Gender-based Violence

Board Members Explain Why They Work With a Domestic Violence Shelter

"I didn’t actually realize domestic violence was going on in our own community. I started asking questions and realizing how many people are affected."

Communities Grapple With Abusive Partners Who Also Are Parents

We talked with Melissa Scaia, a long-time advocate for survivors of gender-based violence, about the dynamics in families with an abusive parent, and what can and cannot be done to change experiences.

Four Advocates Talk About How Minnesota Can Address Gender-Based Violence Collectively

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We know so many survivors who went through a criminal process and find themselves no safer. They don't feel healed. Survivors deserve more options than what we currently have invested in as a society.