More than 1,800 women were murdered by men in 2016 and the most common weapon used was a gun, according to the new Violence Policy Center study "When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 2016 Homicide Data."
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People with low-income and educational attainment, people of color and people who identified as gay, lesbian or bisexual had significantly higher chance of having experienced adversity in childhood, a new study highlights.
Female journalists are facing a '"relentless" barrage of attacks and harassment, with nearly a third considering leaving the profession as a result, media support organizations have warned.
Domestic violence impacts millions of people each year, but it can be prevented. It requires the collective voice and power of individuals, families, institutions, and systems – each whose “one thing” adds a valuable and powerful component to transforming our communities.
The new charges bring to a total of nine girls from three states who prosecutors say underwent the illegal procedure at a Livonia medical clinic since 2015.
Organizers of the action say it will be the first multi-state strike in the US specifically targeting sexual harassment and that they have been emboldened by the #MeToo movement against harassment and sexual assault.