2009 – Women’s eNews 21 Leaders for the 21st Century

Women’s eNews announces today its 21 Leaders for the 21st Century 2009: one man and 20 women dedicating their lives to improving the well-being of all women and girls. They take their work into schools, board rooms, legislative chambers and beyond.

Family Courts Come Under Volunteers’ Watch

A family court activist in Michigan is training volunteers to observe family courts. The goal is to reform a system that many women who lose custody consider unjust. Latest story in our “Dangerous Trends, Innovative Responses” series.

Report: Abused Women See Danger in Family Court

Family courts traumatize battered women and hand custody to their abusers 37 percent of the time, finds a report released today by the Voices of Women Organizing Project. Latest story in our “Dangerous Trends, Innovative Responses” series.

Web Sites Steer Visitors to Domestic Safety

Web pages for those escaping domestic violence are coming online all the time. One new site offers a chilling photo gallery. Another caters to those suffering violence from a law enforcer. Part of our “Dangerous Trends, Innovative Responses” series.