Many abusive partners deprive women of their financial autonomy, in a form of domestic abuse that often gets overlooked. Women’s rights NGOs have been warning about this phenomenon – which they describe as a form of “economic violence” – and some French lawmakers now want to make such actions a criminal offence. According to a study by … Continue reading International Women’s Day: French lawmakers focus on domestic violence
The body of a Filipino housemaid found stuffed in a freezer in an abandoned apartment in Kuwait was flown home to her grieving family Friday, as attention focused on the plight of millions of mostly poor Filipinos toiling abroad. As Joanna Daniela Demafelis' remains were wheeled to the Manila airport's cargo bay, her sister broke … Continue reading Philippines receive body of Filipino maid killed in Kuwait
Johnny Depp has reportedly been accused of violence against his wife Amber Heard as both wait for divorce proceedings in a California court. Image: Johnny Depp's first wife, Lori Anne Allison. Meanwhile, Amber has smartly secured a restraining order from the actor, making it impossible for anyone to think he's a wife-beater. Previous news articles … Continue reading Johnny Depp’s First Calls Amber Heard A Liar.
Domestic Violence is a legal term used everywhere around the world though the legal interpretation defers. It is the same as any violent or aggressive behavior in a family which includes: spousal abuse, intimate partner violence, battering, or family violence. An act of violence against a room-mate is also seen as domestic violence. Violence can … Continue reading Domestic Violence Law Enacted In China.