Sexual Harassment is not the problem but the symptom
As allegations of sexual harassment continue to flood into society, let’s be clear that sexual harassment is not the problem but the symptom. The problem is patriarchy in which women are defined as less than men; in which the disease – power imbalance – is what causes the symptoms i.e. domestic violence, rape, sexual harassment, infanticide, femicide, prostitution, etc.
Getting married – be careful.
A friend of mine got married and I told her to “be careful about that.” She was furious with me saying that I was questioning her choices and had no right to do that. I was dumbfounded that she would be angry at my comment. Since then, I have been thinking...
Equal Rights Amendment: Scary to the GOP but the only way to equality
Why we need the ERA today.
The American Dream for Women
The American Dream for Women: when will it arrive? An article about the 14th Amendment equal protection provisions and the Equal Rights Amendment.
Cholera Victims’ Advocates Denounce UN’s Evasion of Responsibility in Kosovo
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti (New York and Boston) [email protected] TEL: 617-652-0876 Cholera Victims’ Advocates Denounce UN’s Evasion of Responsibility in Kosovo BOSTON, May 26, 2017 -- Advocates for cholera victims in...
Recommendations on Kosovo
Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on the Human Rights Advisory Panel’s recommendations on Kosovo The Secretary-General would like to reiterate his appreciation for the valuable work of the Human Rights Advisory Panel, which examined...
ERRC journal covers the treatment of Roma in war
The just released (May 16, 2017) ERRC journal covers the treatment of Roma in war and includes an article on the UNMIK case. See EERC article.
“Roma Sickened in U.N. Camps Are Still Waiting for Redress”
UN still refuse to compensate or even apologize to Kosovo Roma for poisoning them in the case won by Post. See New York Times article.
Delegation of Women to Cuba
Women in Collaboration: My Trip to Cuba Dianne Post, published in Rain and Thunder: A Radical Feminist Journal of Discussion and Activism, Fall 2017, Issue # 68, www.rainandthunder.org From March 1-10, I participated in the 2017 U.S. Women and Cuba Collaboration. The...
2017 Arizona Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Awards Breakfast
Dianne Post was one of seven people to receive the Martin Luther King Jr. Living the Dream award for her work on social justice.
Follow up on Lead Poisoning in Kosovo
"Before the 1999 Kosovo conflict, the Roma community in Mitrovica in northern Kosovo was "one of the most vibrant and distinctive communities in the former Yugoslavia. Their neighborhood, known as the Roma Mahalla, comprised around 750 houses, with an estimated 8,000...
It’s time Arizona recognized women’s equal rights
The Arizona Capitol Times, January 21, 2016, reviews the history of the Equal Rights Amendment in Arizona. Excerpt: "Arizona did not pass the ERA in the 1980s. In fact, the state donated $10,000 of taxpayer money to the Mountain States Defense Fund to defeat the ERA....
Private for-profit prisons are not good public policy
The Arizona Capitol Times, October 15, 2015, reports: "The history of private sector involvement in corrections is a bleak, well documented tale of inmate abuse and political corruption with roots in slavery. In Worse than Slavery, David M. Oshinsky outlined the...
Draft Policy on “Sex Work” Violates Human Rights
The proposed Amnesty International policy on “sex work” violates human rights and relegates 50% of the population to second class status.
Kenya’s March Toward Equality for Women
Contemporary Social Science – In this 2012 journal article, Post discusses "Kenya's March Toward Equality for Women" based on her research and work in the country in 2011.
Prostitution in Arizona
Prostitution in Arizona – In preparation for legislative changes, Post wrote this report based on DPS statistics from 2005-2009 on how prostitution is defined and treated in AZ. It outlines arrests by county, age and sex and shows that some children as young as 9 were...
Human Rights Advisory Panel, Kosovo
Water colored red by lead contamination. HRAP - admissibility decision - In 2009 the Human Rights Advisory Panel in Kosovo admitted the complaint filed by Post on behalf of 143 Roma claimants poisoned by lead in the camps set up by the UN after the 1999 bombing of...
This study of DPS arrest data for domestic violence cases from 2002-2003 shows that women are falsely arrested at a high rate, those with a DV designation are less likely to be charged than those without, African-American and Native American men are three times more...
Transnational DV Cases
Transnational DV cases - This law review article by Merle Weiner outlines how feminists can use international litigation to fight domestic violence.