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Hmong Minnesotan Efforts to Liberate Us From Violence

“[W]hether it is the police or the men in our community, it’s the same kind of violence. It is patriarchal violence.” 

Breaking the Cycles that Lead to Violence

"We’re seeing a resurgence of interest in restorative justice, because it resonates, I think, at the core with so many of us."

Deep Dive: Why Doesn’t Minnesota Have a Survivors Justice Act?

"My purpose was to unpack the secret, because there were other women surrounding me while I was incarcerated who were dealing with the same issue."

What We Can Do Together About Gender-Based Violence: March 25 Event Highlights

Thanks to Family Tree Clinic for being a March 25 event sponsor…

Celebrating the Advocacy and Principals of Honor the Earth

"Water and women are one and the same. They deserve our love and protection.”

Defusing Patriarchal Violence: Editor’s Letter and TOC

“Feminism asks: what would it be to end the political, social, sexual, economic, psychological, and physical subordination of women? It answers: we do not know, let us try and see.” — Amia Srinivasan

Setting Up Gender-Based Violence Issues and Solutions

Economic abuse, rape, criminalization of victims, gun-related homicides, and why the village needs to be part of the solutions

The Reality of Sex Trafficking

There is misunderstanding about how people can be trapped into the trafficking system. Often it stems from a need to survive. Lack of housing is a huge risk factor.

Talking to Boys About Masculinity: A Conversation With Felix Martinez-Paz

We are tired because we’re carrying this backpack every day, heavy with expectations and stereotypes.

How to Defy Rape Culture

Men need to continue to examine ourselves and our behavior, and have the strength to admit we are complicit in our patriarchal sense of entitlement.

Gender-Based Violence: Data and Resources

Our March 2023 magazine includes articles based on interviews with 24 people engaged in addressing gender-based violence. Here are additional details and data detailing issues.

Deep Dive: Roots of Violence

What does the survivor need to feel safe again? What do accountability, justice, and healing mean to them?