I Was My Boyfriend’s Servant: How I Escaped Financial Abuse

I’d slip on a tight dress, nylons and heels and walk the seven blocks to his apartment. I washed his dishes; cleaned every inch of his counters; scrubbed the inside of his fridge, removing a moldy mess in one of the drawers. I cleaned everything I could find in his tiny bathroom. I did his laundry once a week at the laundromat across the street. I scratched a record of all my hours on a little yellow notepad with a broken pencil.  

Stanford Makes Space to Reflect on Sexual Assault

The site near the Kappa Alpha fraternity house where former Stanford student Brock Turner sexually assaulted an unconscious woman in January 2015 has been turned into what the University’s student newspaper the Stanford Daily is calling a “scenic spot.” 

Congressional Lawmakers Want to Codify Title IX Protections for Campus Sexual Assault Survivors

“Today, we introduced The Title IX Protection Act for one reason: We aren’t going back.”

Bringing the Intersections to the Forefront in the Fight to End Campus Sexual Assault

End Rape on Campus launched their Centering the Margins initiative to provide culturally-competent resources that center the needs and experiences of sexual assault survivors living at the intersections.

Taking Back Their Power and Their Country

In 2013, the Central African Republic was driven into a war. Women and girls remain the most affected—as both as targets of rape and sexual slavery as a tactic of war.

What Doesn’t Kill Me: Exposing the Revictimization of Domestic Violence Survivors

Rachel Meyrick’s documentary film What Doesn’t Kill Me raises much-needed awareness of domestic violence and an issue many have never heard of: court-licensed abuse.

California Senators Want to Codify Obama-Era Title IX Guidance on Campus Sexual Assault

The Trump administration’s latest attack on campus sexual assault survivors is possibly one of the most egregious yet—and California lawmakers are fighting back.

WATCH: Cusi Coyllur’s “amivulnerable?” Tackles Domestic Violence, Mental Illness and Healing from Trauma

Coyllur’s newest project is a dance interpretation of the physical, emotional, sexual and psychological experience of domestic abuse.

An End to FGM

Nigeria has joined 23 African countries in banning female genital mutilation.

7 Ways the Trump Administration’s Interim Guidance on Title IX Hurts Survivors

DeVos’ guidance does nothing to “fix” the Obama administration’s guidance or address the complexities of anti-violence work. Instead, it hurts survivors in tangible ways.

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