U of WI-Milwaukee FMLA Raises Money and Awareness with Rock for Choice Concert
Educating their campus and raising awareness about the threats to abortion access and reproductive rights, the FMLA Affiliate at the UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN AT MILWAUKEE organized the cityís first Rock for Choice benefit concert with much success. The group had a rocking good time and raised $770 for the Feminist Majority Foundationís National Clinic Access Project.
The Feminist Majority Foundationís National Clinic Access Project engages in public education, advocacy work, and grassroots organizing to increase public awareness of anti-abortion extremist violence. Leading efforts nationwide to keep womenís health clinics open in the face of violence and
intimidation, our clinic access project conducts the most extensive research and monitoring of extremistsí actions and violence. More information on the National Clinic Access Project and Rock for Choice.
11/25/2015 Afghan Women Launch 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence - Afghanistan marked the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and begun participating in the worldwide 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, which is being called in Afghanistan "Peace from Home to the World." During the launch day's event, which was attended by government officials, including First Lady Rula Ghani and women's rights activists, speakers expressed their commitment to ending violence against women.
First Lady, Rula Ghani gave a speech on ending violence against women and supporting women by stating that "war often leads society towards violence and this violence is in violation of human dignity. . . .