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29th Oct

2017

In her 2017 memoir, Some Bright Morning, I’ll Fly Away, American poet Alice Anderson weaves together her experiences as survivor of a series of gale force winds. The devastation of Hurricane Katrina is backdrop to the ...

15th Feb

2017

On 06 February 2017, the world marks the 14th International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). Consider this. Approximately 200 million girls and women alive today have undergone some form of FGM, globally. One ...

11th Apr

2016

Think of the young children in your life.  Now, picture the first thing that comes to mind when you read the phrase “connect the dots.”  For most of us, an image something like this one will pop up on our mental page, ...

30th Oct

2015

I had so many reasons to feel grateful this morning ~ signs that change is on its way ~ hopeful notes to share in these last days of Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2015.  I want to share them. But first, I need to post this photo ...

22nd Jul

2015

Jackson Katz is a leader in engaging men to be partners in ending traditions of intimate violence. He talks about his work with athletes and marines, and how to ensure men are not bystanders but active agents for change. [youtube ...

12th Jun

2015

(The following is taken from the Spring issue of VOICE, the newsletter of Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon. Link to the full article here, by Rhonda Case and Randy Ellison, Co-coordinators of “We Will Speak Out” in Oregon. Rhonda is ...

3rd May

2015

Dr. Riane Eisler will be a featured speaker* at the Battered Mother’s Custody Conference  May 15-17, 2015   ♥  Secaucus, New Jersey.   Dr. Eisler’s lifetime of courageous work, exploring issues of justice and ...

10th Feb

2015

Una gran noticia: Esta guía importante y fácil de usar para la crianza de los hijos y hijas está ahora disponible en español Welcome to Caring and Connected Parenting: A Guide to Raising Connected Children. This guide supports and ...

20th Oct

2014

By Emily Esworthy, SAIV Guest Blogger I have been working with the WeWillSpeakOut.US coalition for over two years, and our underlying mission is to empower churches and other faith communities to “speak out” against sexual and ...

20th Oct

2014

The World Future Council’s Commission on Ending Violence Against Women and Girls, co-chaired by WFC Councilors Riane Eisler and  Vandana Shiva and directed by Karin Heisecke, awarded the best policy practices gold prize to the ...