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    Empowering Survivors

    Why domestic violence advocates say the best way to help survivors is to give them back control | Abusers control. That’s their No. 1 tactic to keep domestic abuse ... read more

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    Male Victims of Abuse Face Stigmas

    The so-called “stronger sex” reluctant to speak up when battered | While domestic violence is a plight most often faced by women, men are not immune to becoming vic... read more

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    Safety for Undocumented Victims of Abuse

    Fearing deportation, illegal immigrants often stay silent about domestic violence | Domestic violence is a crime no one is immune to. No matter a person’s class, st... read more

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    Power Positions

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

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    Why Doesn't She Just Leave?

    Many survivors with abusive partners are trapped out of fear | A commonly heard question when it comes to abuse is, “Why doesn’t the victim just leave?” It seems... read more