Despite high rates of physical and sexual abuse, discriminatory practices against Black people, and Black women and femmes in particular, have led to both a lack of access to quality sexual and reproductive care and/or ethical, nondiscriminatory healthcare treatment. In this month's TAQ, Alana C. Brown, founder and executive director of The Safe Sisters Circle, explores the connections between domestic violence, sexual assault, and reproductive justice for Black women.
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LGBTQ North Carolinians in unmarried, dating relationships must have the same access to domestic violence protections as people in heterosexual relationships, according to a recent North Carolina Court of Appeals ruling.
En este adiestramiento activo examinaremos la importancia del autocuidado en nuestras vidas para mantener y fortalecer nuestro bienestar y nuestra salud. Participantes practicaran técnicas simples de autocuidado que podrán hacer diariamente y tendrán la oportunidad de crear un plan de autocuidado.
"A lot of people don't make the connection that human trafficking is a human rights issue," Kay Buck, the CEO of CAST, said. "As a human rights issue, human trafficking intersects with so many other issues: homelessness, economic justice, racial justice, gender justice, health disparities, immigration reform."
More than three years after the #MeToo hashtag sparked conversations about sexual harassment in the workplace, more than 40% of women who are tech employees or founders say they’ve recently experienced harassment from a boss or an investor, according to a report from Women Who Tech.
People with disabilities matter; that is why Disability Justice matters. In this TAQ, Skylar Kantola, Jody Powers, and Cierra Olivia Thomas Williams explore the intersections of Disability Justice and domestic and sexual violence prevention and advocacy.