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Battered women & The Irish Justice system

In this powerful research coming from The School of Law in Trinity College Dublin, Medua Okonkwo Esq examines the status of battered women and their treatment when they enter the justice system. 81 more words

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Domestic Violence Evidence Project

The Domestic Violence Evidence Project, an initiative of the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (NRCDV), is designed “to respond to the growing emphasis on identifying and integrating ‘evidence-based practice’. 161 more words

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Special Collection: Intimate Partner Homicide Prevention

Intimate Partner Homicide Prevention - From the National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women Special Collections

The most tragic consequence of domestic violence is undoubtedly the death of one or both intimate partners, and in some cases, their children or family and friends of the victim. 397 more words

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Why Do Battered Women Stay?

“He had me in a choke hold and banged my head against the wall… 5 days later, I wore my mother’s wedding dress and I married him”. 1,249 more words

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Domestic Violence Murder and Guns

A Mother Jones article on the Texas man who killed his wife’s sister and her family asks why the killer was able to have guns even though he was under a domestic violence restraining order, and reviews federal and state laws regarding gun possession for domestic violence attackers and stalkers.

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Back to working with battered women

I got the call. I met with her. I talked with her.

I liked her.

I have to like them. I can’t help them if I don’t. 241 more words

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Coasting

As of late, things have been pretty quiet.  Some people would assume quiet means good or happy…or content.  Maybe even that the silence means we are now getting along and having a grand old time enjoying each other’s company.  1,196 more words

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