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Male Domestic Abuse Survivors Describe Their Experiences

One in three survivors of domestic abuse are male, but there is comparatively little discussion of how men end up in abusive relationships and the obstacles they face when getting help.
Nick Chester
2.26.19
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Why We’re Finally Talking About Lorena Bobbitt and Domestic Abuse

When Bobbitt cut off her husband’s penis, she became a punchline. ‘Lorena’ shows why everyone was so wrong to laugh at her.
Lori Fox
2.20.19
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Should You Tell Your Ex's New Partner They're Dating an Abuser?

Social media makes it easier than ever to keep tabs on an abusive ex, but is it ever a good idea to warn their new partner about them?
Kate Lloyd
11.26.18
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Our Best Friend Died by Suicide After Being Abused and Stalked by Her Ex

Meera Dalal was only 25 when she took her own life after years of abuse from her partner. Two years on, her friends are still searching for answers.
Sirin Kale
11.21.18
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It's Time to Examine How Stalking and Abuse Affects Mental Health

This month, Unfollow Me is taking a closer look at the psychological effects of stalking and abuse on survivors.
Lindsay Schrupp
Zing Tsjeng
11.21.18
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How to Help a Friend in an Abusive Relationship

It can be hard to know what to do when your friend has a violent or controlling partner. Here are some things you can do to support them.
Sirin Kale
11.21.18
News

All the News You Need to Read This Morning

Lonely over-50s to hit two million within seven years.
VICE Staff
9.25.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Cops Uncover Disturbing Story Behind Woman's Bizarre Doorbell Video

The mysterious video captured the woman in what appears to be wrist restraints ringing doorbells in her neighborhood in the middle of the night.
Drew Schwartz
8.30.18
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We Polled 12,000 People: Over a Third Said They've Been Stalked

Over a third of VICE UK followers on Snapchat told us that they had been stalked.
Zing Tsjeng
8.1.18
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What Would It Really Take to Keep Stalking Victims Safe?

The Stalking Threat Assessment Centre (STAC) is a groundbreaking new Metropolitan Police initiative trying to save lives and protect victims. It's got its work cut out for it.
Sirin Kale
7.26.18
Unfollow Me

'I Felt Like a Trapped Animal': 6 Women Describe What It's Like to Be Stalked

Stalking can affect anyone, at any point in their lives – and it can be a frightening and life-alteringly horrible experience.
Sirin Kale
7.25.18
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Stalking and Abuse Aren't Going Away – It's Time We Protect Victims

Today, Broadly launches Unfollow Me, a new campaign investigating domestic and gendered violence in the UK – and what you can do to protect yourself and advocate for others.
Broadly
7.23.18
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