The Trump administration’s immigration policies for domestic violence survivors and families have devastating consequences—and feminists are fighting back.
Immediately after New York attorney general Eric Schneiderman resigned over domestic abuse allegations, we saw a “debate” emerge in media over who is worse to women: Democrats or Republicans. But is this really a political story?
Esta Soler’s journey began with a minuscule desk in the DA’s office and a single seat at San Francisco General Hospital. In time, she would go on to redefine—and re-imagine—the fight to end domestic violence worldwide.
Where domestic violence and violence against police intersect, India’s “acute national shame” over a muted response to rape and a staggering number of sexual assault complaints from immigrant detainees made headlines this week.
Little action has been taken on the national level to address the glaring issue of gun violence in the U.S.—but the female governors of Rhode Island and Oregon were ready to act.
What we know about domestic abusers with guns—and how efforts to disarm them could prevent some mass shootings.
To accept an alleged perpetrator’s denial as proof of their innocence perpetuates the dynamics of domestic abuse. In the era of #MeToo, we must do better.
I know why I haven’t spoken about the violence that shaped my life. If the holding of pain is hard, the speaking of it to a world that does not want to hear is not a risk most of us will take.
Male dominion over women’s lives must stop. Institutional support for men’s violence must stop. Rape and sexual harassment must stop. It’s all connected and it all must stop.
Domestic violence is a very present danger to women in times of conflict. That must be reflected in our policies and strategies to achieve peace.