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Jewelry Brand Releases Controversial Ad Saying "It's Ok to Throw Rocks at Girls"

With spring upon us, consumers can expect brand-new fashion ads just about everywhere. Read More »

'Love Is Possible After Abuse': Domestic Abuse Survivor and Prevention Advocate Marries the EMT Firefighter Who Saved Her

In 2012, Melissa Dohme (then 25 at the time), was stabbed 32 times and beaten by her ex-partner Robert Burton. When two bystanders called 911, Cameron Hill was the EMT firefighter on the scene. Read More »

Women Aren't Reporting Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Out of Fear of Deportation

President Donald Trump has wasted no time following through on his campaign promises to tighten immigration and border security. Read More »

These Artists Are Responding to Violence with Music in the Most Inspiring Way

Amidst challenging times in both our country and in our world, people from all walks of life have spoken out. Read More »

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Gabrielle Giffords Pens Powerful Letter On Gun Control for House Sit-In

Nearly two years after she was shot in the head at a "Congress On Your Corner" event in her state, former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and husband Mark Kelly founded Americans for Responsible Solutions Read More »

5 Mind-Boggling Stats About Guns and Violence Every Woman Needs to Know

Here's a stark reality: 6,358 Americans have been killed by guns in the first six months of 2016 (for reference, more than 13,000 were killed in 2015). Read More »

Violence Against Women Could Cost America $500B Annually

There is an obvious physical and emotional cost for women facing violence, but now a new study reveals the significant cost on the U.S. economy. And when we say significant, we mean monumental. Read More »