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

  • NCRW Fact Sheet: Violence Against Women Act
    The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) is the most comprehensive federal legislation ever enacted to...

  • 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...

News

  • October 17, 2010

    BBC: The first lady of the Democratic Republic of Congo led a march of thousands of women to protest the sexual violence and rape that have taken place over the past 4 months.


  • October 15, 2010

    NY Times: Romania has been the center of trade in young girls for decades, and Iana Matei runs one of the only shelters in Romania for victims of sexual trafficking.


  • October 15, 2010

    Washington Post:  During the civil-rights era, black women were routinely attacked and sexually assaulted by white men.  These men often were acquitted by all white, male juries.  Many of these rape victims never received justice and...


  • October 12, 2010

    WeNews: Many Iraqi women who have fled to Syria to escape the U.S.-led war often face being sold into brothels by male relatives desperate for money.


  • October 1, 2010

    Anchorage Daily: The University of Alaska Anchorage Justice Center surveyed 871 Alaska adult women in the first survey of Alaska women about sexual assault and domestic violence. The survey returned much higher numbers than those based on crimes...


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Blog Posts

At a time when twelve states have legalized same-sex marriage, it appears that LGBTQ rights are moving in a positive direction, even politically.  Republican politicians are becoming more vocal...
Wednesday, May 29, 2013 - 2:00pm
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Let’s try something. What’s the first word that comes to mind when you hear “gun violence”? OK, what’s the second? Were either of those words “women”?...
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 4:42pm
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Shyama Venkateswar, Ph.D., Director of Research and Programs, was interviewed by Pasadena public radio KPCC on March 19th. AirTalk host Larry Mantle explored the controversy over reauthorizing the...
Tuesday, March 20, 2012 - 3:42pm
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Today is the culmination of the Nobel Women's Inititative's conference to end sexual violence in conflict.  And how appropriate--they are ending it with a day of action!  Love it. ...
Thursday, May 26, 2011 - 10:38am
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Today marks the beginning of the Nobel Women’s Initiative’s Conference on Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict. This three-day conference gathers over 100 women—including Nobel...
Monday, May 23, 2011 - 2:41pm
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