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The pandemic has brought into sharp focus what has been called the shadow pandemic: the staggering rise of domestic violence incidents across the world.
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This special report was underwritten in part with a grant from the University of Southern California's Annenberg Center for Health Journalism and its 2021 Domestic Violence Impact Reporting Fund....
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Schools across Ohio and Kentucky are now teaching violence prevention courses in high school and social-emotional learning in grade school.
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A Cincinnati domestic violence survivor credits her life to a partnership between Cincinnati Police and a local nonprofit that bought her assistance.
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To examine the intergenerational legacy of domestic violence, The Enquirer focused on one month's criminal court docket in Hamilton County for the crime then built a database of family histories.
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An Enquirer analysis shows one in four perpetrators and victims of domestic violence had a family history of it.
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A landmark study from 1995-1997 study found 10 umbrella events that most often cause trauma in childhood.
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"I am often asked why public health should care about the role of the court and who sits on it. The answer is simple: Court rulings can support or overturn policies that dramatically affect the public’s health."
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Despite Wendy Davis' filibuster, Texas lawmakers passed strict new abortion regulations in 2013. Here's what one reporter on the front lines learned from covering the changing landscape of women’s health and abortion in the Lone Star State.

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A state Senate Health and Human Services Committee hearing Thursday will assess Texas’ efforts to expand access to women’s health services across the state. But abortion rights advocates say an essential issue has been left off the agenda — the impact of strict abortion regulations passed last year.

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“Racism in medicine is a national emergency.” That’s how journalist Nicholas St. Fleur characterized the crisis facing American health care this spring, as his team at STAT embarked on “Color Code,” an eight-episode series exploring medical mistrust in communities of color across the country. In this webinar, we’ll take inspiration from their work to discuss strategies and examples for telling stories about inequities, disparities and racism in health care systems. Sign-up here!

The USC Center for Health Journalism at the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism is seeking two Engagement Editors to serve as thought leaders in one of the most innovative and rewarding arenas in journalism today – “engaged reporting” that puts the community at the center of the reporting process. Learn more about the positions and apply to join our team.

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