Monthly Archives: May 2011

Spreading the Word

Although the Abbotford Art’s Council Arty Awards have been postponed until October 22, 2011–the nominees met May 28 for some pictures and a chance to receive thir award nomination certificates.  I have been nominated for a Literary Award.  I don’t have … Continue reading

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Can we end violence against women?

Violence against women—will it ever end? by Gwynne Hunt Violence against women is a well-documented fact.  I have spent the last six years researching and compiling a database of names of missing and murdered women and children. It started with … Continue reading

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Gender Violence & Self-Mutilation

Disfigurment; real & self-imposed  by Gwynne Hunt Who would have ever thought that cheap sulfuric acid would increase gender violence towards women?  It is estimated that over 200 acid mutilations occur in Bangladesh every year.  Our western publications cover cases of … Continue reading

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