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.
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"Setting the minimum age to obtain a marriage license will help prevent child exploitation," said Governor Wolf in a press release Friday.
In 2014, the Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence joined with other state domestic and sexual violence coalitions and national partners in exploratory conversations about the nature and future of our work. This TAQ explores ICADV's findings and next steps.
"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."
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.
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.