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Domestic Violence

Victorian Schools Are Dropping Religious Classes And Replacing Them With Domestic Violence Education

And religious service providers are pissed off.<p>From next year, the special religious instruction classes will be moved from class time to before or after school or during lunchtime. The Victorian government says this will "free up 30 minutes of "valuable class time."<p>The religious lessons will be …

MLB Adopts New Policy For Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, And Child Abuse

The league also promises to host more events promoting domestic violence awareness.<p>MLB and the players union on Friday announced a new policy regarding domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse.<p>The new policy includes discipline, treatment and intervention for players involved in abuse or …

Domestic Violence

Tricky punctuation rules that could be killing your credibility

Are your apostrophes a catastrophe? Are you letting yourself down with suspect punctuation skills? Inadvertently putting your reader off your …

Language

Family violence: Three women hospitalised per week with traumatic brain injuries, advocate says

One of Australia's leading advocates for victims of brain injury says three women are hospitalised each week with brain injuries caused by family …

“I Am A Human Trafficking Survivor & Here’s What I Want To Ask Christian Activists”

“I Am A Human Trafficking Survivor & Here’s What I Want To Ask Christian Activists”<p>July 30, 2015 by Benjamin L. Corey<p>(This is part 1 of a multi-part …

15 Tips to Build a Social Media Presence

On the surface, social media marketing seems like a fairly simple concept. Just create your accounts on Facebook, Twitter and Google+, then post some …

Marketing
Android Phones
Web Design

Lil’ Kim Accuses Former Partner Mr. Papers Of Domestic Violence In New Lawsuit

Lil’ Kim recently filed a new lawsuit claiming that Mr. Papers, her former partner and father to her one-year-old daughter Royal Reign Jones Neil, …

Corruption

The Blogger’s Guide to Telling Stories That Win Hearts and Minds

Have you ever wondered if people even <i>care</i> about your writing?You pour out your heart and soul, but sometimes that feels like shouting your words down …

Writing

Why Muslim Rapists Prefer Blondes: A History

The Muslim penchant to target “white” women for sexual exploitation—an epidemic currently plaguing Europe, especially Britain and Scandinavia—is as …

Islam

Samantha couldn't stop throwing up during her pregnancy. But it wasn't morning sickness.

Samantha first knew things weren’t right at around the six week mark of her pregnancy, when she couldn’t stop throwing up.<p>She went to the doctor and …

Domestic Violence

How to Make Money by Blogging on LinkedIn

16 million.<p>That's how many people viewed my blog content on LinkedIn last year. Those 16 million page views led to 300,000 followers, thousands of …

Infographics

25+ Awesome CSS Tools You’d Regret Missing As A Web Designer

Tools have always worked wonders when it comes to simplifying CSS-design and development related jobs. It is interesting to note that a huge majority …

Web Design

Domestic violence victim 'gobsmacked' at jail term handed to former partner who ran her off road

A victim of long-term domestic violence says she is "gobsmacked" by the five-year jail term handed to her former partner for deliberately running her …

Perpetrators of Domestic Abuse Are Using Arson as a Weapon

I spoke to the South Wales fire-fighters who try and fire-proof the homes of abuse victims.<p>"Your house is going to go up in flames."<p>"I'm going to make sure you're a dead girl."<p>"I will kill you."<p>17-year-old Kayleigh Buckley was inundated with threatening texts like these from her boyfriend, Carl …

Sociology

7/7 survivor's guilt: 'It felt taboo to admit that the attack broke me'

Emma Craig was only 14 years-old when she survived the London bombings - physically unscathed, but invisibly scarred. She explains why it took so long to tell the story behind her emotional speech, which moved the nation at this week's memorial service<p>'It may not have broken London,” said the …

North London

"It’s been seven years since I left him, but it never really goes away."

It’s been seven years since I left him.<p>Most days he doesn’t cross my mind. I forget that he existed.<p><i>Trigger warning: This post deals with an account</i> …

how to write a screenplay

It was an honor to chat with the very talented screenwriter Maria Nation. For any new or up and coming screenwriter, this interview is a must read as …

Harry Styles Fans Are Painting Their Nails Like Him To Help End Domestic Violence

Safe Horizon's #PutTheNailInIt campaign gets a boost from Harry's fandom.

Domestic Violence