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Interpersonal Violence

Domestic Violence Is Everyone's Issue

Tanya Morshed | Posted 05.04.2015 | Impact
Tanya Morshed

During my career as a clinical social worker, I have seen domestic violence across all demographics and communities and have witnessed how it severely impacts people's ability to function daily, feel safe in the world, and connect with others.

What Hazmat Suits, Ray Rice, and the Washington Redskins Have in Common With Human Trafficking

Mona Shattell | Posted 12.31.2014 | Impact
Mona Shattell

Leading up to Halloween, there has been a surplus of offensive costumes floating around on the internet -- hazmats suits for Ebola, dressing up like members of ISIS, and making light of domestic violence by dressing up as former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice while holding a doll with a black eye.

Tackling the Culture of Cruelty in the NFL

Abigail Perdue | Posted 10.10.2014 | Sports
Abigail Perdue

Interpersonal violence is not the only misconduct plaguing the NFL. To the contrary, NFL players have also repeatedly been accused of animal cruelty and dogfighting.

August 1: Women's Health Care Package Implementation Is Cause for Celebration and Caution

Nancy K. Kaufman | Posted 09.30.2012 | Politics
Nancy K. Kaufman

The new package of care for women without extra out-of-pocket cost represents a huge step forward. But the ongoing, relentless campaign against health care reform continues unabated.