Joan dared to resist and assert her humanity. Joan Little’s story imbues me with continued hope about the power of people bearing witness, holding policy makers and law enforcement accountable and supporting each other in the face of threats to our human rights. Together, we will win.
Geauga County court records show the father of the teen who authorities say shot five students at Chardon High School on Monday had been arrested many times for violent crimes against women in his life, including Lane’s mother.
NCPTC Opens new training center at NWACC.
In 1982, Ms. Magazine and an academic researcher embarked on a groundbreaking study of a little-known subject: date rape on college campuses. At that time, most people still thought of rape, on campus or off, as committed by someone who was a stranger to the victim. The three-year study, funded by the federal government, surveyed more than 7,000 students at 35 schools and blew the top off accepted wisdom.
New rule for 2012: No more ad campaigns and public service announcements targeted at women to teach them how to avoid rape. It’s not effective, it’s offensive, and it’s also a lie.