Topics :: women and girls

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Cleveland Stages 'Vagina Monologues' to Benefit Rape Crisis Center

THEATRE | By Winnie McCroy | Feb 20
On Friday, February 20, join a diverse group of women from both the CWRU academic community as well as the greater Cleveland community as they stage Eve Ensler's classic, "The Vagina Monologues" in Cleveland.

NYC Domestic Violence Homicides Decline by 36% Over Decade

CRIME | By EDGE | Feb 12
New York City released a report revealing a 36 percent percent decline in family-related homicides, thanks to efforts to combat domestic violence.

Activists Mobilize for One Billion Rising: Revolution Campaign

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Feb 6
On February 7 in New York City's Hammerstein Ballroom, One Billion Rising will host a kickoff event for their February 14 week of action to end violence against women and girls.

Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Center Present Screening of 'Letter to Anita'

FAMILY | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 23
On Saturday, January 24, Standout Productions and the Los Angeles LGBT Center's Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center will present a special, one-night-only screening of the award-winning documentary, "Letter to Anita," in their Renberg Theatre.

On Intl. Migrants Day, IFUW Notes Most Refugees Are Women

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 17
In anticipation of International Migrants Day on December 18, the International Federation of University Women (IFUW) highlights the need for good education and job for women and migrants.

Kim Rocco Shields Imagines World Where Gay is Norm

MOVIES | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 11
Imagine a world where being gay was the norm. This is the world that up and coming young director Kim Rocco Shields has created in her new feature film.

Conservatives Try to Block Natl. Women's History Museum

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 10
The Religious Right is making one last attempt to block the creation of a new museum dedicated to American women's history, despite numerous failed efforts to derail the project.

IFUW Affirms Girls' Education on Human Rights Day

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 8
On December 10, Human Rights Day, the International Federation of University Women (IFUW) draws global attention to the fundamental human right to education, which directly enhances sustainable development and is a critical means to combat poverty.

Columbia University Donates $1M for Mental Health for DV Victims

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 25
Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) announced a $1 million donation from the Chapman Perelman Foundation in support of a new program that will provide mental health services to victims of domestic violence.

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 21
Post orange banners, ribbons and flag in your neighborhood on November 25 for International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

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