The Advocates Regarded as a Trusted Change Agent

Researchers recently turned to three authorities—The Advocates for Human Rights, Harvard University, and the United Nations—to shed more light on the worldwide epidemic of violence against women. Entitled Legislation on violence against women: overview of key components (2013) and  published in Rev Panam Salud Publica, the study aimed to determine if legislation on violence against … Continue reading The Advocates Regarded as a Trusted Change Agent

Violence Against Women: A Social Disease with an Identifiable Cause

As the news from Cleveland, Ohio and the sexual assaults in the military continue to horrify us, I have the nagging sense that we are profoundly and dangerously naïve to be shocked at the brutality that went on in the Seymour Avenue home in Cleveland and on our nation’s military bases. While Ariel Castro kidnapped … Continue reading Violence Against Women: A Social Disease with an Identifiable Cause