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
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!”
by Vanessa Daniela I know it is painful to write about our traumas, let alone seeing our deepest, more raw, and highly embarrassing feelings in print. If, we do not talk about the pain and humiliation we feel, we will never be heard. Worse yet, violence is going to keep happening over and over again … Continue reading Speak up: Prevent Sexual Assault Cycle
By Dr. Jacqueline I am so profoundly grateful that traumatic scars are not visible from the outside. Had they been, I would have lived my life looking like Cher’s son in “Mask.” Instead, I was beaten and emotionally abused entirely because of my gender. I was raped and impregnated entirely because of my gender. My … Continue reading Off To A Bad Start: Being Born A Female
by Tavish Human Trafficking has come the forefront of advocacy groups in the past ten years. It has been a “hot topic” in the media, especially trafficking of children. We all have heard about it, seen ways to raise money, or articles stating that it is happening right where we live. But, what does it … Continue reading What Do You Know About the Trafficking of Children?