domestic violence

crime

What It's Like To Lose Your Sister in an Honor Killing

Banaz Mahmod was murdered by her father and uncle even after reporting her fears to the police multiple times. A decade later, her sister Payzee believes that British police still aren't taking honor killings seriously.
Sophie Brown
4.25.19
editors letter

We Can't Ignore Stalking and Domestic Violence on College Campuses

This month, Broadly's Unfollow Me series investigates domestic violence and stalking at universities across the UK.
Lindsay Schrupp
Zing Tsjeng
4.8.19
When Spies Come Home

PayPal Processes Payments for ‘Stalkerware’ Software Sold to Abusive Partners

The booming industry of spyware to spy on romantic partners doesn’t exist in a vacuum: Companies need financial and tech giants to process their payments and advertise their wares.
Joseph Cox
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
2.20.19
WTF

A Fish & Chip Shop Called 'The Battered Wife' Says It’s Been Shamed Into Closing

"I’ve been the subject of an abusive witch hunt by a not-for-profit organisation who are anti-abuse," the owner wrote on Facebook.
Jelisa Castrodale
1.25.19
Broadly

Teen Killed By Abusive Ex Even After Reporting Him to Police Five Times

Metropolitan Police officers are being investigated to see whether they could have prevented the death of the 17-year-old girl.
Sirin Kale
1.15.19
government shutdown

Domestic Violence Shelters in a State of Uncertainty as Shutdown Continues

Federally funded domestic violence programs may have to begin scaling back services in a matter of days if President Donald Trump doesn't sign a spending bill.
Marie Solis
1.7.19
immigration

Domestic Abuse Victims in the Migrant Caravan Are Stranded at the US Border

The Trump administration will not allow refugees to claim asylum on the basis of domestic violence. That leaves women like Mirna Yolanda Contreras in limbo.
Andalusia Knoll Soloff
12.5.18
domestic violence

Kareem Hunt and a Sports World that Ignores Domestic Violence Victims

Sports culture still does not see the female victims of star male athletes as valuable—and it shows.
Britni De La Cretaz
12.3.18
editors letter

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
Broadly

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
11.17.18
Noisey News

Full Transcript of XXXTentacion Domestic Abuse Recording Released

The full recording captures the late controversial rapper admitting to instances of violence and domestic abuse and discussing his struggles with suicidal thoughts and trauma.
Andrea Domanick
10.26.18
Brett Kavanaugh

Where the Idea of False Rape Accusations Really Comes From

Donald Trump and his Adult Son keep trying to foment a #MeToo backlash. Shocker: They're lying.
Sonja Sharp
10.3.18
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