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Woman As Aggressor: The Unspoken Truth Of Domestic Violence

U.S. women’s soccer team goalkeeper Hope Solo appears in Kirkland Municipal Court on Monday, June 23, 2014, in connection with her domestic violence …

Why so many professional athletes accused of domestic violence are still allowed to take the field

If NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s indefinite suspension of Ray Rice seemed out of line considering the alleged crimes committed by other players who were allowed to stay on the field, that’s because the NFL, MLB, NBA and other sports leagues aren’t guided by the same rules as the criminal justice …

New study sheds light on ugly subject of domestic abuse

Domestic Abuse

School of Social Work | University of Minnesota

Lynette M. Renner, M.S.W., Ph.D.Associate Professor and Director (2013-Present), University of Minnesota School of Social Work.Lindsay Anderson, …

University of Minnesota

THE ROLE OF POLICE IN COMBATING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN THE UNITED STATES

While the specific content varies from state to state, domestic violence legislation during the past decade has taken the following general form. …

Portland, OR

Why Do People Stay in Abusive Relationships?

People who have never been abused often wonder why a person wouldn’t just leave an abusive relationship. They don’t understand that breaking up can …

Breakups

30 Shocking Domestic Violence Statistics That Remind Us It's An Epidemic

The number of American troops killed in Afghanistan and Iraq between 2001 and 2012 was 6,488. The number of American women who were murdered by current or ex male partners during that time was 11,766. That's nearly <i>double</i> the amount of casualties lost during <i>war</i>.<p>Women are much more likely to be …

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence

NATIONAL STATISTICS<p>On average, nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States. During one year, this …