2014 Week Without Violence Blog Carnival

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The Top 10 Questions to Ask About Your Title IX Rights on a College Visit

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

By Michaela Olson Intern, NWLC ‘Tis the season for college visiting. As campuses across America are flooded with high school students this summer, there are some hard-hitting, crucial questions to keep in mind—and they may help to give you better perspective on where you could spend some of the most formative years of your life.… Continue Reading The Top 10 Questions to Ask About Your Title IX Rights on a College Visit

YWCA of Queens Attends UN Women Global Launch of Beijing+20

Thursday, July 10, 2014

By Jane Lee Communications & Outreach Associate, YWCA of Queens The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women launched its year-long Beijing+20 Empowering Women, Empowering Humanity: Picture it! campaign on Thursday, June 26, 2014. The campaign is a year-long movement with the mission of cultivating global dialogue and actions on women’s rights and gender equality.… Continue Reading YWCA of Queens Attends UN Women Global Launch of Beijing+20

An Opportunity to Make a Difference

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

by Danielle Desrosiers Direct Care Supervisor, Survivor Outreach and Advocacy Services, YWCA Western Massachusetts An open letter to the YWCA community and beyond: I am writing to you as a member of our community and as someone who has had the privilege of working with survivors of sexual assault for the past five years. In those five years, I… Continue Reading An Opportunity to Make a Difference

Women’s History Month 2014: Celebrating The Nameless, The Faceless, The Invisible

Thursday, March 27, 2014

By Yumhee Park Program Assistant for the Health and Reproductive Rights Department, National Women’s Law Center Which of these is not like the other? Amelia Earhart, aviator. Virginia Woolf, novelist. Frida Kahlo, artist. Kim Gun-ja, comfort woman. While the first three women have been recognized for their achievements, oftentimes, women like Kim Gun-ja are left to… Continue Reading Women’s History Month 2014: Celebrating The Nameless, The Faceless, The Invisible