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Melissa Jeltsen

Kerry Washington Sheds Light On An Invisible Kind Of Domestic Abuse

HuffingtonPost.com | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 09.16.2014 | Women

Kerry Washington wants to keep the conversation about domestic violence going. On Monday, the Emmy-nominated actress spoke out about an often-over...

Chilling Video Reveals Domestic Violence Rises 38% When England Gets Knocked Out Of World Cup

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 06.27.2014 | Impact

The FIFA World Cup is the most widely viewed sporting event in the world, exceeding even the Olympic Games. Bringing people together from all walks of...

Halloween Is Over Yet I Am Still Scared

Kanene Holder | Posted 11.07.2013 | Impact
Kanene Holder

Holidays and their accompanying trinkets vacillate between being treasured and then discarded. Let's hold our newly elected politicians accountable to ensure that all women and especially women of color receive full protection under the law and new policies are enacted to prevent future travesties.

Restoring Human Values to Prevent Violence Against Women

Bhanu Narasimhan | Posted 12.01.2013 | Impact
Bhanu Narasimhan

It is time for us to recognize that the root cause for societal ills is the erosion of human values. Each one of us needs to come forward and take responsibility to re-establish a caring and sharing attitude, a sense of belongingness, a commitment to serve -- the core spiritual values that are the basis for a healthy, happy and harmonious society.

Rise Up Against Rape This Valentine's Day

Erin Bernhardt | Posted 04.12.2013 | Impact
Erin Bernhardt

This year, on V-Day's 15th anniversary, Enlser is leading one BILLION people as we rise up to stop the rape and violence.

The Last Shot

DesiRae Zabel | Posted 11.11.2012 | Impact
DesiRae Zabel

He would put her curling irons in the toilet; he would take her to the woods and shoot at her. He would threaten to 'make the last shot count' and said he would kill her children as well. One day my mother finally tried to get out, and my father made the last shot count.