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

'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... Read More »

A New Illinois Law Will Teach Hairstylists to Look for Signs of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

A New Illinois Law Will Teach Hairstylists to Look for Signs of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

A new Illinois law going into effect at the new year is taking an innovative approach to combating domestic violence: It requires state beauty profess... Read More »

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

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 Was... Read More »

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

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 »