Domestic Violence

Women stand outside in a semicircle while holding their small children.

New Report Says Immigrant Survivors of Domestic Violence Are Afraid to Ask for Help

The findings highlight how the nation’s current immigration policies exploit and harm immigrant victims.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions orders immigration courts to stop granting asylum to victims of domestic violence and gang violence.

'Blood is on Your Hands': Attorney General Curbs Asylum for Immigrant Victims of Violence

Jeff Sessions issues directive to end asylum grants for victims of domestic violence and gang persecution, a decision expected to affect tens of thousands.


Hosted by Noticias Telemundo Anchor José Díaz-Balart, “Conoce tus derechos” (Know Your Rights) covered specific scenarios under President Donald Trump’s new immigration policies and informed the audience about their legal rights.

3 Must-See Segments from Telemundo's Latest 'Know Your Rights' Special

The Spanish-language network touched on what documented and undocumented immigrants need to know if ICE officers show up.

Violent Misogyny on 'Compton: A Soundtrack' Echoes Dr. Dre's Past

On “Compton: A Soundtrack,” a skit about murdering a woman and an Eminem punchline about rape bring to mind Dr. Dre’s history of misogynistic violence. 

Marissa Alexander Released; Now on House Arrest

After serving three years, Alexander will be monitored by ankle bracelet for an additional two.

Janay Rice: 'I'm a Strong Woman and Come From a Strong Family'

The woman at the center of a national discussion on domestic violence finally breaks her silence.

Marissa Alexander Pleads Guilty

Deal ends four-year case that, along with Trayvon Martin’s murder, thrust Florida’s Stand Your Ground law into national spotlight.

2013 Was the Deadliest Year of LGBT Intimate Partner Violence On Record

A new report sheds more light on the problem.

CBS Pulled Rihanna's Performance Before Baltimore Ravens Game

They aired a report about Ray Rice instead.

Actor Terry Crews Speaks Out About Ray Rice, Domestic Violence

He also indicted the NFL’s lenient culture.

Domestic Violence Win for Black Women Tenants in Pennsylvania

“Nuisance ordinances” may disproportionately impact domestic violence victims

Janay Rice on Domestic Violence Video: 'Reality is a Nightmare'

The wife of former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice speaks out.

Janay Rice, Domestic Violence in the NFL, and Black Women's Bodies

It’s been black women’s brutalized bodies that have become symbols of the league’s problem with domestic violence.

Marissa Alexander's Retrial Postponed to December

A pending Florida law could determine Alexander’s future.

Florida Senate Committee Passes 'Warning Shot Bill' as Marissa Alexander Faces Triple Sentence

The controversial bill expands existing Florida ‘Stand Your Ground’ laws.

Watch Zimmerman's Girlfriend Detail His Violent Abuse

“I feel like he always gets off,” says Samantha Scheibe.

George Zimmerman Arrested in Florida for Domestic Violence

It’s the second time in recent months that he’s been at the center of domestic violence complaints.

Advocates Prepare for Next Round in New York Women's Equality Act

The act is meant to ensure equal pay provisions, standards around sexual harassment, and protections for survivors of domestic violence.

Marissa Alexander Supporters Call for Release, Not a New Trial

Some advocates for the Florida mom who was jailed for firing a warning shot during an altercation with her husband say a fair retrail isn’t possible

Activists Kick Off Letter-Writing Campaign for Marissa Alexander

In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month activists enlist men to write 31 letters to the mother who was jailed for firing a warning shot during an altercation with her abusive husband