Marinelli, Michael and Andrea
Selected by Representative Steve Israel When three siblings were placed in foster care due to domestic violence and homelessness, Michael and Andrea Marinelli were there to save the day. They adopted Michael (6), Christian (5), and Tiffany (4) through the Suffolk County Department of Social...
HHS Helps Communities Prevent Family Violence
HHS News Release Following President Clinton's kick-off of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, HHS Secretary Donna E. Shalala today announced the award of over $700,000 in grants to help communities prevent family violence through public awareness, outreach, and collaboration. "Domestic... Violence Of War Extends Beyond The Battlefield
NewsFlash On March 5, Amnesty International launched a two-year global campaign to stop violence against women, with the first year focusing on violence and the military and the second year emphasizing domestic violence. The U.S. section of Amnesty International (AIUSA) announced this campaign in... Healthcare - Program Overview
Domestic violence is a health care issue. Most women visit health care providers for routine medical care, and victims of domestic violence also see health care providers for treatment of their injuries. The U.S. Department of Justice reports that 37 percent of all women who sought care in hospital...
Domestic Violence: The Secret Killer That Costs $8.3 Billion Annually
A woman comes to the doctor with depression, fatigue and insomnia. A co-worker stays late in the office even when there is not much to do. A sales associate appears tired and distracted. Domestic violence
Today, many Malaysians run in a marathon dedicated to White Ribbon day and although running in the name of a cause is admirable, I wanted to write my own personal account on what it was like living with an abusive man. I was a victim of domestic violence many years ago and although the physical... Education vital to combating domestic violence
It seems ironic that barely a month after commemorating October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month, we see headlines in the news describing three extremely serious domestic violence scenarios, each with its own tragic result. Curbing domestic violence
A bill prefiled in the state House of Representatives would be a good first step in treating domestic violence like the dangerous crime that it is.
Bad Spray Tans
April 28, 2011, 9:07 pm
Today, after school, my 11 year-old daughter sat at the kitchen table, drawing with colored pencils. We chatted as I put away groceries and sorted through the pile of my kids’ school papers that I found spread over the kitchen counter.
“What are you working on?” I asked.
“It’s for a book... Is Birthparent Contact What's Best for the Kids?
June 8, 2011, 10:50 am
The hardest decision my husband and I have had to make in the seven years since we got our kids is whether to allow contact between them and their birthparents. We first fostered, then adopted, a sibling group (ages 8, 5 and 16 months) who were taken away from their birthparents for substance... Nature vs. Nurture
December 24, 2010, 7:57 am
My son is pretty shy, painfully shy actually. His teachers are always telling me how quiet he is and that he is the perfect student because he never makes any noise. Well, he may be perfect (proud mom talking now) but not because he is quiet. He is just so timid he doesn't dare utter a sound....
http:www,omct.org/pdf/vaw/publications/2003/eng_2003_09_turkey.pdf#search=%22domestic%20violence%20Turkey%22 This report outlines some of the issues, background (social, legal etc) and forms of violence against women (rape, domestic, prostitution etc) in Turkey.
AWARE - DCVLP and Domestic Violence: April 2013
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