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In 1989, Farouk Mohammed Ibrahim, a former science professor at the University of Khartoum, was arrested for his outspoken criticism of the Sudanese government. For twelve days, he was held in one of Sudan’s notorious “ghost houses,” where he was interrogated and tortured. “I was tortured, beaten and flogged in his presence,” Ibrahim toldLA Times reporter Edmund Sanders in 2008. “He was administering the whole thing. He did it all in such a cool manner, as if ...
The 25th of every month is an Orange Day to end violence against women and girls.
On the 25th of each month, join the UN Secretary-General’s UNiTE to End Violence against Women campaign and orange your day!
Women of faith are reinterpreting the traditional understandings of sacred texts of Christianity to challenge violence condoned and promoted within the church. What can we learn from such efforts about confronting all forms of institutional violence?
On 6 March 2013, the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Presbyterian Women in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Young Women’s Leadership Development of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Presbyterian Women Aotearoa/New Zealand, and Interfaith Worker Justice co-hosted a parallel event at the 57th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women. The event explored Ecumenical Women’s talking point ...
Sung Yeon Choi-Morrow shares her work confronting economic violence against women through the organization Interfaith Worker Justice at the parallel event From Hurt to Hope: Women of the Church Confronting Institutional Violence at the 57th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women.
Mary Ann Pedde shares her work confronting the institution of the legal system vis a vis violence against women at the parallel event From Hurt to Hope: Women of the Church Confronting Institutional Violence at the 57th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women.