Violence

Re:Gender Resources

  • Anti Violence Against Women Plan of Action
     Violence against women and girls is one of the most intractable and complex issues on...

  • NCRW Fact Sheet: Ending Violence Against Women--An Imperative for a Healthy Nation
    Ending violence against women should become a national imperative. Policies and laws need to be...

  • NCRW Fact Sheet: Women and Immigrant Rights
    Unlike immigrant men, immigrant women are often caught in a double bind and suffer abuse and...

  • NCRW Fact Sheet: The International Violence Against Women Act
    I-VAWA would apply the force of U.S. diplomacy and provide $1 billion over five years to institute...

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By Tunisia L. Riley*On May 4, 2010 I sat in a packed room of women (and a few men) coming together to raise awareness of women and girls efforts in...
THIS THURSDAY (April 15th) the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission of the U.S. House of Representatives will be holding a hearing on violence against...

News

  • February 8, 2012

    Opinion piece by Gloria Steinem and Lauren Wolfe on how rape is used as tool of war to devastate women and communities.


  • February 6, 2012

     The Pentagon is taking added steps to prevent sexual assault in the U.S. military and help victims as thousands of abuse cases go unreported, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said.


  • December 26, 2011

     That Delhi is India's rape capital is a fact repeatedly stressed by crime statistics, but recent studies show safer streets could help to make the city safer for women. Research by Jagori, with the UN Trust Fund to End Violence Against Women,...


  • December 22, 2011

     On Tuesday, thousands of women—the Associated Press’s estimate put the number at ten thousand—went to Tahrir Square to protest. (According to Reuters, the women were “surrounded by men pledging to protect them.”)...


  • December 13, 2011

    A new Canadian House of Commons committee report meant to address the crisis of violence against aboriginal women ignores the testimony of most of the women it consulted, NDP members say.