AMERICA'S WAR AT HOME
7 views | +0 today
Follow
AMERICA'S WAR AT HOME
An educational site to promote awareness and ultimately bring about  a change in a culture  embedded with deeply   mysoginist beliefs about women and  power.
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Kimberly Comeau Stark
Scoop.it!

The Equality Act Is a Visionary Piece of Legislation -- and Way Overdue ... - Huffington Post

The Equality Act Is a Visionary Piece of Legislation -- and Way Overdue ... - Huffington Post | AMERICA'S WAR AT HOME | Scoop.it
Something extraordinary happened Thursday to advance fairness and equality in the United States. Members of Congress introduced legislation to amend the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964 to embrace a more robust vision of equality.
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Kimberly Comeau Stark from Gender Violence
Scoop.it!

Intimate Partner Violence: Raising Awareness - YouTube

Intimate Partner Violence CYC-2272: Family Violence Child and Youth Care Program Lethbridge College Jennifer Padalko, Lauren Simmons, Jeremy Forster

Via Ainara Nardi
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Kimberly Comeau Stark from welfare benefits
Scoop.it!

Domestic violence victims’ access to legal aid ‘unlawfully restricted’ - General News - NewsLocker

Domestic violence victims’ access to legal aid ‘unlawfully restricted’ - General News - NewsLocker | AMERICA'S WAR AT HOME | Scoop.it
Rights campaigners claim mandatory evidence requirements block 40% of women affected by violence from getting legal aidAt least two in five victims of domestic violence cannot get legal aid because the government has imposed what experts have said...

Via Bennett Kathie
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Kimberly Comeau Stark from Gender Violence
Scoop.it!

Mental Health Consequences of Intimate Partner Violence

Mental Health Consequences of Intimate Partner Violence | AMERICA'S WAR AT HOME | Scoop.it
More than 1 in 3 women in the United States have been victims of intimate partner violence (IPV), including physical assault, rape, or stalking, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2010).

Via Darla Dunlop, Ainara Nardi
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kimberly Comeau Stark
Scoop.it!

Report: To Reduce Domestic Violence, Give Women Free Lawyers Already - Jezebel

Report: To Reduce Domestic Violence, Give Women Free Lawyers Already - Jezebel | AMERICA'S WAR AT HOME | Scoop.it
A new report from the Institute for Policy Integrity, a nonpartisan think tank at the NYU School of Law, constructs a compelling economic argument for providing civil legal assistance to survivors of domestic violence.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kimberly Comeau Stark
Scoop.it!

We need to change the language we use to describe domestic violence

We need to change the language we use to describe domestic violence | AMERICA'S WAR AT HOME | Scoop.it
Anyone can be a victim of violence. And 'normal' people are the perpetrators of the vast majority of it.
more...
No comment yet.