There were 43,538 gun deaths in America in 2020, and at least 611 mass shooting events, the most on record. Among the reasons for those statistics was an increase in domestic violence.
By Courtney Vinopal
With stay-at-home orders in place, many victims of domestic violence have been trapped at home with their abusers. In this Brief But Spectacular, we meet Kathryn Jacob, the CEO of SafeHaven, which focuses on creating preventative programs that help high-risk…
Activists are holding protests Wednesday from France to Turkey and world dignitaries are trying to find ways to protect millions of women killed or abused every year by their partners.
By Associated Press
There are several theories for how this latest selfie meme began, but many users have traced the viral moment back to a campaign combating violence against women in Turkey.
By Ali Rogin
By Jeffrey Brown, Anne Azzi Davenport
Natasha Trethewey is a two-time U.S. poet laureate and a winner of the Pulitzer Prize for her collection “Native Guard.” Now, she has written a memoir about her childhood, the murder of her mother and her own career calling. Titled…
By Associated Press
Poles are bitterly divided over steps being taken by the right-wing government to exit the Istanbul Convention, a European treaty against domestic violence, claiming it promotes gender “ideology” and links violence to religion.
Many Americans are staying home amid the coronavirus pandemic. But what does that mean for those who aren’t safe where they live? John Yang talks to Katie Ray-Jones, CEO of the National Domestic Violence Hotline, about how abusers may leverage…
By Gabriela Martinez
Many women’s rights advocates see it as the beginning of a longer fight, not the end.
Another personnel disruption is rocking the White House, as Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan withdrew from consideration for the permanent role Tuesday amid reports of domestic violence in his past. The Washington Post’s Aaron Davis spoke with Shanahan about…
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