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We’re Hiring: Executive Assistant

BWJP is the national non-profit leader at the intersection of gender-based violence and the law. BWJP is a dynamic collection…

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SCOTUS Just Made Domestic Violence More Deadly

Published by: Julie Germann, J.D. “[All too often] the only difference between a battered woman and a dead woman is…

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When Immigration Becomes a Tool in Intimate Partner Violence

Published by: Victoria Taylor Many people are unaware that immigration abuse can be a tool of gender-based violence. Imagine being…

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Reporting Domestic Offenses to Background Check Systems: Does it Really Matter?

Published by: David Keck Background check systems, such as the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS), were created to work…

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Reproductive Freedom is Survivor Freedom

As a gender-based violence organization, BWJP will always support the autonomy of survivors over their own lives and bodies. The…

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You Thought the Boyfriend Loophole Was Closing… Not Exactly

Over the last 25 years, domestic violence advocates, organizations, and survivors have been pushing Congress to close the “boyfriend loophole.”…

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