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December 22, 2014 Host Corinne Frugoni Interviews Chandra Kellison About Her Experience Working With Young Girls Escaping the ISIS War

Chandra Kellison lives in Brooklyn, New York, works in finance but spent her vacation last summer leading a music workshop in a refugee camp for Syrians and Palestinians in the Bekaa Valley in Lebanon. 318 more words

Social Issues

The Refuge

I started writing The Refuge in 2010.  Now, four years on, and here it is published in the American literary magazine Mused.

http://www.bellaonline.com/review/issues/winter2014/f004.html

There is a little bit of truth in the story. 92 more words

Happy Holidays from YEU to YOU!

There are many important days of observance during the month of December.  We start the month with World Aids Day December 1, observe a National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women December 6, celebrate International Human Rights Day on December 10th, the winter solstice December 21st and of course Christmas Day December 25th. 429 more words

Union

"He could take her away from us"

I watched someone close to me become a victim of the horrific cycle of domestic violence. Her name is Kavita.

“My fiancé took out his anger on me,” she said. 1,234 more words

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How to be a Rape Victim

How to be a rape victim (in three easy steps)

1) Wear clothes

So they can say that you were asking for it when you dress for the weather or dress to kill or dress because you thought that looked good on you and matched your purse or because you fucking wanted to… 258 more words

Poetry

Ashley Maier – Violence Against Women and Animal Rights

Full video with closed captioning available here

mike: Ashley has worked in the movement to end gendered violence for well over a decade and is currently employed at a state sexual assault coalition where she primarily conducts national sexual and domestic violence prevention work. 4,279 more words

Animal Rights

No Love is Violent

For over 20 years I’ve dealt with a lot of stories about people’s past and always they come to me asking me how they can change it or what to do to not repeat what happened. 707 more words

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