This post examines the various religious barriers that inhibit victims from seeking help, including traditional gender roles, misused Bible verses, and emphasis on suffering (2016).
This web post examines the several factors that prevent abused women in rural communities from seeking help. Barriers such as isolation, cultural norms, and finances all inhibit these victims from obtaining justice (2017).
Part 2 of this BWJP webinar series explores law enforcement’s initial response to DV cases, as well as how they implement legal concepts and learned strategies into real world cases (2017).
This article summarizes the development of SARTs in the U.S., reviews the literature of their effectiveness, and discusses the challenges they face, which may hamper their effectiveness (2012).
This research article examines non-fatal strangulation as a risk factor for major assault or homicide of women, with results showing an increased risk for both assault and homicide if the woman experienced non-fatal strangulation previously (2008).
This research explores IPV survivors’ patterns of satisfaction with the criminal legal system response. Implications for improving the criminal legal system response to survivors of IPV are discussed (February 2002).
This article examines domestic violence in relation to pregnancy, showing that women having a subsequent child are more likely to disclose violence than first-time mothers. The paper also details how abuse varies among various ethnic groups (2018).