A new study finds that residents of states with higher levels of gun ownership are more likely to be shot to death by a family member or intimate partner.
Trump-era developments in policy and enforcement have discouraged immigrant survivors of abuse from seeking justice, a new survey finds.
For many victims of domestic violence, being detained by customs or border enforcement agencies can re-open or exacerbate past traumas.
Extreme risk protection orders have worked at the state level.
Many programs and shelters that address dating violence and sexual abuse are without funding.
In his ruling, Judge Emmet Sullivan argued that the government ought to consider asylum requests on a case-by-case basis.
A viral Thrillist story about a burger joint left out domestic abuse charges against the owner—but intimate partner violence isn't a private issue.
Abused women are five times more likely to be killed if the perpetrator owns a firearm.
Misogyny isn't a bug in white supremacist thought—it's a feature.
The consequences of immigration law can keep spouses trapped in abusive relationships.
Pacific Standard spoke with Kara Bellew, a partner at a matrimonial and family law firm, about the best route for survivors to seek a divorce, and how abusers are able to manipulate the legal system.
The attorney general's decision to bar domestic abuse survivors from obtaining asylum seems out of step with a country engaged in a burgeoning movement against assault, advocates say.
For years advocates have wondered: How can abusers effectively be held accountable for stalking, harassing, assaulting, threatening, or killing their current and former partners? Kingston, New York, might have an answer.
Despite growing evidence that abusers often use custody battles to retain control over their former spouses, Congress is still punting on basic protections for survivors.