the way a woman dresses or her appearance is never an excuse or reason for rape. women should not be judged by what they wear.
A survivor of domestic violence talks about finding her confidence after a nearly fatal attack and loving her scars as “beauty marks.”
Violence against women and girls is one of the most pervasive human rights violations and a global epidemic. “Zonta Says NO to Violence Against Women” is a Zonta International campaign to raise awareness of and increase actions to end violence against women and girls around the world. The campaign, which began in November 2012, features the service and advocacy actions… Read more →
New York – On 26 January at 8 p.m., principal musicians from the world’s great orchestras, ensembles and academies, will perform at Carnegie Hall, donating their artistry to end violence against women. Find out more at Performers will include: Elmira Darvarova, Concertmaster & Solo Violin (the first female Concertmaster in the history of the MET Opera Orchestra); George Mathew, Artistic… Read more →
Violence against women and girls is a violation of human rights and a pressing global issue. Violence against women and girls is not inevitable. Violence against women and girls can and should be prevented. In order to sustain and advance efforts to prevent and end violence against women and girls, the issue must be prioritized in the new global development… Read more →
UN Women Executive Director on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, 25 November
In her message for the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on 25 November 2014, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka stresses that violence against women can and must end by addressing its root cause – gender inequality. #orangeurhood #16days Read more →
Cornerstone Manor is 24 hour emergency shelter for homeless women and children. In addition; we have two-year Transitional Housing Program and a Permanent Supportive Housing Program. We have 48 single units and 12 family units. All referrals can be faxed or e-mailed at the address information listed below to the attention of: Anna Isom, Compliance Manager. Anna Isom, Compliance Manager Buffalo… Read more →