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Domestic violence

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

Lockdown in Puerto Rico puts victims of domestic violence at risk

For women who are experiencing gender-based violence, a mandatory lockdown traps them with their abusers, giving them less opportunities to escape physical and verbal abuse. 

Features

Local Nonprofit Hosts Panel for Domestic Violence Awareness

By Elizabeth Arakelian October is Domestic Violence Awareness month and Queens based nonprofit Turning Point held a press conference to […]

Politics

Partisan divide threatens future of Violence Against Women Act

Although a bipartisan coalition passed the original act, reauthorization efforts have disintegrated into accusations of election politicking by both parties.

Features

Domestic abuse survivor gives back

Wanda Roman, who escaped an abusive relationship, now counsels other domestic violence survivors.

News

To protest domestic abuse, a 7-mile march

Domestic violence survivors, some wearing wedding veils, and anti-abuse advocates marched 7 miles through the Bronx.