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Why?

For Alexandra

A blue and black and swollen eye, whimpers of “why?”
Raging, shaming, hurting, blaming
You’ve given him all your power

Polishing that diamond in the rough, you allow the abuse… 84 more words

Poetry

What Kind Of Candidate Truly Respects Women?

Note: Today, Leeann Tweeden said Sen. Al Franken forcibly kissed her and released a picture of him groping her as she slept. Sen. Franken apologized. On June 7, 2008, I published an OpEd in the Star Tribune with Shannon Drury with the same title as this piece standing up for Al Franken just before a difficult Democratic primary, in which the center-stage issue for him was controversy over rape jokes he had written for Saturday Night Live. 462 more words

Commentary

Behavioural Insights and Crime: Part I

Violence against Women (VAW)

When you think of BI and crime, shows like Criminal Minds and Mindhunter (both of which the author of this blog post highly recommends) come to mind. 1,028 more words

Our Work

Stop the Assaults, Stop The Violence, #MeToo Event and Action

The President of NC National Organization for Women, Gailya Paliga, led #TuesdaysWithTillis on Nov 14, 2017, with the theme of “Stop the Violence, Stop the Assault/#MeToo.” It was chilly outside, but 45 people and 2 dogs protested anyway. 436 more words

Jobs

HRW Report: Rohingya Women Gang Raped by Myanmar Soldiers

Easha Sarai

Burmese soldiers have gang raped Rohingya women in continued violence against the Muslim minority in the Rakhine state, according to a Human Rights Watch report.

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Crime Against Women