The other day I got an email from a stranger:
I am working to create a process of collecting stories related to gender-based violence in Botswana... I stumbled across the GlobalGiving storytelling project in Kenya. Was wondering if you felt that the method would be beneficial for collecting information on gender issues here?
All the best,
Added by Marc Maxson on April 11, 2014 at 11:39am —
In my last post, I considered one factor contributing to mass violence—a form of domestic terrorism–in the United States. That factor is the corrupting of the U.S. Constitution by extremist right wing groups—often supported by and aligned with the National Rifle Association.
U.S. Bill of Rights. Image in public…
Added by Kathleen Malley-Morrison on August 13, 2012 at 12:00pm —
Too many TED talks. Too little time. Here’s seven interesting ones I’ve come across over the last few months worth sharing with how-matters.org readers. Watch them at: http://www.how-matters.org/2012/01/24/titillating-ted-talks-two/…
Added by Jennifer Lentfer on January 24, 2012 at 9:00pm —
Text 'Rage': Michael Cusack
Illustration: Xaro Sánchez: 'Rage'
For an exhibition about 'Human Violence' after a several childhood domestic violence from… Continue
Added by Xaro Sánchez on July 6, 2011 at 3:19am —
Each week in yoga class at a domestic violence organization, I have the opportunity to impact women and children by teaching more than exercises and stress relief. Long-term tools include recognizing the power of the self.
Survivors of domestic violence are already strong: they have recognized their own self and their lives, sought support in this fiercely independent world, and made choices for the most secure life. All of this requires keen awareness skills. They become their own brave… Continue
Added by sowmya ayyar on December 10, 2010 at 1:59pm —
- Are women in war-torn countries faring any better today than they did a decade ago? The UNFPA's 2010 State of World Population report, released on Wednesday attempted to answer this question inconclusively. The report suggests taking a broader look at the relationships between women and conflict, paying special attention to the…
Added by Rebecca Sargent on October 22, 2010 at 6:25pm —
WOMEN IN PAKISTAN… Continue
Added by Syed Mohammad Hassan on July 10, 2010 at 2:00am —
Speech by Former Georgia State Senator Nancy Schaefer
"What is happening in America regarding Children's Protective Services
is a Criminal Political phenomenon, and it must be brought to an end".
Tags: abuse, child, civil, constitutional, criminal, discrimination, domestic, equality, human, injustice
Added by Teardrops*for*katelynn on March 14, 2009 at 2:46pm —
U.S. American Justice Depart. Files 40 page brief AGAINST American Murdered Abused Small Toddlers Of American Battered Mother In International Human Rights Court
An international human rights court has ruled that a Colorado woman was
entitled to government protection from an abusive ex-husband after he murdered their e daughters. Eighth in our "Dangerous Trends, Innovative Responses"
series. (WOMENSENEWS) --Jessica Lenahan wants to know who riddled her three daughters'… Continue
Added by Teardrops*for*katelynn on February 2, 2009 at 4:29pm —
Intrarnational Human Rights Court Affirms American Courts Failure To Protect
Court Affirms Right to Protection of Abuse Victims
By Alison Bowen
An international human rights court has ruled that a Colorado woman was
entitled to government protection from an abusive ex-husband after he murdered their three daughters. Eighth in our "Dangerous Trends, Innovative Responses"
series. (WOMENSENEWS) --Jessica Lenahan wants to know who riddled her… Continue
Added by Teardrops*for*katelynn on February 2, 2009 at 4:27pm —
The Scandal in Our Own Backyard
http://www.vibrantn ation.com/ interviews/ 2008/08/26/ the-scandal- in-our-own- backyard/
The scandal in our own backyard by Talia Carner
Talia Carner, a novelist and an advocate for child victims of the legal system, is the author of Puppet Child, a legal drama about a mother trying to save her daughter from the legal system’s justice. Learn more by visiting her website, www.TaliaCarner. com.
“There is something bad… Continue
Added by Teardrops*for*katelynn on February 2, 2009 at 4:25pm —
Rates at which Batterers recieve custody.
One statement in Breaking the Silence: Children's Voices that has provoked controversy was my statement that "the studies are showing" that up to 2/3 of accused or adjudicated batterers receive joint or sole custody in court. While no empirical study can definitively determine a universal statistical rate, the key point is that the research consistently shows that accused and adjudicated batterers receive joint or sole custody disturbingly… Continue
Added by Teardrops*for*katelynn on February 2, 2009 at 4:24pm —
American Center For Judicial Excellence Video "Our Children At Risk"
CJE Family Law Documentary
Family Court Crisis: Our Children at Risk
12-Minute Documentary Trailer Video
Tags: abuse, child, civil, criminal, discrimination, domestic, human, injustice, rights, system
Added by Teardrops*for*katelynn on February 2, 2009 at 4:22pm —
Pushed to the Altar: by Dr. Jean V. Hardisty
Administration marriage promotion initiatives (August 2007)
This report is the result of a two-year investigation by political
scientist Jean Hardisty into the George W. Bush Administration' s
marriage promotion and fatherhood initiatives. Dr. Hardisty locates
these initiatives within the context of the Right's family values
ideology and investigates their… Continue
Added by Teardrops*for*katelynn on February 2, 2009 at 4:21pm —
American Stockholm Syndrom (abused children victoms)
An Introduction To American Stockholm Syndrome
People are often amazed at their own psychological conditions and reactions. Those with depression are stunned when they remember they've thought of killing themselves. Patients recovering from severe psychiatric disturbances are often shocked as they remember their symptoms and behavior during the episode. A patient with Bipolar Disorder recently told me "I can't believe I… Continue
Added by Teardrops*for*katelynn on February 2, 2009 at 4:19pm —
Fa m i l y L a w : D i s o r d e r i n t h e C o u r t s
By Helen Grieco, Rachel Allen
and Jennifer Friedlin
The National Organization for Women (NOW) is the country's largest and longest running women's rights organization. NOW is committed to fighting discrimination against women and girls, and ensuring their equality in every aspect of society. NOW is structured in chapters, and California NOW (CA NOW) is the largest chapter in the… Continue
Added by Teardrops*for*katelynn on February 2, 2009 at 4:18pm —
California State University, The Book "Disorder In The Courts II",A Study of Judicial Abuse
Protective Mothers in Child Custody
Disputes: A Study of Judicial Abuse
By Geraldine Butts Stahly, PH.D., Linda Krajewski, Bianca Loya, Linda Krajewski, Bianca
Loya, Kyra Dotter, Kimberly Evans, Wesley Farris, Felicia Frias, Grace German, Nancy Stuebner,
Kiranjeet Uppal, And Jenna Valentine
California State University, San Bernardino:
This project is a pilot… Continue
Added by Teardrops*for*katelynn on February 2, 2009 at 4:16pm —
Northeastern University Press The Book "From Madness To Mutiny"
Why Mothers Are Running from the Family Courts -- and What Can Be Done about It
Amy Neustein, Michael Lesher
Northeastern Series on Gender, Crime, and Law
Northeastern University Press
University Press of New England
2005 • 316 pp. 6 x 9"
Gender Studies / Law
"This book is essential reading for any health or mental health professional or legal advocate for children."—Family… Continue
Added by Teardrops*for*katelynn on February 2, 2009 at 4:15pm —
Custodians of Abuse
by Kristen Lombardi
IF YOU'RE A PARENT, it's your worst nightmare: finding out that your child is being molested — by your spouse. If you seek a divorce as a result, or are already going through one when you make the discovery, you hope that family court will do the right thing: grant you sole legal and physical custody of your child. In fact, you can't even imagine that there could be any other outcome in the custody judgment. But for many parents — in… Continue
Added by Teardrops*for*katelynn on February 2, 2009 at 4:13pm —
The Making of the Documentary Small Justice
By Garland Waller
Diane Hofheimer, a paralegal and child advocate, handed me the VHS tape with a warning: The video would chill me to the bone. She told me itshowed a three-year-old girl clinging to a banister, begging not to be sent to live with her father.As Diane explained, a family court judge had awarded custody of this little girl to her dad despite evidence that he had sexually abused her. The thought of this made my skin crawl… Continue
Added by Teardrops*for*katelynn on February 2, 2009 at 4:12pm —