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Sex Trafficking Victims Are Stuck Behind Bars. This Texas Bill Could Help Free Them.
Many survivors commit crimes against their traffickers or because their abusers force them to.
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For Victims Of Reproductive Coercion Like Me, 'Heartbeat' Abortion Laws Could Be A Death Sentence
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With a baby to tie me to my abuser, I believe it would have only been a matter of time before he killed me.
Mississippi Lawmaker Punched Wife For Not Undressing Quickly Enough For Sex: Police
The state's House speaker has already called for Rep. Douglas McLeod (R) to resign after he was arrested on a charge of drunkenly hitting his wife.
Johnny Depp Accuses Ex-Wife Amber Heard Of Fabricating Abuse Allegations
The actor claimed as part of his defamation lawsuit that she "hit, punched and kicked" him.
Esmé Bianco On What It's Like To Film 'Game Of Thrones' Sex Scenes As A Survivor Of Abuse
The actress, who played Ros on the HBO series for three seasons, opens up about the importance of intimacy coordinators on set.
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In Economic Terms, Alabama Was Already A Terrible Place For Women
The extreme abortion bill that was signed into law Wednesday is just the latest troubling development.
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Hayden Panettiere's Boyfriend Brian Hickerson Arrested On Domestic Violence Charge
Hickerson was apprehended in Los Angeles following an alleged physical fight.
Former 'NYPD Blue' Star Rick Schroder Arrested On Suspicion Of Domestic Abuse
This is the actor's second arrest in a month.
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Amber Heard Details 'Horrific' Abuse By 'Monster’ Johnny Depp In Response To Lawsuit
The actress claims her then-partner attacked her over a love scene with James Franco, went on an abusive ecstasy bender and head-butted her.
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Domestic Violence Murders Are Suddenly On The Rise
The culprit? Guns, according to one researcher.
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I Kidnapped My Son To Escape My Abuser
Katherine Jinyi Li
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In the eyes of Brazil's law, I stole you from your father but I did it to save us from domestic violence.
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Joe Biden's Proudest Achievement Looks A Lot More Complicated In 2020
Twenty-five years after the Violence Against Women Act, some ask if it took the right approach.
157 Republicans Vote Against Renewing Violence Against Women Act
Due to pressure from the National Rifle Association, 157 Republicans in the House voted against the Violence Against Women Act.
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157 Republicans Just Opposed Renewing The Violence Against Women Act
They sided with the National Rifle Association over women’s safety. Not a good look!
House Votes To Renew Violence Against Women Act, Despite GOP Opposition
By Matthew Daly, AP
The bill is headed to the Senate, where it will likely face an uphill battle.
The NRA Comes Out Against The Violence Against Women Act
The bill would tighten gun laws for domestic abusers, but the NRA calls it a "poison pill."
MLB Suspends San Francisco Giants CEO Over Incident With Wife
A video appears to show Larry Baer dragging his wife to the ground during an argument.
Rob Porter's Ex-Wife: Me Too Career Comebacks Need To Be 'Earned,' Not 'Given'
Jennie Willoughby called the former White House aide's quiet re-emergence "deeply troubling," noting that "he has yet to candidly address" his alleged domestic abuse.
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I Went Back To My Abuser After A Week. This Is Why It's So Hard For Women To Get Out For Good.
On average, a woman tries to leave her partner seven times before she succeeds.
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Mayor London Breed Calls For Disciplining Of San Francisco Giants CEO Larry Baer
In a bystander video captured on March 1, Larry Baer appeared to knock his wife Pamela out of her chair in a public park.
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Police Investigate Reported Child Abuse, Battery At Home Of Chiefs Receiver Tyreek Hill
The Kansas City wide receiver pleaded guilty in 2015 to choking and battering his then-pregnant girlfriend.
GOP Tries To Gut Protections For Native Women In Violence Against Women Act
They tried -- and failed -- to repeal a 2013 provision that helps tribes crack down on non-Native domestic abusers.
Evan Rachel Wood Shares Heartbreaking Stories About Abuse, Self-Harm
The "Westworld" actress tweeted #IAmNotOK and told fans she had been “desperate to stop the abuse” but “too terrified to leave.”
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Trump’s Nominee For Key Post On Gender Violence Alarms Advocates
Shannon Lee Goessling is Trump's pick to lead the Office on Violence Against Women. But critics have some serious concerns.
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San Francisco Giants CEO Takes Leave Of Absence After Appearing To Attack Wife
Larry Baer will take "personal time away," the team said after a bystander video captured him having an altercation with his wife.
4 Dead After Hostage Standoff And Shooting In Mississippi
The standoff began as a domestic dispute.
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