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Female Perspectives on Ending Sexual Violence: Breaking the Silence

by Stephanie Koehler –USA– Stephanie Koehler is a journalist and photographer residing in California. She also is an advocate for the Rape Crisis Center. The vision […]

Arts & Culture, Domestic Violence, Feature Articles, Feminism, Human Rights, Mental Health, PTSD, Sexual Assault, Sexual Violence

How Far Should CouchSurfing Go to Ensure Women’s Safety?

by Mandy Van Deven –USA– When I began to understand the immensity of the world, I felt a visceral inclination to discover all that it possessed […]

Feature Articles, Laws & Legislation, Sexual Assault, Technology, Travel

Female Perspectives on Ending Sexual Violence: Survivors Helping Survivors

by Stephanie Koehler –USA– When she was in third grade, Alex’s stepfather asked her whether she knew what the word ‘rapist’ meant. One would think that […]

Activism, Arts & Culture, Feature Articles, Poetry, Sexual Assault, Violence Against Women

Rape Survivors in the Military: Invisible No More

by Alexandra Marie Daniels Arts, Culture & Media Editor “If everyone knows, it can’t be a secret.” – The Invisible War “If you could do one […]

Arts & Culture, Criminal Justice, Feature Articles, Films & Documentaries, Military, Sexual Assault, United States, Violence Against Women

Female Perspectives on Ending Sexual Violence: Choosing Peace over Fear

by Stephanie Koehler –USA– The vision of “Female Perspectives on Ending Sexual Violence” is to unite women from all over the world to document the pain […]

Arts & Culture, Feature Articles, Sexual Assault, Sexual Violence, Social Change, Teaching & Learning

Video Testimonials Document Politically Motivated Sexual Violence in Zimbabwe

by Abigail Wendle – USA – According to the Zimbabwe Rape Survivors Association, during last year’s highly contested presidential election an estimated 2,000 women and girls […]

Africa, Feature Articles, Politics & Democracy, Sexual Assault, Sexual Violence, Technology, The World, Women's Empowerment, Women's Rights, Zimbabwe

It Takes a Real Man to Talk to Boys: John Stoltenberg Offers an Alternative Vision of Male Strength

by Ellen Snortland – USA – Let me introduce you to my friend John Stoltenberg, a warm and generous American man full of good will and […]

Books, Feature Articles, Feminism, Gender Equality, Sexual Assault, Sexual Violence, Teaching & Learning, United States

The State of Today’s World: Lives of Unspeakable Pain and Loss Create Heroes Every Day

by Patricia Vásquez Managing Editor, The WIP – USA – Think about it. The headlines scream it out. Lives of unspeakable pain and loss. And usually […]

Feature Articles, Sexual Assault, The WIP Editorial, The World, Violence Against Women, War & Conflict