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Myanmar Debates Women’s Rights Amid Evidence Of Pervasive Sexual And Domestic Violence
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The parliament may finally pass a law next year to offer women some protection.
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Domestic Violence Is The Most Common Killer Of Women Around The World
A U.N. report revealed that 87,000 women were murdered last year, and over half were killed by intimate partners or family members.
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Asian Survivors Of Domestic Violence Face Unique Barriers To Help
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They're assumed to be criminals themselves, or can't get help in their own language.
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Women Are The Hidden Victims Of Gun Violence
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Just like the problem is intersectional, so too are the solutions to strengthen and protect our communities.
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Domestic Violence Is A Major Public Health Problem In The U.S.
At a Harvard-led event, researchers discuss how to prevent it.
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What Women Need To Know About Reproductive Coercion
Women may not know that sometimes pregnancy can be abusive.
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Violence Against Women, The Wage Gap And Homelessness
"The United States is no particular safe haven for women."
Bisexuality And Intimate Partner Violence: Enabled And Encouraged
The culture of sexualizing bisexuality means that it can create a whole host of issues in a relationship.
The NRA’s New Ad Has A Twisted Idea About How To Empower Women
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Black And Blue: The Inadequacy Of Police Responses To Domestic Violence In The African-American Community
The police purportedly exist to serve and protect. Black women know better.
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This Congress Is Undivided On Violence Against Women
Patricia M. Davidson
Dean of the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing
ICOWHI is a nonprofit association dedicated to promoting health and well-being of women throughout the world through participation, empowerment, advocacy, education, and research.
Women, HIV and Trauma: Toward Resiliency & Healing
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One in four U.S. women have experienced gender based violence. Among women living with HIV, one in two has experienced intimate partner violence, and more than 60% have been sexually abused - five times the rate of the general female population.
17 Powerful Tweets That Remind Us How Damaging Emotional Abuse Can Be
#MaybeHeDoesntHitYou, but it's still abuse.
It's on Us to Prevent Sexual Violence
Debra Houry, MD, MPH
Director, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control
STOP SV represents the best available evidence to prevent or reduce sexual violence. Communities and states can use STOP
Dear Domestic Violence Advocates: It Happens to Us Too
Advocate, writer, student
The domestic violence that queer and trans individuals face is very different from the domestic violence that cisgender heterosexual individuals face. To truly serve this population, advocates need to understand that and include that in their career long learning.
How Losing My Friend Showed Me That All Violence is Connected
Storyteller. Innovator. Healer.
On September 13, 2015, I woke up to headlines about the Egyptian Army bombing a group of Mexican tourists in the desert. It wasn't until the next morning that I discovered that one of the people who were killed was a very dear friend of mine.
A Kentucky Domestic Violence Shelter Helps Women Grow Food -- and Confidence
Sarah van Gelder
Founder and director of PeoplesHub
As mist hovers over the rolling fields of Kentucky and the sun is still low in the sky, the women of Greenhouse 17 emerge from the house they share, clippers in hand. They spread out over a field and cut bouquets of fresh flowers.
How Heteronormative Paradigms Ostracize Queer Populations in Intimate Partner Violence Research
Queer. Vegan. Public Health Advocate.
Though it would be dangerous to overlook the disproportionate amount of violence women experience compared to men, concerns for studying IPV in LGBTQ, sexual and gender minority populations cannot eternally utilize strategies that fall under these paradigms.
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How One Change In Policy Could Help Victims Of Domestic Violence
A new study shows first responders need better training when it comes to dealing with intimate partner violence.
Who Is Keeping Track of the Dead? This Woman.
Social Impact Entrepreneur
Armstrong points out some of the worst to suffer are the thousands of children who have lost one or both parents to domestic violence. Even worse, many have witnessed the violent deaths of one or both of their parents. Left orphaned, many end up in the custody of the state and in foster homes.
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