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
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 Jeffrey Brown, Anne Azzi Davenport
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.
By Associated Press
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…
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
The bill includes a provision making it easier to take away guns from violent offenders even if they are not a spouse or domestic partner.
The government shutdown has blocked funding to programs providing protection and economic stability to survivors of domestic violence. Diana Brown and Cato Kraft of Estes Valley Crisis Associates in Colorado explain what the lack of resources means for the population…
The best estimates likely under-represent the true scope and scale of intimate partner violence because victims often are afraid to disclose what has happened to them.
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