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gender violence colloquium

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This is the first time the communications department is putting on a colloquium at LMU. A panel of communication scholars sat in front of the Seaver 100 audience- first up, Dr. 411 more words

Will Princesses Screaming Profanities About Rape Change The World?

By Wendy Widom, CBS 2 Social Media Editor & Heather Sadusky, CBS 2 Apprentice

Warning: The FCKH8 video, which we link to in this article, contains frequent use of strong language and discusses topics that include violence against women. 936 more words


Why India Should Criminalise Marital Rape

by Aparna Gupta

The marital rape exemption can be traced to statements by Sir Mathew Hale, Chief Justice in England, during the 1600s. He wrote, “The husband cannot be guilty of a rape committed by himself upon his lawful wife, for by their mutual matrimonial consent and contract, the wife hath given herself in kind unto the husband, whom she cannot retract.” Hence for centuries, the rape laws around the world gave absolute immunity to the husbands, with respect to their wives. 613 more words


Nepali stereotypical thoughts about gender violence

Violence against women is hot topic. It is powered by the on going rape cases and hyper media presentation. Been involved in so many programs that talks about violence against women and justice for the victims, I am quite acquainted with Nepali stereotypical thought about this issue. 247 more words


Road Less Traveled: Drawing connections between HIV & IPV


In late September, I presented with Connect-to-Protect (C2P)—a coalition aimed at creating structural change to reduce vulnerability to HIV among sexual minority men and trans women—at a training aimed at teaching people from HIV and domestic violence service organizations about the intersections between HIV and intimate partner violence (IPV—a more current and broad term for domestic violence). 992 more words

"No es país para mujeres" ("Not a Country for Women")

A recent Spanish documentary entitled “Not a Country for Women,” portrays women’s role in Indian society and offers horrifying testimonies of what too many women in India are forced to suffer every day. 323 more words