Family Courts Come Under Volunteers’ Watch

A family court activist in Michigan is training volunteers to observe family courts. The goal is to reform a system that many women who lose custody consider unjust. Latest story in our “Dangerous Trends, Innovative Responses” series.

Report: Abused Women See Danger in Family Court

Family courts traumatize battered women and hand custody to their abusers 37 percent of the time, finds a report released today by the Voices of Women Organizing Project. Latest story in our “Dangerous Trends, Innovative Responses” series.

Custody Cases Put Under Supreme Legal Watch

Advocates for abused women are combing custody cases for federal rights violations that might be used to boost them up to the Supreme Court and reform family court procedure. Latest story in our “Dangerous Trends, Innovative Responses” series.