Many women do not understand what constitutes domestic violence and awareness of the issue, which is "shrouded in myth and misunderstanding" is "shockingly low", according to research by domestic violence charities.
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The Georgia Commission on Family Violence and the Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence issued Georgia’s 2012 Domestic Violence Fatality Review Report this week. These statewide agencies coor...
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Two-year-old Emanuel Gonzalez was beaten to death in December 2007, a victim of domestic violence. The case shocked many in Luzerne County, and a Hazleton investigator said it was one of the worst cases of domestic violence this area witnessed in recent
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DOMESTIC violence is set to become a criminal offence in PNG, where up to two thirds of women are estimated to have experienced domestic or sexual violence
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Domestic violence homicides were down in Forsyth County and most of the rest of Northwest North Carolina in 2012 compared to 2011, a new report shows, although the number of domestic violence deaths a
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PETS and DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: Sen. Daryl Beall, D-Fort Dodge, has introduced a bill that would allow victims of domestic violence to include their pets under a protective order against their abuser.
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Domestic violence is often shielded from public view. Usually, we only hear it muffled through walls or see it manifested in the faded yellow and purple bruises of a woman who “walked into a wall” or “fell down the stairs.” Despite a movement to increase awareness of domestic violence, we still treat it as a private crime, as if it is none of our business.
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AUGUSTA, Maine — Increased public attention has improved awareness about domestic violence in Maine, but that pressure also has exposed cracks in bedrock safety issues, such as how to house victims as they try to escape their abusers. The Maine Coalition To End Domestic Violence says their contact with domestic ...
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Rapper Flavor Flav on Tuesday pleaded not guilty to two domestic violence charges he faces on allegations that he threatened his fiancee’s 17-year-old son with a butcher knife in October.
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March 13 marks a historic date in domestic violence awareness as major domestic violence and sexual assault prevention organizations across the U.S. came together today in Washington to join forces with corporate leaders, branding experts,...
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