Homicide is a leading cause of maternal mortality, and experts say the problem is getting worse.
Natassia Records, a victim advocate with the Lawrence Police Department’s Special Victims Unit, was recognized Friday with an award for her work to improve domestic violence responses and help survivors through the legal system.
An event Monday in Lawrence will aim to educate middle schoolers, high schoolers and adults about dating and relationship violence and what can be done to prevent it.
Megan Harrison (formerly Stuke) has left her position as director of the Willow Domestic Violence Center, and Jessica Beeson has taken on the role on an interim basis.
Five grants totaling almost $275,000 will help local agencies serve survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, rape and stalking.
Judge Phil Journey’s vantage point from a courthouse in Sedgwick County — epicenter of the state’s domestic violence caseload — led to development of a package of reform bills he wants the Kansas Legislature to consider.
An upcoming event, “In Their Shoes: Building Healthy Relationships,” will aim to provide young people with an understanding of healthy relationship dynamics.
In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, October, community members on Thursday are invited to participate in a candlelight vigil in downtown Lawrence.
Kansas first responders are learning about trauma-informed policing, and the effect of head and neck injuries on survivors.
The Douglas County chapter of Moms Demand Action will observe the 8th National Gun Violence Awareness Day by wearing orange and collecting donations for survivors of domestic violence.
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