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Domestic Violence.

Security Begins and Ends in the Home

Mark Testoni | Posted 12.02.2014 | Impact
Mark Testoni

Ensuring the safety of those who can't defend themselves at home is at least as important as securing the nation from external threats.

The Face of Domestic Violence

Gregory C. Scott | Posted 12.01.2014 | Impact
Gregory C. Scott

When you hear the term domestic violence what do you think? Domestic violence is defined as a pattern of behavior in any relationship that is used to gain or maintain power or control over an intimate partner. Abuse does not discriminate.

WATCH: Super Bowl Champion Announces Campaign Against Domestic Violence

HuffPost Live | Posted 10.02.2014 | Sports

Seattle Seahawk Russell Wilson joins HuffPost Live. The Super Bowl champion quarterback will discuss his career in the NFL and his accomplishments on ...

Training Hawaii News video player

The Huffington Post | Amory Blaine | Posted 10.02.2014 | Training

A Honolulu police officer is being investigated after video footage from two separate incidents appears to show the officer assaulting his girlfriend....

All Is Unfair in Love and Domestic Violence

Morris W. O'Kelly | Posted 12.01.2014 | Sports
Morris W. O'Kelly

Those angry with LeBron James for simply changing employers began burning his jersey mere hours after the announcement, not waiting seven months to hopefully exchange them. I seem to have missed the videos of fans burning the Rice jerseys. Maybe changing teams is a greater offense than delivering a hook to the jaw of a woman in an elevator.

For Women, Gun Violence Often Linked to Domestic Violence

Josh Sugarmann | Posted 12.01.2014 | Politics
Josh Sugarmann

To prevent fatal violence against women, we need to ensure communities have the resources to help women who are the potential victims of domestic violence. Moreover, we should do everything we can at both the state and federal levels to ensure abusers do not have access to guns.

Second Chances

Dr. Donna Dannenfelser | Posted 11.30.2014 | Sports
Dr. Donna Dannenfelser

There needs to be a cultural change with the league's front office. It can no longer be the dirty little secret that no one wants to talk about. We're talking about it and we're talking loudly about it.

An Ounce of Prevention Is Worth a Pound of Cure

Tom Sheridan | Posted 11.30.2014 | Business
Tom Sheridan

"What are the major social risks in my business?" and "Who are the partners I need to help mitigate that risk substantively and publicly?" and "What's the public policy goal we can partner around?"

Emma Gray

Gloria Steinem: 'When I Was Growing Up, There Was No Such Crime As Domestic Violence. It Was Called Life.' | Emma Gray | Posted 09.30.2014 | Women

When Gloria Steinem starts talking, you listen. And when she starts talking about domestic violence, she uses her voice to make you listen to the stor...

A Plea to the NFL

Shelley Bird | Posted 11.30.2014 | Sports
Shelley Bird

Why not take the incredible brand you have built, the media might that you command, and the economic muscle that you generate and commit the NFL to being a force for positive social change?

It's Not Only About Domestic Violence

Sally T. Prouty | Posted 11.28.2014 | Crime
Sally T. Prouty

It's about violence in general and it's about substance abuse! I do not know Ray Rice, his wife or anyone associated with recent incidents in the hea...

Linking Domestic Violence and Chronic Disease: An Issue Not in the Headlines

Society for Women's Health Research | Posted 11.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Society for Women's Health Research

Physical or sexual abuse, verbal abuse, nonverbal intimidation, financial exploitation and neglect can end up, directly or indirectly, causing a chronic disease. Addressing the full implications of domestic violence may prevent or lower that risk, ultimately saving money, time and, most importantly, lives.

How the Voluble National Conversation on Ray Rice's Domestic Violence Has Been Hush on Two of the Victims: His Child and the Aspiration of a Less Violent Future

Burke E. Strunsky | Posted 11.29.2014 | Crime
Burke E. Strunsky

We can marvel at a child's seemingly supernatural growth spurt in cognitive functioning -- for example, the enviable ability to learn language at speeds that leave most adult brains in the dust. But this sponge-like quality doesn't only absorb the positive stuff with breakneck efficiency; it's also highly susceptible to the negative.

ESPN Should Protect Women and Not Roger Goodell

Letitia James | Posted 11.26.2014 | New York
Letitia James

By suspending Mr. Simmons, ESPN has demonstrated that, like the NFL, it too places a higher priority on profits than on sending a proper message about domestic violence and in essence condones the shielding of domestic violence perpetrators.

Why Don't People Care When It Doesn't Affect Them?

Gil Laroya | Posted 11.26.2014 | Impact
Gil Laroya

As I sat down to write one of my latest pieces on domestic violence, my buddy turns to me and snidely asks "Why do you care so much about domestic vio...

Elise Foley

Honduran Mom Fleeing 'Horrific Acts Of Harm' Wins Asylum With Daughters | Elise Foley | Posted 09.25.2014 | Politics

ARLINGTON, Va. -- An immigration judge granted asylum on Thursday to a Honduran woman and her children after the woman testified that she was beaten, ...

Goodell Can't Get It Right Without the Help of Black Women

Avis Jones-DeWeever | Posted 11.25.2014 | Black Voices
Avis Jones-DeWeever

When it comes to crafting an effective solution to a problem that most assuredly sits squarely within our lived reality, as Black women, we somehow find ourselves still pushed aside and overtly confined to a narrow space of irrelevancy. Even when it's our voices that remain necessary to make it right. No more.

What's Wrong With the NFL Is What's Wrong With America

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 11.25.2014 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Sexism. A culture of violence. Untrustworthy leadership. Runaway wealth inequality. An indifference to workers' health. Employees who are above the law. Hush-hush financing. Multimillion-dollar tax breaks. We're not talking about America's top corporations. We're talking about the NFL.

Controversy Not Impacting NFL Fans' Passion

Leigh Steinberg | Posted 11.25.2014 | Sports
Leigh Steinberg

The rituals of Sunday afternoon have become integrated into our culture. And when there is negative news, even if it involves the NFL, where do fans turn? They turn to the actual games for the excitement and respite from day-to-day life.

Are NFL Players Really More Likely to Be Criminals?

John A. Tures | Posted 11.25.2014 | Sports
John A. Tures

With millions of dollars at stake in lost revenue, NFL players are actually behaving themselves much better than the average population.

Domestic Violence: The View From Two Generations After

Ashley Massis | Posted 11.25.2014 | Women
Ashley Massis

If you have been a victim of someone else that had stayed, learn to live and let go. Learn to teach the next generations what you have seen through your own personal trauma and in return heal yourself.

Domestic Violence in the LGBT

Kelsie Brynn Jones | Posted 11.25.2014 | Gay Voices
Kelsie Brynn Jones

We must end the violence inside the LGBT before we can effectively unify to combat the violence from the outside. By maintaining silence, we are not only enabling that person to continue unabated, we are also guilty of exposing others in our already high-risk community to harm.

ESPN Suspends Bill Simmons, Twitter Backlash Inspires #FreeBS Hashtag

Grant Stern | Posted 11.25.2014 | Sports
Grant Stern

The twitterverse has already begun scoffing at ESPN's clear conflict of interest between reporting on sports "news" and being a partner with the sports whose programming it carries.

Inside A Domestic Violence Shelter

Posted 12.15.2014 | Dr. Phil

Robin McGraw brings cameras inside Laura's House, to raise awareness about domestic violence.

To Win the War Against Women, You Need Leverage

Auren Kaplan | Posted 11.24.2014 | Women
Auren Kaplan

In sum, there is a cultural zeitgeist occurring within America at the moment. And that cultural zeitgeist is the fact that our entire society is now paying attention to women's issues such as rape and domestic violence in a way that has never happened before.