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Sportscaster James Brown Confronts Men on Violence Against Women

Sportscaster James Brown Confronts Men on Violence Against Women

by Aura Bogado on September 12 2014, 12:45PM

‘Our silence is deadly’

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Kidnapper Ariel Castro Sentenced to Life in Prison Without Parole

Kidnapper Ariel Castro Sentenced to Life in Prison Without Parole

by Von Diaz on August 1 2013, 4:20PM

Ariel Castro, the man who kidnapped and tortured 3 women for 11 years in his Cleveland home, was sentenced to life in prison (plus 1,000 years) without parole. For several hours the judge, counsel, witnesses, and survivors listened to horrifying…

Topics: /NOW

During Recession, Domestic Violence on the Rise

During Recession, Domestic Violence on the Rise

by Julianne Hing on October 28 2010, 3:27PM

President Obama announces suite of initiatives to mark Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

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Human Rights Watch: ICE Won't Protect Women from Sexual Abuse

Human Rights Watch: ICE Won’t Protect Women from Sexual Abuse

by Michelle Chen on August 25 2010, 12:59PM

Human Rights Watch has issued a scathing indictment of Homeland Security’s utter failure to protect women from abuse and harassment in detention.

Topics: Immigration, On Gender

First Nations Confront Legacy of Violence Against Women

First Nations Confront Legacy of Violence Against Women

by Michelle Chen on August 23 2010, 10:17AM

Native women in Canada confront a growing number of disappearances and tragic deaths.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, On Gender

Cold Cases: Murder in L.A. and the Value of Black Life

Cold Cases: Murder in L.A. and the Value of Black Life

by Michelle Chen on August 5 2010, 10:28AM

Serial killings in L.A. reveal a sense that violence against black women is more tolerable, more expected, less deserving of punishment.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, On Gender

Reddy Case: 10 Years On, Violence Against Women of Color Continues

by Debayani Kar on November 20 2009, 12:09PM

Violence against women of color is often reported out of context. The deeper social and economic injustices at work are overlooked. Today, a coalition including (partial list) Narika, ASATA (Alliance of South Asians Taking Action), South Asian Sisters, Asian Women’s…

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