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Domestic Violence.

Why We Should All Prefer a Polished Man

Alessandro Demaio | Posted 10.06.2015 | Impact
Alessandro Demaio

The Polished Man campaign reached an audience of 58 million in 2014. This year, the group is taking the campaign truly global, launching here in the USA with all local funds raised going to the New York Center for Children.

Our Children Can't Learn Because They're Terrified

Alicia Nunn | Posted 10.05.2015 | Impact
Alicia Nunn

Every child deserves the opportunity to reach their highest potential. It may seem like the fat cats sitting on top of the world's wealth are not affected, but look at the state of our world. Violence is reaching into everyone's backyard.

We Need to Protect Pregnant Women -- and Their Babies -- From Domestic Violence

Society for Women's Health Research | Posted 10.05.2015 | Women
Society for Women's Health Research

Every year, an estimated 300,000 pregnant women in the U.S. experience domestic violence - and that number is believed to be vastly underreported. The period from just before conception to just after birth is an especially dangerous time for a woman to be subject to violence.

Mass Killings in the US: Masculinity, Masculinity, Masculinity

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 10.06.2015 | Crime
Soraya Chemaly

Yes, we need strict gun control laws, a deeper understanding of the role of media and better mental illness treatment. However, what we really need, central to all of those dimensions, is a public conversation about hegemonic masculinity in the United States.

It's Time for Paid Safe Time

Marcy Karin | Posted 10.05.2015 | Women
Marcy Karin

This October, it is time we recognize the intersection of domestic violence and work-life issues. An effective national policy on domestic violence must understand the impact this epidemic has on the workplace, including the problems for both employees and employers, some of which result from the structure of the workplace itself.

Hope Solo Will Face Domestic Violence Charges From 2014 Incident

The Huffington Post | Erick Fernandez | Posted 10.02.2015 | Sports

U.S. Women's National Soccer Team goalkeeper Hope Solo will face charges after all from a 2014 incident in which she allegedly beat up her nephew and...

Walk A Day In Robin McGraw’s Shoes To Benefit Charity

Dr. Phil Show | Rochelle Nelson | Posted 10.02.2015 | Dr. Phil

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Soap Star's Pattern Of Forming Unhealthy Bonds Began In Preschool

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 10.02.2015 | OWN

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Warren Sapp Pleads Guilty To Domestic Violence Charge

AP | Justin Block | Posted 10.02.2015 | Sports

LAS VEGAS  — Hall of Famer Warren Sapp took a plea deal Thursday that spares him jail time in a Las Vegas criminal case involving a s...

31 of the Most Powerful Domestic Violence Moments in the Last Year

Ariel Zwang | Posted 10.01.2015 | Impact
Ariel Zwang

The last 12 months were a watershed for domestic violence. Famous athletes faced real scrutiny for the acts of violence they committed, survivors took control of the conversation with a viral hashtag, purple nails expanded the dialogue nationwide, and there were also incredible advocacy wins.

To End Violence Against Women, End Violence Against Boys

Sheena Vasani | Posted 09.30.2015 | Women
Sheena Vasani

Research conducted in 2010 by the International Center for Research on Women [ICRW] illustrates this complexity, demonstrating that a significant number of men who abuse their partners were themselves abused as children.

What Employers Can Learn From the NFL. And Ray Rice.

Sandi Timmins | Posted 09.30.2015 | Business
Sandi Timmins

Employers are in a unique position to address issues of violence and put policies in place to protect their workers both within and outside the workplace.

Throw a Flag on 'Violent'

Alicia Bassuk | Posted 09.30.2015 | Sports
Alicia Bassuk

I am not naive enough to think that new words can be spoken like magical incantations to suddenly change the culture and mentality that has long defined the NFL. However, old words will certainly guarantee the status quo.

Justin Bieber Defends Floyd Mayweather, Completely Misses The Mark

The Huffington Post | Erick Fernandez | Posted 09.29.2015 | Sports

Floyd Mayweather is an indefensible human being to stand by, but his friend Justin Bieber has taken up the cause. Bieber's friendship with Mayweather...

The Adversity Faced in Childhood That Has No Name

Brian F. Martin | Posted 09.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Brian F. Martin

Did you know that growing up facing adversity in your childhood home has an impact on your life that can last well into your adult years? The adver...

Stalking Goes Beyond the Silver Screen and 'The Perfect Guy'

Rosemonde Pierre-Louis | Posted 09.25.2015 | Women
Rosemonde Pierre-Louis

Many of us think of stalking as something that only happens to celebrities and other high-profile people. However, 7.5 million Americans experience stalking every year.

Giving Domestic Violence the Attention It Deserves

Kassandra Fotiadis | Posted 09.25.2015 | College
Kassandra Fotiadis

From May to August, I interned at two domestic violence nonprofits. My understanding of women's rights was flipped on its head in just a few months.

Confronting Violence: The Unsung Impact of Nurses

Verelyn Gibbs Watson | Posted 09.24.2015 | Impact
Verelyn Gibbs Watson

Now I understand that nurse's approach was part of a larger coordinated effort, close to 40 years in the making. An effort that, in all honesty, probably saved my life.

Men Offer Abhorrent Excuses For Killing Women. Don't Repeat Them.

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 09.28.2015 | Media

On Sunday, Fidel Lopez, a 24-year-old South Florida man, was charged with murder after he confessed to penetrating his girlfriend Maria Nemeth&n...

Education is Key as Domestic Violence Awareness Month Approaches

Dr. Ludy Green | Posted 09.22.2015 | Impact
Dr. Ludy Green

This upcoming month, October, is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. It is a sober reminder of the prevalence of the epidemic nationally and internationally.

Man Convicted Of Raping Woman In Front Of Girl

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 09.17.2015 | Crime

A New York City man faces life in prison after being found guilty Wednesday in the abduction and rape of his ex-girlfriend, who is the mother of his c...

Woman Charged With Biting 'Castration'

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 09.17.2015 | Crime

A man whose testicles were allegedly bitten during a domestic dispute in Jacksonville, North Carolina, is recovering, an Onslow County Sheriff's spoke...

Rutgers Football Star Says Not Guilty To Domestic Violence Charge

AP | Justin Block | Posted 09.16.2015 | Sports

PISCATAWAY, N.J. — Rutgers receiver Leonte Carroo has pleaded not guilty to a domestic violence-related assault charge after authorities say he...

Conduct Detrminental

Alicia Bassuk | Posted 09.15.2015 | Sports
Alicia Bassuk

The fields of psychology, performance optimization, team building and leadership development are replete with female professionals. The old school mentality the NFL seeks to amend, and that Coach Carroll seeks to challenge could be altered even further by giving female advisors more earnest consideration.

The States Where Women Are Most Likely To Be Murdered By Men

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 09.17.2015 | Women

More than 1,600 women in the U.S. were murdered by men in 2013, according to a new report released Tuesday by the Violence Policy Center. Bl...