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Justice Minister: Violence against women a major problem (Finland)

March 17, 2013

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Source Finland is far behind the other Nordic and Western European countries when it comes to reducing and preventing violence against women, a situation that is unacceptable, says Justice Minister Anna-Maja Henriksson. Image: Mikko Suhonen Speaking Saturday to a gathering of the women’s organization of the Swedish People’s Party, Henriksson said that a full 18 […]

Domestic violence kills 26 women in Turkey (Turkey)

March 17, 2013

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Source ISTANBUL, Turkey, March 16 (UPI) — At least 26 women and three children have been killed in Turkey as a result of domestic violence during the first two months of 2013, officials said. Republican People’s Party Ankara deputy Aylin Nazliaka said during a press meeting in the Turkish parliament 22 women were raped in […]

Old Firm absence leads to drop in domestic violence (UK)

March 17, 2013

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Source Police broke up a protest of the Green Brigade group. Picture: TSPL By EDDIE BARNES Published on Sunday 17 March 2013 00:00 THE absence of Old Firm matches this year has led to a marked decline in the number of domestic violence incidents, Scotland’s most senior police officer has said. Steve House, who takes […]

Survey: More women think dometic violence is justified (Uganda)

March 17, 2013

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Source Police publicist Judith Nabakooba looks at the back of a woman who was allegedly burnt by her husband with a flat iron. newvision Ruth Ojiambo Ochieng, the Isis-WICCE’s executive director, linked domestic violence to early marriage. Many girls are married off before they turn 18, which leaves them at the mercy of their husbands. […]

DOG’S WORST FRIEND: Man kills dog, beats girlfriend with body (U.S.)

August 9, 2012

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Emmanuel Alfredo Tadeo pleads guilty to killing his girlfriend’s dog by breaking its neck and using the dead canine to beat her. Comments (19) By Michael Walsh / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Thursday, August 9, 2012, 8:26 PM Facebook Twitter StumbleUpon Tumblr Email Print Fulton County Police Emmanuel Alfredo Tadeo pleaded guilty to animal cruelty […]

Man accused of choking woman, killing her puppy in New Castle (U.S.)

August 8, 2012

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Palestine murder highlights violence against women (Palestine)

August 3, 2012

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  Source: The Himalayan     AP Palestinian women hold signs in Arabic that read, “protecting women from violence is an official (authorities) and social responsibility,” right, and “shame on us. We Palestinians for killing our women,” left, during a demonstration protesting violence against women held at the spot where a woman’s throat was allegedly […]