An increasing number of states are rolling back protections to keep guns from abusers.
While the report’s scope is limited to Illinois, its recommendations are relevant to women’s incarceration nationwide.
Truthout speaks with Victoria Law about her new primer for people who are starting to think about mass incarceration.
Safety planning in close quarters with those who cause harm requires thinking about how to be, if not safe, then safer.
Even before the pandemic, gender-based violence was one of the most widespread and persistent human rights abuses.
Sheltering in place is crucial. But what happens when it’s with your abuser?
Domestic violence does not go away when people are locked up, says Kristie Puckett-Williams.
Unfortunately, like me, many immigrant women find there is no justice for them at home or in the U.S.
The uncertainty created by the new rule could pressure low-income immigrants to remain in abusive situations.