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Pandemic lockdowns fueled domestic violence worldwide, report says

Apr 16, 2021
Pandemic life created conditions for the most severe, even lethal, abuse.
During pandemic lockdowns, many domestic violence victims have been trapped at home with their abusers.
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How COVID-19 is reshaping the response to domestic violence

Jun 15, 2020
As people stay home, those in abusive relationships can be stuck with their abusers with little possibility of leaving.
The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way domestic violence hotlines advise those calling in.
Geoffroy Van Der Hasselt/AFP via Getty Images

How finances keep people in abusive relationships

Oct 11, 2019
For domestic violence survivors, economic abuse can have lasting effects.
Cecilia Carlstedt for the California Sunday Magazine

The economic realities in the heart of coal country

Aug 19, 2019
Jennifer Silva's book details the lives, fortunes and politics of people living in a Pennsylvania coal town.
A Donald Trump sign hangs in the window in the town of Waynesburg, Pennsylvania, near the West Virginia border in 2018.
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The resignation of a top White House aide has put domestic violence back in the spotlight

Feb 22, 2018
After the resignation of a top White House aide accused of domestic abuse, more victims are coming forward and seeking help. At the same time, nonprofits that provide services and shelters for victims of domestic violence are seeing an uptick in donations.   Click the audio player above to hear the full story. 

After Charlottesville, future of funding to counter homegrown extremism worries experts

Aug 14, 2017
The Obama administration program designed to target homegrown extremism, Countering Violent Extremism, has seen grants diverted from community partnership programs to law enforcement.
 A vigil is held in downtown Philadelphia on Sunday in support of the victims of violence at the "Unite the Right" rally In Charlottesville, Virginia this weekend. 
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LA homeless survey helps service groups plan and budget

Apr 17, 2017
Agencies need to know who the people are as well as how many.
A Los Angeles survey is looking beyond the statistics to find out who is experiencing homelessness and why.
Carla Green

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Homelessness is on the rise in LA and it's hitting women the hardest

May 11, 2016
Statistics show that there are more than 14,000 homeless women in Los Angeles County
A homeless woman packs up her belongings after a night sleeping on the street in Los Angeles.