gender-based violence

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Learning How to Be an Ally: Trauma-Informed

This section is in process Related stories now online:

  • 02/24/2021
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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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Casa de Esperanza: Reducing Gender-Based Violence

We want our families to stay together — we just want the domestic violence to go away. Currently the system makes us choose between one or the other.

  • 01/21/2021
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Mine Song

They say if you have a secret, you should tell it to a willow.

  • 07/24/2020
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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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Listen: Changemakers Gala

Nearly 150 women gathered on December 5, 2019, in celebration of five special honorees who were recognized by Minnesota Women’s

  • 12/23/2019
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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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Healing Sexual Violence With Body Movement

I come from a long line of shotgun weddings. My maternal grandma fell for my delinquent and scrappy grandpa and found

  • 02/01/2019
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A Compendium of Voices: Abuse, Assault, Advocacy

TRIGGER WARNING: stories of abuse and assault Teresa Vining: From Abuse to Advocacy  Eleven was the turning point in my

  • 02/01/2019
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Solutions: Response to Violence Against Native Women 

More than half of Native women have been sexually assaulted, including over a third who have been raped — a rate

  • 12/01/2018
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Commentary: Sex-Based Offenses

Terms and definitions of gender-based abusive behavior

  • 02/01/2018