Posts tagged with ‘Gender based violence’
By mujerwebmaster on June 5, 2013Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide The central moral challenge of our time is reaching a tipping point. Just as slavery was the defining struggle of the 19th century and totalitarianism of the 20th, the fight to end the oppression of women and girls worldwide defines our current century. Half the Sky Movement. So how do they plan […]
By mujerwebmaster on June 4, 2013Exactly one hundred years ago, 4 June 1913, the Suffragette activist Emily Davison was knocked down by the British King’s horse in a race. She was trying to attach a scarf to the horse as it galloped past at full speed to raise awareness of inequality in British society at the time. The Suffragettes used the slogan “Deeds not words”. […]
By mujerwebmaster on June 1, 2013TED speaker Jackson Katz gives a passionate talk on the issue of Gender Based Violence. Domestic violence and sexual abuse are often called “women’s issues.” But in this bold, blunt talk, Jackson Katz points out that these are intrinsically men’s issues — and shows how these violent behaviors are tied to definitions of manhood. A clarion call for us […]
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