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Violence Against Women and Girls

First Step to Prevent Sexual Abuse: Redefine "Safety" to Include Women and Girls

Susan M. Blaustein | Posted 06.01.2015 | Impact
Susan M. Blaustein

During a recent meeting of a women's savings group in Manyatta, the largest slum in Kenya's third largest city, Kisumu, after the week's business had been conducted, the conversation turned to the women's daughters, all of whom, they said, were at risk of being or had been sexually assaulted on their way to or from school.

Moving Beyond 20 Years of 'One in Three'

Mary Ellsberg | Posted 06.08.2015 | Impact
Mary Ellsberg

You may have heard the World Health Organization's harrowing statistic: one in three women around the world will be beaten or raped during her lifetime, most often by someone she knows -- either an intimate partner or family member.

Addressing Violence Against Women and Children Is Critical to Achieving an AIDS-Free Generation and the Millennium Development Goals

Catherine Russell | Posted 05.19.2014 | Impact
Catherine Russell

Violence against women and girls has impeded progress on nearly every MDG. This includes efforts to reach the MDG 6 target of halting and beginning to reverse the spread of HIV/AIDS--an epidemic that still disproportionally affects women and girls in many countries.

The Super Bowl and Violence Against Females

Kevin Powell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Kevin Powell

I have been a sports fan for as long as I can remember. As a youth I formally played baseball, ran track and boxed until I decided I really valued my ...