Stories tagged: "domestic violence"


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Beloved Activist Nilda Álvarez Took a Stand Against Femicide in Puerto Rico. Now She’s One of the Latest Victims.

As of Nov. 18th, 42 women have been murdered on the island so far this year.

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More Than 100 Lawmakers Call on IRS to Help Domestic Abuse Survivors Get Their Missing Stimulus Checks

A national survey of 608 service providers found that 40% of DV survivors utilizing those organizations mentioned concerns about their stimulus checks.

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Women Are Disappearing in Puerto Rico. Activists Are Calling for a State of Emergency.

The recent kidnapping of a 20-year-old woman on the island adds to the list of 21 missing women since the beginning of the year.

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The Notorious Case of Pablo Casellas Just Took An Unexpected Turn

Judge sets his bond at $2 million, giving Casellas the opportunity to be out of prison by June.

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Should Mother’s Day Be a Thing of The Past?

We're in the second decade of the 21st Century. Is it time to rethink this obsolete holiday and just respect women everywhere, at all times?

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Domestic Violence Is Surging Due to Quarantining. Here’s What Lawmakers Are Doing to Help.

A group of lawmakers are seeking more funding to help a system of resources that's already strained.

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When Running for Your Life Isn’t an Option

Abusers are taking advantage of the Coronavirus to exert more control over their victims. A Floricua domestic violence victim offers some warnings.