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Violence and Prejudice Activities

Sue Lyle has given us permission to publish an article, ‘Violence and Prejudice‘, that she wrote for Creative Teaching and Learning (vol 5.1) which describes a number of activities using images which can be used to discuss some of the issues facing young people (particularly young women) today: 89 more words

Girls

Jay Z and Ray Rice Cases Show Our Savage Hypocrisy on Domestic Violence

By Matt Campbell | International Business Times | September 15, 2014

Recently, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell suspended running back Ray Rice after it was reported an unnamed official, working for the sport’s governing body, received footage five months ago showing the athlete striking his then-fiancee (now wife) unconscious in a hotel elevator. 716 more words

Gender Politics

Whose Weight to Carry?

As a woman, especially attending and teaching night classes on a college campus, I am often reminded of the double standards of behavior expected of men and women. 773 more words

Liberation for Sinjar women is liberation for humanity 

This is the motto of the campaign launched by several international feminist organizations including the International Foundation of Free Women, the International Representation of the Kurdish Women’s Movement, the Women’s Committee of the National Congress of Kurdistan, the Assembly of Kurdish Yezidi Women in Germany, Utamara, the Association of Kurdish Women for Peace and Roj Women’s Association. 481 more words

Violence Against Women

CONVERSATIONS ON GENDER (& GENDER BASED VIOLENCE)

“This is a dedication to Simon Kiguta, the Nyeri man battered by the wife and who acquired deep panga cuts to the face”

As a country, we have perfected the art of majoring on trivialities. 736 more words

LIFE MUSINGS

Oscar Pistorius trial: Who was Reeva Steenkamp? | By STELLA MAPENZAUSWA , HELENA WILLIAMS | September 11, 2014

The model and former law graduate was a campaigner against domestic abuse

The day before she was shot dead by her Olympic star boyfriend Oscar Pistorius, Reeva Steenkamp tweeted support for a campaign against the violence that kills thousands of women in South Africa each year. 439 more words

World News

Why he hits. Why she stays.

If you wonder “why she stays” or “why he hits” it is all the same. It is all about power. They both feel powerless.

She doesn’t leave because she thinks she can’t support herself without him. 310 more words

Women's Issues