This February, NRCDV is highlighting the work of organizations that center young people and youth-driven initiatives.
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“When we treat each other with respect and value each other, we have the beginnings of ending violence in our communities. Promoting ‘unity’ is how we can accomplish those goals.” - Tanae LeClaire
The bill would also increase tribal access to federal crime databases and require federal agencies to consult with tribes on reporting guidelines and other measures to protect Indigenous women and girls.
“LGBTQ people living at multiple intersections of oppression, such as racism and homophobia, experience compounded violence,” Eliel Cruz, a spokesperson for the Anti-Violence Project, explained.
"Traffickers the world over continue to target women and girls," wrote UNODC’s Executive Director Fedotov, in the report’s preface. "The vast majority of detected victims of trafficking for sexual exploitation and 35 per cent of those trafficked for forced labour are female."
A new set of powerful public service announcements rejects that status quo by bleeping out the name of a well-known perpetrator. Instead, the videos — from creative agency Deutsch and #MeToo movement creator Tarana Burke — focus on the dignity, humanity and healing of survivors of sexual violence.