Combating sexual harassment and violence among pupils requires teachers to be vigilant on and offline, according to the British government’s long-awaited guidelines for schools and colleges.
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Spearheaded by Chicago nonprofit Options for Youth, the "What’s Up With Manhood?" program aims to redefine stereotypical images of masculinity in an effort to promote healthy relationships and choices, as well as instill a sense of responsibility.
Like the "problem that has no name," the disquieting malaise of frustration and repression among postwar wives and homemakers identified by Betty Friedan more than 50 years ago, this moment is borne of a very real and potent sense of unrest. Yet it doesn't have a leader, or a single, unifying tenet. The hashtag #MeToo, which to date has provided an umbrella of solidarity for millions of people to come forward with their stories, is part of the picture, but not all of it.
The right to health includes the right of everyone, including people living with and affected by HIV, to the prevention and treatment of ill health, to make decisions about one’s own health and to be treated with respect and dignity and without discrimination.
October is over and the flurry of activities associated with Domestic Violence Awareness Month has passed. As is the case each year, we take time to reflect on the efforts of the many partners and organizations that participate in #DVAM2017 activities.
In the current climate of pervasive IPV, threats to safety nets, and escalating divisiveness, many domestic violence advocates are wondering how they can invest in building equitable communities.