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Revealed: the shocking truth of domestic abuse of disabled women from the Evening Telegraph UK, 8/29/11

August 29th, 2011 admin No comments


The article reports, “…DOMESTIC abuse affects one in four women in their lifetime, but very little is known about the effects and frequency of attacks on disabled women. What is known is this: disabled women are reportedly twice as likely as non-disabled women to experience domestic violence; are less likely to report it, and are more likely to experience it for longer before attempting to escape.”

Read the full article at: http://www.peterboroughtoday.co.uk/news/features/revealed_the_shocking_truth_of_domestic_abuse_of_disabled_women_1_3004746

To Prevent Violence, Insist Men Stop the Abuse from Womens Enews, 8/23/11

August 24th, 2011 admin No comments

The article reports, “In the drive to end violence against women, even well-meaning allies can take a wrong turn.”

Read the full article at: http://womensenews.org/story/domestic-violence/110822/prevent-violence-insist-men-stop-the-abuse

Violence Against Women Impedes Economic Development from Ms. Blog, 8/23/11

August 24th, 2011 admin No comments


The article reports, “We all know the ways that violence against women affects bodies, minds and souls. Less understood are the broader impacts of violence on women’s economic lives, and how it impedes not only their personal development but that of their communities and even their nations.”

Read the full article at: http://msmagazine.com/blog/blog/2011/08/23/violence-against-women-impedes-economic-development/

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Jailhouse Phone Calls Reveal Why Domestic Violence Victims Recant from Science Daily, 8/16/11

August 19th, 2011 admin No comments


The article reports, “A new study uses — for the first time — recorded jailhouse telephone conversations between men charged with felony domestic violence and their victims to help reveal why some victims decide not to follow through on the charges.”

Read the full article at: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/08/110815101535.htm

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PRESS RELEASE: IACHR PUBLISHES REPORT ON CASE JESSICA LENAHAN OF THE UNITED STATES from Inter-American Commission on Human Rights 8/17/11

August 17th, 2011 admin No comments


The article reports, “The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) made public today its merits report on Case No. 12.626, Jessica Lenahan (formerly Jessica Gonzales), United States, related to the duties of the State to respond to situations of domestic violence with diligent protection measures.”

Read the full article at: http://www.cidh.oas.org/Comunicados/English/2011/92-11eng.htm

Avon and Refuge look to Facebook to highlight domestic abuse levels from Newmediaage, 8/17/11

August 17th, 2011 admin No comments


The article reports, “The 1in4women campaign uses a Facebook app to calculate the number of friends a user has who may experience domestic violence in their lives, using the one in four national statistic. A personalised message is then posted on users’ walls and news feeds to highlight the statistic.”

Read the full article at: http://www.nma.co.uk/avon-and-refuge-look-to-facebook-to-highlight-domestic-abuse-levels/3029359.article

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