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The story of Shauna after she got out of prison

Posted by Marc van Gurp | 26-01-2014 14:45 | Stories | Category: Social aid, Violence

Shauna was caught up with the wrong crowd and had to spend in jail for two and a half years. Her story examples the pressures many young females face to hold firearms within urban gang culture.
Together with criminal justice charity User Voice, she attempts to use her experiences as a force for change after missing out on some of the best years of her life.

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Powerful Film Asks Indian Women to Speak Out Against Sex Abuse

Posted by VITAMIN W | 26-01-2014 10:00 | Stories | Category: Abuse, Violence, Women's Issues

Pooja Batura Pathak wants more Indian women to break the silence and stop the cycle of sexual violence some are forced to endure.

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Dancing the warning signs of dating violence

Posted by Marc van Gurp | 23-01-2014 12:00 | Stories | Category: Abuse, Violence

This video from the University of South Florida is a very special approach to show the warning signs of dating violence.
It is created by Andrew Carroll, Assistant Professor in the department of Dance and Theater at the University of South Florida.
He did a similar video before on bullying.
The dating violence video is already being used by the Los Angeles School District.

The Feminist Messaging Project has a good blog post about Andrew Carroll and other similar experiments.
Read it here.

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