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One woman dies every hour in Russia as a victim of domestic abuse

Moscow - Domestic abuse of women, including violent crimes of passion, are not considered crimes in Russia. And by the time police are called in, it is too late. About 14,000 women are killed every year, one every hour, by male partners or husbands who drink.
In the Media by Nancy Houser - 13 comments

Domestic violence soaring in India, woman beheads abusive husband

Underscoring the extremity of the violence against women in India, a woman beheaded her husband in the Sivaganga district after facing intolerable abuse from him.
In the Media by Michael Krebs - 2 comments

Spanish locksmiths refuse wife-beaters access to their homes

With the economic crisis in Spain, times are hard. Because of this more cases of physical and verbal abuse by husbands against their wives are happening. Two locksmiths are now trying to do something to help in the situation.
In the Media by Anne Sewell - 27 comments

Photographer & graduate student documents domestic abuse

As a freelance photojournalist and as a Master's candidate, Sara Naomi Lewkowicz was working on a project about the stigma associated with being an ex-convict. The project turned into an exploration into domestic violence, captured on camera.
In the Media by Anne Sewell - 5 comments

Facebook photo of Mitt Romney leads to domestic abuse charge

Clinton - A Tennessee man found a picture of a man he didn't recognize on his live-in girlfriend's Facebook page. What's he supposed to think? She's obviously having an affair. And he didn't buy her explanation the man was the Republican presidential nominee.
In the Media by Arthur Weinreb - 5 comments

Actor Nicolas Cage arrested in New Orleans for abusive behavior

New Orleans - Famous Hollywood actor Nicolas Cage has been arrested in New Orleans, Louisiana, Saturday (April 16, 2011) after Cage exhibited abusive behavior to his wife in a public place.
In the Media by Ernest Dempsey - 7 comments

Sheen gets sentenced to rehab

Actor Charlie Sheen pleaded guilty to misdemeanor assault charges and has been sentenced to community service and rehab. This case is stemming from the Christmas Day fight between Sheen and his girlfriend
In the Media by Michael Bearak - 1 comment

Shelter from the Storm products designed by abuse survivor

Toronto - When Tammy left 30 years of a abuse by seeking refuge at a women's shelter she found the strength to never return to the abuse. Her design for Shelter from the Storm won her enough money to furnish her first home after the shelter.
In the Media by KJ Mullins - 2 comments

Chargers' Star Shawne Merriman Arrested for Domestic Abuse

Reality star Tila Tequila has signed a citizens arrest warrant out against San Francisco Charger star Shawne Merriman. The football player allegedly choked the MTV star on Sunday morning at about 3:30 am.
In the Media by KJ Mullins

Chris Brown Gets Probation For Assaulting Rihanna

Chris Brown has been sentenced to five years of formal felony probation and six months of community service for the assault on then girlfriend, Rihanna in February. The sentencing is part of a plea deal that his lawyers arranged.
In the Media by KJ Mullins - 3 comments
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Dunfermline MSP Bill walker suspended after allegations of domestic abuse

The Scottish Nationalist Party (SNP) has suspended MSP Bill Walker after allegations arose relating him to domestic...
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