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Abortion Restrictions Can Make it Harder to Leave Violent Relationships: What the New Study Means for Our Current Policy Fights

TweetWritten by Sharon Levin, Director of Federal Reproductive Health Policy, and cross-posted from NWLC’s blog. You may have already read about the first-of-its-kind study that documents the connection between denials of abortion and intimate partner violence.  Now it is up to us to use this important new evidence in the fight to stop bad abortion laws at [...]
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Why real men do hit women

TweetRecently, a video was released by TMZ (who else?), apparently showing an American sports star knocking his female partner unconscious. I’m not going to be specific here – the woman involved doesn’t need any more Google hits to her name and, besides, even if you don’t know who I’m talking about, the situation could easily [...]
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Why we all must help carry the weight

Tweet Fact: According to the NCADV, one in every four women experience domestic violence in their lifetime.  Fact: More than three women per day lose their lives at the hands of their partners.  Fact: An estimated 1.3 million women are victims of physical assault by an intimate partner each year.  Fact: Almost one-third of female [...]
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What we don’t talk about when we talk about Ray Rice

TweetIn recent NFL news, running back Ray Rice has been cut from the Ravens and suspended indefinitely from the NFL. Video evidence (that has been available since February 2014) showing Rice rendering his then fiance unconscious in an elevator has surfaced for the public’s viewing. It is a graphic video that ends with Rice attempting [...]
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Towards Beijing+20: The time is now

TweetCross-posted from UN Women Hibaaq Osman is a global political strategist who attended the Beijing Conference in 1995. Today, she heads Karama, an international organization based in Cairo that is working to end violence against women in the Arab region and is a partner of the UN Women Fund for Gender Equality. Ms. Osman is [...]
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