Posts Tagged domestic violence

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Fighting for Bresha Meadows: Standing Up for Domestic Violence Survivors

Bresha Meadows is a 15-year-old child currently facing murder charges for shooting her father in the head with his own gun while he slept, after witnessing him violently abuse her mother for years.

Bresha Meadows is a 15-year-old child currently facing murder charges for shooting her father in the head with his own gun while he slept, after witnessing him violently abuse her mother for years.

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

In 2014 116 environmental activists were killed. Check out this map that shows where the murders happened.

Puerto Rican women are fighting back after a domestic violence mural that portrays women in the nude is vandalized in an attempt to cover them up.

Female genital cutting (also called female genital mutilation) is banned in Nigeria via the Violence Against Persons (Prohibition) Act 2015. Advocates insist that there is more work to do. The act also prevents men from leaving their families without providing financial support.

A federal judge found that San Fransisco police did not use excessive force when they shot and killed Alejandro “Alex” Nieto.

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In 2014 116 environmental activists were killed. Check out this map that shows where the murders happened.

Puerto Rican women are fighting back after a domestic violence mural that portrays women in the nude is ...

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What are you afraid of?

If we actually look at patterns of gun violence in America, we find — much to the dismay of the right — that the greatest threats we face aren’t from outside. It’s right here: On our streets, in our relationships, in our homes.

If we actually look at patterns of gun violence in America, we find — much to the dismay of the right — that the greatest threats we face aren’t from outside. It’s right here: On our streets, ...

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New ad campaign celebrates #QTPOCLove this Domestic Violence Awareness Month

This Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the TOD@S Collaborative is broadening our public understanding of what intimate partner violence is and who it impacts, while also depicting, promoting, and celebrating healthy relationships among queer and trans people of color.

This Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the TOD@S Collaborative is broadening our public understanding of what intimate partner violence is and who it impacts, while also depicting, promoting, and celebrating healthy relationships among queer and trans people of ...

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Why Kerry Washington thinks you should know about financial abuse

Kerry Washington is using her celebrity, her love for fashion, and her designing skills for a good cause: to empower women to escape from financial abuse, which is present in 98 percent of cases of domestic abuse. When I asked Kerry why the issue was so important, I saw she was just as sharp, articulate and passionate as the Olivia Pope character she portrays on Scandal. 

Kerry Washington is using her celebrity, her love for fashion, and her designing skills for a good cause: to empower women to escape from financial abuse, which is present in 98 percent of cases of domestic abuse. When ...

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When domestic violence is a “nuisance”

Too often, survivors of gender violence who reach out for help are punished instead — and some city housing laws require what amounts to retaliation against victims.

Too often, survivors of gender violence who reach out for help are punished instead — and some city housing laws require what amounts to retaliation against victims.

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Breaking: Nan-Hui Jo released from immigration detention

Nan-Hui Jo, the undocumented survivor of domestic violence who was convicted of child abduction for fleeing abuse with her child and was detained in ICE custody facing deportation, has been released on ...

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