Fall 2009 - Women's News & Narratives

Professor Rudolph Byrd

"My commitment to feminism did not begin with the abuse of women and the guilt it sometimes inspires in the abuser, but rather with resistance to the abuse of women. When I ordered my father at knife point to leave our home, asserting “Get out and leave my mother alone,” I was uttering one of the oldest sentences in the world."   Read more...

Table of Contents

In this issue:

On Becoming A Feminist

From the Director

Intimate Partner Violence: Its Relevance at Emory

A Good Man Shouldn't Be Hard to Find

Thoughts on Gender-Based Violence and International Development

When Religion Matters

The Day I Became a Secondary Survivor

Revisiting Traditional Approaches to Gender Violence

Violence Prevention Begins Early

From Moonlight Cruises to Clemency

From the Director

Dona YarbroughWelcome to the first paperless edition of Women’s News and Narratives, a publication of the Center for Women at Emory. As part of our efforts to go green, WNN no longer will be available in print, but now you will be able to enjoy the same award-winning stories and photographs online, and they will come to your inbox rather than your mailbox. We also hope you like our new look, courtesy of the wonderful folks at Emory Creative Group.   Read more...


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