The Night’s Taken Back Again at First In-Person March Since 2019

The first Take Back the Night march dates back to 1978 in San Francisco, but after all this time the goal remains the same no matter where you march: to protest violence against women, particularly sexual assault. That has been expanded to all victims of gender-based violence whether they’re women, queer, non-binary, or men, but for the first time in a couple of years they all got together again to “Take Back the Night.” Continue reading “The Night’s Taken Back Again at First In-Person March Since 2019”

Mayor and Women in Crisis Staff Launch 16 Days of Action Against Gender-Based Violence

For most of us, home has been a refuge during the pandemic, our new multifaceted, multiuse area for work, play, school and living, but then there are people for whom home is a scary, dangerous place. Those people were top of mind at Thursday’s flag raising at City Hall to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and to launch 16 days of action including the commemoration of December 6. Continue reading “Mayor and Women in Crisis Staff Launch 16 Days of Action Against Gender-Based Violence”