Advocates for Women are hosting a discussion on the recent NY Times articles about endemic misogyny in American culture. Fortunately, we are becoming increasingly aware of how we hold women responsible for being victims of sexual and gender-based violence while men are excused because “boys … read more.
Category: Advocates for Women
Lobby Room is one way that EUUC puts Faith into Action. The Lobby Room group has reviewed 2021 bills, especially those recommended by our allies working for Climate Justice, Racial Justice, and for Women and Families. We’ve selected 12 bills to focus on this year … read more.
The recent mass shootings in Atlanta, have focused attention on the misogynist motivations involved in many mass and individual acts of violence against women. Violence against women is a systemic worldwide crisis that is perpetuated through an underlying message: Male sexual violence is to be … read more.
As we observe Women’s History Month, with International Women’s Day celebrated on March 8, today’s Unitarian Universalist women are involved in promoting gender equity in U*U communities around the world. Here is a look at the International Women’s Convocation.
The International Convocation of Unitarian and Universalist … read more.
Black, Indigenous, Chinese, and Latinx women fought hard to secure women’s right to vote just over 100 years ago. The film, “The Heroes of the Suffrage Movement | Finish the Fight” by the NY Times introduces us to tenacious women who were fighting for equality … read more.
Did you know that EUUC has bylaws and a policy which outline how we might, as a congregation, take stands on issues we find morally imperative? There are specific procedures about how to introduce a stand, plus 90 days of education, and a secret vote … read more.
The Lobby Room is one way that EUUC puts Faith into Action. The Lobby Room group has reviewed 2021 bills, especially those recommended by our allies working for Climate Justice, Racial Justice, and for Women and Families. We’ve selected 12 bills to focus on this … read more.
Written by: Jinwon Kim
The term Obstetric fistula is unfamiliar to many in the USA. During a prolonged, obstructed labor an opening can develop in the birth canal, between the vagina and the rectum, urethra or bladder. In developed countries with good medical care, fistula is … read more.
Written by: Ingrid Naumann
Some 248,000 children as young as 12 were married in the U.S. between 2000 and 2010.
Actual data from 38 states showed more than 167,000 children wed in that decade. The other 12 states and Washington, D.C., could not provide the data. … read more.
Please join Advocates for Women for a Book Discussion –
Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth, by Sarah Smarsh.
Date and Time: Thursday, February 11th at 3pm
“Sarah Smarsh was born a fifth generation Kansas wheat … read more.