Posts Tagged as ‘sexual abuse’

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

b-side chats: Leader of Girl Child Network says that women’s rights groups need not to compete, but work together

In an exclusive interview, founder of the Girl Child Network Worldwide, Betty Makoni tells us about her organization, her mission and where she thinks the global women’s rights movement is going.

June 8, 2010 by Annie | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

b-activists: Ping Chong theater group takes on child abuse using live testimonies

In 1975, Ping Chong, a theater director, choreographer, video and installation artist who was born in Toronto, Canada and brought up in Chinatown, New York, took his diverse background and upbringing and put it behind founding the New York based experimental theater group, The Ping Chong Theater Company. The mission of the company is: “…to [...]

May 7, 2010 by ishita | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

breakthrough beat: We have a powerful new immigration video in which Esmeralda, a transgender detainee, speaks out

From the Restore Fairness blog. Courage comes in many different forms. For Esmeralda, a transgender asylum seeker from Mexico who faced horrific circumstances in immigration detention, it came in the form of seeking justice. Kept in a segregated cell with other transgender detainees, Esmeralda never realized that her experience in detention would match the trauma [...]

November 11, 2009 by ishita | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

b-activists: Wife of Daniel Pearl’s new project: The Land Where Rapists Go Free

You may remember Mariane Pearl, the wife of slain journalist Daniel Pearl. Now, the Glamour mag journalist and “woman of the year 2007,” has created “The Land Where Rapists Go Free” on the sexual abuse of Alaskan and Native American women as a part of her Global Diaries series.  In the series, she travels around the globe [...]

July 29, 2009 by katherine | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

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