Towson University released its annual report of crime on campus last week showing a rise in stalking incidents and revised its three previous reports to indicate that some crimes, including sexual assault and dating violence, had been undercounted.
The Board of County Commissioners approved grant awards to fund new and existing positions at the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office and Carroll County State’s Attorney’s Office this week through the Violence Against Women's Act and the Maryland Criminal Intelligence Network.
Certification training for the Maryland Safe at Home Address Confidentiality program is coming up. The Rape Crisis Intervention Service is co-hosting a training on July 26 for anyone who would like to learn about and/or become certified in the program
Considering the proposed cuts to U.S. domestic spending, it is imperative to recognize how intimate partner violence is linked with monetary challenges and thus why federal policies that support survivors and financially insecure individuals must be maintained.
Getting in front of oncoming regulations when you can is always a good thing. When doing so might save some lives or connect victims of violence to the appropriate resources in the process, it's even better.
Carroll Community College is now the first Maryland college to train staff in the use of a formal domestic violence risk assessment protocol, after signing a memorandum of understanding with Family and Children's Services of Central Maryland earlier this month.
Barbara A. Mikulski, a 4-foot-11 Highlandtown activist, fought a highway that threatened southeast Baltimore. She broke into politics when women on Baltimore's City Council were still called girls — and rose to become a U.S. Senator, a leader of the Appropriates Committee and the longer serving woman in Congress.
We as a community must not forget about domestic violence prevention, awareness and advocacy when it cycles out of our news feeds. We must stay active, stay involved and keep advocating for the systemic change necessary to protect Maryland's victims of domestic violence.
Twelve members of the House of Representative Judiciary Committed issued a demand in a letter to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, strongly requesting that the league exercise transparency regarding the Ray Rice domestic violence investigation.
Responding to complaints that universities have fallen short in policing sexual misconduct, the White House on Tuesday announced a series of measures intended to pressure college officials to step up efforts to combat rape and assaults on campus.
By By Carrie Wells and John Fritze and The Baltimore Sun
The U.S. Justice Department will award $2.3 million in grants to a dozen local governments across the country in an effort to reduce domestic violence homicides, Vice President Joe Biden and Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr., announced Wednesday at an event in Rockville.