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22.7% of pregnant women suffer intimate partner violence, Spanish study shows

A new study analyses the violent behaviors exhibited towards pregnant women. While 21% of women suffer emotional violence during pregnancy, 3.6% encounter physical or sexual violence. Furthermore, 36....

Learn how to recognize, intervene in domestic violence cases

As recently as 40 years ago, domestic violence often was not considered a crime, even by law enforcement and the judicial system. Victims had little or no resources to help them escape the violence ai...

What you should know about domestic violence

Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 October is more than just the season for Halloween, it’s also Domestic Violence Awareness Month. And the Centers for Disease Control’s National I...

Women and children bear brunt of domestic violence, Stanford scholar says

Domestic violence kills far more people than civil wars worldwide, new research by a Stanford faculty member has found.

Behavioral researcher conducts Attorney General's state domestic violence homicide report

When cases of intimate partner domestic violence appear in national news, University of Kentucky behavioral researcher TK Logan said she often hears the question, "Why don't women leave?"

Can vets help fight domestic violence by identifying pet abuse?

Pet abuse and domestic violence are closely linked. Animals can't talk but University of Sydney vet Dr Lydia Tong has shown vets how to tell the difference between bone fractures caused by accidents a...

[Comment] Research priorities to address violence against women and girls

Violence against women and girls is increasingly visible on the global health and development agenda—both as a matter of social justice and equality for women and as a public health priority. After ...

Worldwide action needed to address hidden crisis of violence against women and girls

Current efforts to prevent violence against women and girls are inadequate, according to a new Series published in The Lancet. Estimates suggest that globally, 1 in 3 women has experienced either phy...

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Women and domestic violence: global dimensions, health consequences and intervention strategies.

Domestic violence against women is a significant health and social problem affecting virtually all societies. The sensitivities and stigma associated with domestic violence, the conceptualization of i...

Motives and Characteristics of Domestic Violence Homicides and Suicides among Women in India.

ABSTRACT Domestic violence homicides and suicides are significant causes of deaths among women in India. This study examined characteristics and motives of various types of domestic violence related h...

Prevalenceinstigating factors and help seeking behavior of physical domestic violence among married women of HyderabadSindh.

Background and Objectives : Domestic violence against women is highly prevalent but under reported issue having social, legal, health and economic implications. It needs to be identified and addressed...

Government implementation of domestic violence protection measures nationwide.

As part of its policy to end violence against women and girls, the UK Government is rolling out domestic violence protection powers that will enable police to act more quickly in urgent situations. Th...

Prevention of domestic violence against women and children in low-income and middle-income countries.

Violence against women and children is increasingly recognized as an important and urgent public health, social and human rights issue cutting across geographical, socioeconomic and cultural boundarie...

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