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Not in the headlines: Men working to end male violence

by Pat Shelly

A major news story this month is about a NFL football player who punched and knocked out his fiance, with a security camera video recording the brutal act. 1,113 more words

Human Rights

From Ray Rice to ‘bloody’ sweatshirts to big data: will corporations ever ‘get’ it?

Oh, those bad-boy players. Spoiled, overpaid, powerful. So goes the traditional shrug-of-the-shoulders view many Americans have long held toward professional athletes. But then came that explosive videotape of Baltimore Ravens player Ray Rice in an elevator punching out his then-fiancée, now wife, Janay Palmer. 973 more words

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Is the NFL Trying to Shift Focus to Solo?

I saw a post, then something scroll by, then….nothing. I want equality so bad I could…….post it, teach it, research it, and repeat. So I was disappointed that I had to literally DIG to find anything on Hope Solo’s domestic violence altercation. 548 more words

Domestic VIolence

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


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