Songs with dating violence

(Click here for the full post.) I am glad to go beyond listing songs that are about violence against women (though we have a great list of songs and movies on the Prevent Connect wiki.) We need more songs (and plays and poems) about taking a stand to stop violence and rape.What songs inspire you in efforts to prevent domestic violence and sexual assault? Lee, MPH, is the Director of Prevention Services at the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault where he provides training and technical assistance on prevention.

As part of our ongoing efforts to celebrate and amplify the power of music to educate, enlighten and help with the social change needed to stop Violence Against Women (VAW), The Pixel Project presents our 2013 selection of 16 songs about or related to VAW and women’s empowerment.

While there have always been songs that are very explicit about domestic violence, sexual violence and other forms of VAW, we have selected a mix of songs about VAW and songs that empower women because it is crucial to get a balance between the reality of violence and the message of hope for survival and healing.

While there have always been songs that are very explicit about domestic violence, sexual violence and other forms of VAW, we decided to select a mix of songs talking about VAW and songs that empower women because it is important to get a balance between the reality of violence and the message of hope for survival and healing.

Here are this year’s selection of 16 songs presented in alphabetical order.

When I heard the buzz about the performance of Rihanna and Britney Spears the day following the Billboard Music Awards, I was peeved for a couple of reasons. The two singers sang the “S&M remix” while gyrating around two stripper poles, holding chains, neither wearing pants, ending with a contrived pillow fight.

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