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Domestic Violence.

Midterms, Essays, and Domestic Violence: One of These Does Not Belong

Society for Women's Health Research | Posted 08.28.2015 | Women
Society for Women's Health Research

Over the past few decades, college-aged women have come a long way in achieving education equity. While female students are now the majority population on college campuses, they still face unique challenges: women aged 18 to 25 suffer the highest rates of domestic violence

How Hawaii Government Makes Domestic Violence Worse

Frank DeGiacomo | Posted 08.28.2015 | Hawaii
Frank DeGiacomo

I will attempt to illustrate, through a case study, how government here actually makes domestic violence worse. The hope is for citizens to have a better grasp of what their government is doing in their name, and to understand that they may not want to call some government agency to handle domestic violence.

Teens Trapped by Coercive Control

Lisa Aronson Fontes, PhD | Posted 08.28.2015 | Women
Lisa Aronson Fontes, PhD

Sometimes teen romance can be downright dangerous. Early relationships can be traps for young people, spoiling months or years of their lives and setting the pattern for future coupling.

Jazmine Sullivan Recalls Past Abusive Relationship In Instagram Post

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 08.26.2015 | Black Voices

  Earlier this year, singer Jazmine Sullivan experienced the joys of chart-topping success as her latest album,“Reality Show” soared...

Dr. Dre's Ex Michel'le Wants A Personal Apology For Abuse

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 08.25.2015 | Black Voices

Dr. Dre's ex-fiancée Michel'le says she isn't impressed by his apology for his past history of abuse.   In an Aug. 21 statement to t...

We're Missing The Big Picture On Mass Shootings

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 08.25.2015 | Politics

It felt like a summer of mass shootings. You probably heard about the killings in Charleston, South Carolina, where a white gunman opened fire inside...

Can Adversity in Childhood Create Emotional Strength?

Brian F. Martin | Posted 08.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Brian F. Martin

The same adversities you faced in your childhood home that led you to believe LIES about yourself also allowed you to develop skills and abilities tha...

What Are Social Norms, And How Can Understanding Them Help Us Prevent Gender-Based Violence?

Leigh Stefanik | Posted 08.25.2015 | Impact
Leigh Stefanik

The same social rules that keep us from cutting in line at the bank can help us prevent gender-based violence.

Preschool Lockdown: Why I Support Gun Reform

Barbi Appelquist | Posted 08.24.2015 | Politics
Barbi Appelquist

Some people have asked me why I care about gun control. I don't own a gun. I've never been trained on how to shoot a gun. But I have been directly impacted multiple times by guns. And I know that many people across the U.S. have been similarly impacted by gun violence.

Ending Domestic Abuse

Bill Johnson II | Posted 08.24.2015 | Women
Bill Johnson II

Where is the outrage for the taken lives of these women? Where are the marches and protests in resistance of male violence against women? This issue should headline every Sunday news show; talks of the prevalence of IPV should be on the front page of local and national newspapers tomorrow morning (and every morning).

MLB Announces New Domestic Violence Policy

The Huffington Post | Travis Waldron | Posted 08.21.2015 | Sports

Major League Baseball and its players union on Friday announced a new domestic violence policy, giving commissioner Rob Manfred sweeping powers to di...

Supporting Survivors of Violence in Post-Earthquake Nepal

UN Women | Posted 08.21.2015 | Impact
UN Women

Even though she continues to receive threats from her father's friends in the community, BK has found her voice and strength. She wants to go back to her village and help other women in her community.

Dr. Dre's Ex On Why His Abusive Past Isn't In 'Straight Outta Compton'

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 08.18.2015 | Black Voices

Dr. Dre's ex-fiancée has spoken out about her absence from the new film "Straight Outta Compton," which chronicles the rapper's rise ...

Kim Kardashian Gets Introduced to the NRA

Mike Weisser | Posted 08.17.2015 | Politics
Mike Weisser

We're talking here about the keys to the kingdom, the kingdom being the millennial generation whose decisions about gun ownership will spell the life or death of the gun industry in the years to come.

Some NFL Team Owners Want Ray Rice To Get A Second Chance

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 08.14.2015 | Sports

NFL training camps are well underway, but for the first time since 2007, Ray Rice hasn't been invited to one. Since being cut by the Baltimore Ravens...

The Most Powerful Partnership for a Better World: When Women and Men Communicate for Change

Gaia Paradiso | Posted 08.13.2015 | Impact
Gaia Paradiso

From an international level, let's get down to the national, regional and local level and see how can family planning be promoted and advocated, exploring one example from a developed country and one from a developing country

Can Lawyers End Domestic Violence?

Ariel Zwang | Posted 08.12.2015 | Impact
Ariel Zwang

Going to court without a lawyer can be a risky business for anyone, and especially for someone who has been abused. Yet, when we don't provide the legal services victims of domestic violence need, that is what we are asking them to do.

Is That Domestic Violence?

Fred Silberberg | Posted 08.11.2015 | Divorce
Fred Silberberg

People need to be educated that domestic violence is far broader than physical violence. People involved in contentious family law proceedings need to proceed cautiously and keep their emotions in check.

Traditional Families Aren't Always Strong Families

Robert Slayton | Posted 08.11.2015 | Politics
Robert Slayton

There are strong families and there are traditional families. Sometimes they exist in the same households, and these should be applauded. But sometimes they do not, and sometimes the strong families, the families with love, for both spouse and offspring, are the new ones. We should support both these good families.

'Why Don't They Just Leave?' Domestic Violence Goes Beyond Physical Abuse

Society for Women's Health Research | Posted 08.07.2015 | Women
Society for Women's Health Research

After witnessing firsthand the damage caused by financial abuse, Dr. Green founded Second Chance Employment Services (SCES), a nonprofit organization that helps promote financial security for survivors of domestic violence.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Launch New Training Program, 'How to Become A Stepford Football Wife'

Bobbie Shay Lee | Posted 08.07.2015 | Sports
Bobbie Shay Lee

Stop the bleeding! In an attempt to bridge the football fan base gender gap, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers launched the worst women's initiative in the team's history. Tampa Bay women are seeing red after the Bucs unveiled their RED campaign on Thursday.

Domestic Violence: No One Is Immune

Nicole H. Sodoma | Posted 08.06.2015 | Impact
Nicole H. Sodoma

We've all heard the statistics, like this one from the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence - "On average, nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States."

Ray Rice: 'I Understand Why Some People Will Never Forgive Me'

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 08.04.2015 | Sports

In a sit-down interview with ESPN that aired Tuesday, Ray Rice said that he understands why some people will never be able to forgive him fo...

How Will Dr. Dre's Assault On A Woman Impact His Legacy?

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 08.05.2015 | Entertainment

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Football Fans Are Ready To Give Ray Rice Another Chance. Domestic Violence Experts Are Not.

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 08.27.2015 | Sports

Last week, ESPN’s Adam Schefter published a story based on an interview with an anti-domestic violence organization called A Call To Men. The o...