Dudes Against .. Violence Against Women Comedy Night on MSNBC

Posted September 3rd, 2014

Last Tuesday, Breakthrough partnered with Dean Obedeillah and Gotham Comedy Club to held their first Dudes Against Violence Against Women comedy night. Dean Obeidallah made a commitment to produce a show to forward Breakthrough’s mission. You can see a clip from Dean Obedeillah talk about being an ally, Breakthrough, and …

Mallika interviewed by CCTV America on VAW in India

Posted July 9th, 2014

“At the end of the day – it’s the norms, cultural norms that lead men and women to believe that it’s okay for men to treat women in this way. And so culture change and really getting into a prevention approach and asking men to step up as leaders to …

Mallika’s Op-Ed Piece on TIME Online

Posted June 16th, 2014

We need to ask: “Boys will be boys”–at what cost? Boys are not robotic rapists, any more than girls are ornaments and objects for their aggressions. Let’s stop saying that half the human race is inherently aggressive, predatory and incapable of transformation.

Read Mallika’s opinion piece here….

Breakthrough wins Lipman Family Prize

Posted June 9th, 2014

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania announced on April 7, 2014 the winner of the third annual Barry & Marie Lipman Family Prize is Breakthrough, a global human rights group working to drive the culture change necessary to make violence against women unacceptable, in part by engaging men …