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Violence Against Women

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. However, there's one jewelry ad in Asheville, North Carolina,... 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. But hiring thousands... Read More »

Zainab Salbi Shares How Companies Can Help End Violence Against Women and Sexual Harassment

In a recent op-ed for Women in the World, MAKER Zainab Salbi discussed "the path to stopping violence against women, sexual harassment and achieving g... 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... Read More »

A New Illinois Law Will Teach Hairstylists to Look for Signs of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

A new Illinois law going into effect at the new year is taking an innovative approach to combating domestic violence: It requires state beauty profess... Read More »

Filmmaker Madeleine Gavin Talks "City of Joy," Violence Against Women, and More

Written on the walls of a little oasis in Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo, are the words, "If Congo is the worst place in the world to be a woman... Read More »

TED Talk Explains Why Violence Against Women Is a Men's Issue

Domestic violence and sexual abuse are often said to be "women's issues." But in this bold, honest TED Talk, educator, filmmaker, and author Jackson K... Read More »

This Lawmaker's Reason for Believing FGM Is 'Necessary' Will Make You Cringe

"Egyptian men are true men and I am a true man," MP Elhamy Agina of Daqahliya stated, according to a translation from Egyptian Streets. "Take my wife... Read More »

Orange You Happy for This UN Campaign to End Violence Against Women?

Whether you knew it or not, the 25th day of every month is Orange Day — a day focused on the United Nation Secretary General's campaign UNiTE To En... Read More »

New Campaign Uses Spice Girls Song to Encourage Viewers to Say What They Really Really Want

As if a Spice Girls reunion tour for the 20-year anniversary was not enough of a thrill (and a throwback) for 2016, a new campaign from Project Everyo... Read More »

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