For Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) this October, we are amplifying the Domestic Violence Awareness Project's call for collective action around this year's theme, #1Thing, One Movement, as we move forward together toward social transformation.
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In 2014, the Idaho Coalition Against Sexual & Domestic Violence began to lay a foundation for movement building. In October's TA Question of the Month, writers from the Idaho Coalition discuss their efforts to end patriarchy, sexism, racism, nationalism, classism, homophobia, transphobia, able-ism, audism, anti-semitism, religious discrimination, and xenophobia/anti-immigrant sentiment through movement building.
Three Albanian 16-year-old girls have developed an app to help victims of domestic violence access support, hoping to tackle a huge problem in Albania, where one in two women suffered abuse last year, according to a survey.
#1Thing is about moving people from awareness to action. It inspires thinking about how individuals can take small steps that leads to real social change.
Dozens of janitors in California are pushing to enact into law sexual violence prevention training led by workers themselves.
After four years in the shadow of Brock Turner, the man who sexually assaulted her, the woman once known in the media as "Emily Doe" has taken her name back. In her new memoir, Know My Name, Chanel Miller has introduced herself to a world that knew her only as a victim at the heart of a nationwide criminal justice controversy.