Many Mass Shooters Have A History Of Domestic Violence

By Peter Aldhous | BuzzFeed News Reporter “Many mass shootings involve family members. Women in abusive relationships are five times more likely to be killed if their partner owns a gun. But no one knows whether abusive partners are at a higher risk of shooting unrelated people.” Advertisements

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Girls’ education is the best investment we can make to grow the world’s economies

Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai seen at the kitchen of Yerwa Girls school in Maiduguri, Nigeria. (Reuters/Afolabi Sotunde) WRITTEN BY: Farah Mohamed, CEO, Malala Fund “If you ask most people if they believe girls should go to school, they’ll answer yes. I would guess that most of you reading this right now are offended by the idea of … More Girls’ education is the best investment we can make to grow the world’s economies

What Not to Say to Someone With Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

By Kirstin Fawcett, Contributor|U.S. News|May 21, 2015 You should never tell someone with OCD that they “just need to learn to live with it.” (Getty Images)  “Maybe you have a roommate who constantly worries that she left her hair straightener turned on – even if she remembers unplugging it earlier that morning. Perhaps your spouse is so fixated … More What Not to Say to Someone With Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

#DearBetsy: How To Defend Title IX and Prevent Campus Sexual Violence

“IT’S UP TO ALL OF US — STUDENTS, PARENTS, EDUCATORS, AND CONCERNED CITIZENS — TO JOIN TOGETHER, TO HOLD EACH OTHER ACCOUNTABLE, TO HOLD OUR LEADERS ACCOUNTABLE, AND TO HOLD THIS ADMINISTRATION ACCOUNTABLE.” Sign up for Title IX action alerts from the United State of Women Be the first to know when Secretary DeVos launches the comment … More #DearBetsy: How To Defend Title IX and Prevent Campus Sexual Violence

Project Unbreakable

“Project Unbreakable is a photography project aiming to give a voice to survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, and child abuse. Project Unbreakable has been featured in media outlets such as Glamour, TIME, Buzzfeed, and The Guardian. If you are interested in participating by submitting in your own image, you may send an email to … More Project Unbreakable