“For me it is emotional. Because I scream for me, but I also scream for my sisters and brothers, I scream for all the other children who lost a mother or a father, and I also scream for my mother, who would have screamed if she was still here."
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A growing number of landlords are asking tenants for sex in exchange for housing as coronavirus lockdowns and job cuts have left many struggling to pay their rent, housing experts said.
"Setting the minimum age to obtain a marriage license will help prevent child exploitation," said Governor Wolf in a press release Friday.
"On May 5th, we pause to honor all Native women and girls, past and present, who suffered and died as a result of violence as part of the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls."
From farming to first-response services and everything in between, women are playing an outsized role in keeping their communities safe and resilient in the face of COVID-19.
There has been a rise in the number of minors contacting the National Sexual Assault Hotline to report abuse. That's according to RAINN, the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network, which runs the hotline.