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Gender-based Violence Resources

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

  • 03/23/2021
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A Restorative Justice Model

I noticed an increase in discussion about whether restorative justice could be an appropriate response to gender-based violence, including sexual assault and intimate partner violence.

  • 02/24/2021
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Animal Abuse

Certain animals are protected from harm while the abuse of millions of others is accepted as normal and necessary.

  • 01/02/2021
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Domestic Violence in Minnesota: Data and Solutions

“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.”

  • 10/07/2020
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The Gender Lens on COVID-19

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.

  • 04/25/2020
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Tending to the Garden

I worked my way from a too-young, abusive marriage to college as a single mom, then focused feverishly on my

  • 01/26/2020
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Tapping Into Human Potential

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.

  • 11/26/2019
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Commentary: Sex-Based Offenses

Terms and definitions of gender-based abusive behavior

  • 02/01/2018

Domestic Violence Survivor Finds Her Power

Cathy Riley-Green encountered bullies in middle school and high school. She moved from Minnesota to Mississippi shortly after graduation. There

  • 01/01/2018

The impact of domestic violence

In over 75 percent of women’s homicides in Minnesota in the last decade, the perpetrator was a current or former intimate partner … Between 30 to 40 percent of all homicides in Minnesota were domestic violence-related.

  • 07/01/2016
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Portraits of beautiful lives CoverArtist: Bonnie Lee honors victims of domestic violence – after a third woman she knew was killed

After a third woman she knew was shot and killed in an act of domestic violence, artist Bonnie Lee felt

  • 03/01/2016
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Everyday Terrorism: The intersection of guns and domestic violence

Almost two-thirds of women murdered with guns are killed by intimate partners.

  • 02/01/2016