Certain animals are protected from harm while the abuse of millions of others is accepted as normal and necessary.
“There is funding for handling a crisis, and advocacy after violence, but not much for programming to change the behavior of those who use violence. To prevent future violence it takes a sustained investment.”
One of the stories we are following in this COVID-19 world is how women and children are finding safety in homes when sheltering in place includes domestic abuse.
I worked my way from a too-young, abusive marriage to college as a single mom, then focused feverishly on my
It’s all socially constructed, so you have equal amounts of compassion for the person who’s being battered and the person who’s battering. You’ll never end oppression with oppression.
Terms and definitions of gender-based abusive behavior
Cathy Riley-Green encountered bullies in middle school and high school. She moved from Minnesota to Mississippi shortly after graduation. There
After a third woman she knew was shot and killed in an act of domestic violence, artist Bonnie Lee felt
Almost two-thirds of women murdered with guns are killed by intimate partners.
“Be the one to make the call [and report suspected abuse]. Don’t assume that someone else will do it.”
The nation’s first women’s shelter, Women’s Advocates was founded in the Twin Cities and is marking it’s 40th anniversary.
As the news about sexual assaults in the military and at least 13 deaths of women in Minnesota from domestic