Domestic violence survivors face issues with food and housing

Women who leave domestic violence shelters with their kids say it's difficult finding food, transportation, safe housing, jobs, and affordable child care.

Patti Verbanas-Rutgers • futurity
Sept. 25, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: covid-19 housing childrens-health abuse health-and-medicine violence

Lockdowns may raise risk of assault during pregnancy

Babies born to mothers who experience assault during pregnancy may face long-term health deficits. Will pandemic lockdowns make this more common?

Beth Duff-Brown-Stanford • futurity
Sept. 11, 2020 ~8 min

Tags: covid-19 pregnancy childrens-health babies abuse health-and-medicine violence

Public health orders up intimate partner violence risks

Stay-at-home orders, critical to ensuring public health during the pandemic, have a major impact on families experiencing intimate partner violence.

Barri Bronston-Tulane • futurity
Aug. 19, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: covid-19 abuse relationships health-and-medicine violence

Poll: Many teens say active shooter drills are harmful

Rather than offering a sense of security, active shooter drills at school can make teens feel unsafe, scared, helpless, or sad, according to a new poll.

Nardy Baeza Bickel-Michigan • futurity
July 24, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: education teenagers united-states emotions featured health-and-medicine violence guns

Expert: Swap some cops for pros who vow ‘first, do no harm’

There are immediate, concrete steps governments can take to address enduring problems in law enforcement, says law professor Barry Friedman.

Jade McClain-NYU • futurity
July 20, 2020 ~9 min

Tags: racism featured society-and-culture violence laws police-officers race-and-ethnicity

Intervention gets kids who see violence at home more support

The right outreach "can play a critical role in identifying and linking children at risk of PTSD to early intervention mental health programs."

Patti Verbanas-Rutgers • futurity
July 15, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: trauma childrens-health abuse families health-and-medicine violence post-traumatic-stress-disorder-ptsd

In 20 big cities, police rules fall short of human rights law

A new report finds that, in 20 of the biggest cities in the United States, police use-of-force policies don't meet international human rights standards.

U. Chicago • futurity
June 18, 2020 ~8 min

Tags: cities united-states human-rights government featured society-and-culture violence laws police-departments

In America’s big cities, police rules fall short of human rights law

A new report finds that, in 20 of the biggest cities in the United States, police use-of-force policies don't meet international human rights standards.

U. Chicago • futurity
June 18, 2020 ~8 min

Tags: cities united-states human-rights government featured society-and-culture violence laws police-departments

Legal experts: How can police be held accountable?

Two legal experts discuss the case against police officer Derek Chauvin, the broader trends behind George Floyd's death, and avenues to police reform.

Stanford • futurity
June 5, 2020 ~25 min

Tags: united-states racism featured society-and-culture violence laws police-officers race-and-ethnicity

Legal experts: How can police be held accountable?

Two legal experts discuss the case against police officer Derek Chauvin, the broader trends behind George Floyd's death, and avenues to police reform.

Stanford • futurity
June 5, 2020 ~25 min

Tags: united-states racism featured society-and-culture violence laws police-officers race-and-ethnicity

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