Living in Fear: Reporters’ Observations

Springfield Daily Citizen reporters Steve Pokin and Jackie Rehwald took a deep dive into domestic abuse in Springfield. Their months long efforts resulted in extensive multi-part series “Living in Fear”.   Few have taken such an in-depth look at domestic … Read More

The Cost of Domestic Violence in the Workplace

Of full-time employees, 1 in 5 have experienced or are actively experiencing domestic violence, which comes in many forms including psychological, emotional, financial, spiritual, physical and sexual. The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) reports that domestic violence costs the … Read More

Is There Such a Thing as Marital Rape?

Marital rape or spousal rape is non-consensual sex in which the victim is legally married to the perpetrator. It is a form of partner rape, intimate partner violence and sexual abuse. Marital rape can be committed by either partner and … Read More

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