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Domestic Violence

Indiana University Is No Longer Admitting Incoming Athletes With Histories of Sexual or Domestic Violence

Indiana University Bloomington just adopted a new policy that is banning incoming student athletes with histories of sexual or domestic violence into its sports programs, Jezebel reports Read More »

Jewelry Brand Releases Controversial Ad Saying "It's Ok to Throw Rocks at Girls"

With spring upon us, consumers can expect brand-new fashion ads just about everywhere. Read More »

Women Aren't Reporting Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Out of Fear of Deportation

President Donald Trump has wasted no time following through on his campaign promises to tighten immigration and border security. Read More »

Here's How These Australian Tradeswomen Are Helping Domestic Violence Victims

As is the case in many fields, including STEM, women are severely underrepresented in the trades industry. Jobs in this industry include, but are not limited to, plumbers, construction workers, electricians, and mechanics — all of which are highly male-dominated. Read More »

Brazil-Based Program Helps Fathers to Reduce Cases of Domestic Violence

According to The Guardian, a father's involvement in childcare might help reduce cases of gender-based violence. Read More »

Amber Heard Speaks Out About Domestic Abuse in a Powerful New PSA

Amber Heard spoke out about her experiences with domestic abuse in a powerful new PSA in partnership with the #GirlGaze Project, which supports women breaking into photography. Read More »

Alesha Dixon Designs for Good

Alesha Dixon shot to fame as a member of Mis-Teeq, an all-woman R&B/Garage group which scored hits like “All I Want", "Why?” and “One Night Stand”. Now she’s a household name as a judge on Britain’s Got Talent. But growing up, things weren’t always easy. Read More »

Here’s How A Women’s Magazine Might Be Saving Lives

Five years on from the closure of the News of the World, its legacy is chiefly of widespread phone-hacking. The anniversary - on 10th July - of its final day was not commemorated, the paper consigned to history. Read More »

Meet Sisters Uncut, The UK’s Most Disruptive Feminist Activists

Sisters Uncut, who chant catchy slogans and dance to Rihanna and Beyoncé at their protests are the UK’s most exciting, media-savvy, direct action group. Comprising cis, trans, non-binary and all other self-identifying women, the Sisters fight for the rights for survivors of domestic abuse. Read More »

Viral Videos Reveal the Tragic Truth of Male Guardianship in Saudi Arabia

These short videos published by Human Rights Watch reveal the grim practice of male guardianship that keep women under the hold of husbands and male relatives. Read More »

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