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Standing Our Ground for Justice
The tragedy of the killing of Trayvon Martin could have been averted if George Zimmerman had walked away after alerting the police to someone he thought was ...
“Marriage Is Sacred”
A few years back there was a news article in California about the prosecution of a husband for marital rape of his wife. The wife had locked herself in the ...
Human Trafficking and the Role of the Faith Community - Recorded
What are the signs of human trafficking? What can our congregation do to prevent trafficking in our community and around the globe? If you are looking to ...
Be Part of No More Day
Domestic violence, dating abuse and sexual assault are not easy to talk about, although they impact millions of men, women and children every year. Because of ...
Faith and Culture: Addressing the Needs of Jewish Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence (2016) - RECORDED
For more than a decade, Michelle Lifton led Project DVORA at Jewish Family Service of Seattle. She shares her insights into cultural and religious traditions ...
Black Women, Violence, and the 'Abuse to Prison' Pipeline (2016) -RECORDED
The rates of incarcerated women has increased 800% over the past three decades; two-thirds are jailed for non-violent offenses. Women in prison overwhelmingly ...
Sexual Assault in Indian Country - Summer 2014 - Recorded
Native American women experience domestic violence and sexual assault at rates far higher than the national average. The Rev. Evelene Tweedy Navarette Sombrero ...
UN Women's 57th Commission on the Status of Women
Every year in early March in observance of International Women’s Day (March 8), hundreds of international delegates gather at the United Nations for the ...
16 Days: From Peaceful Homes to a Peaceful World
“From Peaceful Homes to a Peaceful World” is the theme of 16 Days. Take a moment to reflect on where we would be if the vibrant, curious girls of the world had ...
Is Hate a Mental Illness?
Is “misogyny” [the hatred of women] listed in the DSM V? Elliot Rodger’s murderous rampage last week in Santa Barbara was horrific. Seven dead and thirteen ...
The Courage of Survivors: The Stanford Rape Case
The Board and Staff of FaithTrust Institute want to take this opportunity to share with you some of the outstanding responses we’ve read to the rape case at ...
Reproductive Coercion: The Intersection of Reproductive Justice and Faith Beliefs (2016)-RECORDED
Women’s reproductive health and choices are an ongoing area of cultural and religious dispute. When the abusive use of power and control is extended into an ...
Book Club: Trauma and Recovery
Military Sexual Assault: The Role of the Chaplain - Recorded
This webinar recording is sponsored by the Lutheran Community Foundation as part of their Ending Family Violence Initiative. In this one-hour webinar, Rev. Dr. ...
Justice Made
“There can be no healing without justice. And justice requires courage.” This has been our basic message from FaithTrust Institute for many years. As we ...
Faith Based Resistance to a UN Statement on Ending Violence Against Women and Girls?
In the face of high profile, horrific violence against women - the attempted assassination of a schoolgirl in Pakistan who had campaigned for education for ...
That Was Then; This Is Now {Part 1}
No. This excuse for sexual harassment, abuse, and assault simply won’t fly, although it is being used on a number of fronts by powerful men who have finally ...
Network: Conference on Crimes Against Women (Apr 16-19, 2018)
Conference on Crimes Against Women, Dallas, TX April 16-19, 2018 Genesis Women's Shelter & Support, the Dallas Police Department, and the other agencies ...
Navy Chaplain Corps Hones its Pastoral Care Capabilities in Cases of Military Sexual Assault
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Navy chaplains and religious program specialists met with Chaplain Corps leadership for a professional development training course ...