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'Feminist' not a dirty word

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Of course, at one point in time, rights we now hold today, such as being able to own our own property, vote and protect ourselves from physical harm, might have been considered extreme.

To truly understand and appreciate the rights women have won over time, it helps to take a look at other times and places. The Louisiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence has a wealth of information on this topic.

Some of the more disturbing data the coalition supplies to train domestic violence workers include the following:

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