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Domestic Violence

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    What is Rape Culture?

    6 everyday examples of normalizing sexual violence | You can find it every time you turn on the TV. Movies utilize it to create drama or illicit laughs. It’s used i... read more

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    Compensation for Abused Military Spouses

    If your service member partner is discharged because of domestic violence, the military wants to help you | One of the main barriers to service members’ spouses rep... read more

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    6 Tips for Facing Your Abuser in Court

    Creating a safety plan for this instance may help alleviate fear | Leaving an abusive partner is often not the last time a survivor is going to see him. When there ... read more

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    Living Through Extreme Stalking

    A survivor of a relentless stalker shares four things she did, and continues to do, while being stalked by her ex | At one point during Mike Bonert’s stalking of Vi... read more

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    Do Survivors Lie?

    False allegations of domestic violence are rampant ... or are they? | Google “false allegations of domestic violence” and a litany of defense attorneys and men’s ri... read more

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    The SAFE Child Act

    What this proposed legislation means to protective parents fighting for custody | For all those frustrated parents currently battling their abusive exes in court fo... read more

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    Apps Help Survivors' Messages Stay Secret

    The potential and pitfalls of new messaging technology | Texting is a great way to communicate, especially since it can be more private than a phone call and quicke... read more

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    Domestic Violence Rampant Among Native Americans

    The situation is dire on reservations across the U.S. | One specific population is at a significantly higher risk for domestic violence than others: Native American... read more

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    Training to Spot Abuse

    New Illinois law makes domestic violence awareness part of beauty professionals’ education | A new law that went into effect Jan. 1 requires licensed beauty profess... read more

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    The Deaf Endure Domestic Violence More Than Hearing

    The unique challenges this population faces | Dealing with domestic violence is hard for everyone. But the deaf and hard of hearing face unique challenges others do... read more

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    The Mind-Trip That Is Emotional Abuse

    How to recognize the signs of an abuse that leaves no bruises | People often think that domestic violence means physical hostility—fistfights, shoving matches, hair... read more

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    Exclusive Webinar, Chat by DV Expert Lundy Bancroft

    Bancroft wants to share new information with survivors and professionals on the reasons why abusers do what they do | For the first time ever, acclaimed speaker, co... read more

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    'Family Problems' Aren't Newsworthy

    Does the lack of media coverage protect abusers? | Garland Waller, assistant professor in the College of Communication at Boston University, believes that the mains... read more

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    High-Tech Stalking Tactics

    How abusers are faking phone calls and tracking victims through their online photos | Technology has given us many gifts: Phones that are also cameras. Cars th... read more

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    Modifying Memories

    A therapy called EMDR can help reprogram how you remember trauma | It sounds like something out of a futuristic sci-fi movie, but reprogramming your brain to proces... read more