November 30, 2018Sometimes we forget about the children, teens, and those in-between who need extra help and hope. The individuals and volunteers in these four groups are on a mission, and they are making significant progress.
November 9, 2018Marital rape remains a deeply misunderstood form of domestic violence. A husband forcing himself on his wife is often seen as a man seeking his conjugal rights.
The idea of consent in a marriage is not widely understood and instead, wives are supposed to be in a perpetual state of consent.
A 2015 survey from the Canadian Women’s...
October 6, 2018Expected to open in October 2018 and house up to 100 people, it builds on a growing roster of shelters that accommodate animals so their owners won’t hesitate to leave abusive homes. Organisers say it’s the first of its size specifically designed for every apartment to house people with pets.
February 27, 2018Heather Locklear was arrested on Sunday night (Feb 25) in Thousand Oaks, California, on suspicion of domestic violence and battery on a police officer, Captain Dean Cook of the Thousand Oaks Police Department told Variety.
February 23, 2018 Abuse, whether it happens to someone we know or not, is a community issue. As a society, we must stand up to violence at all cost. It isn’t always appropriate or safe to intervene by confronting the perpetrator, but you can report suspected abuse and seek help. Here are some numbers to have on speed dial.
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May 1, 2014Paul Simon and Edie Brickell, Grammy Award-winning singer songwriters and husband and wife, appeared in court to answer charges after being arrested for a pushing match at their Connecticut home.