City and county officials in Orlando, Fla., want the one-year anniversary next June of the Pulse nightclub massacre to be marked with acts of love and kindness.
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As the Washington Metropolitan Police Department posts profiles of missing black and Latina girls in the nation's capital on its Twitter feed almost daily, members of the Congressional Black Caucus are calling for a federal investigation.
If there is genuine interest in the well-being of women and children and reducing their vulnerability to violence, this executive order is simply not how gender-based violence can be curbed.
Almost 40 years after Roman Polanski fled the US after pleading guilty to having sex with a minor, the filmmaker's legal saga may get a decision soon.
American cosmetic surgeon Ivona Percec is one of a rising network of doctors in the U.S. and around the globe who are offering new solutions to often-invisible victims of female genital mutilation.
A study in the February issue of Journal of Adolescent Health found heterosexual victims of teen dating violence were significantly more likely to be re-victimized five years later compared to their non-victim counterparts with other similar risk factors. Those who were victims again, by the five-year mark, were also more likely to be re-victimized by romantic partners 12 years later.