NewsApril 30th, 2015
Violence against women and girls is not just a problem in countries like Afghanistan and Somalia. It’s happening in the U.S., too.
Success StoriesSeptember 24th, 2014
Gabrielle fell in love with a girl. When her family in Cameroon found out, they turned against her, kidnapping her baby and assaulting her.
NewsAugust 18th, 2014
Read about our accomplishments this summer in communities, courts, and Congress. Click here to access our Summer 2014 Newsletter online.
NewsSeptember 5th, 2013
When Anne Chandler travels around Houston, she doesn’t see the same city you and I see.
NewsApril 18th, 2013
As an ambitious young woman in rural southern Afghanistan, Fouzia Durrani was headed for trouble.
NewsApril 5th, 2012
Although many Americans may think that phenomena such as forced marriages and so-called “honor killings” exist only overseas, social service agencies, educators, and a growing number of law enforcement personnel know differently.
NewsSeptember 18th, 2011
Forced marriage and honor violence are often viewed in the West as backward customs relegated to impoverished developing nations. But a spate of gruesome honor killings in the U.K., and new research about the prevalence of underage marriage in the U.S., for the first time show that this kind of violence against women is far more widespread.