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Moving from the macro topic of gender equality to more of Phil’s individual approach in his work, we offer the rest of the interview. (Questions in italics.) As a photographer you’ve had to learn the art of approaching individuals not only for a photograph but also for interviews. How do you approach women and girls […]






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Kathleen Milliken (Schmidt) is by any accounts a strong woman. When you meet her she is vivacious, full of energy and drive. What you wouldn’t necessarily guess is that she is a survivor of domestic violence until she tells you with passion and pride what she has accomplished since leaving the relationship 15 years ago; […]






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How can YouTube Artists and Fans collectively work together to make the world a better place? Music for Pixels is a new campaign that was recently launched on April 1st 2012 by the Pixel Project,  and is the first social media-based music campaign to have YouTube artistes raise awareness about Violence Against Women through music […]






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Editor’s Note:  Guest Contributor, Eve Aronson is a freelance journalist and analyst. As a correspondent for IHA (Ihlas) News Agency, Eve covers the intimate and true story of a woman who was able to overcome and escape the world of sex trafficking.  Today’s blog will conclude a two-part post.  Feature interviews will include the President of Free the Slaves, and […]






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Editor’s Note:  Guest Contributor, Eve Aronson is a freelance journalist and analyst. As a correspondent for IHA (Ihlas) News Agency, Eve covers the intimate and true story of a woman who was able to overcome and escape the world of sex trafficking.  Today’s blog will begin a two-part post.  Feature interviews will include the President of Free the Slaves, and the Executive […]






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Advocate Safe House Project by Sarah Schwab Advocate Safe House Project is a community based non-profit in Glenwood Springs, Colorado whose mission is to, ‘promote healthy relationships free from violence through education, advocacy, empowerment, and safe housing.’ In 1986, a group of community members felt a need to respond to the growing awareness of domestic […]






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Far from the Heart began as an educational campaign performed through theatre, as a way of reaching adolescent teens about the issues surrounding dating violence and violence against women.  This important project began with the writer/producer Joan Chandler in 2006 as a live theatre presentation and forum that was developed by Sheatre in collaboration with […]






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As part of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence, people from around the world took photo-pledges in participation of Stirring the Fire’s “Together We Stand to End Violence against Women” campaign. With each photo-pledge you raised awareness to about gender-based violence in your community!  Our final collage includes 102 different photo-pledges from 10 […]






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The Pixel Project is a global nonprofit organization utilizing social media and various virtual channels to fight Violence against Women.  Founder and President Regina Yau hatched The Pixel Project in early 2009 in response to an outcry for funding by the Malaysia Women’s Aid Organization.  Partnered with a wide range of organizations including Stirring the […]






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“Together We Stand” Campaign

Take your photo-pledge to end violence against women by Dec 10th!  There are only a few days left! How easy is it to raise awareness about gender-based violence? Join us and learn more here. “Together We Stand to End Violence against Women” is part of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence. After the […]






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