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“Shining a Light”

MensWork and the Muhammad Ali Center are thrilled to announce the “Shining a Light” exhibit. This international photo exhibit will demonstrate actions and activism from around the world to combat and prevent violence against women.  And will be exhibited at the Muhammad Ali Center from Nov 23 2013 (the beginning of the 16 Days of […]

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Anti-bullying Ltr to the Editor

In response an op-ed piece written by Andrew Walker’s in the Jan 3 issue of the Courier-Journal. In his oped, Mr. Walker suggests that the proposed anti-bullying legislation was “tyranny.” The proposed legisation calls for specific protections for certain categories of youth based on religion, gender, sexual orientation and gender identity, and disability. Below is […]

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Taking Action: How Men Can Stop Violence Against Women

From Change.org and Rape Victim Advocates of Chicago: Young women between the ages of 16-24 experience high rates of sexual assaults, stalking, and relationship violence. One in five women will be sexually assaulted while in college, and one in four women will be a victim of domestic violence in her lifetime. This pledge was developed […]

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Justice Department Announces Major Step to Combat Rape

Posted by Lynn Rosenthal on January 06, 2012 at 09:56 AM EST For many rape survivors, today is an important day. It means that the devastating violence they suffered will now be counted in this nation’s crime statistics. Attorney General Holder announced today that the FBI will be changing the definition of rape used to […]

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Panel discussion on the legalization of prostitution on Jan. 12

Cards 4 Freedom and MensWork will be hosting a panel addressing the issue of legalizing prostitution. The Prostitution Debate: Should sex work be legalized? Thursday, January 12th from 4:00-5:30pm Chao Auditorium (lower level of Ekstrom Library) Panelists Dr. Kaila Story, Assistant Professor, Pan-African Studies Alisha Dawn West, Graduate Student in Women’s and Gender Studies Rus Funk, Executive Director of MensWork Katie Adams, Graduate Student […]

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Report Suggests peer Sexual Harassment is “Rampant” in our schools

The American Association of University Women released a report that indicates that peer sexual harassment in middle and highschools across the US is “Rampant.” The report, “Crossing the Line,” which will be formally released on Nov 15 (electronic copies are available at their website — http://www.aauw.org/learn/research/crossingtheline.cfm), finds that nearly half (48%) of students reported experiencing […]

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