Domestic violence

Domestic Violence and Coronavirus: Hell Behind Closed Doors

Domestic Violence and Coronavirus: Hell Behind Closed Doors Domestic Violence and Coronavirus: Hell Behind Closed Doors

It is up to us to raise money, space, and resources for survivors of domestic violence.

Apr 2, 2020 / Rafia Zakaria

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The Risks of Being A Woman During the Pandemic The Risks of Being A Woman During the Pandemic

As our patriarchal world sits still, the stress, sexism, and violence women face within the home is ramping up.

Apr 1, 2020 / no-paywall / Rebecca Gordon

Domestic Violence Is Russia’s Shame

Domestic Violence Is Russia’s Shame Domestic Violence Is Russia’s Shame

The fight in Russia over the law on domestic violence mirrors the country’s fight over democracy.

Dec 17, 2019 / Nadezhda Azhgikhina

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Violence Is in the Air Violence Is in the Air

A new study shows that the rate of violent crime increases with the level of smog.

Nov 6, 2019 / Michelle Chen

Brandon Taubman

The Astros Fire Brandon Taubman, but the Real Problem Remains The Astros Fire Brandon Taubman, but the Real Problem Remains

His sacking doesn’t change the fact that the Houston Astros slandered a reporter for doing her job.

Oct 25, 2019 / Dave Zirin

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The Houston Astros Don’t Care About Domestic Violence The Houston Astros Don’t Care About Domestic Violence

Astros Assistant General Manager Brandon Taubman taunted women reporters about domestic violence. Instead of apologizing, the team doubled down.

Oct 22, 2019 / Dave Zirin

Antonio Brown

An Ugly End to the Antonio Brown Saga An Ugly End to the Antonio Brown Saga

A player accused of sexual assault leaves the NFL with a tweetstorm pointing out the league’s rampant hypocrisy. 

Sep 23, 2019 / Dave Zirin

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What to Celebrate—and Mourn—This International Women’s Day What to Celebrate—and Mourn—This International Women’s Day

Over the last year, women’s rights took one step back, and two steps forward.

Mar 8, 2019 / Column / Katha Pollitt

They’re Refugees, Fleeing Gang Violence and Domestic Abuse. Why Won’t the Trump Administration Let Them In?

They’re Refugees, Fleeing Gang Violence and Domestic Abuse. Why Won’t the Trump Administration Let Them In? They’re Refugees, Fleeing Gang Violence and Domestic Abuse. Why Won’t the Trump Administration Let Them In?

How one immigration case has led to a major impact on asylum claims.

Nov 28, 2018 / Laura Gottesdiener and John Washington

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Soccer and Domestic Violence: When the Beautiful Game Turns Ugly Soccer and Domestic Violence: When the Beautiful Game Turns Ugly

In Colombia, cases of intimate-partner violence against women rose by 33 percent during the past two World Cups.

Sep 26, 2018 / Miguel Salazar

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