Justice and Gender Based Violence Research Initiative
VAW: A Call to Action
By Linda Williams
Women Change Worlds Blog, 11/30/15
Yesterday was the International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women - is the glass half empty of half full?
It is clear that this day calling for the elimination of violence against women is still necessary—in fact, it is crucial. Despite notable advances, many millions of women still suffer victimization and gender-based violence - physical, sexual, emotional, and psychological. Female genital mutilation, child marriage, marital rape, and other forms of gender-based violence (GBV) remain epidemic and have serious psychological, emotional, and economic consequences. Read full blog post>>
Q&A with April Pattavina, Ph.D. and Linda M. Williams, Ph.D.
By April Pattavina, Ph.D. and Linda M. Williams, Ph.D.
Research & Action Report, Fall/Winter 2015
The Justice and Gender-Based Violence Research Initiative, led by Co-Directors Linda M. Williams, Ph.D., and April Pattavina, Ph.D., senior research scientists, was recently launched at the Wellesley Centers for Women (WCW). Read full article>>