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Domestic Violence

Meet Sisters Uncut, The UK’s Most Disruptive Feminist Activists

Sisters Uncut, who chant catchy slogans and dance to Rihanna and Beyoncé at their protests are the UK’s most exciting, media-savvy, direct action group. Comprising cis, trans, non-binary and all other self-identifying women, the Sisters fight for the rights for survivors of domestic abuse. Read More »

Viral Videos Reveal the Tragic Truth of Male Guardianship in Saudi Arabia

These short videos published by Human Rights Watch reveal the grim practice of male guardianship that keep women under the hold of husbands and male relatives. Read More »

Kerry Washington Is Working to End a Hidden, Powerful Form of Domestic Abuse

Financial abuse occurs in 98 percent of abusive relationships, according to the National Network to End Domestic Violence and "Scandal" star Kerry Washington is working to ch Read More »

Pakistani Women Are Responding to a Law That Allows Their Husbands to 'Beat Them Lightly'

Pakistani women are taking to social media to fight a controversial bill, thanks to the help of one photographer. Read More »

How The UK’s Domestic Abuse Laws Have Changed Since Sara Thornton Was Freed

“Forgive myself? Not yet” were the words uttered by a vindicated Sara Thornton on the day a judge ruled that the death of her husband was not murder. Read More »

Helpful Tips On How to Help a Loved One Who Is in an Abusive Relationship

In the United States, a woman is assaulted or beaten every 9 seconds. Read More »

Terry Bradshaw Voices His Frustrations With the NFL's Domestic Violence Problem

Domestic violence among NFL players has been an ongoing problem. Read More »

This Woman Killed Her Abusive Husband to Save Herself. Did She Deserve to Go to Prison?

Statistically speaking, women kill out of fear—not revenge. As many as 93 percent of women serving time for killing an intimate partner were abused by that partner, according to a California state prison study. Read More »

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