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Ending Domestic Violence

  • A World Without Domestic Violence: Part III

    Imagine what would happen if abusers were actually held accountable for their crimes | In this final part of Barry Goldstein’s series, the former attorney, long-time d... read more

  • Where We're Going Wrong: Part I

    Former attorney and advocate Barry Goldstein breaks down what works and what doesn’t when it comes to preventing domestic violence | In this first of his three-part se... read more

  • Not in My Neighborhood

    Does a shelter make a community less safe, or cause home values to drop? | Most of us would probably agree that homelessness is a bad thing. Domestic violence, too—bot... read more

  • You Have to Read This Book

    Author Rachel Louise Snyder talks about what we’re missing in the domestic violence movement | Back in August, we announced our next DomesticShelters.org Book Club sel... read more

  • 10 Must-Hear Podcasts on Domestic Violence

    Plus, thinking about getting behind the mic? Tips for starting your own | If you haven’t been pulled into a podcast yet, what are you waiting for? Since its launch on ... read more

  • 2019 Holiday Gift Guide

    Stocked up on socks? This year, ask Santa for one of these gifts that benefit survivors and the nonprofits that help them | Pictured is the Stripes blanket from Thread... read more

  • Helping Kids Feel 'SAFE' at School

    An innovative school in Austin, Texas was made just for children who’ve experienced violence or abuse | For kids who have lived through, or are currently living throug... read more

  • Why Domestic Violence Shelters are a Secret in Iraq

    Here, survivors and advocates alike live in fear | Despite the tireless efforts of domestic violence advocates to save survivors, change the laws, shift our mindset ou... read more

  • Ending the Backlog of Rape Kits

    One state at a time, SVU star’s nonprofit is trying to get justice for survivors | It seems unfathomable—after being sexually assaulted, a survivor subjects herself to... read more

  • How Do I Donate Items to Shelters?

    Tips for making the biggest impact on domestic abuse with your in-kind donations | Whether you’re full-on Marie Kondo-ing your way through your home or you just have s... read more

  • Slamming Sexism

    Real-life examples of how woman respond to everyday sexism | I, a woman, once wanted to buy a water softener. You know, once of those big barrel looking appliances tha... read more

  • Through the Eyes of an ER Physician

    The hardest part is letting them go back home, says one | Despite stereotypes, a survivor of domestic violence doesn’t often stand out in a crowd. Or, in a waiting roo... read more

  • Guess How Many Domestic Violence Offenders Go to Jail

    Whatever the number in your head, it's probably even lower | We identified 517 cases of domestic violence in our nationally representative survey and asked family ... read more

  • What Victim-Blaming Sounds Like

    Five responses that we need to stop perpetuating | Now more than ever, we could argue that our default mode when hearing the news is to be skeptical. Thanks to the Int... read more

  • 'Five Awake' Women Who Changed Louisiana's Laws

    Documentary spotlights history being made after far too many women are killed | It was born out of tragedy, but what resulted was one of the most comprehensive bills e... read more