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loveLife throws its support behind Rhodes University gender violence protests

THE recent anti-rape protests at Rhodes University, in Grahamstown in the Eastern Cape, by students and staff members highlight an important and disturbing issue in South African society, where it is estimated that one in five women are victims of rape and other forms of gender-based violence (GBV) each year. 488 more words

Attention Nica PCVs: CHACA 2016 Camper Applications Due May 15th!

Dear Fellow PCVs,

WHAT & WHEN:

Peace Corps Gender and Development (GAD) Committee will be holding the 2nd Annual Camp CHACA (“De Chaválos a Caballeros”) 784 more words

Gender Roles

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Two translations reflecting on sexual violence in Mexico

Hello again! I come today bearing two translations on an issue that is very important to me.

The first is an article that addresses the assault of American reporter Andrea Noel, also delving into the routine nature of sexual violence in Mexico. 87 more words

Non-literary

Redrawing Resistance: Expressions of young women on sexual harassment in public

by Mangalam Sridhar

A painting, dark and grim on one side, bright and happy on the other. Depicting the ideal picture of happy women on the left, and the everyday reality of women, because of the violence they face, on the right. 654 more words

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H3Toluca: Women in the New Urban Agenda

By Katia Garcia Ulloa

The Habitat III regional Latin American & Caribbean conference held from 18-20 of April in Toluca, México, sought amongst many other aims, to address gender disparity in the construction of the… 718 more words

(In)Visible Disabilities and Women Resources Round-up

A resource round-up provided by Women’s Center staff members Meagé and MJ

In case you missed Tuesday’s roundtable on (In)Visible Disabilities and Women (or if you were there and want to keep the conversation going), we thought it might be useful to summarize some of the discussion in addition to linking some useful reading materials and resources. 523 more words

Issues

Loving Our Enemies: How Am I Supposed to Do That Again?

Matthew 5:43-48New American Standard Bible (NASB)

43 “You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ 44 But I say to you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, 45 so that you may [

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