Written by: J. Laura Disclaimer: this article contains violent descriptions. The World Health Organization (WHO) described femicide as the act of intentionally murdering a woman because they are women. Gender-based violence is a threat to all women and girls around the world, as about 66,000 women and girls are killed every year, of which 17% of all victims were … [Read more...] about Femicide: Inside the Politics of Killing Women and the Story of Pinar Gültekin
As cases of the novel coronavirus hit unbelievable highs across the world, the majority of Americans remain in their homes as a literal safe haven from the world around us. While domestic violence cases are known to spike during economic crises, there's rising concern for victims of in-home abuse during a time when there is no way out. For those who … [Read more...] about No Escape: The Harsh Reality of Domestic Violence During Quarantine
Ask a Cannabis Attorney: Can I be Charged with Child Neglect if I’m a Parent who Uses Cannabis? By Kyle Sosebee Many responsible adults and loving parents may wonder whether their cannabis use puts them at risk for a child neglect case. Like every question you ask a lawyer, the answer is, “Maybe, it depends.” But it’s a really important question, so here’s some … [Read more...] about ACA: Can I be Charged with Child Neglect if I’m a Parent Who Uses Cannabis?