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: Under the Radar--Immigrant Women and Violence
    Violence against immigrant women is nearly impossible to estimate with any precision. Immigration...

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

  • NCRW Policy Brief: Violence
    Ending violence against women needs to become a national priority. A safe society for women and...

Reports & Publications

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Blog Posts

Let’s try something. What’s the first word that comes to mind when you hear “gun violence”? OK, what’s the second?...
Shyama Venkateswar, Ph.D., Director of Research and Programs, was interviewed by Pasadena public radio KPCC on March 19th. AirTalk host Larry Mantle...
October is Domestic Violence month--a month to recognize not only the disturbing prevalance of domestic violence but also the strength we have to...
By Allie Bohm*As a colleague recently reminded me, our system of government was developed not to pass laws, but to make change slowly. Take, for...

News

  • August 31, 2010

    Time: At family planning and domestic violence clinics, researchers are attempting to explain the higher rates of unwanted pregnancy in relationships involving violence.  What their studies have discovered is that "reproductive coercion,...


  • July 31, 2010

    CNN: Domestic violence is on the rise in Turkey, as over 42 percent of women reported being the victim of physical and/or sexual abuse by their partners.  Lack of comprehensive laws, shelters for women add to the problem--often putting the women...


  • July 13, 2010

    Montreal Gazette: In the Canadian city of Ottawa, officials are considering adding "honour killing" to the Criminal Code.  These violent crimes are often directed against girls and women and carried out by male relatives, often with the...


  • June 11, 2010

    New York Times: The Violence Against Women Act will now cover same sex couples. The Justice Department has concluded that the law may be used in same sex cases involving stalking and domestic violence.


  • June 9, 2010

    Reuters: Children of mothers who are abused by their partners are at an increased risk for obesity and developing health related conditions, such a diabetes, cancer and heart disease.  New studies show that adversities early in life create long...