Category Archives: Violence Against Women

How Humanity Fell in Love with Itself Once Again, By Lyla June Johnston

The Story of How Humanity Fell in Love with Itself Once Again By Lyla June Johnston I spend a lot of time honoring and calling upon my Native American ancestors. I am keenly aware that my father’s people hold a … Continue reading

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Staunching Wounds, By Richard Krawiec

  Staunching Wounds By Richard Krawiec   Recently I met with a group of women who had suffered terrible transgressions and losses in their lives from an early age. Deaths of loved ones, violent rape and abuse, humiliations by friends … Continue reading

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Peacemaking more than prize, By Andrea W. Doray

Peacemaking is more than a prize By Andrea W. Doray   With the announcement of the Nobel Peace Prize, Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan became its youngest recipient at 17, sharing the award with Kailash Satyarthi of India. Shot in the … Continue reading

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Border Crisis, by Pilar Rodríguez Aranda

Border Crisis, or Juárez City is Inside Our Closets by Pilar Rodríguez Aranda (To read this post in Spanish, scroll down.) Everyday I read, listen to, and witness the decomposition of our “human” societies, and everyday I become more convinced … Continue reading

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The Children’s War, by Shaindel Beers

The Children’s War: Poems on Children’s Artwork of War by Shaindel Beers From an eight year old Darfurian girl’s drawing The tank, bigger than the hut, fires and all of the colors explode from the hut. Why is this man … Continue reading

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Don’t Weaponize My Panties. Please. by Adriana Paramo

Don’t Weaponize My Panties. Please. by Adriana Paramo I don’t know what disturbs me more: that India would consider fighting sexual violence against women by weaponizing their underwear or that the brains behind this device are not social scientists but … Continue reading

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Malala Yousafzai’s Journey to the UN, by Alexandra Kinias

Malala Yousafzai’s Journey to the UN by Alexandra Kinias Malala Yousafzai is a breath of fresh air in an environment polluted with gunpowder and radicalism. She is a spring blossom growing in a field of thorny bushes, only to be … Continue reading

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Blood and Bone, by Mary Carroll-Hackett

Blood and Bone By Mary Carroll-Hackett Thirty minutes ago, five minutes after the Not Guilty verdict was announced in the trial in which George Zimmerman was charged with murdering Trayvon Martin, my oldest son J texted me to let me … Continue reading

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I Do Not Wish to Obsess, by Pilar Rodríguez Aranda

This spring, Writing for Peace looks at gun violence, as well as violence against women and other issues of women’s equality. No es que quiera obsesionarme by Pilar Rodríguez Aranda Translation by Rosarela Meza No es que quiera obsesionarme pero … Continue reading

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The Flaming Cliffs of One’s Heart, by Adriana Paramo

The Flaming Cliffs of One’s Heart by Adriana Paramo Sixty million years ago, this part of the Gobi desert called  Bayanzag was the bottom of an Ancient Sea. The place is known as Flaming Cliffs and if anyone has ever heard … Continue reading

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