U.S. women veterans work to survive traumatic event PTSD

U.S. women veterans work to survive traumatic event PTSD

Jessica Buchleitner – WNN Features (WNN) San Francisco, California, UNITED STATES, AMERICAS: In January 2013, the Pentagon lifted its ban on women in front-line combat roles in a historic step toward gender equality in the U.S. armed forces after 11 years of nonstop war, during which the front lines were often not clearly defined. With […]

For battered immigrant women, fear of deportation becomes abusers’ weapon, but 2 laws can overcome that

For battered immigrant women, fear of deportation becomes abusers’ weapon, but 2 laws can overcome that

Pamela Constable – Washington Post – Friday, 10 February 2012 (originally published 08 Feb) Teresa Gomez, a Salvadoran woman in her 20s, and Margaret Ashong, a grandmother from Ghana, endured regular beatings, threats and insults by the fathers of their children. Like many battered immigrant women in the Washington area, they mostly suffered in silence, […]