Domestic Violence News & Resources
United Methodist Women to Participate in U.N. Women's Events by Linda Bloom
03/01/2013 A delegation sponsored by United Methodist Women will spend the next week focusing on education and advocacy around the theme of the commission’s 57th session— to eliminate and prevent all forms of violence against women and girls.
Demand A Plan on Gun Violence
02/28/2013 The senseless killing of 20 innocent children and the six adults charged with their education has catalyzed the call to action. Will you respond to former Rep. Gabby Giffords’s challenge “to do something”?
Join Us in March, Side Events at the 57th Commission on the Status of Women
02/15/2013 United Methodist Women will participate in CSW-57 by bringing an international delegation that will work with ecumenical and secular partners to prevent and eliminate violence against women and girls.
United Methodist Women Joins Ecumenical Call for Commonsense Gun Laws by Yvette Moore
01/17/2013 United Methodist Women joined more than 40 national faith groups signing a Jan. 14 ecumenical letter to both houses of the U.S. Congress asking for commonsense legislation to reduce gun violence.
Revisiting the Rev. King’s Call to Action in His “Beyond Vietnam” Speech by Janis Rosheuvel
01/15/2013 Reflecting on passages from his “Beyond Vietnam” speech reveals Dr. King’s words as enduringly prophetic and persistent.
Violence Against Women Act: An Update
01/10/2013 The expansion of VAWA to include LGBT, undocumented, and Native American women is facing challenges in the House of Representatives, and the 112th Congress allowed the bill to fail. Please call your representative and urge support for full protection for all women.
From Victim to Survivor by Paul Jeffrey
01/01/2013 Once-trafficked women get a new start at the Mission Giving-supported Batis Center for Women in the Philippines.
A Child Is Born, God Is With Us by Harriett Jane Olson
12/19/2012 What we know, without doubt, is that God is with us. The power of the Christ child, born on Christmas day, is God’s demonstration that love takes risks.
Participate in the Sabbath to Stop Gun Violence
12/18/2012 On January 5 and 6, 2013, Mayors Against Illegal Guns, led by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, is organizing a Sabbath to Stop Gun Violence.
Celebrate 16 Days of Activism
12/07/2012 The Center for Global Women’s Leadership (CGWL) announced the campaign’s newest project, “What does security mean to you?” The goal is to collect short videos and written statements responding to that question.