In her recent trip to Iowa, Hillary Clinton called sexual assault an “epidemic” on college campuses, and revealed her three-part plan to eradicate campus sexual assault and sexual violence.
Mary Calvert, Pulitzer Prize-winning photo journalist, has compiled a photo essay entitled “The Battle Within: Sexual Violence in America’s Military” in order to put a face (and then another, and then another) on the military sexual assault epidemic. The images chronicle the experiences of survivors and their loved ones following their assaults, as well as the process… [Continue Reading]
Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) just held a breakthrough hearing on combating violence against women with IVAWA and CEDAW, and
seven women senators testified. We must thank the Senators for demanding action.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 24, 2014 J.T. Johnson ∙ (703) 522-2214 email@example.com Facebook.com/FeministMajority @femmajority Women Demand Ratification of CEDAW WASHINGTON – Today, the Feminist Majority joins with Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and women of the Senate in decrying violence against women and girls across the globe, and calls on the Senate to take action to… [Continue Reading]
I am rising to urge everyone to join me in taking action to reduce the suffering immediately by demanding that President Obama stand up for these girls and women and provide them with access to comprehensive medical care, including the option of abortion, in accordance with the Geneva Conventions.
We’re rising today to ask that President Obama to support the women and girls raped in war who are unable to access necessary, comprehensive medical care – and we’re continuing the conversation with a Twitter storm at 1PM EST.
MJIA, which has bi-partisan support, will take the decision of whether to prosecute sexual assault cases out of the chain of command and give it to independent, objective, trained military prosecutors. And it’s coming up for a vote.