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  • Safety for Undocumented Victims of Abuse

    December 29, 2014 Fearing deportation, illegal immigrants often stay silent about domestic violence | Domestic violence is a crime no one is immune to. No matter a ... read more

  • When Abuse Turns Deadly

    December 19, 2014 Having a gun at home increases your risk of being killed by your abuser | Survivors of domestic violence are often told to “just leave,” in regard... read more

  • Domestic Violence Doesn't Take a Holiday

    December 15, 2014 Survivors can face an increased risk during the holiday season | This year, as you hang the twinkling lights and decorate your mantel with sprig... read more

  • Violent Teen Relationships Lead to Lower Income

    December 15, 2014 Study shows abuse is related to future earning potential | As teens begin to navigate the new and exciting world of “more than just friends” rel... read more

  • Rebuilding Your Self-Esteem After Abuse

    December 10, 2014 5 ways you can start feeling good about yourself and the world again | After escaping an abusive partner, starting a new life can feel empowerin... read more

  • Survivor Selfies

    December 08, 2014 Does posting online photos of the aftermath of abuse help or hurt the cause? | When Angela Brower’s boyfriend became abusive, she broke off the ... read more

  • Give Back a Smile

    December 03, 2014 National program helps heal visible effects of domestic violence | "It feels good when you can smile and know that the world is smiling with you... read more

  • Power Positions

    December 01, 2014 What happens when a person with fame and influence chooses to abuse | Abusers are sly. They start out as charming, thoughtful, kind, before morphi... read more

  • Before the First Date: Is There a Violent Past?

    November 23, 2014 It’s OK to snoop if it means staying safe | Thanks to the Internet, you don’t have to be a private investigator to do a little sleuthing before ... read more

  • Violence Just as Prevalent in LGBTQ Relationships

    November 17, 2014 No group seems to escape domestic violence | You often hear of domestic violence as it occurs in a heterosexual relationship, but statistics show ... read more

  • What is the Violence Against Women Act?

    November 06, 2014 How this important law is helping to make the world a more peaceful place | This year marked the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Violence A... read more

  • When Children Witness Violence

    November 05, 2014 They’re more likely to abuse or be abused as adults, unless adults step in and stop the cycle | Consider this: Most domestic abuse that occurs in a... read more

  • If You're Being Stalked

    October 29, 2014 What to do to ensure your safety and make it stop | Stalking can be a component of domestic violence, most often occurring after a survivor leav... read more

  • Teens: Are You In an Unhealthy Relationship?

    October 22, 2014 Abuse doesn't always leave bruises—how to spot four different common forms | The first time you’re in a romantic relationship as a teen can ... read more

  • Arm Yourself with Information

    October 22, 2014 Free online handbooks can help violence survivors heal | Escaping and recovering from violence, including domestic violence and sexual assault, me... read more