Domestic violence
Domestic violence (also domestic abuse, spousal abuse, intimate partner violence, battering or family violence) is a pattern of behavior which involves violence or other abuse by one person in a domes...
Domestic violence - Wikipedia
Fox News drops Bill O'Reilly in wake of harassment allegations
Fox News is cutting ties with Bill O’Reilly, the biggest star in its 20-year history, after mounting allegations of sexual harassment and inappropriate behavior prompted the network to end his program...
FGM charge for Detroit doctor Jumana Nagarwala in US first
Jumana Nagarwala could face life in jail if convicted of mutilating young girls over more than a decade.
Qandeel Baloch (@qandeelbalochquebee) • Instagram photos and videos
Pakistani Model, Singer, TV Host, Media Personality & Internet Sensation recently victim of 'honor killing'
Outspoken Pakistani Model Qandeel Baloch Strangled in 'Honor Killing': Police
Qandeel Baloch was known for her popular and and provocative selfie videos, in which she talked openly about her sexuality — a taboo subject in Pakistan.
Serbia Cafe Killing: Gunman Shoots Wife And Four Others, Injuring 20
A gunman kills five people and injures at least 20 others when he opens fire with an automatic weapon in a cafe in northern Serbia.
Pakistan Advisory Body Suggests Men 'Lightly Beat' Wives Who Refuse Sex
A powerful constitutional body in Pakistan proposed legislation last week that would allow husbands to "lightly beat" their wives who decline sex or refuse to wear what their mates prefer.
Elijah Wood Speaks Out On Child Abuse In Hollywood: 'There Are A Lot Of Vipers In This Industry'
"There is darkness in the underbelly – if you can imagine it, it's probably happened," Wood told the Sunday Times
French female ministers decry sexual harassment
Seventeen women who have served as ministers in France issue a strongly worded declaration saying they will no longer be silent about sexual harassment in politics.
Fox News Host Bill O’Reilly Loses Custody Of His Children After Alleged Domestic Violence Incident
Fox News host Bill O’Reilly has lost custody of his two teenage children after they reportedly said they would prefer to live with their mother following an alleged domestic violence incident, accordi...
Indian Man Allegedly Kills 14 Family Members With A Knife
An Indian man allegedly killed 14 family members, including eight children, with a knife before taking his own life Sunday, a police spokesman said.
U.N. Call For An End To Female Genital Mutilation Leads To New Rituals With Milk, Honey And Sex Ed
The chief of the U.N. has called for a "better way" to mark the coming-of-age of girls. Some communities are paving the way with a new kind of ritual.
Eli Manning Looked Miserable When His Brother Locked Up A Second Super Bowl
Eli Manning is not going to have those two Super Bowl rings to hold over his brother’s head anymore, and he is apparently bummed about it. When the Broncos scored a touchdown in the fourth quarter to ...
I Rescued A Husky And Later He Saved Me From An Abusive Relationship
I found Kyro through an ad on Craigslist. His Mother had abandoned Kyro and his 9 siblings. The owner sent out a plea online for assistance in raising the puppies.
Different Types Of Child Abuse: Similar Consequences
Emotional abuse, which includes behaviors such as ridicule, intimidation, rejection, and humiliation, is much more common than physical abuse and neglect. Worldwide prevalence estimates suggest that a...
Teen Boy Will Be Charged As Adult For Having Naked Pics of a Minor: Himself
North Carolina 17-year-old caught in a sexting scandal faces charges of sexually exploiting a minor that could land him in jail for up to 10 years, since the law considers him an adult. But one of the...
Physical abuse
Physical abuse is an act of a person involving contact of another person intended to cause feelings of physical pain, injury, or other physical suffering or bodily harm. In most cases, children are th...
Marital rape
Marital rape (also known as spousal rape and rape in marriage) is non-consensual sex (i.e., rape) in which the perpetrator is the victim's spouse. It is a form of partner rape, of domestic violence an...
Honor killing
An honor killing is the homicide of a member of a family by other members, due to the perpetrators' belief that the victim has brought shame or dishonor upon the family, or has violated the principles...
Emotional abuse
Psychological abuse, also referred to as emotional abuse or mental abuse, is a form of abuse characterized by a person subjecting or exposing another to behavior that may result in psychological traum...
Verbal abuse
Verbal abuse (also known as reviling) is described as a negative defining statement told to the victim or about the victim, or by withholding any response, thereby defining the target as non-existent....
Economic abuse
Economic abuse is a form of abuse when one intimate partner has control over the other partner's access to economic resources, which diminishes the victim's capacity to support him/herself and forces ...
Domestic violence and pregnancy
Pregnancy when coupled with domestic violence is a form of intimate partner violence (IPV) where health risks may be amplified. Abuse during pregnancy, whether physical, verbal or emotional, produces ...
Cycle of abuse
The cycle of abuse is a social cycle theory developed in 1979 by Lenore E. Walker to explain patterns of behavior in an abusive relationship.
Lenore E. Walker interviewed 1,500 women who had been ...
Cycle of abuse - Wikipedia
Epidemiology of domestic violence
Domestic violence occurs across the world, in various cultures, and affects people across society, irrespective of economic status.In the United States, according to the Bureau of Justice Statistics i...
Epidemiology of domestic violence - Wikipedia
Management of domestic violence
The management of domestic violence deals with the treatment of victims of domestic violence and preventing repetitions of such violence. The response to domestic violence in Western countries is typi...
Management of domestic violence - Wikipedia
Duluth model
The Duluth Model or Domestic Abuse Intervention Project is a program developed to reduce domestic violence against women. It is named after Duluth, Minnesota, the city where it was developed. The prog...