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2014-07-29 12:39:20

Millions of abuse victims to find help faster, better than before. DENVER, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) and Theresa's Fund, an Arizona-based private family foundation, have formed a partnership to launch domesticshelters.org, a new website that will provide abuse victims, their friends and family, and agencies, with the most comprehensive, searchable database housing more than 300,000 data points on more than 3,000...

2014-07-29 08:28:03

Ad to Air in Washington, D.C., Arizona, Nevada, and New Hampshire; Domestic Violence Survivors and Advocates From Across The Country Join Everytown in DC to Urge Congress to Close Loopholes that Allow Abusers and Stalkers to Get Guns WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Everytown for Gun Safety today released a new television and online advertisement depicting a harrowing encounter of domestic abuse and gun violence ahead of this week's Senate Judiciary Committee hearing -...

Kathryn "Kate" Clancy - professor of anthropology
2014-07-18 03:00:37

University of Illinois A survey of 142 men and 516 women with experience in field studies in anthropology, archaeology, geology and other scientific disciplines reveals that many of them – particularly the younger ones – suffered or witnessed sexual harassment or sexual assault while at work in the field. A majority of the survey respondents (64 percent) said they had experienced sexual harassment (inappropriate sexual remarks, comments about physical beauty or jokes about cognitive...

2014-06-06 23:08:58

Ticketability.com is delighting fans with Lorde tickets for sale at reduced prices. Lorde tour tickets go on sale today for 17 new shows. Oshkosh, Wisconsin (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Ticketability.com welcomes concertgoers with affordable prices for Lorde tour tickets. The website has a large selection of tickets for the young star’s North American tour coming up this fall. In March of this year, the talented songstress completed a U.S. tour that included 16 dates. Her sold-out events...

2014-06-05 23:06:19

Lorde will headline at the following venues: Mann Center, Artpark, Ottawa Folk Fest, TD Echo Beach, JBL Live at Pier 97, United Palace Theatre, Red Hat Amphitheatre, Grand Ole Opry House, LC Pavilion, Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica, BMO Harris Pavilion, Harrah’s Casino – Stir Grove, 1st Bank Center, The Joint, The Greek, Santa Barbara Bowl, Cal Coast Credit Union & Austin City Limits. Ticket Down announces that concertgoers can add promo/coupon code LORDE-2014 for special savings. New...

2014-06-04 23:11:52

Popular ticket exchange QueenBeeTickets.com is featuring Lorde presale tickets at discounted prices for 16 north american concerts for 2014. Customers can enjoy additional savings on any Lorde concert tickets by using promotional code “DISCOUNT” during any online purchase or phone order. Oshkosh, Wisconsin (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 QueenBeeTickets.com has an extensive array of Lorde concert tickets for sale that fans can obtain for the singer’s fall tour. She will begin North American...

2014-06-03 23:05:20

Researchers find that lawmakers rely on flawed racial assumptions to further abortion restrictions. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 The International Human Rights Clinic at the University of Chicago Law School, the National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum (NAPAWF), and Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health at the University of California, San Francisco, released a groundbreaking report on sex-selective abortion laws and policies in the United States today. Legislation...

2014-05-30 16:24:39

WICHITA, Kan., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As we look back on the last five years, we are once again struck by Dr. George Tiller's deep commitment to serving women. We will never truly understand Dr. Tiller's impact, but we can look at the thousands of women who he helped as a small measure of his lasting legacy. "South Wind Women's Center is honored to be caring for women in the same community where Dr. Tiller practiced for decades," stated Julie Burkhart, CEO and...

2014-05-29 20:23:03

WASHINGTON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly 70 leaders of U.S. and international organizations committed to human rights and the sexual and reproductive health of women and girls globally sent a letter today to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry asking him to "accelerate U.S. leadership in ensuring women and girls who are raped have access to post-rape care that is comprehensive and rights-based," calling U.S. leadership for care that includes abortion access...

2014-05-21 13:39:58

Springer Two decades’ worth of court records show dramatic decline in mother-sole custody cases It’s no longer a certainty that American mothers will get custody over their children during a divorce. In fact, if Wisconsin Court Records of the past 20 years are anything to go by, joint custody is becoming the norm. So says Maria Cancian and colleagues from the University of Wisconsin–Madison in the US, whose findings are published in Springer’s journal Demography. For most of...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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