Tag Archives: Domestic Violence

An Open Letter to Debbie Peagler

By Gargi Padki   Debbie Peagler, a survivor of domestic violence, was convicted of second degree murder in 1983 after setting up her abuser to be jumped by two known gang members. She spent over twenty-six years in jail for … Continue reading

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Dictating Our Happiness: A Process of Trauma, Vulnerability and Healing

By Esraa Saleh Experiences of sexual and physical violence can leave markers of trauma on the survivor of the violence. Traumatic reactions are established during times when resistance, escape or self-defense is not possible. Trauma results from being in situations where one has … Continue reading

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Domestic Violence: A Global Epidemic

By Isabel Jenkins Communities across the world are combatting the normalization of domestic violence through public health campaigns and advertisements. They take various approaches in order to be seen and heard in their respective regions, emphasizing that violence is viewed … Continue reading

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Holla back! Combatting Street Harassment

By: Ledia Duro Whistling…shouting…honking…blowing kisses. No, that’s not the sound of a parade—it’s street harassment. From attempts at flattery to assurances of security, the “hey sexy” and “get home safe ma,” street harassment has become “one of the most commonly … Continue reading

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