Female soldiers testified on Monday that they were recruited for a prostitution ring organized by a sergeant at Fort Hood in Texas.
Typhoon Haiyan, which hit two weeks ago, has wreaked havoc in the Philippines.
"I welcome the chorus of voices calling for an end to the violence that affects an estimated one in three women in her lifetime."
Hollaback! found that 67 percent of students had experienced harassment on campus - which can include"unwanted and unwelcome sexual behavior that significantly interferes with a student's access to educational opportunities" - and that harassment was harming students' ability to learn.
MJIA attempts to erase the systemic obstacles that victims of sexual assault in the military face due to the "clear bias and inherent conflicts of interest posed by the military chain of command's current sole decision-making power over whether cases move forward to a trial."
"This was an attempted murder and it's not an isolated case; it's one among many."
Etsy has removed the shirts, but the shop remains open with other offensive and sexist items.
Only six other states and Puerto Rico have discrimination protections for victims.
DC's budget is under federal control, so if the federal government's shutdown continues much longer, some of the city's necessary programs--including those intended to help rape victims--may be temporarily discontinued due to lack of funding.
I'll be spending the next three days in Los Angeles learning facts and strategies for combating sexual assault.