Anti-Oppression Work is Human Rights Work

Issues of priority for WOCN that overlap with and further exacerbate violence against women and families include but are not limited to:

  • Cross-generational Domestic and Sexual violence, including child abuse, dating violence and acquaintance rape, and elder abuse
  • Batterer Re-education and Intervention
  • Economic Justice and Development
  • Health, including mental and physical health, substance abuse, reproductive health, HIV/Aids
  • Language Access
  • Global and border connections and politics
  • Immigration
  • Restoring Sovereignty for Tribal and Indigenous Nations
  • Multi and Trans-Ethnic, Racial and Cultural Identity
  • LGBTQ communities and gender expression
  • Faith and spirituality