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Today on Your Call: How can we break the cycle of violence against women and girls?


    On today's Your Call, we’ll talk about solutions to gender violence.  February 14th is V-Day, a coordinated day of action including a dance flash mob designed to empower women and girls. The Violence Against Women Act is also currently up for reauthorization by Congress.  But what is the socialization that leads to this violence?  And how can honest conversations with young people help to break this cycle?  Join us at 10am Pacific Time or post a comment here.  It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar, and You.  

Lindsay Sweetnam, community programs director for La Casa De Las Madres 

Jenny Lam, project advisor with Young Asian Women Against Violence.

Pavel Korobkov, MyStrength Facilitator at the YWCA Silicon Valley Rape Crisis Center


One Billion Rising 

My Strength

La Casa de Las Madres

Mission Girls

Young Asian Women Against Violence

The Men’s Story Project

Futures Without Violence

Berkeley High Rise

One Billion Rising Santa Cruz

YAWAV: "Why I Rise" video

The Atlantic:Why Would Anyone Oppose the Violence Against Women Act?

SF Gov: Violence Against Women Prevention and Intervention Grants Program