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February 2012


Men for Women’s Choice

February 2012 From Michael kimmel, NOMAS Spokesperson   Like an ever-growing number of men around the world, we think that women should control their own bodies. We hold these truths as deep moral beliefs. All humans should have the right to autonomy and bodily integrity. For women and men, this often means the same thing, but for women it has an additional meaning: the

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Stop Human Trafficking

Human Trafficking is 21st century slavery. There are more slaves today – 27 million – than ever in all 400 years of the Trans-Atlantic slave trade combined. Every year over 2 million women and children are sold into slavery around the world in what is considered a form of modern day slavery. Traffickers use force, fraud or coercion to obtain their victims. Human traffickers

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NOMAS supports Reauthorization of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act, HR 3887

The U.S. law addressing the crime of Sex Trafficking, the Trafficking Victims Protection Act 0f 2000, is about to expire and must be reauthorized by Congress. On December 4, the House did something remarkable. It overwhelmingly passed HR 3887 which not only extends the TVPA, but greatly improves it. The trafficking issue now moves to the Senate Judiciary Committee. NOMAS is joining many feminist

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Men’s Studies Association: Call for Papers!

The Men’s Studies Association is now accepting research paper, panel and presentation proposals for its 25th annual meeting to be announced. The Association seeks proposals that evaluate current advances in the scholarship of men’s studies and examine diverse aspects in gender identity, gender roles, masculinity, and the experiences of men’s lives. Please submit proposals by March 15, 2012, on a separate sheet of paper

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