Tag Archives: stalking

When 14-year-old girls are afraid of walking home, something is wrong with society.

TweetBetween 8 and 17% of women will be stalked at some point in their lifetime. At the most, that’s 1 out of every 6 women. And, for the longest time, these numbers didn’t mean anything to me. Then, when I was just 14 years old – the week before starting my freshman year of high [...]
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One more reason to reauthorize VAWA: Stalking victims

TweetThere are only a few more days left to renew VAWA (The Violence Against Women Act). The bill has been left in limbo due to a proposed change to include Native Americans, LGBT, and undocumented immigrants in the protections. There is a provision in VAWA that hasn’t gotten a lot of attention or mainstream coverage, [...]
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A feminist walks into a start up…

TweetLike many children of Silicon Valley, most adults in my young life were engineers. The valley thrives on the magic that engineers can bring to a project. Had I gone to a different college I would have joined their ranks, but fate took me down a different path and I developed skills that are important [...]
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Workplaces Respond to Sexual and Domestic Violence: A National Resource Center

On October 27, 2010 the White House and U.S. Department of Justice announced the launch of Workplaces Respond to Domestic and Sexual Violence: A National Resource Center. The Resource Center was created and funded as a result of Legal Momentum’s advocacy during and after the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) in 2005.
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U Be Dead

TweetU be dead is the title of a made for TV movie for ITV1 in Britain that chronicles the real life stalking case of Debbie Pemberton and Jan Falkowski by Maria Marchese. You can find a first hand account of the incident here. I’m going to post some quotes and details about the intensity, relentlessness [...]
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