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Make the call: elected leaders share experiences with domestic and sexual violence

Del. Kathleen Murphy needed to take a moment. After detailing her legislative efforts to prevent domestic abusers from obtaining or keeping firearms, the state delegate lapsed into a tense, emotional ... read more

Fairfax County Urges Public to ‘Make the Call’

In sharing that she is survivor of sexual ... surviving domestic violence, a bipartisan push by elected officials to the people of Fairfax County to "Make the Call.” “We must do more,“ Jackson said. C... read more

Slavery in Suburbia: Sex trafficking of children flourishing in the Hudson Valley

Paulin, of Scarsdale, knows all too well the horrors of sexual assault. "I was sexually assaulted when I was 14. The first sexual experience I ever had was ... is the equivalent of where we were with ... read more

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Lessons learned after meme controversy: Elected leaders should take a stand against sexual assault

It was an eye-opening meeting in which many used the public commenting period to share their own stories of surviving sexual violence. Many explained why it was so difficult to report their experience... read more


State should bolster civil legal aid

The House budget calls for an increase of over $7 million for OCLA to improve its services to those in need. This will allow the state to do a better job helping veterans, victims of domestic violence ... read more

A much-needed spotlight starts shining more brightly on gender-based violence in our state

Every two years, the Women’s Foundation of Minnesota documents the incidence of gender-based violence that includes domestic violence, rape, sexual assault ... others’ lived experiences, you cannot go ... read more

Domestic violence: When society is an abettor

Globally, one in every three women and girls experience physical or sexual violence in their ... women reported them to local leaders, and only 1.1 percent sought police help. Therefore, our fight aga... read more

Kevin Landrigan's Granite Status: Trump ally seeks to end party neutrality rule for 2020

Trump 2016 campaign backer Bruce Breton’s overt call ... Domestic and Sexual Violence. New Senate President Donna Soucy, D-Manchester, could have put only Democrats in leadership roles on committees. ... read more

New VP of social responsibility Anna Isaacson tries to save NFL

At 35 years old, with limited prior experience working on domestic violence and sexual assault issues ... multimillion-dollar partnership to ensure fewer calls go unanswered. On Oct. 20, Isaacson host... read more

Sexual violence is off the charts in South Sudan – but a new female head chief could help bring change

A woman was recently elected as a senior chief in South Sudan – a not unheard of, but very unusual occurrence. This surely a positive change in a country ravaged by civil war and attendant sexual viol... read more

The Week Ahead in New York Politics, October 29

At 5:30 p.m., Stringer will host a “Unity Vigil with National Action Network, Elected Officials, Faith and Community Leaders in Solidarity ... Adams will share his personal experience with domestic vi... read more

Ex-wife of Rep. Tony Cornish once obtained domestic abuse protection order against him

Tony Cornish, facing allegations at the State Capitol, was accused of aggressive behavior toward his ex-wife in 1990. Rep. Tony Cornish, facing an investigation into sexual ... my call he would have b... read more



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