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Violence Erupts On 'Teen Mom 2'

Posted 02.12.2012 | TV

Jenelle Evans' dramatic decision to stop living with her mother so she could be with her boyfriend is working about as well as her mother predicted on...

Sex, Education, and Abuse: Are We Failing Our Kids Miserably?

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 02.06.2012 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

Simply telling your kids about good versus bad touches and then expecting them to come to you if they have been touched in the wrong places is not enough.

The Emotional Abuse Secret: Why Kim K. Deserves a Thank You

Hillary St. Pierre | Posted 02.04.2012 | Women
Hillary St. Pierre

Say what you want about Kim Kardashian, say she's a no talent, say she's famous for a sex tape, but what many women are saying behind closed doors, or...

Animal Cruelty: How Do You Handle the Horrors?

Ken White | Posted 01.16.2012 | San Francisco
Ken White

It is always one animal at a time. This one animal, the one we can help right now. Focus on that animal, celebrate the success, and then move onto the next.

Detainees: Working For $1 A Day, Using Phone for $5 A Minute

Axel W. Caballero | Posted 01.16.2012 | Latino Voices
Axel W. Caballero

On November 18th, a coalition of immigrant and civil rights organizations will demand the shut down Stewart Detention Center and the immediate termination of private prison contracts.

Penn State: Is Our Loyalty With Sports Teams or Abuse Victims?

Melanie Gorman | Posted 01.15.2012 | Sports
Melanie Gorman

Fear and loyalty are a deadly mix when it comes to breaking out of a comfort zone and doing "the right thing" -- in this case, the two worked together to create a miserable mix of cover-ups, ongoing, preventable abuse and deceit.

Catherine Pearson

Childhood Abuse May Increase Risk For Heart Attack, Stroke | Catherine Pearson | Posted 11.13.2011 | Healthy Living

Girls who experience severe sexual and physical abuse may have a higher risk of heart attack, heart disease and stroke, according to a recent study th...

Questioning The Dark Side Of "Girls Night Out"

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 01.09.2012 | College
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By: Mikki Robinson Sexy. Provocative. Slu...

Locked in A Closet For Bad Grades

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 01.09.2012 | Education

A 32-year-old woman has been charged with one misdemeanor count of child abuse for locking her daughter in a closet for 6 hours because she earned bad...

After Parents Arrested For Abuse, Daughter Reveals Shocking Secret: Police

AP | By JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS and JEANNIE NUSS | Posted 01.06.2012 | Crime

By JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS and JEANNIE NUSS, Associated Press TULSA, Okla. -- Investigators plan to scour a vast patch of land in rural eastern Oklaho...

Are You Hiding From Life Inside an Abusive Relationship?

Hayley Rose Horzepa | Posted 12.26.2011 | Women
Hayley Rose Horzepa

I stuck with the wrong guy because I felt the alternative was much worse.

What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Stronger

Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. | Posted 04.18.2012 | Home
Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D.

Many think adversity fosters resilience -- that people who have been through a lot are actually tougher, and better able to handle the curveballs that life may throw at them. Are we wrong?

Stuttering Article Becomes Springboard for More Abuse

Christopher R. Smit, Ph.D. | Posted 12.18.2011 | College
Christopher R. Smit, Ph.D.

The article was on the front page of the New York Times, chronicling the story of a young man with a stutter who was asked by his college professor not to participate in class discussion.

Alabama's Shame: Slavery By Another Name?

Axel W. Caballero | Posted 12.14.2011 | Latino Voices
Axel W. Caballero

The rest of the country can only look in shock and dismay, as once again, Alabama, a state renowned for its historical role in racism, segregation and slavery, leads the nation into another round of shame.

Are You Mad at Me?

Hayley Rose Horzepa | Posted 11.26.2011 | Women
Hayley Rose Horzepa

Anger was the typical response I got from my ex when I was honest with him about my feelings. His anger left me emotionally "hand shy," inwardly wincing before each anticipated strike.

Why Power Without Status Leads To Abuse

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 11.27.2011 | Healthy Living

Ever wonder why that clerk at the grocery store is giving you attitude? A new study showing the relationship between power and status may have the ans...

Lost, Abused and Neglected for a Profit

Axel W. Caballero | Posted 11.15.2011 | Latino Voices
Axel W. Caballero

Why do we leave our immigration system in the hands of corporations? How many more people are suffering and lost in a system that values profit over justice?

Former Students Claim Physical And Verbal Abuse By Schools

AP | By JENNIFER DOBNER | Posted 11.09.2011 | Education

SALT LAKE CITY -- A Utah company that ran a network of domestic and international schools for troubled teens is being sued by more than 350 former stu...

Elementary School Principal Arrested For Molesting 7 Students

AP | SHEILA V KUMAR | Posted 11.07.2011 | Education

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The principal of a small private school in the suburbs of the state capital was arrested Wednesday on charges that he fondl...

Cops: Family Left 70-Year-Old Woman To Die After A Fall, Went Out For Pizza

Posted 11.07.2011 | Chicago

After her 70-year-old sister fell, police allege that a Madison woman and her son left her on the floor without aid. When she died two days later as a...

Abuse Charges For Man Who Forced Grandsons On Brutal Grand Canyon Hikes

AP | FELICIA FONSECA | Posted 11.01.2011 | Crime

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — An Indiana man forced his three young grandsons to hike 18 miles in triple-digit heat at the Grand Canyon and denied them foo...

Did Jaycee Dugard "Do Survival Right"? Did I? Did You?

Jane Devin | Posted 10.29.2011 | Women
Jane Devin

When it comes to survival and recovery, not even the popular saying, "Don't judge a person until you've walked a mile in their shoes" goes far enough.

Lawsuit Alleging 'Bad Mothering' For Insufficient Homecoming Dress Budget, Curfew Dismissed

Posted 10.29.2011 | Chicago

The dismissal of a lawsuit brought against a Barrington Hills mother by her two grown children who accused her of “bad mothering” was unanimously ...

Abused Daughters In Austrian Incest Case Bore No Children

AP | GEORGE JAHN | Posted 10.26.2011 | World

VIENNA — Austrian prosecutors investigating suspicions that an 80-year-old man sexually abused his two mentally disabled daughters for 41 years ...

10-Year-Old Suffocated Because She Took A Popsicle, Police Allege

Ben Muessig | Posted 09.28.2011 | Crime

The family of a 10-year-old found dead in a trunk outside an Arizona home initially claimed the child died while playing hide-and-seek. But investigat...