Sunday, September 19, 2021

Tag: Violence Against Women Act

WHO finds violence against women ‘remains devastatingly pervasive,’ affecting 1 in...

"Violence against women is endemic in every country and culture, causing harm to millions of women and their families, and has been exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic."

The Violence Against Women Act is unlikely to reduce intimate partner...

But the fact is that the criminal system supported by the act isn’t stopping intimate partner violence.

Violence Against Women Act at risk of lapsing

“Republicans’ decision to include only a short-term VAWA re-authorization in the must-pass minibus spending bill is nothing short of an abdication of our responsibilities to women in our country."

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Derek Chauvin pleads not guilty to beating black teen

Chauvin is currently serving 22½ years in state prison for killing George Floyd. He pleaded not guilty.

America: Monumental problems, no solutions, caught up in a state of regression

“All empires end. That is an indisputable fact.” And, “All empires end from within.”

Until comeuppance smacks Trumpist scofflaws, brace for more lying, cheating & demagoguery

Why enter elections when starting insurrections are so much easier? Why “patronize” elections that are “corrupt” (thus unwinnable) from beginning to end?

Favorite son? Eduardo Bolsonaro and the growing internationalism of the far right

One of the progressive left’s strengths has always been a willingness to offer support and learn from others around the globe, it's a mistake to cede internationalism to a xenophobic, ‘western culture’ obsessed right.

Ethiopia: TPLF terrorism expands, civilians massacred

The conflict in Ethiopia is getting predictably more brutal. Distressing.