“After suffering decades of abuse, Helen Naslund was sentenced for killing her husband on their Alberta farm.”
Oklahoma incarcerates more women than almost any other state. Under its punishing, under-the-radar “failure to protect” law, mothers — even those who are victims of domestic violence — can be sent to prison because of their supposed failure to keep their children out of harm’s way. In this devastating read, Samantha Michaels tells the story […]
“Why can’t the military fix its violence against women problem?”
“From 2017 through 2020, Reveal identified at least 110 intimate partners and others who were fatally shot by offenders using weapons they weren’t allowed to possess under federal and, in some cases, state law.”
“Experts question whether these always-on surveillance devices, provided by police departments with close ties to Ring marketing representatives, are really the right tools to make survivors safer.”
“The patriarch brings ‘domestic violence’ on vacation.”
“Do you know what it means to have a wound that never heals?”
How reporting domestic violence works against women in family court.
Bernice L. McFadden ruminates on all the things her mother has endured only to find herself spending her golden years in the midst of a deadly plague and state-sanctioned racism.
The silence that once protected one woman from memories of her abusive ex-boyfriend and further abuse was now the silence she needed to free herself from.