The article reports, “Today NoVo Foundation named 20 new leaders from 10 states to participate in its groundbreaking Move to End Violence program. Move to End Violence is a 10-year, $80 million program designed to strengthen key leaders and organizations and build a breakthrough movement to end violence against girls and women in the United States.”
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This audio interview explores the launch of the One Billion Rising Pacific initiative, where messaging will begin in the communities of Tonga, PNG, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, Marshall Islands, and New Caledonia. “Nations across the Pacific have has signed on to a global program to try to end violence against women.”
The article reports, “Turkey has a high-profile pilot project to ward off domestic assault. Safety advocates say it won’t work as long as victims continue to be routinely disbelieved and mistreated.”
The article reports, “The need for safe housing for women and children in Alaska who have suffered from domestic violence has sparked a first in the nation program to help meet the demand.
The article reports, “A new survey of Californians’ attitudes on domestic violence found that the vast majority of respondents believe that the abuse can happen to anyone, and 66 percent said that they have a friend or family member who has been a victim.”
“Lakshmi Puri hails the increase of women in parliaments, including in Libya, Algeria and Senegal.