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Go Purple On October 23rd!

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Please show your support on Thursday, October 23rd by participating... 

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Santa Clara Considering a Watered-Down Mayoral Resolution

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Bystander 101: You can help end violence against women, but you have to stand up and do something.

According to Jackson Katz, educator, author, filmmaker, and cultural theorist: A bystander in the violence prevention field refers to “anyone who plays some role in an act of harassment, abuse or violence — but is neither the perpetrator nor the victim. They are someone who is present and thus potentially in position to discourage, prevent, […]

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Can Audrie’s Law Prevent Future Tragedies?

State Senator Jim Beall has introduced SB 838, named Audrie’s Law in memory of Saratoga High student Audrie Pott. Pott, who was raped at a student party in 2012, killed herself when pictures of the crime were posted by the assailants online. The bill has two major components. First, it closes a legal loophole. Currently, […]

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Military Rape: A Black Eye for Our Country

The subject of military rape is in the news on two fronts. A bill by New York Democratic Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is moving through Congress that will overhaul the way military rape cases are tried, taking a victim’s immediate commander out of the role of judge and jury and handing the case to a military […]

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