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VAWA: Once Bipartisan, it is now a ‘war on women’ tool

BettyJean Downing

The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), a bipartisan bill, which first passed in 1994 and has been reauthorized twice since then, increased federal penalties for domestic violence and provided funding for groups and services that aid victims of domestic abuse. 545 more words

Empowering Women

Bergen County Let Me Down: Violence against Women Ignored and 4 Women a Day Die

BettyJean Downing

Today as I sat in court awaiting my case I was shocked to see no less than 7 DV cases go unheard because the women did not take the case forward. 476 more words

Empowering Women

Bergen County Let Me Down: Violence against Women Ignored and 4 Women a Day Die

BettyJean Downing Kling

Today as I sat in court awaiting my case I was shocked to see no less than 7 DV cases go unheard because the women did not take the case forward. 476 more words

Misogyny/Sexism

It's about EQUALITY

BettyJean Downing

I get weary trying to figure out a new and different way to say – “It’s about EQUALITY”, How many different ways can one present such a simple concept? 1,334 more words

Empowering Women

Mah Gul Was Beheaded

Contributed by Barbara

By Noorjahan Akbar, Afghanistan Correspondent for Safeworld

of us will never learn about Mah Gul, or we will forget her soon. Mah Gul was a 20 year-old woman in Herat, Afghanistan. 421 more words

Misogyny/Sexism

So what? I have abortion rights and birth control!

WTF do I need ERA for? What do you mean I don’t have equal rights?

Feminism

Ladies Choice: Girly Box or Bully Pulpit?

Get out of your “Girly Box” where you are being bullied and take you rightful place at the bully pulpit.  We are the majority and are being held back from breaking thru that glass ceiling! 1,601 more words

Misogyny/Sexism