domestic violence

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violence or physical abuse directed toward your spouse or domestic partner

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It is important that the sentencing officer has access to a complete record of prior family violence convictions and protection orders imposed.
Nurses and midwives see family violence first hand, in emergency departments, community clinics and when they visit women's homes," ANMF Federal Secretary Lee Thomas said.
campaign is part of The Center for Family Safety and Healing's effort to end family violence including but not limited to child abuse, teen dating abuse and domestic violence.
The Family Violence Death Review Committee, in its annual report, said 139 people had died from family violence in the four years from 2009 to 2012.
There are stereotypes of those who allege family violence and often those stereotypes lie at the extremes.
It also aimed to enable the participants to adopt unified visions on ways of combating all forms of family violence.
They take a strengths-based perspective on family violence, demonstrating how individuals escape it by using their personal strengths and those of their family and friends, community, and society.
The APHA Executive Board approved the Family Violence Prevention Forum's request to become a Caucus in July, said group chair Patricia Speck, DNSc, APN, FAAN.
A Wednesday report by the Arabic language Al-Madina news website said Saudi officials have acknowledged that the number of deaths resulted from family violence is way beyond the mortalities which happen as a result of different diseases and car accidents.
ABOUT 99,000 CANADIANS WERE VICTIMS of family violence in 2010, according to a Statistics Canada report released in May, and of these victims, more than 1,100 were located in Nunavut.
FAMILY violence has a similar effect on the brains of children as combat does on soldiers, a study has found.
The academician noted that incidence of family violence was steadily rising and said verbal abuse might be the spark that ignites family violence.
Leaders from USS Shoup (DDG 86), USS Ingraham (FFG 61) and Regional Support Organization Pacific Northwest attended the training, that focused on recognizing and preventing family violence and sexual assault.
Batelco Care Centre for Family Violence Cases yesterday announced that it would refrain from any Press statements regarding the case of a group of Dar Al Aman residents who alleged that they were maltreated and kicked out.
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