violence against women

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
violence against women

GOP Rep. Reportedly Stalling Violence Against Native Women Bill in Congress

North Dakota Senator Heidi Heitkamp says Virginia Representative Bob Goodlatte is the sole person responsible for holding up Savanna's Act, legislation to combat abuse against Native women.
Marie Solis
true crime

Why Brutal Domestic Violence Is Dismissed as 'Role Play'

Disgraced ex-NY attorney general Eric Schneiderman masqueraded as feminist and suggested he just liked weird sex. Neither was the truth.
Sonja Sharp

This State Made It Easier for Judges to Keep Domestic Abusers Off the Street

A seemingly obscure rule change in Arizona last week could help reshape how "lethality assessments" are used across America.
Sonja Sharp

Striking Portraits Pay Tribute to Mexico's Murdered Women

“No Estamos Todas” honors the women whose lives were lost to femicide in Mexico.
Cynthia Arvide
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Watch Drake Tell a Shitty Fan to Stop Groping Women

"If you don't stop touching girls, I will come out there and fuck you up.”
Mack Lamoureux

Lawmakers Are Finally Addressing the Epidemic of Violence Against Native Women

Following outcry after the murder of a 22-year-old pregnant Native woman in North Dakota, Sen. Heidi Heitkamp introduced Savanna’s Act to help fight the epidemic of violence against Native women and their families.
Kimberly Lawson
domestic violence

This State Will Alert Domestic Violence Victims if Their Abuser Tries to Buy a Gun

Advocates explain how the legislation helps survivors of domestic violence better plan for their own safety and the safety of those closest to them.
Kimberly Lawson

R. Kelly Has Faced Sexual Assault Accusations for Years. Why Did No One Care?

We talked to the journalist who has been covering R. Kelly's alleged abusive behavior since 2000.
Kimberly Lawson

The Scary Loophole That Lets Stalkers Have Guns

Stalking is extremely common in America. Another thing that's super common? Gun ownership.
Kerry Shaw
domestic violence

When Domestic Violence Victims Call Police for Help—and Get Evicted Instead

When Rosetta Watson called 911 she expected police to help protect her against her abusive ex-boyfriend. Instead, due to the city's "chronic nuisance ordinance," the two phone calls she made prompted her eviction.
Annamarya Scaccia
Bruno Fernandes de Souza

Brazilian Goalkeeper Who Had His Girlfriend Killed and Fed to Dogs: "Mistakes Happen"

There are mistakes, and then there is what Bruno Fernandes de Souza did to his then girlfriend.
Sean Newell