Iraq Women’s Shelter Responds to Growing Crisis

“The situation is horrific for women in Mosul,” says the president of the Baghdad-based Organization of Women’s Freedom in Iraq. Women “are being kidnapped from their house by the ISIS warriors and forced into what they call into a ‘jihad marriage.'”

Masculinity Question Still Missing From the Massacres

When “boys” keep killing their mothers, children, strangers–committing suicide by mass murder–isn’t it time we took the crisis in masculinity seriously? There are plenty of ways we can help troubled boys and men. The numbers are getting numbing, so let’s do something fast.

Dear Lynn: Women’s Safety Needs You to Safeguard

Chicago Foundation for Women is watching anti-violence services struggle locally, while the Women’s Funding Network is seeing it happen nationwide. Executives with both funds call on Lynn Rosenthal, the new anti-violence czar, to do all she can.