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Ramsey County: Responding to Sexual Assault Crimes Today

“[The goal] is not simply to send people to prison. It is ultimately ‘do what you can to define success in these cases.’”

  • 09/24/2021
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Reporting Assault

The inefficacy of the legal system is clear.

  • 09/24/2021
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Global Rights for Women: The Prevalence of Domestic Violence

The goal is to reform our police response to ensure victims’ access to safety and justice.

  • 09/24/2021
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Gender-based Violence Resources

Resources recommended by our writers for assistance, action, and learning.

  • 09/24/2021
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Then & Now: On Campus, in Media, and for Protection

Individualized responses to systemic issues will never solve the problem at its root.

  • 09/24/2021
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SOS: The Role of Sexual Assault Advocates

“The legal aspect is one thing, but the healing aspect is another. Often survivors have to pay out of pocket to receive services for trauma they endured by the hands of someone else.”

  • 09/24/2021
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I Ran for Office and You Should Too

I am the child of a sharecropper’s son and a coal miner’s daughter. The mining industry and union struggle are

  • 09/23/2021
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Rep. Ami Wazlawik: Mental Health Needs

We are experiencing a sort of collective trauma right now and I don’t believe that we’re prepared to deal with it – within our mental health system or more generally in society.

  • 09/22/2021
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Minneapolis City Council Candidates: Viewpoints on Public Safety

Learning about Minneapolis candidates’ viewpoints on public safety.

  • 09/22/2021
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Patterns of Violence

In May, Bruce Pofahl, 62, shot and killed two people and injured a third near Green Bay at a restaurant

  • 09/20/2021
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Legacy of Gender-Based Violence and Race

When we look back at crime, justice, and healing, there are patterns that have emerged indefinitely. For example, in 1992,

  • 09/20/2021
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The Crisis of Gun Violence

We are listing the gun violence that has thus far claimed 68 lives in Minneapolis alone. We also surveyed Minnesota Women’s Press readers, about the problems and solutions you see in public safety.

  • 09/16/2021