Sexual Violence

2021 Feb 25

WAPPP Seminar Series: Expressive Power of Anti-Violence Legislation: Changes in Social Norms on Violence Against Women in Mexico

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Hosted Online

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Mala HtunProfessor of political science at the University of New Mexico

Francesca R. Jensenius | Professor of Political Science at the University of Oslo

While a significant amount of research has examined the conditions giving rise to legal and policy reform on violence against women (VAW), there is less understanding of whether or not new VAW laws have been accompanied by changes in behavior and attitudes. Has the adoption of VAW legislation—a huge priority of feminist movements since the 1970s—produced social change?... Read more about WAPPP Seminar Series: Expressive Power of Anti-Violence Legislation: Changes in Social Norms on Violence Against Women in Mexico

Phoebe Donnelly

Dr. Phoebe Donnelly

Visiting Fellow at Feinstein International Center at Tufts University
Non-resident Research Fellow at the International Peace Institute
WAPPP Fellow

Bio

Phoebe Donnelly is a Visiting Fellow at Feinstein International Center at Tufts University and was the Stanley Kaplan Postdoctoral Fellow...

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2019 Sep 24

The Alchemy of Apology: An Intimate Conversation on Atonement, Justice & Freedom with Tony Award-winner Eve Ensler and Harvard's Timothy Patrick McCarthy

7:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

Farkas Hall, 10-12 Holyoke Street

From Eve Ensler, author of one of the most influential works of the twentieth century—The Vagina Monologues—comes a powerful, life-changing examination of abuse and atonement. Like millions of women, Eve Ensler has been waiting much of her lifetime for an apology. Sexually and physically abused by her father, Eve has struggled her whole life from this betrayal, longing for an honest reckoning from a man who is long dead. After years of work as an anti-violence activist, she decided she would wait no longer; an apology could be imagined—by her, for her, to her. The...

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