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Woman/Domestic Abuse vs Marital Conflict


From Little Eyes, Little Ears: How Violence Against a Woman Shapes Children As They Grow, p. 32 by Alison Cunningham and Linda Baker, Centre for Children and Families in the Justice System The need for differential response2 Interventions should ensure … Continue reading

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Some Sobering Abuse Statistics


Nearly one-third of American women (31 percent) report being physically or sexually abused by a husband or boyfriend at some point in their lives. Source: Commonwealth Fund survey, 1998 According to the U.S. Department of Justice, between 1998 and 2002: … Continue reading

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Domestic Violence and Abuse: Signs of Abuse and Abusive Relationships


One of the best and most comprehensive descriptions  I’ve seen of the problem of domestic abuse is at HelpGuide.org, and is entitled  Domestic Violence and Abuse: Signs of Abuse and Abusive Relationships. A couple of excerpts follow, but please read … Continue reading

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