By Bryce Covert on March 7, 2014
Funding and staffing constraints at domestic violence programs mean victims are put in danger.
By Tara Culp-Ressler on February 7, 2014
Thanks to the Violence Against Women Act, three Native American tribes now have the authority to go after rapists.
By Carimah Townes on February 6, 2014
The majority of domestic violence victims do not speak up about their experiences. This program wants to help change that.
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By Carimah Townes on January 24, 2014
Police departments are adopting a life-saving protocol to help domestic violence victims.
By Rebecca Leber on December 25, 2013
A judge takes a different approach to a domestic violence case months after he sparked protests and outrage for calling a rape victim "older than her chronological age."
By Tara Culp-Ressler on December 19, 2013
Data brokers keep lists of victims of sexual assault, seniors with dementia, addresses of domestic violence shelters, and people with HIV. It's not illegal to sell them.
By Tara Culp-Ressler on December 16, 2013
Domestic abusers often sabotage their partners' birth control to force them to get pregnant against their will. But it's hard to prosecute that type of crime in the U.S.
By Ian Millhiser on December 13, 2013
Unable to get to his wife through the locked car, he began to pound on the windshield. Cracks started to form in the glass. She feared he might reach her by shattering the windshield entirely.
By Tara Culp-Ressler on November 25, 2013
Monday marks the United Nations' annual effort to raise awareness about the women around the world who fall victim to gender-based violence.
By Tara Culp-Ressler on November 22, 2013
Your smart phone isn't just for counting your steps or tracking your calories anymore.