• 1993
  • She held a government-appointed chair of sociology at Uppsala University 1993-2011, to study "the relation between power and gender in family and society, particularly in regard to men's violence against women", and has been a Visiting Professor at several universities, including New York University. (wikipedia.org)
  • Furthermore, domestic violence shelters, which historically have provided safe havens to battered women (Newman, 1993), may not be well-versed in dealing with these consequences and subsequently, appropriate referral may be compromised. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • shelters
  • Through the dissemination of this research, we hope to integrate these important findings into the current intervention programs in mental health centers, battered women shelters, forensic services and other community agencies. (nova.edu)
  • Women who enter domestic violence shelters frequently report that they have received numerous blows to the head, have been unconscious for unknown periods of time, and have been in comas as a result of head trauma. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • abuse
  • In R v Charlton (2003) EWCA Crim 415, following threats of sexual and violent abuse against herself and her daughter, the defendant killed her obsessive, jealous, controlling partner while he was restrained by handcuffs, blindfolded and gagged as part of their regular sexual activity. (wikipedia.org)
  • Tilden, 1989) mention head trauma as a serious outcome of physical abuse by a male partner, the scope and residual effects of this particular type of battering have yet to be studied. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • Despite the fact that each individual shirt has one-of-a-kind significance, a color code is used to identify the different forms of abuse: White is for women who died as a result of violent acts. (wikipedia.org)
  • Tennis: The Australian government will investigate claims that female players had been subjected to starvation diets and verbal abuse at the Australian Institute of Sport. (chicagotribune.com)
  • Kay was concerned by inequalities in how the legal system treats men and women who kill their spouses and, in particular, in how the law on provocation in the United Kingdom was then interpreted, allowing a defence to murder only in the context of what happened immediately before a homicide and excluding the battered woman defence which considers the broader context which may have involved years of violent abuse. (wikipedia.org)
  • Similarly, Dutton (1994) writes, "The prevalence of violence in homosexual relationships, which also appear to go through abuse cycles is hard to explain in terms of men dominating women. (wikipedia.org)
  • Violent Relationships: Battering and Abuse Among Adults. (wikipedia.org)
  • wife
  • Similarly, in R v Thornton (No 2) (1996) 2 AER 1023 the battered wife adduced fresh evidence that she had a personality disorder and the Court of Appeal ordered a retrial considering that, if the evidence had been available at the original trial, the jury might have reached a different decision. (wikipedia.org)
  • She was a classic battered wife who tried to leave many times. (mercurynews.com)
  • Donald spends the night with one of the women and cheats on his wife. (wikipedia.org)
  • While preparing his case, Rudy gets to know a young woman whom he met at the hospital, Kelly Riker (Claire Danes), a battered wife whose husband, Cliff (Andrew Shue), has beaten her so savagely with a baseball bat that she must be hospitalized. (wikipedia.org)
  • man's
  • Critics of this study say the sample size was relatively small and was not controlled for the use of alcohol, the use of tobacco, and the man's attitude toward women. (humankinetics.com)
  • offenders
  • A major portion of class discussions will be devoted to examining the motivations of violent offenders and the social and interpersonal contexts in which acts of interpersonal violence are committed.Gender and racial variations in styles of violent offending will also be examined.The specific acts of violence that will be discussed include domestic violence, assault, homicide, and robbery. (indiana.edu)
  • husband
  • She managed to get a fair trial for a woman who, after having been beaten for many years, killed her husband. (worldpulse.com)
  • It is scored for mezzo-soprano and 16 instrumentalists and sets an English-language libretto by the Scottish poet Jackie Kay based on her script for a television programme about a woman jailed for killing her violent husband. (wikipedia.org)
  • She chose to base the poems on a specific true case, that of Amelia Rossiter, a woman in her sixties who refused to give evidence in court about the years of violence from her husband that eventually led to her stabbing him twice through the heart with a kitchen knife. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1. No Way Out - The woman tells of how her husband beat her and threatened to garotte her with a towel and of how she picked up a kitchen knife to defend herself. (wikipedia.org)
  • examine
  • This study aimed to examine the effectiveness of a self-compassion program in increasing self-compassion and fostering psychological well-being of abused women. (scirp.org)
  • Reel Knockouts (co-edited with Neal M. King) is a collection of essays that examine portrayals of violent women in film. (wikipedia.org)
  • trauma
  • if multiple types of trauma (as measured by the BBTS) result in a more severe or long term symptom constellation for the battered woman than the trauma of domestic violence alone. (nova.edu)
  • McLeer and Anwar (1989) indicated a 30 percent prevalence rate of injuries for women in emergency departments when a thorough trauma history was obtained. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • Women from a nonbattered population who experienced head trauma identified loss of employment and autonomy as areas of concern along with mood disorders, particularly depression (Willer, Allen, Liss, & Zicht, 1991). (thefreelibrary.com)
  • 1994
  • The song was later covered by Renée Geyer on Difficult Woman (1994), Adalita Srsen on Before Too Long (2010) and Vika Bull on RocKwiz National Tour (2010). (wikipedia.org)
  • Trials
  • In 1997, they published the report of their investigation, titled The Validity and Use of Evidence Concerning Battering and Its Effects in Criminal Trials. (wikipedia.org)
  • rape
  • A gong is struck approximately every 10 seconds to represent a woman being battered, a whistle is blown to symbolize rape every 1 - 2 minutes, and the sound of a bell rings out every 15 minutes to indicate that a woman has been murdered. (wikipedia.org)
  • Criminologist Patricia Easteal says "there is this reluctance to view rape as a violent act, or a serious criminal act. (chicagotribune.com)
  • In particular, she said, "If a woman does not promptly complain of rape, then there is an assumption at law that she was not raped at all," she says. (chicagotribune.com)
  • domestic violence
  • The decision to change this terminology was based on a changing body of research indicating there is more than one pattern to battering and a more inclusive definition was necessary to more accurately represent the realities of domestic violence. (wikipedia.org)
  • And in doing so, she opened the door to a torrent of anguish about domestic violence in her adopted country, inadvertently becoming a folk hero for Chinese battered women. (breitbart.com)
  • It is also hard to go public in a country where many still consider women subservient to their husbands, and there is no specific national law against domestic violence. (breitbart.com)
  • At least one in four women in China is estimated to have been a victim of domestic violence at some point in her life, surveys show, with the rate in rural areas as high as two out of every three women. (breitbart.com)
  • This study calls attention to the long-range difficulties that head-injured battered women may experience as a result of cognitive, emotional, and behavioral difficulties resulting from domestic violence and how social workers can intervene with this population. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • severe
  • Severe injuries requiring emergency medical treatment of battered women have been noted, yet the prevalence of head injuries and the negative consequences emanating from such injuries have been noticeably absent from the literature. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • husbands
  • According to Scott, courts also are unfair in cases in which women kill their husbands but are not allowed to tell juries about years of. (chicagotribune.com)
  • person
  • She claimed provocation and the judge directed the jury to consider whether, if she did lose her self-control, a reasonable person having the characteristics of a well-educated married Asian woman living in England would have lost her self-control given her husband's provocation. (wikipedia.org)
  • The lyrics are written in the first person perspective, with the narrator, a female, reflecting on the violent nature of her relationship and broods over the Jekyll and Hyde transformation of her partner from being loving and attentive into a violent man. (wikipedia.org)
  • Believes
  • The pro-choice group believes that a women has a right to abortion under all circumstances, often citing human rights do not encompass fetuses before fetal viability. (wikipedia.org)
  • incidents
  • According to the National Crime Records Bureau of India, reported incidents of crime against women increased 6.4% during 2012, and a crime against a woman is committed every three minutes. (wikipedia.org)
  • case
  • In a case study of four women with traumatic brain injury (TBI), researchers identified psychosocial difficulty and personality changes as problematic areas (Stratton & Gregory, 1995). (thefreelibrary.com)
  • Weinstein's decision in the case of Nicholson v. Scoppetta highlighted the agency's failure to determine whether a battered woman had attempted to protect her children before taking them away from the mother and placing them in alternative settings that often proved dangerous. (womensenews.org)
  • abusers
  • Lundgren is known for developing the theory of the process of normalization of violence, according to which, abused women gradually adopt the perspective of their abusers. (wikipedia.org)
  • calls
  • Everyone should remember Western & Southern Insurance Group calls women recovering prostitutes. (fark.com)
  • When she thinks her two children do not need her any longer, Lila Schwartz, a sexually active woman, leaves behind her family, calls herself Lila Munroe and moves to California, where she trains, and later works, as a lawyer. (wikipedia.org)
  • medical
  • The alert we received was that a fight had taken place on the street between several people and two women had been stabbed and had sought help nearby because they needed medical treatment. (thesun.co.uk)
  • researchers
  • As such, researchers had thought women were spared from conflicts due to their potential childbearing value, Fibiger told LiveScience. (scientificamerican.com)
  • Researchers have suggested that from 1.8 million to 3 or 4 million women in the United States are assaulted by their partner every year (Stark et al. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • adopt
  • Kelly had tried to persuade female singers to adopt it but his band encouraged him to keep it for themselves, "'Don't give this one away', said [Schofield], 'we can do it. (wikipedia.org)
  • injuries
  • Men had more nonfatal injuries, but women were just as likely as men to have lethal head wounds - which can be identified because they never healed. (scientificamerican.com)
  • More likely is that women suffered fatal injuries, because they couldn't fight ferociously in raids, she told Live Science. (scientificamerican.com)
  • process
  • Theoretically, Lundgren has focused on developing the concept of the process of normalisation, a model to explain how battered women gradually break down and accept the violent situation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Kelly
  • After a particularly violent attack, Rudy persuades Kelly, to whom he is attracted, to file for divorce. (wikipedia.org)
  • children
  • The 183-page decision illustrated 10 cases in which the administration's insensitivity to battered women resulted in its failure to act in the best interest of the children and families concerned. (womensenews.org)
  • There, she reacts in denial when others ask about her husband's violent tendencies, and ends up protecting Donald yet again, despite fearing that Donald will someday hit the children as well. (wikipedia.org)
  • time
  • Statistics show that the most violent time is after the woman leaves," Sandoval said. (mercurynews.com)
  • A group of women on Cape Cod, Massachusetts started The Clothesline Project in 1990 after hearing that while 58,000 soldiers died in the Vietnam War, there were 51,000 women killed around the same time by men who claimed to love them. (wikipedia.org)
  • child
  • Men may have trained from a young age to fight, whereas women were probably tasked with child rearing. (scientificamerican.com)
  • a woman holding a baby approached him, saying, "If it wasn't for Comic Relief, this child wouldn't have been born. (wikipedia.org)
  • In eastern India, on January 30, 2014, for example, a women and her one-year-old child were burned alive for dowry. (wikipedia.org)
  • common
  • She acted for innumerable political protesters, at Greenham Common and other peace camps, on anti-Apartheid marches and demonstrations, and defended women who damaged shops in protest against "top shelf" magazines. (wikipedia.org)
  • The expectation that all men are violent _ or at least have the right to be violent _ is common in parts of China. (breitbart.com)
  • Female foeticide occurs when a family has a strong preference for sons over daughters, which is a common cultural theme in India. (wikipedia.org)
  • group
  • The News Limited newspaper group reported Saturday that at least 34 women awarded scholarships at the Australian tennis program said the training regiment destroyed their careers. (chicagotribune.com)
  • struck
  • One local report said the knifeman had been casually dressed with a baseball cap on and struck as the women were going into their holiday accommodation via a back entrance. (thesun.co.uk)