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Drag queens Lil Miss Hot Mess (left) and Sister Roma join other activists for a news conference at San Francisco City Hall on Sept. 17 to speak out against Facebook's rule on using legal names for profiles. Eric Risberg/AP hide caption

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No amount of training can undo the violence someone experienced at home as a child, but it can help break the cycle. Pamela Albin Moore/iStockphoto hide caption

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NFL Looks To Training To Prevent Domestic Violence By Players

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Cyberstalking victims often don't know they're being tracked through their own phone because spyware apps like mSpy use misleading labels (labeled "android.sys.process" here) and don't take up much data. Aarti Shahani/NPR hide caption

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Smartphones Are Used To Stalk, Control Domestic Abuse Victims

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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, shown here in January, has sent an open letter to NFL team owners explaining the league's new policies for preventing and punishing domestic violence and sexual assault. Andrew Burton/Getty Images hide caption

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Two women in Colombo, Sri Lanka, attend a March protest calling for government action against domestic violence and rape. Dinuka Liyanawatte/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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WHO Finds Violence Against Women Is 'Shockingly' Common

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Juanita Ryan (far left), Lori Westphal, Maureen Foster, Othelia Schulz, Karen Pagett, Delores Rosin, Kim Randall, Gladys Pearce. The sewing circle tries to help abused women and children start new lives. Emilie Ritter Saunders for NPR hide caption

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