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Big 5 Topics

1. Economic Security    2. Education    3. Health    4. Immigration    5. Violence

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News

  • September 6, 2010

    ABC News:  One in four college women--will be the victim or rape or attempted rape before they graduate.   Victims often face additional injustice according to a report from The Center for Public Integrity which found "students...


  • 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,...


  • August 21, 2010

    Reuters: Chechen women continue to be targeted for not wearing headscarves. Some women have been punched, or terrorized by men wielding automatic rifles.


  • 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 30, 2010

    BBC: Foreign tourists are flocking to Brazil for sex holidays, where, despite police crackdowns, child prostitution continues to flourish, and includes young girls and transgender children.  Many of the children are underage, unable to even enter...


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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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