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Eliminate Untested Rape Kit Backlog

Eliminate Untested Rape Kit Backlog

ACTION ALERT: Ask your senator to help eliminate the backlog of untested rape kits by supporting Senate Bill 822. It’s as easy as a call or a tweet. Learn more here: http://www.rainn.org/public-policy/rainn-action-center#safer #ActWithRAINN #endthebacklog

The Longest War is the One Against Women

A rape a minute, a thousand corpses a year: hate crimes in America (and elsewhere) by Rebecca Solnit Common Dreams Artists in San Francisco protesting violence against women. Here in the United States, where there is a reported rape every 6.2 minutes, and one in five women will be raped in her lifetime, the rape […]

Politics & Violence Against Women

Politics & Violence Against Women

Is  Violence Against Women a Priority in Political Agendas? by Juan Carlos Garzón Vergara Project Syndicate The reality shows that it should be,  according to United Nations, 7 out of 10 women experience physical or sexual violence in  their lifetime – the majority by someone they know. Acts of violence against  women aged between 15 […]