Buy tickets for the fundraiser Donate to SAWERAA
You can buy tickets at http://edison.wustl.edu/event/diwali-2015/2015-11-06/ or at the Edison Box Office at Washu’s campus.
Here is an interesting in-depth study of the cultural factors and beliefs that support structures that promote the ideas and motivations behind domestic violence in South Asian families and communities. Give it a read! http://vc.bridgew.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1662&context=jiws
Our Response to “India’s Daughter” International Women’s Day marked the beginning of a large-scale campaign to eradicate gender inequality and end violence against women in India. India’s Daughter, a documentary from Leslee Udwin focusing primarily on the December 2012 gang-rape of Jyoti Singh, was intended to air on BBC that day to launch the campaign.[…]
The APIIDV just released a study bringing together statistics and facts pertaining to Domestic Violence in Asian & Pacific Islander Homes. Recently published, it offers interesting facts about the rates of DV in South Asian communities. The Lifecourse IPV & Help-seeking Study of 31 of 56 Indian and Pakistani women found that: Indian and Pakistani women, born[…]