violence against women

9:23 am
Mon April 8, 2013

Portage rape victim launches "no means no" campaign

Campaign is in connection with sexual assault awareness month
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
PORTAGE, MI -- The night she was raped, Lauren Kyle was just hanging out with a boy from the neighborhood. But what started out as an ordinary walk on a warm summer evening turned into a sexual assault in the woods near Amberly Elementary School in Portage.
9:33 pm
Mon February 11, 2013

Attorneys discuss helping women facing abuse

Dancers prepare for One Billion Rising event in Kalamazoo on Valentine's Day
Credit Gordon Evans, WMUK

WMUK’s Gordon Evans reported on the One-Billion rising event to raise awareness about violence against women. He also spoke with Susan Reed, supervising attorney for the Michigan Immigrants’ Rights Center and Megan Reynolds, managing attorney of the Battle Creek office of Legal Services of South Central Michigan. 

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One Billion Rising
9:31 pm
Mon February 11, 2013

One Billion Rising event in Kalamazoo

Rehearsal for One Billion Rising event
Credit Gordon Evans, WMUK

Valentine’s Day will mean dancing in the streets of Kalamazoo. The One Billion Rising event is being held Thursday to bring attention to the issue of violence against women. WMUK’s Gordon Evans reports. 

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