Domestic Abuse

One step too far: the trigger that makes women walk out on abusive husbands

What a difference it makes when we listen. Actually listen. Thousands of heart-rending, vile stories have been aired at the Royal Commission into …

Malcolm Turnbull

Police force accused of telling abused women to 'put up or shut up' after domestic violence tweet

A police force has been accused of 'diminishing' domestic violence by supporting a campaign that helps people stay with their abusive partners.<p>Essex …

Feminism

Domestic Abuse And The Goldish Bowl Effect

A woman being abused goes around and around a lot inside her own head like a goldfish in a bowl. She surfaces sometimes, takes a breath from his …

Emotions

Nevada Employers Prepare to Provide Leave for Domestic Violence Victims

In the new year, Nevada employers will be required to provide workplace protections for employees who are victims of domestic violence. Nevada Senate …

Law

Understanding the myths that new students hold about sexual violence and domestic abuse is key for prevention

Sexual violence and domestic abuse are public health problems in society – and they are issues that also affect universities. One 2011 study reported …

One woman dead every three days: domestic abuse in numbers

Savage council budget cuts have taken their toll on refuges and other services for those experiencing domestic abuse. Here are the grim statistics<p>‘We’d be walking on eggshells’: Christmas offers no respite from domestic abuse<p>The rollcall of cuts to domestic abuse services makes grim reading, as do …

Slavery

State Attorney Wants To Keep Guns Away From Domestic Abusers

The initiative comes at the urging of domestic violence organizations concerned about the rising number of domestic violence gun deaths.<p>TAMPA, FL--In …

Tampa Bay

Cuomo: Remove firearms from domestic abusers in New York

<b>ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) —</b> Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he wants to take away all firearms from New Yorkers who are convicted of domestic violence crimes.<p>The …

Buffalo

How radiologists can help domestic violence victims in Boston

Loading...<p><b>BOSTON</b> - On a trip to the hospital, you many never see them, but radiologists are hoping they're in a unique position to help domestic …

Medicine

Domestic abuse at highest level in Northern Ireland as PSNI launch Christmas campaign

The PSNI responded to 147 calls for help on New Year's Day last year, new figures have revealed.<p>It comes as the PSNI launch their annual domestic …

Slavery

Domestic offender charged for 'choking with intent' sought by Calgary police

Austin McGlynn, 22, is wanted on multiple warrants<p>Police are looking for a Calgary man who is wanted on 19 warrants related to domestic offences.<p>On …

Crime

Holidays Bring Added Pressure To Domestic Violence Victims

What should you say when you know someone who is suffering from domestic violence? A local expert explains.<p>WAUKESHA, WI — As families gather around …

Milwaukee

Police warn domestic abusers 'we're coming for you' as Christmas push begins

Sign up to our <b>Daily</b> newsletter<p>Police Scotland has warned domestic abusers “we are coming for you” at the launch of a fresh Christmas crackdown on …

Slavery

Police failing to attend one in nine domestic violence incidents, figures show

The number of domestic violence incidents going unattended by police is soaring, with the worst performing forces now missing a quarter of call-outs, …

Diane Abbott

The latest domestic violence figures should be a call to action

Most women murdered by men are killed by their present or former partner. That is a stark, dreadful truth. Last year, there were 113 women killed in …

I run a domestic abuse charity, where some staff don't last a week

My staff and I hear gruelling accounts of human cruelty and provide a safe space, but constant funding pressure means we may not be here in five years’ time<p>Becky Rogerson is the chief executive of My Sisters Place<p>When I’m in the pub on a Friday night and someone asks what I do, I say I work for a …

Slavery

Domestic violence victims could be allowed give evidence behind screens or videolink

Psychological control within relationships is set to become a crime.<p>The new Domestic Violence Bill includes a provision for coercive control such as …

News (Ireland)

Domestic abuse and coercive control is 'silent killer'

The prime minister should put protection in place for every child who is living in a house with domestic violence, according to the Children's Commissioner for England.<p>Latest statistics show a rise in the number of domestic violence incidents police are dealing with. There were up to nearly 650,000 …

8 local communities call for gun violence plan

Eight municipal health directors have banded together to propose that a public health framework be applied to the issue of gun violence.<p>A statement …

Gun Control

Fife man convicted of domestic abuse and violence spanning 24 years

© Supplied<p>Sign up to our <b>Daily</b> newsletter<p>A man responsible for a series of domestic abuse and violence offences carried out over a 24-year period has …

Crime

Indonesian domestic help charged with child porn for live-streaming children taking shower

The 28-year old woman shared the video as a Facebook Live broadcast, which showed a girl and two boys aged between five and eight.<p>Police in Hong Kong …

Hong Kong

Number of men reporting domestic abuse doubled last year

News (Ireland)

Support service for male victims of domestic abuse reports 35% increase in number of contacts

Amen, the only Irish organisation specifically for male victims of domestic abuse, reported 5,550 contacts in 2016, an increase of 35% on previous …

News (Ireland)

Detroit: Become Human video game puts domestic violence scene in players' control

The game is called Detroit: Become Human. The problem its critics have is that it turns the very serious issue of domestic violence into a concept …

Interactive Fiction

Labor pledges to introduce 10 days of paid domestic violence leave

Workplace entitlement would be available to all employees and doubles Labor’s previous commitment of five days<p>Labor has joined calls for all employees to get 10 days paid domestic violence leave, in line with a campaign from the Australian Council of Trade Unions.<p>Bill Shorten will announce on …

Bill Shorten

First financial aid fund opened to help women, victims of domestic violence

The national network to end violence against women and domestic violence has opened the first-ever financial aid fund to help victims of violence …

Nuanced art or dangerous entertainment? Debate over PlayStation game with intense domestic violence themes

A controversial PlayStation game with themes of domestic violence is just an example of the multi-billion-dollar industry evolving, according to an …

Paris Games Week

More than half of female prisoners are victims of domestic violence, new research shows

Women in prison in England and Wales are often victims of much more serious offences than the ones they have been convicted of, a charity has …

Psychology

Domestic violence victims will have legal aid limitations eased, say Ministry of Justice

Legal aid restrictions will be eased for victims of domestic violence under Government reforms.<p>The Ministry of Justice announced changes to give more …

Cuts To Women's Refuges Are A Measure Of Our Country

Women are getting murdered every week and it is perverse and obscene that the Government would do anything to make it harder for them to get to a …

Feminism