domestic abuse

Interview

Lorena Bobbitt Tells Her Own Story: 'Immigrant Women Don't Have a Voice'

Broadly spoke with Lorena Bobbitt about her 1993 domestic assault trial that gripped the nation, and how her immigration status shaped her narrative.
Renée Reizman
2.14.19
crime

Teen Killed By Abusive Ex Even After Reporting Him to Police Five Times

Metropolitan Police officers are being investigated to see whether they could have prevented the death of the 17-year-old girl.
Sirin Kale
1.15.19
government shutdown

Domestic Violence Shelters in a State of Uncertainty as Shutdown Continues

Federally funded domestic violence programs may have to begin scaling back services in a matter of days if President Donald Trump doesn't sign a spending bill.
Marie Solis
1.7.19
immigration

Domestic Abuse Victims in the Migrant Caravan Are Stranded at the US Border

The Trump administration will not allow refugees to claim asylum on the basis of domestic violence. That leaves women like Mirna Yolanda Contreras in limbo.
Andalusia Knoll Soloff
12.5.18
uk

Should These Women Be In Prison For Killing Their Alleged Abusers?

Emma-Jayne Magson was sentenced to life in prison after stabbing her allegedly abusive boyfriend during a fight. She is now appealing her murder conviction.
Emily Goddard
11.23.18
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6 Scottish Women Were Killed By Men They Previously Reported to Police

New Freedom of Information data reveals the number of women who died over the last three years even after reporting their partners or exes to Police Scotland for threatening behavior.
Sirin Kale
11.23.18
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7 Abuse Victims in the UK Died By Suspected Suicide in the Last 5 Years

An exclusive Broadly investigation reveals that multiple victims of abuse across the UK have died by suspected suicide—even after speaking with police.
Sirin Kale
11.22.18
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Our Best Friend Died by Suicide After Being Abused and Stalked by Her Ex

Meera Dalal was only 25 when she took her own life after years of abuse from her partner. Two years on, her friends are still searching for answers.
Sirin Kale
11.21.18
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How to Help a Friend in an Abusive Relationship

It can be hard to know what to do when your friend has a violent or controlling partner. Here are some things you can do to support them.
Sirin Kale
11.21.18
editors letter

It's Time to Examine How Stalking and Abuse Affects Mental Health

This month, Unfollow Me is taking a closer look at the psychological effects of stalking and abuse on survivors.
Lindsay Schrupp
Zing Tsjeng
11.21.18
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Should You Tell Your Ex's New Partner They're Dating an Abuser?

Social media makes it easier than ever to keep tabs on an abusive ex, but is it ever a good idea to warn their new partner about them?
Kate Lloyd
11.17.18
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5 Women on How Much Their Stalker Cost Them

From moving house to weekly therapy sessions, being a stalking victim can be expensive. Five women break down exactly how much their abusers cost them.
Sirin Kale
11.16.18
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