“It is irresponsible to suggest that laws banning cell phone use while driving have zero effect on the number of crashes on our nation’s roadways,” the agency said in a statement. “A University of Utah study shows that using a cell phone while driving can be just as dangerous and deadly as driving drunk. We know that by enacting and enforcing tough laws, states have reduced the number of crashes leading to injuries and fatalities.
When the structural, transformative understandings of violence against women found in international texts are translated into national laws, policy documents and implementation on the ground, they might challenge widespread ideas about gender relations, or they might be diluted in order to achieve consensus. To what extent has French violence against women policy moved into line with United Nations (UN) and Council of Europe initiatives which present violence against women as both a cause and a consequence of gendered power relations? Have internationally accepted concepts of gender and gender based violence been incorporated into French policy debates and, if so, how? What implications, if any, does all this have for the continued struggle in France and elsewhere to eliminate violence against women?En 2014, la France ratifie la Convention du Conseil de l’Europe sur la prvention et la lutte contre la violence l’gard des femmes et la violence domestique (dite Convention d’Istanbul) et adopte dans la foule la loi pour l’galit relle entre les femmes et les hommes afin de mettre en conformit la lgislation franaise. Cette loi place la lutte contre les violences faites aux femmes dans un contexte de lutte contre les ingalits de genre.
“With everything that went on this year with George Floyd and everything else, the NCAA encouraged Division I and II schools to play it before games,” Jefferson said. “Once we got to the point I knew we were going to play, I went to the administration and they were 100% for it. They were very supportive for everything we are trying to do for equal rights and diversity.”.
Back on Jan. 31, the Avs lost superstar centre Nathan McKinnon on a week to week basis because of a lower body injury, a potentially sizable setback for his fantasy owners who used a top three pick on him. However, with the Avs joining the ranks of teams with multiple games postponed while protocols are being administered, it is in effect shortening MacKinnon’s recovery time by putting the schedule on hold until he is ready to return.