With access to abortion care within the U.S under constant attack, immediate and comprehensive federal legislation to protect the reproductive rights of women within our nation must be a first priority.
Author: Dabney Evans
Why Preventing Violence Against Women Requires Men and Boys
Under usual circumstances, risk factors for violence perpetration include job loss, economic stress, substance abuse, depression and feelings of isolation; all of these issues have worsened as the pandemic has continued. As a result, intimate partner violence and femicide have increased dramatically.
To end violence in society, we must address the drivers: the perpetrators of violence who are most often men and boys.
Life Under an Abortion Ban
Women in the U.S., now facing down anti-abortion laws across the country and a domestic gag rule replicating the dangerous policies the Trump administration administers abroad, find themselves considering a dismal future for their reproductive health and rights—and wondering what life under an abortion ban would look like. They don’t have to look far.
One More Dispatch from Rape Culture
After reading a few essays from Roxane Gay’s new edited volume, “Not That Bad: Dispatches From Rape Culture,” I felt a deep unease. Halfway through, I realized I needed to tell my story—even if rape culture instructs me not to.
Counting Femicide: How Data Can Prevent Misogynist Violence
Dying as a woman is different than dying because you are a woman—but we lack the scientifically sound and comparable data on femicide we need to prevent the most extreme form of gender-based violence.