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How I learned To Stop Blaming Myself For Being Drugged And Sexually Assaulted

How I learned To Stop Blaming Myself For Being Drugged And Sexually Assaulted

By Annabelle Ramos It’s difficult for a woman to admit to herself, let alone to anyone else, that she has been sexually violated. At least, it was for me. Initial […]

Girl on a Mission

Instead Of Silence, This Sexual Assault Survivor Created ‘Profiles Of Hope’ To Give Other Victims A Voice

Instead Of Silence, This Sexual Assault Survivor Created ‘Profiles Of Hope’ To Give Other Victims A Voice

Sexual assault, sexual violence, rape, and other associated crimes have become a huge problem in certain sections of society, not necessarily because of the amount of acts committed, but because […]

Causes

This Cafe In India Employs Acid Attack Survivors, Giving Them A New Lease On Life

This Cafe In India Employs Acid Attack Survivors, Giving Them A New Lease On Life

In India violence against women is very pervasive and well-known. After the gang rape of a young woman on a Delhi bus in 2012 which went viral around the world, […]

Causes

Where Is Rape Culture Most Accepted In America? The Answer May Surprise You

Where Is Rape Culture Most Accepted In America? The Answer May Surprise You

Rape culture is a heated topic that has been hugely exacerbated by the media and its treatment of the topic. We’ve seen how specific incidents have sparked a media frenzy […]

Causes, Celebrities

AnnaLynne McCord Refuses To Stay Silent About Her Rape Anymore

AnnaLynne McCord Refuses To Stay Silent About Her Rape Anymore

Playing the sharp, bitchy character of Naomi on the re-boot 90210 series and having to go through a tumultuous rape story line wasn’t just about putting on a great performance, […]

Causes, Politics

Indian Acid Attack Victim Wins ‘International Women Of Courage Award’

Indian Acid Attack Victim Wins ‘International Women Of Courage Award’

What’s the worst that could happen if you reject a man’s sexual advances? He calls you an obscene name, gives you an obscene gesture, or maybe slanders you in a […]

Causes, Politics

The UN Video Made To Stop Violence Against Women In Egypt

The UN Video Made To Stop Violence Against Women In Egypt

The United Nations Women organization just released this powerful public service announcement on December 9, 2013 for every woman in Egypt who is a victim of violence or abuse. The […]

Politics

Shooting Victim Gabrielle Giffords: Don’t Give Up Speaking for What’s Right

Shooting Victim Gabrielle Giffords: Don’t Give Up Speaking for What’s Right

Former Arizona Senator Gabrielle Giffords is a survivor and a spokesperson for many people. She was shot in the head at a rally in Tucson, Arizona in 2011, and lived […]

Girl on a Mission

Boston Marathon Bombing Victim & Amputee Is Determined To Dance & Run Again

Boston Marathon Bombing Victim & Amputee Is Determined To Dance & Run Again

Adrianne Haslet-Davis was shopping near where the Boston Marathon was taking place 2 weeks ago with her husband when the bombs went off. Sadly she lost the lower part of […]