This blog is a guest piece written by Molly Anne Marcotte. Molly Anne is a junior at Guilford College in Greensboro, NC, where she studies Health Sciences. On Wednesday, October 28, Guilford College took on Domestic Violence Awareness on our campus, and we painted the campus purple. This initiative took place as part of the […]
It’s domestic violence awareness month! Time to stand up to inter-partner violence and abuse on your campus. Last week we talked about ways to take action as an individual – today we’ve put together 5 ways for you to get involved with your feminist campus group. Participate in Purple Thursday on October 22nd! Every year advocates, […]
Domestic Violence Awareness Month starts October 1st! Domestic violence, or dating abuse, occurs in every community, on every college campus across the United States and it can only be addressed when everyone is involved. October is your month to take action on your campus to stand up to domestic violence – need some inspiration? Your feminist […]
Senior Research Assistant Jamie Barnes-Hoyt from the Johns Hopkins University is looking for college students between the ages of 18-24 who have a female friend they think could be in an unhealthy relationship.
After the Isla Vista shooting last month, the connection between women and gun violence has been at the forefront of the media debate on gun control.
You don’t necessarily have to be in Denver to be part of the amazing work the university’s Center on Domestic Violence and PGV are doing, and you don’t have to leave the house to learn about the program, either. Tune into a webinar tomorrow and you could be on the frontlines of creating a world without violence!
“I will not be a victim, I will not be a statistic, I will not apologize to anyone. I will stand up for myself, and other survivors, to increase awareness and prevention of domestic violence.”
Guest Post by The Diamondback Online Staff Editorial Board A seemingly obvious protection went into effect when former President Bill Clinton signed the Violence Against Women Act in 1994. Although activists knew the law would periodically be up for reauthorization, it seemed unfathomable to them that members of Congress would try to reverse a law […]
By Chelsea Feuchs, JWI Intern The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), a previously bi-partisan bill used to advance services for victims and survivors of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking, has itself become a victim of political contention. Two different versions of this legislation currently exist, one passed by the House of Representatives […]
By Kim Gandy, VP and General Counsel, Feminist Majority Foundation HERvotes is joining our voices together in a blog carnival urging passage of the “real” Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) reauthorization — the bi-partisan bill that has already passed the Senate. The House has passed a version of VAWA reauthorization that some have called “VAWA […]