domestic violence

Lillie Gardner

Animal Abuse

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

  • 01/02/2021
IvetteIzeaMartinezpicture-1

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
KFAI Cheryl & Rosario 3-9-2020

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
Gigi-Stafne-343-Photo-Sarah-Whiting

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
_03A4505Laura-Connelly-SW

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
sex-offenses

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
Bonnie-Lee.GrandForksHerald

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
Feature.Erin.Babette

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

Lt. Kim Lund: ‘Get into your neighbors’ business’

“Be the one to make the call [and report suspected abuse]. Don’t assume that someone else will do it.”

  • 01/02/2015

‘We are all advocates’

The nation’s first women’s shelter, Women’s Advocates was founded in the Twin Cities and is marking it’s 40th anniversary.

  • 10/02/2014
OYM

Violence against women: A social disease with an identifiable cause

As the news about sexual assaults in the military and at least 13 deaths of women in Minnesota from domestic

  • 08/01/2013