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It’s Far Too Easy For Black Women To Get Caught In Cycles Of Abuse
Treva B. Lindsey
, Guest Writer
"Surviving R. Kelly" was a chilling reminder that many black women will find themselves in violent relationships with no way out.
Domestic Violence Shelters Suffer In Shutdown
Domestic Violence Shelters Suffer In Shutdown
HuffPost Her Stories: A ‘Spectacular Start To The Year’ For Gender Equality In India
Plus: The most emotional moments from a barrier-breaking day in U.S. Congress.
Domestic Violence Shelters Scramble To Keep Doors Open Amid Shutdown
Federal funds are key for these critical programs, which often operate paycheck to paycheck.
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Domestic Violence Charge Against Redskins Player Reuben Foster Dropped
By Frank Schwab, Yahoo Sports
This is the second time charges of domestic violence have been dropped against the linebacker.
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Emotional And Psychological Abuse Are Now Crimes In Ireland
“Society will no longer tolerate the appalling breach of trust committed by one partner against the other," Ireland’s Minister for Justice and Equality said.
Lauren McCluskey Sought Help Against A Dangerous Man. She Still Died.
The University of Utah student called police repeatedly. Friends talked to college authorities. But nobody stopped her abuser.
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The Violence Against Women Act Just Expired
The landmark legislation, which protects domestic violence and sexual assault survivors, expired on Friday amid the government shutdown.
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Victor Oladipo Gives Car He Won To Domestic Violence Survivor
"You're an inspiration," the player told her.
This Woman's Abuser Asked For Forgiveness 30 Years Later
Donna was hospitalized after her ex-husband beat her. She divorced him, moved away and tried to move on.
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The Quiet Crisis Killing Black Women
Dallas police say Delashon Jefferson, 20, was fatally shot by her boyfriend after years of abuse. Could her death have been prevented?
HuffPost Her Stories: How Tunisia’s 'Perfect On Paper' Domestic Violence Law Is Working
Plus: Britain gets its first black female history professor.
Anti-Violence Activist Donna Alexander Brutally Beaten To Death By Ex-Boyfriend: Police
The 36-year-old entrepreneur was an advocate for domestic abuse survivors — until Nathaniel Mitchell allegedly murdered her in September.
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Tunisia’s Violence Against Women Law Seemed Perfect On Paper. In Practice, It Hasn’t Been.
By Rihab Boukhayatia, HuffPost Maghreb
About a year after Law 58 was implemented, government officials and domestic violence survivors assessed how the protections fall short.
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Myanmar Debates Women’s Rights Amid Evidence Of Pervasive Sexual And Domestic Violence
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, Editorial Partner
The parliament may finally pass a law next year to offer women some protection.
Goodell: NFL Won't Pay For Video Evidence In Domestic Violence Investigations
By Schuyler Dixon, AP
The NFL disciplined Kareem Hunt only after video was released of his assault.
Should The NFL Give Domestic Abusers A Second Chance?
How can we keep giving abusers second chances when they’re not being held accountable the first time?
Air Force Missed 6 Chances To Prevent Texas Mass Shooter From Buying Guns
A government report details how a convicted domestic abuser slipped through the cracks.
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Utah Police Officer Babysits Kids So Mom Can File Domestic Violence Report
The West Jordan Police Department prides itself on stepping in where needed.
Dr. Tammy Wilborn On The Power Of Showing Up For Your Kids
Dr. Tammy Willborn grew up in a household with domestic violence. When she began faltering in school, a counselor reached out, and it changed everything for her. Many years later, Dr. Wilborn is now a counselor, helping others heal.
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France Steps Up Fight Against Sexual Violence With Online Platform To Report Attacks
By Emily Feldman/HuffPost France/AFP, HuffPost France
“From now on, a few clicks can help each woman to make a fresh start: for herself, for her family, and perhaps to avoid the worst,” said Prime Minister Édouard Philippe.
Father Allegedly Shot Son On Thanksgiving After Argument Over NFL Players Kneeling
The North Carolina man retrieved a shotgun after two sons began to fight while arguing about protests during the national anthem.
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Domestic Violence Is The Most Common Killer Of Women Around The World
A U.N. report revealed that 87,000 women were murdered last year, and over half were killed by intimate partners or family members.
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Tamara O’Neal Was Almost Erased From The Story Of Her Own Murder
In Chicago’s Mercy Hospital shooting, a man killed his ex-fiancee, but news stories homed in on the police officer who died at the scene.
Woman Granted Restraining Order Against Michael Avenatti Amid Domestic Abuse Claim
"I am innocent and I did not do what I have been accused of doing," the lawyer said late Tuesday.
Like Most Mass Shootings, The Chicago Hospital Attack Began With Domestic Violence
An officer, a doctor and a pharmacy resident were killed Monday. The circumstances were familiar.
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