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  • Pooja Nagpal teaches self-defense to girls in India and the United States.

  • An Indian think tank—Women in Security, Conflict Management and Peace—places women at the heart of the discourse and decision-making processes on security and conflict.

  • The Bell Bajao! campaign calls on boys and men to combat domestic violence against women.

  • Ayesha Khanna’s initiative, the Points of Light Civic Accelerator, supports start-ups with social missions and citizen action. 

  • The Center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers University is educating and encouraging women to participate in the political process. 

  • Sunitha Krishnan pulls women and children out of sex trade and gives them a new lease of life.

  • Vandana Gopikumar and her organization, The Banyan, help those dealing with homelessness, mental illness and poverty.

  • New York City-based attorney Liberty Aldrich discusses strategies to curb gender-based violence.

  • At the beginning of the 20th century, a group of women, known as the Harvard Observatory computers, helped revolutionize the science of astronomy.

  • University theater raises awareness on gender-based violence.

  • Winners of the photo contest on "Don't Stand By! Combat Gender Violence."

  • Jan Leach is an associate professor at Kent State University’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Excerpts from an interview. 

  • It takes a community effort to prevent gender violence.

  • Thanks to Break the Cycle, teenagers learn to stop dating violence before it starts.