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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>>

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Conferences and Presentations

 
May 1st, 2018

Workshop : Research Collaboration on the Prosecution of Child Sexual Abuse: Challenges and Outcomes
Massachusetts Children’s Alliance 8th Annual Statewide Conference
Framingham, MA

Linda M. Williams, Ph.D., Senior Research Scientist and Director of the Justice and Gender-Based Violence Research Initiative Wellesley Centers for Women, Wellesley College Stephanie Block, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Applied Psychology, University of Massachusetts Lowell

 

April 19, 2017 • 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

Prosecution of Sexual Assault: How Far Have We Come in 40 Years?
WCW Lunchtime Seminar Series
Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA

 
November 15 – 18, 2017

American Society of Criminology 73rd Annual Meeting 2017  
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania      #ASCPhilly  https://www.asc41.com/

October 30, 2017, 10:30 AM

Informational Hearing on Domestic Violence as a Public Health Issue 
State House  Boston, Massachusetts

Dr. Linda Williams, Senior Research Scientist and Director of the Justice and Gender-Based Violence Research Initiative Wellesley Centers for Women, Wellesley College

Blog
#MeToo is a step forward, but it's time for bystanders and perpetrators to stand up

By Linda Williams, Ph.D. 
October 18, 2017

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