Tag Archives: sexual violence

Heartbreak and Hope in the Congo

It was late on the night of March 20 of this year, Palm Sunday. Father Vincent Machozi, an Assumptionist priest in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, was working on his laptop in a community center near the city … Continue reading

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Behind Closed Doors?: #50shadesofabuse

 With the film Fifty Shades of Grey hitting theaters, it’s time to speak up: Sexual violence is not entertainment. Originally published as an article in the Presbyterian News Service. I’ve had it. This time we cannot roll our eyes, snicker under … Continue reading

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The Woman on the Road to Jericho

16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence By Rachel Halder, creator of Our Stories Untold   Walking down a noisy Oakland, CA, street on my way to do some writing at a coffee shop, I heard a woman weeping as … Continue reading

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Stopping Violence Against Women in South Sudan

Sunday, November 25, is the United Nations’ International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. It is also this month’s Orange Day. Unbound is pleased to share with you two stories from the Nonviolent Peaceforce, an unarmed paid civilian … Continue reading

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