Violence against women

Spotlight On: Monika Johnson -Hostler

To kick off Sexual Assault Awareness Month at the beginning of April, sherights partnered with the Good Men Project and the North Carolina Coalition Against Sexual Assault for a Tweet chat to launch our #feministmen series. Johnson-Hostler has been the executive director of… Read More ›

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Vogue Italia uses Violence Against Women as the theme for its April edition. See the Independent. More men feel compelled to accept the depictions of realistic standards of female beauty. See the Onion. The Guardian describes the culture of exceptionalism portrayed… Read More ›

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The White House published a report that shows how women would benefit the most from raising the minimum wage given their high concentration in low-wage sectors. See The Hill. PolicyMic also underscores how raising the minimum wage is inherently a… Read More ›

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Men at the Feminist Table

Throughout my life, I’ve been in lots of rooms full of women talking to other women about “women’s issues,” like family planning, violence against women and girls, abortion services, equal pay, women’s political participation and the future of feminism. While… Read More ›

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Progress in obtaining justice for abused women in Afghanistan has stalled. See New York Times. Human Rights Campaign released its 2014 Corporate Equality Index. Morocco’s Islamist-led government is under fire for excluding women from drafting a proposed legislation to combat violence… Read More ›

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“Breast Ironing” in Cameroon

I had the honor of attending today’s CEDAW discussion on women in conflict & post-conflict situations. The room was packed with both UN experts and NGO representatives to kick off the Committee’s process of developing a general recommendation on the… Read More ›

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