Do women have a right to leave their abusers?

Do women have a right to leave their abusers?

Jennifer Schlecht is one of the most recent women to be denied what should be a fundamental right. The right to leave her abuser. Jennifer’s husband like many abusers believed she did not have this right. When the courts and law enforcement do not guard this right, as...
Boy in hole review

Boy in hole review

“Boy in the Hole” by Akiva Hersh is a heart-filled story of surviving and overcoming, intergenerational trauma. It starts with the makings of a very traumatized grandmother and follows two generations of her family tree. It is a study in intergenerational trauma, in...
Child Victims Act advocates. Thank you.

Child Victims Act advocates. Thank you.

I’m Melanie Blow. I’m a child sex abuse survivor, and I’ve always wanted to change the world. And now for children in New York State, and after 13 years of hard work with some of the most amazing people, we finally succeeded.  The Child Victims Act was signed into law...
Gender and the law

Gender and the law

Think gender only applies when it’s family law, abortion, domestic violence or employment? Katherine Bartlett, professor of law at Duke, doesn’t.

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