Annual API Chaya vigil recognizes ongoing epidemic of violence
by Ester Ouli Kim
The event honored the three Filipina women killed in a domestic violence dispute 23 years ago, and continues a local movement against systemic violence.
Mar 6, 2018
API Chaya 23rd Annual Candlelight Vigil: Engaging Across Generations
by Globalist Staff
We will gather to remember the lives of Susanna Blackwell and her unborn child, baby Kristine, Phoebe Dizon, and Veronica Laureta, as well as all those who have experienced domestic and sexual violence. This tragedy organized the API community as a group of women (known as our founding mothers) came together to form the Asian […]
Mar 1, 2018
Zimbabwe’s economic collapse cited in rise of gender-based violence
by Global Press News Service
Economic changes in Zimbabwe have lead to more women providing the main source of income for their families, which may have caused rising tensions at home.
Jul 27, 2017
The surprising link between climate change and violence against women
by Barbara Clabots
Links between climate disasters and domestic violence mean we should apply gender equity analysis to the emergency planning in Washington state.
May 11, 2016
From Mexico to Tacoma, a shared struggle against domestic violence
by Liliana Caracoza
A visit to an impoverished village in Veracruz uncovers a shared trauma, and the shared strength to overcome abuse.
Dec 27, 2013
Desde México hasta Tacoma, una lucha común contra la violencia doméstica
by Liliana Caracoza
Una visita a un pueblo empobrecido en Veracruz revela un trauma, y la fuerza compartida para superar el abuso. Read in English
Indian Nun brings fresh approach to domestic violence to Seattle
by Sam Kenyon
Sister Lucy Kurien, founder of a network of homes for battered women and children in India, is in the Northwest preaching her philosophy of creating intentional communities for victims of violence.
Sep 23, 2013
Local Asian Pacific Islander leaders reflect on year of violence against women
by Jill Mangaliman
In the wake of a “War on Women” by American policy makers, the shooting of a Pakistani schoolgirl and the brutal gang rape and murder of a young Indian woman on a bus in Delhi, today’s International Women’s Day was a great chance to remember the survivors and victims of gender violence and discrimination.
Mar 8, 2013
Seattle orgs meet to help combat violence against women in Central America
by Hallie Golden
Inside a conference room in Seattle’s Municipal building all eyes are fixed on Shira Downs as tears run down her face. She’s talking about the epidemic of violence against women in her home country of Nicaragua. “We have laws to protect women, but how do you make sure the law is effective or obeyed?” she […]
Jul 31, 2012
Seattle aid org says Central America needs our help
by Alex Stonehill
The Seattle International Foundation sounded alarm bells about the development situation in Central America at an event on Tuesday, where panelists called for Seattle-based aid organizations like the Gates Foundation to step up activities in the region. Tom Paulson, from our partner blog Humanosphere was at the Central America Donors Forum and filed this report: A few […]
Jun 21, 2012