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The mothers jailed after waving to their children in the street

It's a mystery why judges and social workers think they have the legal authority to act in such an inhuman way<p>Many will have been amazed by the story of Kathleen Danby, the 72-year-old grandmother given a three-month prison sentence after police produced CCTV footage showing her and her 18-year-old …

Could ‘family finding’ help with UK fostering?

Bronson Kalani Ali’iloa Ka’aihue was in and out of foster homes in Hawaii as a child and teenager. He didn’t know where any of his relatives were and, like many young people in the care system, felt alone and abandoned. “When you first enter foster care it kind of seems like your family rejects you …

UC Berkeley

Why we need to bring back the Family Violence Intervention Court

Over the past few decades, governments across North America have created domestic violence courts as they’ve recognized that, with its idiosyncrasies …

Family Violence Doesn't Discriminate – But Biased Systems Do

Two days later, I went into rehab for a month-and-a-half and got clean off drugs and alcohol.<p>It’s one thing to talk about domestic violence, but I …

Looking at Five Generations of a Single Dutch Family to Understand the Genetics of Violence

A short piece published in <i>BBC</i> Magazine explored the science of whether murderers are born or made. A British neurocriminologist named Adrian Raine …

Victoria toughens family violence laws

Police in Victoria will be allowed to issue intervention orders around the clock as part of a raft of new laws introduced after the inquest into 11-year-old Luke Batty’s murder revealed current measures do not always protect victims.<p>Previously police could only issue the orders outside business …

Prominent men urged to join fight against family violence

The sex discrimination commissioner, Elizabeth Broderick, says she has phoned 24 of the most powerful men in government and business to make a personal plea on family violence.<p>“Will you use your power and influence, your collective voice and wisdom to create change for women?” she asked …

Any response to family violence must include funding legal services

With the appointment of Rosie Batty and Ken Lay to a newly-formed advisory panel on violence against women, Tony Abbott now has two exceptional advocates on hand to advise him on what the government needs to do to tackle the national epidemic of family violence.<p>The prime minister has announced that …

Crime

Family patriarch a victim of violence on Chicago's Far South Side

The women of the house were the ones who had to restore order. It always falls to the women.<p>And they were trying to piece things back together Tuesday, in that house on the Far South Side with the fresh bullet hole in the window, right under a "Stop Killing People" sign.<p>There were arrangements to …

In Australia, One in Three Victims of Family Violence Are Men

While Australia begins to tackle its family violence crisis, many still find it difficult to imagine men as victims.<p><i>This post originally appeared on VICE Australia.</i><p>In 2007, a New South Wales father of two who we'll call Kevin fell ill. Paralyzed, he went to the hospital and stayed there for two …

Violence in family home triggers youth homelessness

How could she lie awake and alert all night and then trudge to school at St Kilda Youth Service to study for year 12? Forget it. She had to leave. …