Shinso Ito, one of the highest ranking female Buddhist leaders, stirred feelings of peace and change in our editor Rita Henley Jensen. Leading her to connect her experiences of domestic violence to the violence of all women and the need to bring peace to women worldwide.
We commonly say that a woman ‘was raped,’” said Garcia-Rojas. “But the use of passive tense in this way does two things: first, it makes the rapist invisible; second, it fails to make explicit that there was a person responsible for sexually assaulting the victim.The Story is the Survivor: Reporting on Sexual Assault
"Nearly one in four women is beaten or raped by a partner during adulthood, according to the National Violence Against Women Survey in 2000. This is fairly consistent with European rates.”-By Lucy Berrington, Domestic Violence is Terrorism With More Victims
"It’s time to defend the human rights of all women in the U.S.—whether it’s demanding equal pay for equal work…or refusing to stay silent when (immigrant) women… are under attack. They are here. Their families are here. This is their home."-Mallika Dutt, Obama, It’s Time to Protect Immigrant Women