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Ending Violence Against Women: There Is Help

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Council members and staff of the PEI Advisory Council on the Status of Women are deeply shaken by the murder of Traci Lynch. All of us offer our sympathies to her family, especially her young son Owen, and to her friends, her neighbours, and the families of the children she cared for. 468 more words

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Can a Jack the Ripper museum replace one of women's history?

A new London museum, originally proposed to be a celebration of women in the East End, was met with understandable outrage and branded a ‘sick joke’ as the owners revealed it would be dedicated to Jack the Ripper – an unknown man who killed Whitechapel residents Mary Ann Nichols, Annie Chapman, Elizabeth Stride, Catherine Eddowes, and Mary Jane Kelly in 1888. 1,071 more words

On inflammatory language & music.

I recently spent an afternoon sitting in the “undergraduate resource room” at Indiana University reading Randall Kennedy‘s The Strange Career of a Troublesome Word… 756 more words

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Dear Girl, I am Sorry.

Yesterday evening, in a conversation about rape with a friend; I told him that we often put the blame on the government (in Nigeria), when individuals do very little to help victims of domestic abuse in the society. 282 more words


Donald Trump & His PR Clearly Don’t Understand The Meaning Of Rape

Donald Trump‘s accession to the GOP presidential candidacy throne has been swift, but not without Trump-isms that read as glaring red flags not only in his presidential candidacy, but in his general life view. 901 more words



Often, discussions about equality center around leaning in, or whether or not the glass ceiling has got cracks in it. But for many women, the focus is on surviving everyday violence, assault and rape — a daily struggle that plays a part in keeping a billion people locked into poverty.

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Violence Against Women

Violencia, Salud y Derechos Sexuales y Reproductivos

La Convención Interamericana para Prevenir, Sancionar y Erradicar la Violencia contra la Mujer (Convención de Belém do Pará) establece que las diferentes formas de violencia contra las mujeres violan sus derechos y limitan sus libertades, a la vez que impiden el pleno desarrollo de sus capacidades y autonomía y limitan su participación pública, económica, social y política… 1,098 more words

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