Why We Must Protect Immigrant Survivors of Domestic Violence

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Why We Must Protect Immigrant Survivors of Domestic Violence

Friday, October 17, 2014

By Sameera Hafiz We Belong Together October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Over the years this month has provided us all the opportunity to reflect and refocus on the experiences of survivors of domestic violence and untangle the issue from the tired public debate: the NFL responses, the Chris Browns, and the persistent question, “why… Continue Reading Why We Must Protect Immigrant Survivors of Domestic Violence

Violence Against Women: A New Case For the Equal Rights Amendment

Friday, October 17, 2014

By Desiree Hoffman Director of Policy and Advocacy, YWCA USA  When the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) decides cases, they set precedents in interpreting the Constitution and federal laws, precedents that all other courts, both state and federal, must follow. In the realm of legal equality, there are several legal provisions that feminist… Continue Reading Violence Against Women: A New Case For the Equal Rights Amendment

#WorkAgainstViolence: Sexual Assault

Monday, October 13, 2014

By Qudsia Raja Advocacy & Policy Manager of Health and Safety, YWCA USA Violence against women impacts the lives of countless women and their families across the United States. Women and girls of all ages, income levels, racial and ethnic communities, sexual orientations and religious affiliations experience violence in the form of sexual assault, domestic violence,… Continue Reading #WorkAgainstViolence: Sexual Assault