Tag Archives: intimate partner violence

Australian state considers police body cams in domestic violence cases

TweetOne Australian state is considering legislation that would allow police to wear body mounted cameras when entering domestic violence scenes, and allowing for the use of the recordings they collect in court proceedings. New South Wales – the most populous state in the nation – is the first to consider this kind of legislation, under [...]
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Study finds that being denied an abortion makes it harder to escape domestic violence

TweetYou’ll recall that researchers at the University of California, San Francisco are conducting a large study, called the Turnaway Study, into the effects of denying people access to abortion. They’ve already found that when women who wanted an abortion are forced to have a baby, their physical health and economic stability suffers greatly. Now their latest study [...]
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Watch: A Ray Rice-inspired makeup tutorial

TweetI’ll admit that the first few times I saw this Ray Rice makeup tutorial shared, I was skeptical. Maybe I just wasn’t quite ready to find the dark humor in a story that, as Mychal wrote last week, has revealed just how much some people hate women. But comedian Megan MacKay’s video is really very [...]
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The Language of Possession

TweetEd. note: This is a guest post by Jeanann Verlee. Jeanann is an author, performance poet, editor, and former punk rocker based in New York City. The possession of bodies is a trickle-down, systemic problem that has rendered much of our population with what amounts to, and arguably is, PTSD. Brown bodies have been possessed by white [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Tweet Trigger Warning: KU students talk about violence on campus. SCOTUS must affirm pregnant workers’ right to equal treatment. Most domestic abuse suspects keep playing. The Taliban militants behind the shooting of Malala Yousafzai have been arrested. “80 percent of Central American girls and women crossing Mexico en route to the United States are raped [...]
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