Confidence and Empowerment Are Key to Safe Sex

An innovative sex education program may be changing teens’ beliefs about healthy relationships.

Lessons from One Year of Operating the Center for Victim Research

The Center for Victim Research helps professionals share information and improve responses to crime victims.

Three Lessons Businesses Can Learn from Uber’s Collecting and Reporting Sexual Assault Data

Uber released their first US Safety Report, which includes a focus on sexual assault occurring on their platform.

How Tackling “Polyvictimization” in Queens Helped Survivors of Gender-Based Violence

Service providers are addressing the unique needs of clients who've experienced multiple types of victimization.

Five Insights on Researching Violence against Women after 25 Years of VAWA

Twenty-five years ago, Congress nearly unanimously passed the Violence Against Women Act.

How Can the First Step Act’s Risk Assessment Tool Lead to Early Release from Federal Prison?

The First Step Act offers people behind bars the opportunity to earn credits toward early release from federal institutions.

What Happens When States Adopt Permitless Carry Laws?

In Kansas and Missouri, adults can carry concealed firearms in certain public places without a permit.

What Do We Know about Section 1325?

Section 1325 is a federal law that makes “illegal entry” into the United States a criminal offense.

What Teachers Should Know about Students with Incarcerated Family Members

Research shows that having an incarcerated parent worsens children’s outcomes.

We Need to Include LGBTQI+ Voices in the Prison Reform Discussion

On the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, how are LGBTQI+ Americans treated in the criminal justice system today?