The Center’s for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Seeing My World Through a Safer Lens Video Contest asked contestants to submit videos answering, “What does injury and violence prevention look like in my community?” Given the recent passing of Joan Dunlop, a pioneer for women’s health and safety as human rights, members of the movement to end violence against women across the nation pay tribute by sharing articles from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Watch below.
Ashley Maier, MSW, MPA, has worked in the movement to end gendered violence for well over a decade. She began as a volunteer at a domestic violence shelter in Illinois, served as a hospital-based advocate in St. Louis, coordinated community health/family violence training programs for pediatric residents in St. Louis and San Diego, and managed Oregon’s Rape Prevention and Education (RPE) grantees and program. Ashley is a contributing author to Lantern Book’s 2013 publication, Defiant Daughters: 21 Women on Art, Activism, Animals, and The Sexual Politics of Meat and is creator of the 2015 book, Circles of Compassion: Connecting Issues of Justice.
PreventConnect is a national project of the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CALCASA) and is sponsored by the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control at the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The views and information provided in our activities do not necessarily represent the official views of the United States Government, the CDC or CALCASA.