On March 27, 2017, MuslimGirl launched the first official Muslim Women's Day, to celebrate Muslim women and amplify their voices. This year it's happening again. The theme is "Muslim women talk back to violence."
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National Native helpline responds to calls from 68 tribal communities across 40 states in first year, shows need for culturally-rooted resources for Native survivors of abuse.
Each March, the United States observes Women's History Month, thirty-one days celebrating the contributions and accomplishments of women, both in historical and contemporary society. While history months are obviously about "looking back," this Women's History Month we believe the time is right to lift up those who are making history right now.
The legislation is a result of years of law enforcement lobbying for a crackdown on the online classified site backpage.com, which is used for sex advertising. It would make it easier for states and sex-trafficking victims to sue social media networks, advertisers and others that fail to keep exploitative material off their platforms.
The new Pacific Partnership to End Violence Against Women and Girls (Pacific Partnership) brings together governments, civil society organisations, communities and other partners to promote gender equality, prevent violence against women and girls, and increase access to quality response services for survivors.
At restaurants across America, servers calculate how far is too far, weighing harassing behavior against the tips they need to make a living wage.