Domestic Abuse Awareness

Domestic Abuse is a subject that is largely ignored by mainstream media, given that three women are murdered every day in the US by their current and former partners, according to the Domestic Abuse Shelter.Some statistics show that as many as 4,000 women per year die from domestic violence around the world. In a statement … Continue reading Domestic Abuse Awareness

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II Poetry Contest: As I write this, I think about all the incidents where I blamed someone…

By Vaishnavi Sai As I write this, I think about all the incidents where I blamed someone It was my fault All my fault The day the motor cycle guy spanked me It was my fault I was walking on the FOOTPATH That time when the cab driver adjusted his rear view mirror It was … Continue reading II Poetry Contest: As I write this, I think about all the incidents where I blamed someone…

“Speaking the Unspeakable”: Sexual Violence in Conflict — Girls’ Globe

Their suffering and desperation was so great that they begged them to kill them, to end their pain once and for all… but the men who had been raping them replied, “No, we’re going to leave you alive so you can die of sadness.” This is the harrowing story told in the documentary “The Uncondemned” … Continue reading “Speaking the Unspeakable”: Sexual Violence in Conflict — Girls’ Globe

“Do not cover domestic violence with makeup, condemn the aggressor!”

Moroccan state TV is being bombarded by activists after airing a tutorial showing women how to cover up bruises from domestic abuse. According to the Huffington Post, “Sabahiyat,” a show that airs on the state’s Channel 2M, aired a segment on Nov. 23 couple of days before the International for Elimination of Violence Against Women. Domestic … Continue reading “Do not cover domestic violence with makeup, condemn the aggressor!”