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.
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Over a hundred people gathered in Anchorage recently to talk about ways to prevent domestic violence and sexual assault.
South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has earned the dubious distinction of being the first governor to sign a law legalization discrimination against LGBTQ people in 2017.
"On International Women's Day, March 8th, women and our allies will act together for equity, justice and the human rights of women and all gender-oppressed people, through a one-day demonstration of economic solidarity."
For the first time in history, a culturally-relevant, safe and confidential resource is available for Native American survivors of domestic violence and dating violence, who now make up more than 84 percent of the entire U.S. Native population.
A group of immigrant women are using colourful cartoons to tell dark stories about gender-based violence.