Count on me: Sign the pledge to end violence against women

I got this email and wanted to pass the word on. Greetings from Maitri India! Did you know that one in three women worldwide has been physically or sexually assaulted by a former or current intimate partner? “Violence against women is a global health problem of epidemic proportions”, says World Health Organization (WHO) Director General,… Read More Count on me: Sign the pledge to end violence against women

Pakistan’s Senate Passes Domestic Violence Bill

I read this evening on the website for Violence is Not Our Culture about the passing of domestic violence bill in Pakistan.  VNC congratulated their partners Baidarie Sialkot and Shirkat Gah and other civil society groups and women’s human rights activists who have been campaigning over the past few years to pass this bill. Baidarie… Read More Pakistan’s Senate Passes Domestic Violence Bill