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  • 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...

  • June 4, 2010

    Human Rights Watch: "In a landmark decision today, Mexico’s Supreme Court required all of the country’s states to distribute emergency contraception and to provide access to abortion for rape victims, which affirms women's rights...

  • June 4, 2010

    New York Times: Over the past 8 months, investigators have discovered over 15 cases of girls who were raped, threatened with violence and forced into prostitution. Pimps recruited girls at local high school and middle schools with promises of cash or...

  • June 4, 2010

    New York Times: Eight women interviewed by the The New York Times shared the trauma they endured when members of the New York City Police Department "played down, misclassified or ignored their complaints of being sexually assaulted."


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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
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
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
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
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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