The Genocide of Battered Mothers and their Children

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#DV Men use a largely unidentified form of subjugation that more closely resembles kidnapping or indentured servitude than assault.

In domestic law on June 24, 2015 at 4:02 pm

The domestic violence revolution is stalled. Stark traces this failure to a startling paradox ….

Men use a largely unidentified form of subjugation that more closely resembles kidnapping or indentured servitude than assault.


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The singular focus on violence against women masks an even more devastating reality. Stark shows in terrifying detail how men can use coercive control to extend their dominance over time and through social space in ways that subvert womens autonomy, isolate them, and infiltrate the most intimate corners of their lives.


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Homicide among pregnant and postpartum women in the United States: a review of the literature. – PubMed – NCBI

In domestic law on June 20, 2015 at 4:14 am

Trauma Violence Abuse. 2010 Jan;11(1):42-54. doi: 10.1177/1524838009358891. Review

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Homicide: A Leading Cause of Injury Deaths Among Pregnant and Postpartum Women in the United States

In domestic law on June 20, 2015 at 4:13 am

Homicide: A Leading Cause of Injury Deaths Among Pregnant and Postpartum Women in the United States,

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Domestic violence by cops: A survivor discusses why it’s prevalent and how to prevent it

In domestic law on June 18, 2015 at 4:20 am

NEW YORK — Philip Seidle remains in custody after many eyewitnesses saw and recorded on cellphone video the Neptune, New Jersey police sergeant fatally shooting his ex-wife in front of their child….

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Domestic violence victim disciplined for carrying Taser – Chicago

In domestic law on June 18, 2015 at 4:20 am

If letter carriers can protect themselves from vicious dogs, they ought to be able to protect themselves from vicious humans.

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Family courts ‘ignoring needs of domestic violence victims’

In domestic law on June 18, 2015 at 4:11 am

Report finds women are frequently put in unsafe positions during proceedings, and government plans could make matters worse

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Children and the law: new case may transform criminal courts’ approach

In domestic law on June 18, 2015 at 4:11 am

A local authority has refused to let a six-year-old testify in court. It it wins the case could severely curtail use of child witnesses in trials

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Custody row mother Rebecca Minnock hands herself in after fleeing with son

In domestic law on June 18, 2015 at 4:10 am

Woman who fled with her son Ethan gives herself in on day that mother and friend jailed for helping her go on the run

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Mothers who are Victims of domestic violence or rape are targeted. Loose children then have to pay to visit them

In domestic law on June 18, 2015 at 4:08 am

 Victims of domestic violence or rape are targeted. A mother whose ex-partner was jailed for raping her lost both children – guilty of “failing to protect them”. Another, pregnant after being raped by her ex-partner, tried to kill herself when he got custody of the child. Another who said the father abused the child was accused of a “false allegation” – he got the child. Having lost their children, mothers are charged to see them – £45 an hour for supervised contact.

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Calls to Women’s Aid about abuse rises to more than 16,000

In domestic law on June 18, 2015 at 4:03 am

Tusla funding reduction of 20% feels like ‘new recession’, warns agency’s director

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