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KUWAIT ORDERS PHILIPPINES AMBASSADOR TO LEAVE IN DISPUTE OVER REPORTED ABUSE OF DOMESTIC WORKERS


The Philippines had apologized on Tuesday for what Kuwait viewed as a flagrant violation of its sovereignty... READ MORE

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'SUBMIT TO YOUR HUSBANDS': WOMEN TOLD TO ENDURE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN THE NAME OF GOD


Kara Hartley is the Archdeacon for Women in the Diocese of Sydney and deputy chair of a taskforce looking into church responses to domestic violence... READ MORE

11th August, 2017 53217

MOROCCAN STATE TV SHOWS WOMEN HOW TO HIDE SIGNS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE


Women in Morocco have reacted in horror after a programme on state television demonstrated how they could use makeup to cover up evidence of domestic violence... READ MORE

27th November, 2016 39318

THE VIRGINIA GUNMAN IS A REMINDER


But while curbing domestic violence could help prevent public mass shootings, the crime is too misunderstood by politicians and the public for change to happen... READ MORE

15th June, 2017 11855

FARMS HIT BY LABOUR SHORTAGE AS MIGRANT WORKERS SHUN 'RACIST' UK


The UK requires about 80,000 seasonal workers to pick the vegetable and fruit harvest and virtually all come from eastern Europe... READ MORE

22nd June, 2017 10345

AFGHAN WOMAN'S EARS CUT OFF BY HUSBAND


The woman's husband is on the run in Kashinda district following the attack, police have told local media... READ MORE

1st February, 2017 9115

'IF HE BEATS YOU, HE LOVES YOU'


Under pressure from conservative parenting groups and the Russian Orthodox Church, the deputies voted this week to strike domestic violence from the criminal code, as well... READ MORE

28th January, 2017 8993

CATHOLIC NEWSPAPER SLAMS GOVERNMENT FOR IGNORING MAIDS' RIGHTS


Many domestic workers were overcharged and exploited by employment agencies, while the government failed to take effective measures to stop them... READ MORE

13th June, 2017 8383

FREED TO KILL AGAIN AND AGAIN


Freed to kill again and again Theodore Johnson and the truth about domestic violence... READ MORE

3rd January, 2018 6300

CLIFF-JUMPING MAIDS SPARK SOCIAL MEDIA DEBATE AMONG EMPLOYERS


Half of the hundred or so swimmers are Indonesian or Filipino maids... READ MORE

31st October, 2017 6071

CONTROL AND FEAR: WHAT MASS KILLINGS AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HAVE IN COMMON


'Intimate Terrorism' Domestic violence often follows a pattern in which an abuser seeks to control every aspect of a victim's life... READ MORE

6th November, 2017 5708

WOMEN'S LIVES AT RISK FROM CHANGES TO FUNDING FOR REFUGES, SAY CHARITIES


New measures on violence against women to be put in domestic abuse bill... READ MORE

27th November, 2017 4666

'I WAS SO SCARED': THAI WOMEN REVEAL VIOLENCE AT THE HANDS OF AUSTRALIAN PARTNERS


Thai migrant women are victims of domestic violence at seven times the national rate, mostly at the hands of their Australian-born partners, the latest data shows... READ MORE

25th November, 2016 4299

JEREMY HUNT URGED TO BAN GP FEES FOR 'IMMORAL' DOMESTIC VIOLENCE LETTERS


It should not be a privilege for victims of domestic abuse to gain legal aid... READ MORE

5th February, 2017 4217

WE RECORD ALL THE KILLING OF WOMEN BY MEN. YOU SEE A PATTERN


Ingala Smith said it was this case that made her realise the issue was wider than domestic violence... READ MORE

8th February, 2015 3860

NUMBER OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE VICTIMS WITHOUT LEGAL HELP SOARS


Domestic violence victims still waiting for legal aid reform, says labour... READ MORE

27th December, 2017 3754

TRUSS ORDERS REVIEW TO BAN ABUSERS TORMENTING VICTIMS IN FAMILY COURTS


Truss orders review to ban abusers tormenting victims in family courts... READ MORE

5th January, 2017 3591

EXTRA ?6M IN DEVELOPMENT FUNDING TO FIGHT ABUSE OF WOMEN AND GIRLS


Britain is to step up efforts to combat abuse of women and girls around the world, international development secretary Priti Patel said this weekend... READ MORE

27th November, 2016 2683

WOMEN SHOULD BE TOLD IF NEW PARTNER HAS ABUSIVE PAST, SAY VICTIMS GROUPS


Police would then have the right to inform the woman of a new partner's convictions... READ MORE

6th January, 2018 2467

TORY MP TALKS FOR OVER AN HOUR IN BID TO DERAIL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE BILL


Ministers were debating whether to ratify the Istanbul Convention, which would increase support for victims of domestic violence... READ MORE

16th December, 2016 2361

MP MICHELLE THOMSON SAYS SHE WAS RAPED AGED 14


Mps ask may to ratify international accord on violence against women... READ MORE

9th December, 2016 2038

WOMEN'S PROSPECTS LIMITED BY LAW IN 155 COUNTRIES, FINDS WORLD BANK STUDY


There has also been progress in tackling violence against women 127 countries now have laws on domestic violence, compared with just seven 25 years ago... READ MORE

9th September, 2015 1668

WOMEN WITH DISABILITIES EXCLUDED FROM DOMESTIC ABUSE LAW, SAY CAMPAIGNERS


44 GMT A new law on domestic violence that criminalises coercive control could exclude women with disabilities, who are particularly vulnerable to such abuse, say campaigners... READ MORE

28th January, 2015 1665

INDIAN MAN KILLS WIFE OVER DINNER DELAY


Domestic violence has been the most reported violent crime against women in the country every year for more than a decade now... READ MORE

11th July, 2017 1470

'CAMOUFLAGING' DOMESTIC VIOLENCE WITH MAKEUP, TV SHOW APOLOGISES


It is unclear if the woman was an actual victim of domestic violence... READ MORE

28th November, 2016 1426

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IS MAKING HEADLINES AROUND THE WORLD. NOW IT'S TIME FOR THE WORLD TO START TAKING IT SERIOUSLY.


As people in the development community never tire of repeating, domestic violence is a major obstacle to human development... READ MORE

16th February, 2017 1337

LEBANON 'DETAINS SUSPECT' IN JOANNA DEMAFELIS' MURDER IN KUWAIT


Demafelis' death prompted Duterte to order a ban on further deployment of Filipino workers to Kuwait, triggering a diplomatic crisis... READ MORE

23rd February, 2018 1203

GOD TOLD ME TO QUIT CUSSING


Faced with criticism from the United Nations and others, he denied that the suspected drug users are human beings... READ MORE

28th October, 2016 1192

UN EXPERT REMINDS AUSTRALIA OF OBLIGATIONS ON GENDERED VIOLENCE


The government has a Women's Safety Package, worth 100 million, which includes 12 new specialist domestic violence units at pilot locations in each state and territory... READ MORE

27th February, 2017 1053

RUSSIA EXPECTED TO MOVE CLOSER TO DECRIMINALIZING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE


Russian police are notoriously reluctant to react to domestic violence calls, which many regard as meddling in family affairs... READ MORE

23rd January, 2017 980

RUSSIAN MPS BACK EASING PUNISHMENT FOR DOMESTIC ABUSE


Russia's lower house of parliament passed a controversial bill to soften the punishment for domestic violence, arguing the state has no business intervening in family life... READ MORE

27th January, 2017 812


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