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Violence against women: what the EU-wide survey tells us

One in three women across the EU report having experienced some form of physical or sexual abuse since the age of 15, according to a major survey… 1,131 more words

Mississippi man shot and killed a restaurant employee after she asked him not to smoke a cigarette

A Mississippi man has been arrested after he shot and killed a woman at a Biloxi Waffle House Restaurant for asking him not to smoke. 49 more words

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How DV affected me

**TRIGGER WARNING: Contains information on my domestic violence situation, threats said and violence that occurred.**

Today marks 1 week since I ran away from Domestic Violence. 1,949 more words


Time to discuss disrespect with our kids

When I started teaching this year, I was unprepared for the consistent disrespect of women that I heard from kids in my classroom. Comments like ‘you’re such a little girl’, ‘that stupid bitch’ or ‘shes’s such a slut’, were casually hurled around the school by boys and girls alike. 562 more words


Good Shepherd orange countries around the world

Good Shepherd Sisters and Mission Partners orange countries around the world. ¬†They not only orange for one day but they work tirelessly for 365 days addressing and ending gender based violence through service provision, awareness and ensuring that ‘no girl or woman is left behind.’ 153 more words


Dumfries and Galloway White Ribbon by Kerry Herriott

November 25th is the international day for the elimination of violence against women. It marks the start of 16 Days of Action for the Elimination of Violence Against Women which ends on the 10th December on Human Rights day. 1,059 more words


A Time to Remember, a Time to Change

On December 6th, 1989, fourteen young women were separated from their male classmates and murdered with a semi-automatic rifle by one man at ecole ploytechnique in what became known nationwide as the… 103 more words