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For International Women's Day, Let's Pass IVAWA to Protect Women and Girls

Rep. Jan Schakowsky | Posted 03.08.2015 | Women
Rep. Jan Schakowsky

Today marks the 107th International Women's Day. On this day, we recognize how far we've come in achieving critically important rights for women, but we must also acknowledge just how far we still have to go.

Ending Gender-Based Violence Around the World

Nazanin Boniadi | Posted 11.06.2014 | Impact
Nazanin Boniadi

Women and girls, men and boys all share the right to live free of violence, which is, unfortunately, experienced by both men and women. Women and girls, however, disproportionately experience violence due to a deeply rooted global culture of gender discrimination.

A Purim Call to Support the International Violence Against Women Act

Rabbi Toba Spitzer | Posted 05.12.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Toba Spitzer

Congress needs to hear from us, to know that as American citizens we support our government's efforts to halt violence against women. It is imperative that we write, email, tweet, call or visit our members of Congress and urge them to sign on.

Human Rights Day: U.S. Should Support Victims of Violence Against Women

Amanda Klasing | Posted 02.09.2014 | Impact
Amanda Klasing

On this Human Rights Day, stand in solidarity with victims of violence against women around the world. Encourage your member of Congress to support I-VAWA without reservation.

Take Action on IVAWA Now to End Violence Against Women

Ramona Ripston | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ramona Ripston

The ACLU of Southern California is joining hundreds of women's NGOs around the world in calling for the enactment of this bill, known as International Violence Against Women Act.