A production of “An Evening With Desdemona and Emilia” starring Cynthia Nixon, Uzo Aduba, and Heather Lind sparked conversations about the contemporary epidemic of violence against women.
Vermont’s lawmakers are considering whether to create a criminal law against parents who fail to protect their children. A BuzzFeed News investigation exposed how such laws have led to long prison sentences for battered women in other states.
The league published their “domestic violence, child abuse, and sexual assault webinar” on Friday.
The 27-year-old fullback was arrested on Thursday in Santa Clara.
Kenneth Watson, the judge who recently freed a battered woman from a decades-long sentence for failing to protect her children from her violent boyfriend, has just been appointed to Oklahoma’s parole board. That means he’ll consider the fate of Tondalo Hall, another battered woman who is behind bars.
The South African branch of the charity tweeted the image on Friday morning, featuring a model with bruises wearing *that* dress.
Commissioner Rob Manfred says the league is still working to set a well-structured domestic violence policy.
A loophole in Cambodia’s domestic violence law leaves women unprotected. Jina Moore reports from Phnom Penh, Cambodia, for BuzzFeed News.
But Rosie Batty stole the show.
Report exposes horrific crimes against women committed by gunman Man Monis.
Obsessive bitches be crazy.
The former Ravens running back apologized for “the horrible mistake” in a statement to the Baltimore Sun.
The case against Carolina Panther Greg Hardy, who was charged with throwing his former girlfriend onto a couch covered with guns, has been dismissed.
She was joined on stage by survivor advocate Brooke Axtell.
The U.S. women’s soccer star and Olympic gold medalist had her case dropped amid accusations that witnesses against her were being uncooperative.
Junior Galette was arrested on Monday.
Four women, two men, a boy, and a girl were found dead Monday. Police later found a man dead at a restaurant who matched the description of a person police had been looking for earlier.
John Key wore a T-shirt that said “I’m not sorry for being a man”.
An Oklahoma law that has put battered women in prison — sometimes for longer than their abusers — is part of why the state puts more women per capita behind bars than any other. So says a Harvard fellow hired by Oklahoma’s governor to examine its criminal justice system. The latest in a BuzzFeed News investigation.
The film was captured using Body-Worn Video (BWV). This video contains images some may find distressing.
Tens of thousands have signed a petition from grassroots organization UltraViolet for the release of Tondalo Hall, an Oklahoma prisoner and domestic abuse victim. Hall is serving a prison term 15 times longer than her abusive partner. Read the latest installment of a BuzzFeed News investigation here.
Tondalo Hall was sentenced to 30 years in prison for allowing child abuse — while the actual abuser got only two years. Now she seeks clemency, and a women’s rights group is backing her with an online petition.
BuzzFeed News spoke to the 911 dispatcher who claimed to have received the call.
Nike brand president Trevor Edwards responded to questions about the company’s NFL sponsorship at a conference today.
A new city program offers to pay rent for homeless families — but domestic violence survivors who have full-time jobs aren’t eligible.
The National Hockey League suspended Slava Voynov indefinitely pending a criminal investigation.
From Project Unbreakable, an online platform that aims to “encourage the act of healing through art.”
Collin Grant’s stepfather repeatedly raped him — but under laws exposed in a BuzzFeed News investigation, Collin’s mom went to prison for more time than his rapist. Today, Collin wants his mother pardoned.
Using the sharing app Whisper, alleged victims of domestic abuse from across the UK are sharing their experiences of being in, and leaving, abusive relationships.