violence against women act http://ripr.org en Ayaan Hirsi Ali to speak at Central Congregational Church's West Lecture http://ripr.org/post/ayaan-hirsi-ali-speak-central-congregational-churchs-west-lecture <p>Ayaan Hirsi Ali, the internationally-recognized political figure, activist and writer, will speak on the conflict between Islam and the ideology of the modern Western world at &nbsp;Central Congregational Church&rsquo;s annual religion and politics lecture on Friday, October 18 in the church sanctuary at 296 Angell Street on Providence&#39;s East Side.</p><p>She will give the church&rsquo;s annual Darrell West lecture on the intersection between religion and politics. The event takes place at 7 p.m. and is free and open to the public.</p> Wed, 02 Oct 2013 22:09:23 +0000 Scott MacKay 22608 at http://ripr.org Day One Marks 40 Years Serving Sexual Assault Victims http://ripr.org/post/day-one-marks-40-years-serving-sexual-assault-victims <p>Rhode Island’s only agency focused on helping victims of sexual assault is observing its 40<sup>th</sup> anniversary. Day One hopes the state’s congressional delegation can secure the federal funding they need to continue.</p> Mon, 08 Apr 2013 08:30:00 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 13141 at http://ripr.org