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International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women; VAWA and U.S. Immigration Laws for Victims of Domestic Abuse
November 25, 2013 is International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. Here are just a few of the alarming statistics that underscore the importance of recognizing such a day and taking part in ending violence against women. 1,023 more words
A highly intelligent and sensitive woman I’ve been in correspondence with in recent months, one who’s been put through the legal crucible and left badly scalded by it, remarked to me that despite what may be their best intentions, a lot of those on the Internet who protest abuses committed through the courts and by the courts sound like nut jobs. 769 more words
Sebetto confronts rapist, killer in court, tells him she, Jackson family will be heard.
Elizabeth Sebetto, 19, of Clyde, was held captive in the 42-year-old’s Campbell Street apartment for hours one night in early September 2012. 424 more words
I received an email today from the National NOW Action Center regarding Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s (D-NY) Military Justice Improvement Act. I pulled the text of the email and then rearranged and edited it to provide you with information about the bill and what you can do. 1,168 more words
A study released by a Tennessee group this week determined that the cost of violence against women in the state “likely exceeds $1 billion.” 325 more words