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Gender-based Violence

Getting Serious About Protecting Survivors of Partner Violence

“We are not different parts of a chain. We are different parts of a large mechanism and we have to work together.”

Highlights of Minnesota Women’s Press 39th Year Celebration and 1st Annual Badass Minnesotans Awards

The Minnesota Women’s Press April 13 event “39 Years of Voice and Vision” will be a jam-packed Saturday afternoon event to celebrate Badass Minnesotans — and our survival as the longest continuously run feminist publication in the U.S.

A Conversation With Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan: What We Can Celebrate Around the State

Many of us have been working on these issues for two decades, and we are now seeing the fruit of that organizing.

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What We Can Do Together About Gender-Based Violence: March 25 Event Highlights

Thanks to Family Tree Clinic for being a March 25 event sponsor…

Celebrating the Advocacy and Principals of Honor the Earth

"Water and women are one and the same. They deserve our love and protection.”

Defusing Patriarchal Violence: Editor’s Letter and TOC

“Feminism asks: what would it be to end the political, social, sexual, economic, psychological, and physical subordination of women? It answers: we do not know, let us try and see.” — Amia Srinivasan

Setting Up Gender-Based Violence Issues and Solutions

Economic abuse, rape, criminalization of victims, gun-related homicides, and why the village needs to be part of the solutions

The Reality of Sex Trafficking

There is misunderstanding about how people can be trapped into the trafficking system. Often it stems from a need to survive. Lack of housing is a huge risk factor.

Talking to Boys About Masculinity: A Conversation With Felix Martinez-Paz

We are tired because we’re carrying this backpack every day, heavy with expectations and stereotypes.

How to Defy Rape Culture

Men need to continue to examine ourselves and our behavior, and have the strength to admit we are complicit in our patriarchal sense of entitlement.

Gender-Based Violence: Data and Resources

Our March 2023 magazine includes articles based on interviews with 24 people engaged in addressing gender-based violence. Here are additional details and data detailing issues.

Deep Dive: Roots of Violence

What does the survivor need to feel safe again? What do accountability, justice, and healing mean to them?

Why the Legal System Is Not the Answer for Many Survivors: A Conversation With Nikki Engel

How can we prevent this kind of abuse from happening in the first place, instead of relying on a reactive response?
Kelly McCarthy

My View as a Police Chief: A Conversation with Kelly McCarthy

If we’re going to exert any force or pressure, it needs to be on the offender and not on that victim.

Red Flags: A Short Personal History of Domestic Abuse

What I wish I had recognized as red flags ... and how easy it is to be vulnerable to an abusive partner