‘RAPE CULTURE’ IS MAINSTREAM

Indianapolis Star Joe Samalin 6/13/16 Stanford University student and Olympic hopeful swimmer Brock Turner was convicted on three felony counts for raping a 20-year-old woman on campus and was sentenced to only four months in a county jail because, as the judge put it, “A prison sentence would have a severe impact on him.” Maybe…

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THIS IS EVEN BIGGER THAN BROCK: WHAT WE CAN ALL DO TO DISMANTLE RAPE CULTURE

Huffington Post Phoebe Schreiner 6/11/2016 By sharing her heartbreaking story, “Emily Doe” held up a cultural mirror for us all to see. Every harrowing detail gave us an ugly glimpse of the culture we live and breathe every day. In that mirror, we see the social and institutional norms and practices that enabled her rape, blamed…

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EMILY DOE IS OUR PATH TO CULTURE CHANGE

Medium Mallika Dutt 6/10/2016 Emily Doe is angry. And yet, in the midst of such trauma, she created a thing of raw, powerful beauty. We may never know her real name, or hear from her again. But she is the protagonist of this story. She will go on, she will heal, and she will thrive, because…

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Breakthrough Inspiration Awards 2016

For Immediate ReleaseApril 30, 2016Contact: Loretta Kane (917-410-7242 or loretta@caminopr.com) NEW YORK — Last night, global human rights group Breakthrough hosted the 2016 Breakthrough Inspiration Awards, honoring changemakers taking action to build a world where gender-based violence is unacceptable and everyone lives with dignity, equality and justice. This year’s annual event was held at the Mandarin…

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Breakthrough Inspiration Awards honor producer of Oscar-nominated film “The Hunting Ground”

April 15, 2016Contact: Amy Lebowitz, Camino PRamy@caminopr.com / 212-255-2575 Benefit dinner convenes 400 leaders and social change actors from fields including global media, finance, philanthropy and women’s and girls’ rights NEW YORK — On April 29, global human rights group Breakthrough will host the2016 Breakthrough Inspiration Awards, honoring changemakers taking action to build a world where gender-based violence…

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‘BREAKTHROUGH GENERATION’ NEEDED TO END CULTURE OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

Thomson Reuters Foundation Astrid Zweynert 4/14/2016 OXFORD, England (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Mallika Dutt and Sonali Khan have an ambitious goal: to mobilize an entire generation to put an end to violence against women – and men are at the heart of their campaign. Their organization Breakthrough works in the United States and India, deploying…

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BREAKTHROUGH AWARDED $1.25 MILLION TO CHALLENGE GENDER NORMS

MEDIA ADVISORY April 11, 2016 Contact:Lauren Gray (212-255-2575/ lauren@caminopr.com) Human rights group Breakthrough receives Skoll Award, will use funds to catalyze one million social change actors NEW YORK — Today, the Skoll Foundation announced that global human rights group Breakthrough has been awarded $1.25 million as a 2016 Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship recipient. Breakthrough works…

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VOICES OF BOYS: MESSAGE OF NON-VIOLENCE

postcrescent.com Katherine Lymn 2/28/2016 Gathered in the middle of the Horizons Elementary School library over lunch, a group of fifth- and sixth-grade boys talked about things that didn’t come naturally: Emotions. Relationships. Girls. But that was the point. The group, which kicked off earlier this month, is the youngest audience reached yet by local collaborators who want…

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