Posts Tagged as ‘Domestic Violence’

End of summer playlist: Music videos about women’s rights that stir emotion and rock

Breakthrough is ringing out the end of the summer with our oldies but goodies. If you’re not on the beach, barbecuing, or on a blanket at the park, we hope you’re spending it with us! 1. Mann Ke Manjeere Breakthrough started with a music video–Mann ke Manjeeré: about a fearless woman (actress Mita Vasisht) who [...]

August 31, 2011 by crissy spivey | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

breakthrough beat: THIS WEEKEND – watch NDTV for Bell Bajao and our president Mallika Dutt

Tomorrow be sure to look for Breakthrough on Link TV! They will be airing “Overcoming Domestic Violence,” as part of their documentary series, “The World” with a piece on Bell Bajao and an interview with our president Mallika Dutt. The program highlights individuals and organizations working in South Asia to protect women who have been [...]

August 12, 2011 by crissy spivey | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off

culture shockers: America 2049 joins the fight as violent headlines loom this Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Around 2 a.m. on Sunday, April 10, several neighbors along Clinton Street in the Lower East Side (Manhattan) heard Sarah Coit’s incessant screams. The screaming lasted for around 20 minutes, yet no one was able to figure out where it was coming from. Less than half an hour later, a man named Raul Barrera showed [...]

April 15, 2011 by Pulkit | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

because we found it: Fox News’ awkward reaction to SNL’s “Fox & Friends” spoof

“Fox News: Coffee, smiles, fear and terror!” On April 9, NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” (SNL) actors Taran Killam, Vanessa Bayer and Bobby Moynihan played the presenters of Fox News’ morning talk show ‘Fox & Friends’ Steve Doocy, Gretchen Carlson and Brian Kilmeade, respectively.  The cast discussed several current issues starting with the federal budget showdown [...]

April 12, 2011 by Pulkit | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

breakthrough beat: Breakthrough’s new Facebook game, America 2049, featured in TIME, Wired

Breakthrough is pleased to present our ground-breaking new Facebook game, AMERICA 2049! (Twitter hashtag #America2049) The game has already been featured by TIME.com and Wired.com and this is just the beginning! We invite you to play by becoming an agent, charged with the responsibility to protect the future of our country. The game features appearances [...]

April 5, 2011 by Pulkit | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

b-the change: 11 for ’11 – Eleven ways to fight for human rights and social justice in 2011

Human rights org Breakthrough has announced eleven ways that individuals can help fight for human rights in 2011, recommending eleven unique actions, many supported by activist and nonprofit organizations. The Breakthrough eleven for eleven range from encouraging acceptance and tolerance among children, to helping to end violence against women, to participating in Breakthrough’s video and [...]

December 15, 2010 by Michelle | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

b-the change: Don’t burn your bra, recycle it in Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The month of October is usually dedicated to spreading awareness and support for Breast Cancer and Domestic Violence. This October, we bring you a unique way to support these causes- recycle your new and gently used bras and show your support for women who are surviving cancer or transitioning from situations of domestic violence. The [...]

October 5, 2010 by ishita | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

b-the change: TODAY – learn what IVAWA means to end violence against women

Today, the International Violence Against Women Act (IVAWA) is scheduled for mark-up in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wed, Sept. 29. Violence against women and girls represents a global health, economic development, and human rights problem. At least one out of every three women worldwide has been beaten, coerced into sex, or otherwise abused in [...]

September 29, 2010 by crissy spivey | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

breakthrough beat: ABC News on Bell Bajao’s global campaign

We’re have an amazing week! Yesterday, our President and CEO, Mallika Dutt, joined the stage with President Clinton to announce Breakthrough’s commitment to go global with Bell Bajao (Ring the Bell), at the Clinton Global Initiative Opening Plenary.   The campaign calls on men and boys from around the world to champion the cause by ringing the [...]

September 22, 2010 by crissy spivey | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

breakthrough beat: Mallika Dutt joins President Clinton on stage to announce Bell Bajao Global

We are very excited to announce that Breakthrough launched our global campaign against domestic violence at the prestigious Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) this morning! Our very own Mallika Dutt, CEO and President of Breakthrough, announced the organization’s commitment to go global with Bell Bajao (Ring the Bell), a campaign that urges men and boys from [...]

September 21, 2010 by ishita | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

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