By Cheryl ThomasViolence wracks our world. Black Lives Matter protesters have taken to the streets in outrage over tragic deaths of young men at the hands of police officers. Despairing over vicious killings of their own, police and their allies also organize to draw attention to the danger they face and the great courage their jobs require.
By Helen RubensteinGlobal Rights for Women is excited to announce the publication of Time for a Change: The Need for a Binding International Treaty on Violence Against Women. We are proud to contribute this in-depth analysis to the important conversation taking place around the world about how international law can be strengthened to protect women and girls from violence.
By Cheryl Thomas, Melissa Scaia, and Helen RubensteinAttorney General Jeff Sessions dealt a deadly blow to women across the world on June 11. By denying victims of domestic violence the possibility of asylum in the United States, he eliminated a last hope of escaping brutality and even death at the hands of their intimate partners.