Articles

BWJP Summer 2023 Internship Program     

January 23, 2023

Tags: BWJP Announcements News

Almost a Third of Mass Shooting Deaths in 2015 Were Related to Domestic Violence

Thirty-one percent of all mass shooting deaths in 2015 were related to domestic violence incidents, according to a New York…

Controlling UK Man Jailed for 28 Months

Mohammed Anwaar, 27, pleaded guilty to coercive and controlling behaviour. Legislation to make this type of behaviour a criminal offence…

Advocates Have High Hopes for DV Hotline for Native Women

Rape and domestic violence against Native women have reached “epidemic proportions,” but the hotlines that could help are often unprepared…

Domestic Violence Often Omitted from Sentencing Reforms

On March 8, the Iowa House of Representatives passed a bill setting new mandatory minimum sentences in domestic violence cases.…

Office on Violence Against Women Announces New Program to Support Tribal Governments

This new program was authorized in the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 (VAWA 2013) and received its first…

School crime rates down in most every category — except sex crimes at colleges

Postsecondary institutions reported a 34 percent decline in crimes between 2001 and 2013, with decreases in every category except forcible…

LET'S STAY IN TOUCH