Being surrounded by strong community, including neighbors one interacts with and cares about, can provide a buffer against experiences and consequences of IPV. With this in mind, how can neighbors and advocates together help bolster these strong spaces of social support for survivors?
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"States are not providing students with enough guidance and support in terms of how to behave in the world they grew up in," Catherine Brown, the vice president of education policy at the Center for American Progress, told CNN.
A 2014 national report by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police estimated 1,181 indigenous women disappeared or were murdered since 1980. In 2016, the U.S. National Crime Information Center reported 5,712 cases of missing native women.
A judge has sentenced Bill Cosby to three to 10 years in Pennsylvania state prison, five months after a jury found Cosby guilty of aggravated indecent assault.
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."
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.