man in Pakistan decides that his wife, his sister or his daughter has maculated the honor of the family. They are heinous crimes and prolific in Pakistan, where "Honor Killings" and abuse of women and girls are
To ensure Leonard Reed, the defendant of this heinous crime, is held accountable for this act of violence against my family and PROSECUTED by Kathleen A. Rice, Nassau County District Attorney to the fullest extent of the law!!!
Reduce the incidence of violence against women by take the oath and letting everyone know you have their back! Learn more and take the oath at: http://www.whiteribbon.org.au/heymate
by LauraLee Gee
No chance of parole/freedom until 15 years should mean exactly that! Not mounting freedom due to certain circumstances after 7 only to revictimize the familial victims every year the criminal has a chance of more freedom! This needs to change! My mom was brutally beaten and shot with a 12 gauge
Home for battered women is anything but safe. But leaving comes with tremendous risk - in fact, battered women face their greatest dangers when they exercise their greatest resistance to their abusers - when they are escaping the abuse. Turning Point's domestic violence shelter provides