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  Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Allegations of domestic violence   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Allegations of domestic violence are frequent in post-divorce/separation situations.
The countervailing view is that there is evidence to disprove arguments that falsification of domestic violence claims are rampant and not genuine.
A further argument against widespread falsification relies upon the fact that lying about domestic violence is perjury which is severely punishable.
www.hallencyclopedia.com /Allegations_of_domestic_violence   (989 words)

 Domestic Violence Mini-site: Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The Government defines domestic violence as "Any incident of threatening behaviour, violence or abuse (psychological, physical, sexual, financial or emotional) between adults who are or have been intimate partners or family members, regardless of gender or sexuality." This includes issues of concern to fl and minority ethnic (BME) communities such as so called 'honour killings'.
Whatever form it takes, domestic violence is rarely a one-off incident, and should instead be seen as a pattern of abusive and controlling behaviour through which the abuser seeks power over their victim.
Domestic violence occurs across society, regardless of age, gender, race, sexuality, wealth, and geography.
www.crimereduction.gov.uk /dv01.htm   (702 words)

 Domestic Violence Project of Silicon Valley - Santa Clara County   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Domestic Violence Protocol for Law Enforcement - This essential procedure and protocol guide for probation officers, police, investigators and other law enforcement and legal personnel describes the response to domestic and workplace violence incidents; investigation, evidence collection, follow-up, reporting, criminal court procedures, and more are described.
Domestic Violence Protocol for Health Providers - Doctors, physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physicians assistants, therapists, counselors, all are mandated by law to report suspected or confirmed incidents of domestic violence.
Domestic Violence and Violence Related Research Electronic Journals List - Many online journals are available to assist with research in violence, domestic violence, workplace violence, gangs, gang violence, abuse, abusive behavior, psychology, social studies, etc. This list of over 100 journals is a valuable resource.
www.growing.com /nonviolent   (500 words)

 eMedicine - Domestic Violence : Article by Lynn Barkley Burnett, EdD, MS, LLB(c)
Domestic violence consists of a pattern of coercive behaviors used by a competent adult or adolescent to establish and maintain power and control over another competent adult or adolescent.
Domestic violence may be associated with physical or social isolation (eg, denying communication with friends or relatives or making it so difficult that the victim stops attempts) and deprivation (eg, abandonment in dangerous places, refusing help when sick or injured, prohibiting access to money or other basic necessities).
Adapting this model to the setting of domestic violence, in precontemplation, the patient may not recognize the abusive state (feeling he or she deserves such treatment or that such treatment is normal) and, therefore, has no thoughts of change; those unwilling or unable to make the requisite behavioral change are also placed in this stage.
www.emedicine.com /EMERG/topic153.htm   (13337 words)

 Domestic Violence Awareness Handbook
Too many people continue to believe that domestic violence is a private matter between a couple, rather than a criminal offense that merits a strong and swift response.
The abusive man -- and men are the abusers in the overwhelming majority of domestic violence incidents -- typically controls his actions, even when drunk or high, by choosing a time and place for the assaults to take place in private and go undetected.
Domestic violence and substance abuse are two different problems that should be treated separately.
www.usda.gov /da/shmd/aware.htm   (2511 words)

 Domestic Violence Agencies
The Domestic Violence Intervention Center (formerly known as East Alabama Task Force for Battered Women) is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to providing support and referal to victims of domestic violence in Lee, Chambers, Tallapoosa, Randolph and Macon counties in Alabama.
The mission of Domestic Violence Crisis Center, Inc., is to provide a full range of services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault and also to reduce domestic violence by educating the public.
Domestic Violence Services of Cumberland & Perry Counties (DVS/CP) is a non- profit organization dedicated to providing services to victims of domestic violence and their dependent children in a two county area in Pennsylvania.
www.silcom.com /~paladin/madv/dvagencies.html   (3875 words)

 Domestic Violence
Domestic violence is a well-known and often-used term.
Only recently recognized as a major woman's health issue, domestic violence has a long, dark past and is firmly entrenched in many societies.
Although domestic violence usually includes violent attacks, it is not limited to physical acts of violence, but may include psychological, economic, and sexual abuse as well as attempts to isolate the partner.
www.emedicinehealth.com /domestic_violence/article_em.htm   (453 words)

 SafeState - Domestic Violence
Domestic violence often involves a pattern of coercive behavior that includes physical, sexual, verbal, emotional and psychological abuse.
Nationally, the data on domestic violence or intimate partner violence indicate that it is a serious problem.
Domestic violence is one of society’s worst crimes because it is committed by someone the victim should be able to trust the most.
www.safestate.org /index.cfm?navID=9   (2221 words)

 Domestic Violence Notepad: A listing of resources for victims
Domestic Violence Information Depot - Information to educate the populace about domestic violence, what it is and how to help.
Violence Against Women in Korea - To establish a democratic society,where all women are free from violence and discrimination and become active agents of social change.
Domestic Violence and My Kids - Information and links created by a woman in memory of her kids, killed as a result of DV.
www.womenlawyers.com /domestic.htm   (1592 words)

 MINCAVA Electronic Clearinghouse: Document Library
The author concludes with an argument against assuming that childhood exposure to violence is automatically a form of child maltreatment and suggests the need to modify child protection services and the expansion of primarily voluntary community-based responses to these children and their families.
This description of domestic violence courts is intended to serve as a summary of current court procedures and efforts to enhance the safety of children and victims, ensure the accountability of batterers, and improve the administration and accessibility of justice.
Particular attention is given to protecting victims of domestic violence, including children, other members of the household, and pets, through enforcement of restraining orders, provision of medical care, and working with support agencies to provide alternate shelter, relocation services, counseling and legal services.
www.mincava.umn.edu /library/dv   (11543 words)

 KDVA Homepage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
When Cathleen Augustine gives presentations on domestic violence she starts out by asking the group how many of them have been touched by abuse.
Domestic violence towards mothers during pregnancy significantly raises the risk of death for their children during the earliest stages of childhood, according to a study of families in India conducted by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
A judge has rejected a woman's claim that she set her husband on fire because she was a victim of domestic violence.
www.kdva.org   (847 words)

 National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233 or 1-800-787-3224 (TTY) - Break the silence, make the call.
At the National Domestic Violence Hotline… We believe that every caller deserves to be treated with dignity and respect.
A recent Harris Poll released June 15 paints a clear picture of the attitudes toward domestic violence in this country, showing that the majority of Americans view this issue to be a serious problem.
CUT IT OUT is a program of the Salons Against Domestic Abuse Fund dedicated to mobilizing salon professionals and others to fight the epidemic of domestic abuse in communities across the United States.
www.ndvh.org   (613 words)

 Feminist Majority Foundation
The National Domestic Violence Hotline is staffed 24 hours a day by trained counselors who can provide crisis assistance and information about shelters, legal advocacy, health care centers, and counseling.
Violence Against Women Office for information and resources, including government press releases and statements.
National Clearinghouse is a national resource and advocacy center providing assistance to women defendants, their defense attorneys, and other members of their defense teams in an effort to insure justice for battered women charged with crimes.
www.feminist.org /911/crisis.html   (316 words)

 Get the Facts
In 2001, women accounted for 85 percent of the victims of intimate partner violence (588,490 total) and men accounted for approximately 15 percent of the victims (103,220 total).
Male violence against women does much more damage than female violence against men; women are much more likely to be injured than men.
The most rapid growth in domestic relations caseloads is occurring in domestic violence filings.
endabuse.org /resources/facts   (1772 words)

 MedlinePlus: Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence Toward Women: Recognize the Patterns and Seek Help (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research)
Domestic Violence: Protecting Yourself and Your Children (American Academy of Family Physicians)
Boys Are Victims of Domestic Violence (10/18/2005, American College of Physicians)
www.nlm.nih.gov /medlineplus/domesticviolence.html   (301 words)

 Domestic violence - Domestic violence - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
News and research about coping with abuse and violence, symptoms, prevention and screening, law and policy, and statistics.
Domestic Violence is a Serious, Widespread Social Problem in America: The Facts Prevalence of Domestic Violence.
ICADV is committed to the elimination of domestic violence through providing public awareness and education - advocating for systemic and societal change
domestic-violence.easylookfor.com   (170 words)

 Domestic Violence
April 28, 2000 — Robert L. Stein II knows the kind of effort that's going to be required to study, and ultimately, combat domestic violence in the military.
Concern for the welfare of Navy families and the effects of family violence on military performance prompted the establishment of the Family Advocacy Program (FAP) in 1976.
Up-to-date information on interventions to stop violence against women for criminal justice practitioners, advocates, and social service professionals with the latest in research and promising practices regarding issues of domestic violence, stalking, batterer intervention programs, child custody & protection, sexual assault, and welfare reform.
www.defenselink.mil /specials/domesticviolence   (596 words)

 Domestic Violence Memorial
Killed himself because he could not bear the pain of his mother's murder from Domestic Violence by his biological father, Bruce Daniels.
His mother was in the process of leaving Andrew's father due to domestic violence against her, when this suspicous death occurred.
Born at 26 weeks as a result of domestic violence due to a vicious assault on her mother by her military father.
www.angelfire.com /pa4/dvmemorial   (2446 words)

 National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
, at least seven domestic violence shelters, transitional housing programs, and outreach organizations were impacted by the storm’s severity.
On January 6, 2006, the President signed the Violence Against Women Act, H.R. to read a section by section summary of the bill.
Emergency Relief for Domestic Violence Survivors Displaced by Hurricane Katrina
www.ncadv.org   (326 words)

 USDOJ: Office on Violence Against Women
We have added new resources with links to domestic violence and sexual assault hotlines, state coalitions, and other Federal agencies with violence against women programs.
It is the goal of the U.S. Department of Justice and OVW to present information that is current, useful, and pertinent to the work you do every day to keep victims safe and hold offenders accountable for their crimes.
Whether you are a law enforcement officer, prosecutor, victim advocate, judge, health professional, faith leader, or concerned community member, we hope this Website serves as a helpful gateway to the information you need on domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking.
www.usdoj.gov /ovw   (416 words)

 Welcome to the website of the Australian Domestic and Family Violence Clearinghouse
Legislation concerning domestic and family violence, with relevant links to documents in the Research and Resources database, has also been added.
Current news on events focused on domestic violence and family violence, including conferences, seminars, workshops, awards and international issues.
A guide to assist you in locating the homepages of organisations whose work is concerned with domestic and family violence issues.
www.austdvclearinghouse.unsw.edu.au   (466 words)

 Metropolitan Nashville Police Department - Domestic Violence Division
The Domestic Violence Section of the Metro Nashville Police Department thinks that you should know some of the warning signs of Domestic Abuse and the responses you can receive.
Remember domestic violence does not tend to end but escalate in both severity and frequency the longer a victim waits before taking action.
There is help and information available for you to break this cycle of violence.
www.police.nashville.org /bureaus/investigative/domestic   (187 words)

 Family Violence Prevention Fund
Based on interviews with 24,000 women around the world, it found that one-fifth to three-quarters of women had experienced physical or sexual violence since age 15, with most of it inflicted by male partners.
The Family Violence Prevention Fund and retailer Marshalls are bringing the newly released book, Becoming Myself by Willa Shalit, to life for high school students in New York, Chicago and Boston.
Donate to the Hurricane Katrina Relief Fund and help victims of family violence and sexual assault affected by the disaster in the Gulf Coast.
endabuse.org   (359 words)

 Domestic Violence
More than 60 articles, published over 11 days, explore domestic violence - its causes, its victims, and some solutions.
Guide to domestic violence resources on the Internet
There's a lot of helpful information about domestic violence available on the net.
www.s-t.com /projects/DomVio/domviohome.HTML   (83 words)

Domestic Violence Counseling Agencies and Shelters on the Internet
If you are a victim of domestic violence, or think you may be a victim, then counseling, shelter and other help is available.
Domestic Violence Counseling Agencies and Shelters on the Net
www.silcom.com /~paladin/madv   (100 words)

 Domestic Violence and Incest Resource Centre Victoria Australia
Domestic Violence and Incest Resource Centre Victoria Australia
DVIRC aims to reduce and prevent family violence by providing education to improve service and policy responses, and by assisting people who have experienced abuse.
Bursting the Bubble evaluation: young people experiencing family violence.
www.dvirc.org.au   (260 words)

 SafetyNet Domestic Violence Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
We are not a domestic violence agency, support network, or shelter.
Please note credits for statistics and links to other domestic violence sites such as the Family Violence Prevention Fund for answers to your questions, resources, permissions, etc. We are unable to respond to your emails regarding this site or the information on this site.
-numbers for domestic violence and rape crisis coalitions in each state in the U.S. plus new links to other websites with state-specific information
home.cybergrrl.com /dv   (311 words)

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