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Chicago Tribune

Annie Sweeney

16 March 2021

Illinois, United States

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The Women and Survivors Project provides legal representation to women imprisoned for crimes that stemmed from histories of abuse. Nearly all incarcerated women have suffered violent abuse. Many end up punished for fi...

ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Sarah Moss

8 March 2021

New South Wales, Australia

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Mothers and Sons is a six-week domestic-violence prevention program for boys 6-8 years old and their mothers. Unlike programs aimed at older youth and men, mothers sign up for this because they want their sons to grow...

Malheur Enterprise

Pat Caldwell

3 March 2021

Duluth, Minnesota, United States

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The Duluth Model is one of multiple successful responses to domestic violence that focus on prevention through counseling and education, rather than relying only on punishment after a crime has been committed. The oft...

Poughkeepsie Journal

Saba Ali

3 March 2021

Kingston, New York, United States

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An early-intervention program targets people suspected of domestic violence with services meant to end the abuse through deterrence and counseling rather than after-the-fact punishment. In Kingston, New York, the Inti...

The Trace

Ann Givens

26 January 2021

United States

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In four of the 13 states where judges have the power to deny domestic-violence abusers access to guns, arbitrarily applied standards lead to a patchwork of enforcement of the laws. A review of cases heard in Arizona, ...

Medium

Christina Noriega

22 January 2021

Bogotá, Colombia

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The Calm Hotline takes calls from men in Bogotá, Colombia, in an effort to address the root causes of domestic violence: a culture of machismo. Four psychologists take emergency calls – about 700 calls came in the ser...

NPR

Laine Kaplan-Levenson

7 January 2021

United States

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The story of the passage of the Violence Against Women Act starts with a young legal aide to Sen. Joe Biden who did not identify as a feminist and knew little about the issues, but whose methodical building of a coali...

Euronews

Clarisse Shaka

Naira Davlashyan

10 December 2020

Burundi

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A grassroots movement in Burundi has resulted in more familial bliss for households who suffered from domestic abuse. Through CARE International, a group of Burundian men are taking on toxic masculinity, entrenched cu...

WCSH-TV

Vivien Leigh

6 November 2020

Portland, Maine, United States

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A free mobile app, Safe House, gives victims of domestic abuse a simple and quick way to call for help and find needed resources in four states. Putting local crisis helplines, shelters, and other local resources in o...

Reason

Elizabeth Nolan Brown

29 October 2020

United States

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The Violence Against Women Act was billed as a way to make a patriarchal society, and policing profession in particular, take domestic violence more seriously. It encouraged policies making arrest of alleged abusers m...

The Baltimore Sun

Ben Leonard

23 October 2020

Maryland, United States

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Two years after Maryland adopted a law allowing for court orders denying gun access to people at high risk of harming themselves or others, police and the public have invoked the law far more often than in most states...

NBC News

Kate Snow

14 October 2020

Thibodaux, Louisiana, United States

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In southern Louisiana's Lafourche Parish, sheriff's deputy Valerie Martinez Jordan used her history as a domestic violence victim to create a countywide program to legally seize the guns of people convicted of domesti...

Boulder Weekly

Angela K. Evans

1 October 2020

Colorado, United States

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Colorado’s Address Confidentiality Program (ACP) helps survivors of domestic violence and sexual abuse keep their physical addresses private. Registering to vote requires an address, which is part of the public record...

Are We Europe

Monica Pelliccia

Elena Ledda

25 September 2020

France

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A mobile app called App-Elles was used 5,400 times during the early months of the pandemic by either the victims of domestic violence or witnesses and helpers trying to connect the victims to assistance. Created by Fr...

The Land

Conor Morris

22 September 2020

Ohio, United States

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To provide emergency housing to domestic violence victims without crowding them into shelters during the pandemic, Ohio victim-aid groups have helped hundreds of families to flee violence and find safe housing in subs...

CityLab

Serena Solomon

22 September 2020

South Auckland, New Zealand

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In South Auckland, epicenter of New Zealand's high rates of domestic violence, police respond to calls for help but instantly call in Te Taanga Manawa, a Māori-led team of multiple, culturally appropriate social-servi...

The New York Times

Constant Méheut

13 September 2020

Paris, France

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The feminist group Les Colleuses (The Gluers) has attracted about 1,500 activists and spread from Paris to other French cities, plus Belgium and Italy, with a message of empowerment that counters weak government respo...

The Appeal

Jessica Pishko

28 July 2020

United States

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Criminalizing domestic violence was considered a feminist-inspired advance for crime victims, but making arrests and prosecution the main responses to the problem has backfired in many ways. With funding and attention...

California Health Report

Claudia Boyd-Barrett

27 July 2020

California, United States

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Some college campuses in California are finding solutions to help keep survivors of domestic violence in school. In 2015, The University of California initiated Campus Assault Resources and Education across all its ca...

The New York Times

Amanda Taub

Jane Bradley

2 July 2020

England

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Ignoring the pleas of victim-aid groups and the examples set by other countries, the British government and courts failed to protect domestic violence victims during the pandemic. Italy, Spain, Germany, and New Zealan...

California Health Report

Claudia Boyd-Barrett

25 June 2020

California, United States

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Since 2016, California's Domestic Violence Housing First program has grown to 65 organizations that give victims the financial help they need to stay housed after leaving an abusive spouse. Financial and housing insta...

BBC

Lily Freeston

18 June 2020

Rwanda

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Fatherhood classes in Rwanda teach men to be better dads and husbands, challenging traditional gender roles. Topics include taking care of babies, resolving domestic conflicts, sharing household decisions, and explain...

The Philadelphia Citizen

Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

9 June 2020

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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Philadelphia’s domestic violence shelters filled during the pandemic, emergency funding ran dry, and officials offered victims little recourse if they were trapped at home with their abusers. These gaps in protection ...

The Trace

Jennifer Mascia

Katlyn Alo

29 May 2020

Detroit, Michigan, United States

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Domestic abuse risks are on the rise, at a time of social isolation, economic disruption, and gun-buying, and so Wayne County, Michigan, court officials responded to the closing of their courthouses by allowing people...

National Observer

Janice Cantieri

6 May 2020

Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

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The number of missing and murdered Indigenous women in Canada is high, so a group of Indigenous women formed an organization called Power Our Women (POW) to teach other Indigenous women across the country self-defense...

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