Racial and Gender Justice
Working to combat economic inequality, achieve climate justice, and build peace requires solutions designed to dismantle systemic racism and patriarchy. That’s why all of our projects seek to intersect and achieve justice across gender diversity, and race, in addition to class.
The root of the sexual assault crisis plaguing the military lies in militarism itself.
The crisis of people-trafficking and sexual exploitation in Northeast Asia is not a nationalist issue; it is a gender issue.
The road to peace in Korea runs through Washington, but women must steward it along the way.
In the void left by the government’s utter lack of action, citizens are stepping forward to protect women at demonstrations.
The Senate must pass the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women, an international agreement that affirms principles of human rights and equality for women everywhere.
The coverage of the Damini case has sparked a lively debate about how the Western media portrays rape culture abroad.
President Obama has declared January as “National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month,” and immigration will be near the top of President Obama’s political agenda in his second term.
Between 14,500 and 17,500 persons are trafficked into the country each year and that approximately 50,000 trafficked individuals may be present at any given time.
As outrage over the abuse of women rocks India, women’s rights advocates mark a historic victory in the Philippines.
Rape may have reached its tipping point in India with the brutality of a recent incident.