By Kendall LaVine, Policy Fellow for Violence Against Women Initiatives The Biden Foundation is proud to present the Youth LEADS […]
From ending gun violence to combating climate change, young people are leading the way and working to drive real, lasting change in our communities and across the country. Despite this, young people have rarely been included in the conversation around one major, glaring epidemic of our time: ending gender-based violence. While a lot of progress has happened in the effort to combat gender-based violence, the rates have continued to be persistently high for young people: Eighty percent of sexual assault victims experienced their first assault before they were 25. One in nine teen girls experience some fort of dating violence in high school.
By Kendall LaVine, Biden Fellow for violence against women initiatives One in five women will experience sexual assault during […]
By Kendall LaVine, Biden Fellow for Violence Against Women Initiatives This spring, the Biden Foundation launched the Youth LEADS (Leverage, […]
The Nobel committee could not have recognized two braver, worthier, or more dedicated individuals with their choice to award Dr. […]
By Silvia Zenteno, Biden Fellow for Violence Against Women Initiatives It’s On Us and the Biden Foundation are excited to […]
By Tracey Vitchers, Executive Director of It’s On Us On Wednesday, April 18th, It’s On Us and the Biden […]
Vice President Joe Biden to join awards event on April 18th honoring student heroes who have stepped in to stop […]
Gay will join Vice President Biden at the Association of Fraternal Leadership & Values (AFLV) Central 2018 WASHINGTON – […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the Biden Foundation announced the formation of two Advisory Councils that will support its work to […]
By now, we should be clear that the problem is not a few individual men, but rather a culture that excuses men’s behavior while marginalizing and blaming women. We must change society and to do so, we must address the culture that excuses sexual violence before men are CEOs or bosses or hold other positions of power.
“Social justice doesn’t just happen. It happens because people are willing to push it forward,” Lynn Rosenthal, director for the Biden Foundation’s initiative to end violence against women, told a group of attentive University of Delaware students on Thursday, Nov. 2. It was an important message delivered consistently during her visit with various groups of students, faculty, staff and community members throughout the day.
Lady Gaga and former Vice President Joe Biden are teaming up again to advocate against sexual assault, releasing a PSA as part of the “It’s On Us” campaign started by Biden and former President Barack Obama.
Here at the Biden Foundation, we seek to expand equality and fairness for all people. This guiding principle informs our work in two key areas — ending violence against women and securing LGBTQ equality — and the powerful intersections between them… On Wednesday, October 11th — National Coming Out Day — AVP presented Vice President Joe Biden with the Courage Award for his decades of service working to end sexual assault and intimate partner violence and championing LGBTQ equality.
When I had the great honor of serving as this country’s vice president, my responsibilities took me around the world and back again. But nothing was more important to me than continuing my life’s work to end violence against women… Since 1994, domestic violence rates have dropped by 63 percent. Rape crisis centers, battered-women’s shelters, and survivor hotlines have sprung up across the country. But it seems like time has stood still on college campuses.