Latest Domestic violence Stories

2013-10-08 10:37:32

Data will inform policy and programs to help health care providers best detect and respond to intimate partner violence among women veterans A new study, published in Springer’s Journal of Family Violence, casts light on how health care providers respond to the emotional, sexual and physical violence that female veterans sometimes experience at the hands of their intimate partners. According to the research group, this type of abuse can be common in the lives of women veterans and there...

2013-10-03 23:00:20

Mercy Medical Center, named by Thomson Reuters as one of the top 100 hospitals in the U.S., has announced the launch of a new smartphone app, "bMOREsafe," (http://www.bmoresafemercy.org/), designed to provide victims of sexual assault and domestic violence with instant access to a variety of resources, including medical and police assistance, a crisis hotline, and more. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) October 04, 2013 Mercy Medical Center, one of the top 100 hospitals in the U.S., has...

2013-09-30 23:32:09

Students returning to classes on campuses across Ottawa this month now have access to a mobile application designed to help them recognize and respond to incidents of sexual assault and intimate partner violence. The Ottawa Coalition to End Violence Against Women (OCTEVAW), working in conjunction with Purple Forge, Cinnamon Toast and the Ottawa Rape Crisis Centre, is visiting Algonquin College, Carleton University, La Cité Collégiale, and the University of Ottawa to launch the...

2013-09-26 23:36:51

The Advances in Anger Management and Domestic Violence Conference sponsored by the National Anger Management Association (NAMA) will be held on October 24 & 25, 2013 at the University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 Throughout history, pioneering individuals have come together and changed the course of humanity. In fact, historians now think that the Renaissance only involved about 1,000 people--setting in motion the creativity and innovation that...

Domestic Abuse Can Also Affect Pets
2013-09-26 05:19:42

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Women with abusive partners have a hard time deciding to leave, particularly when the abuser is using a beloved pet as part of a campaign of control. A new study from the University of Illinois, published in the Journal of Interpersonal Violence, suggests that veterinarians and women's shelters can make it easier for such women. One woman in the study said that her abuser "made me stand there and...watch [him kill my cat]. And he was...

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