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In court cases involving domestic violence, text messages can be key — to winning or losing

A recent case study sheds light on the complicated relationship between digital communication and intimate partner violence

She prayed for God to protect her mother from her father. Her prayers went unanswered.

An excerpt from ‘Blood,’ a forthcoming memoir by Allison Moorer

The sexual abuse I experienced as a young girl was overlooked. After 20 years, I found a story that speaks to me.

My abuser was a female peer, close to my own age, and both of us were still children

I was the first woman to publicly accuse gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. But I was also abused in my own church.

Each time an abuser was found or a scandal uncovered, the response was the same

Jailed Saudi activist Loujain al-Hathloul was told she would be released if she denied being tortured, her family says. She refused.

Saudi Arabia continues to jail women’s rights activists even as it moves toward relaxing restrictive laws

Caregivers bullied a 91-year old woman with dementia on video, a lawsuit says. They’ve been fired and charged.

Brayan Cortez and Jamie Montesa were charged with disorderly conduct

Moms who allege child abuse are much more likely to lose custody, study finds

‘You’re just in a trap, and it’s a gendered trap’

A woman’s 12-year-old son was in Border Patrol custody. She says an agent sought her out and sexually harassed her.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection declined to say whether the agent was still reporting for duty

Jeffrey Epstein is denied bail and will remain jailed until sex trafficking trial

The announcement follows a hearing Monday in which two of Epstein’s alleged victims spoke out

R. Kelly arrested in Chicago on new federal sex-crime charges, including child pornography

Kelly is expected to be arraigned in federal court in Chicago on Friday