The article reports, “Employers in Hawaii are in the midst of implementing one of the nation’s toughest laws protecting workers who are victims of domestic or sexual violence. The law, known as Act 206, requires all employers in the state to provide ‘reasonable safety accommodations’ to workers who are being harassed by their partners and on the job.
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The article reports, “One young Baghdad woman has ambitious plans for Iraqi women’s rights – and she has started a Facebook campaign to back them. She already has 10,000 online supporters. NIQASH asks Ruqaya Abdul-Ali how this will translate to action.”
The powerful documentary Healing Neen provides a vivid understanding of the devastating impact that lifetime trauma can have on one’s life, help us reflect on our current practices and serve as inspiration as we move forward in our journey to providing trauma-informed services.
“Today, Futures Without Violence and the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (NRCDV) launched two new websites designed to help domestic violence programs and allied organizations strengthen their services through the use of evidence-based and promising practices.
The article reports: “Stories of sexual violence, punctuated by the words ‘RAPE IS RAPE, were projected onto the U.S. Capitol building last night in Washington, D.C. Activist groups Luminous Intervention and FORCE: Upsetting Rape Culture organized the action with the intent of drawing attention to the discourse around rape culture.”
The article reports: “The Verizon Foundation has launched a new domestic violence awareness campaign that seeks to engage and empower men to speak up and be part of the solution to end the violence. The Your Voice Counts campaign is designed to help men, women and communities to start talking about domestic violence and bring this often silent issue out into the open.”