Domestic violence rates on Hawai‘i Island are twice the national average, making this problem even more detrimental to local communities.
Participants in the event spent time at the Campus Center Plaza painting t-shirts with heartfelt and emotional words about domestic violence to raise awareness in the campus community.
Celia Bardwell-Jones’s lecture aims to raise awareness about ethical issues surrounding women’s rights to their placentas and to question impacts of current healthcare practices on Hawaiian culture.
A flag display has been set up at UH Hilo to give viewers a visual of national assault statistics if applied to the UH Hilo student population.
The Flash Mob Dance, done by groups around the world, is part of the The One Billion Rising (1BR) movement, the biggest mass action to end violence against women in human history.
The public event encourages students to hand paint t-shirts with messages to heighten awareness and provide support for survivors and victims of violence against women.
The little-known story of a group of passionate and dynamic young women who put their lives on the line to fight for American women’s right to vote.
To Commemorate Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the UH Hilo’s Women’s Center will be hosting the Clothesline Project on the Campus Center Plaza.
The film provides a universal perspective on the politics, commercialization and controversies surrounding birth and infant feeding over the canvas of visuals and voices from around the globe.
The film Patsy Mink: Ahead of the Majority is the story of this dynamic trailblazer who battled racism and sexism and redefined American politics.