Posts Tagged as "Violence against Women"

Long Beach Women Discuss Sexual Harassment & Pay Gap In The Service Industry

Oct. 27, 2015 / By
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Sexual assault, pay gap, and heavy workloads were all topics of discussion last Tuesday at a film screening and panel discussion entitled, “Rape on the Night Shift” at CSULB.

Youth at Reid Bring Awareness to Sexual Assault

Apr. 26, 2013 / By
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Every ninety seconds, someone is sexually assaulted in the United States, according to U.S. Department of Justice and in last year Long Beach, there were 115 documented rapes...

Emergency Contraception Ruling a Win for Immigrant Women

Apr. 22, 2013 / By
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New America Media, Commentary, Jessica González-Rojas

Women’s health advocates received welcome news earlier this month when a federal judge ruled that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) must make the most popular forms of emergency contraception (also known as the morning-after pill) available for all women over-the-counter...

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Apr. 8, 2013 / By
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The 2013 Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) campaign focuses on healthy sexuality and child sexual abuse prevention...

Long Beach Raises Awareness for Teen Dating Violence

Feb. 28, 2013 / By
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When 21-year old Long Beach resident, Jenny, first started attending weekly meetings at the WomenShelter to support her mother who was a domestic violence survivor, she didn’t know she was in a violent relationship of her own...

Young Women in LB do the Math on Guns

Feb. 26, 2013 / By
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Just last year, 14 youth in Long Beach where killed by gun shots ranging from age 16-25...

Undocumented and Abused: One Woman’s Story

Dec. 7, 2012 / By
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When Ana Del Valle* arrived to the United States from Morelos, Mexico in the late 1980s to reunite with her husband in Los Angeles, she left behind everything and everyone she had known: her daughter, her sisters, her mother, and her country...

Vice President Biden Launches Dating Violence PSA

Jun. 30, 2012 / By
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Vice President Biden introduces a new PSA that encourages men to speak up and help prevent dating violence and sexual assault as part of the 1 is 2 Many initiative to reduce violence against women...