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The tangled web of law, lore, and life in contemporary society with the myths of domestic violence
Louise Brunel, Chloe Manion, Elisabeth Marota, Sam Rowan, and Gaelen Weinberg critically address the misconceptions surrounding domestic abuse, emphasizing its varied forms beyond just physical violence and its presence across all socio-economic backgrounds. Their article highlights the complexities faced by victims, including the challenges of leaving abusive situations and the less-discussed issue of male victimization, urging a more inclusive and informed understanding of domestic abuse.
The tangled web of law, lore, and life in contemporary society with how storytelling can change lives. literally.
Alex Bancila, Mikala Nellum, Shelby Babineau, and Benji Jacobson, in their collaborative media project for Tulane University's Media for Community Health and Well-Being class, address the crucial need for storytelling skills among incarcerated women. Focusing on those convicted for defending themselves against abusers, the project underscores the lack of legal resources and the necessity of self-representation. Through their work with the Women's Prison Project, they provide these women with valuable tools for effective communication in legal settings, emphasizing the power of narrative in the pursuit of justice.