16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence

This year marks the 28th anniversary of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence which was initiated by the Center for Women’s Global Leadership at Rutgers University in 1991.  The  16-days campaign begins on November 25, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and ends December 10, Human Rights Day. Violence against women (VAW) is the most pervasive human rights violation on earth. According to the Declaration on the Elimination of Violence against Women, violence against women and girls “means any act of gender-based violence that results in, or is likely to result in, physical, sexual, … Continue reading 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence

A Home Away From Home

The United Service Organizations Inc (USO) was started by six different services, the YMCA, YWCA, Salvation Army, Jewish Welfare Board, Catholic Community Charities, and Travelers Aid Society. President Roosevelt wanted an organization that would serve the needs, both morally and recreationally, of the men sacrificing their lives for their country.

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