The American Psychological Association’s Committee on Women and Psychology (CWP) created this blog series to provide a multi-faceted and intersectional look at the issue of violence and its impact on women and girls. To learn more about the mission and goals of the APA Committee on Women and Psychology, visit our website.
“Hit, Hurt, and Distressed: How Violence and Trauma Put Women at Risk of Incarceration” by Shannon Lynch, PhD
“Stop the Abuse: Why We Can’t Neglect Women with Disabilities When We Talk about Interpersonal Violence” by Lauren Stutts, PhD
“How Psychologists and Peer Mentors Can Work Together to Fight Human Trafficking in the United States” By Paola M. Contreras, PsyD and Diya Kallivayalil, PhD
“Layers and Layers of Grief upon Grief: The Epidemic of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women” by Iva GreyWolf, PhD, and Charlotte McCloskey, PhD
“Beyond the Headlines: Preventing and Addressing Violence Against Transgender Women” by Julie M. Koch, PhD & Chloe Goldbach
“Black Women, the Forgotten Survivors of Sexual Violence” by Jameta N. Barlow, PhD, MPH