Knowledge: The Solution to Ending Violence against Women and Girls

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The American Dream: Absolutely No Tolerance for Domestic Violence

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

By Yumhee Park Program Assistant for the Health and Reproductive Rights Department, National Women’s Law Center For the past month, during my morning and evening commute, I have been welcomed with a sign that says 1 in 4 women experience domestic violence in their lifetime. 1 in 4. That means out of my 3 college girlfriends… Continue Reading The American Dream: Absolutely No Tolerance for Domestic Violence

The Bystander Approach: Acknowledging our Responsibility

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

by Yajaira Gonzalez Community Education and Bilingual Advocate, YWCA Greenwich There is no one simple solution to ending violence against women and children. However, one of the most efficient ways to work in this direction is to focus on the bystander approach, which calls for a community-wide response. The bystander approach demands that violence against… Continue Reading The Bystander Approach: Acknowledging our Responsibility

Top Five on Friday – October 11

Friday, October 11, 2013

By Katie Stanton Social Media & Online Engagement Manager, YWCA USA How safe are you online? If you’ve ever used a computer or a phone to do your banking, pay your taxes, shop or meet potential dates, you’ve put yourself at risk for identity theft, stalking and more. Teens and students who use social networking… Continue Reading Top Five on Friday – October 11