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Australian woman who bit off abusive husband's tongue in Iceland issues warning to other DV victims
"An Australian woman jailed in Iceland for biting off part of her abusive husband's tongue says she is taking her appeal to the highest court in the country to help protect victims of domestic violence.
Nara Walker, an artist originally from the Sunshine Coast, was convicted in the District Court of Iceland last year over the incident at the couple's apartment in the early hours of November 1, 2017.
Ms Walker said she feels let down by the initial police investigation and legal process.
During the scuffle on the night of her arrest, Ms Walker suffered a fractured rib, internal bruising, a sprained vertebra, chest injuries and bruising to her upper arms and legs.
These are included in medical reports as part of Ms Walker's court cases, seen by 9news.com.au.
"When I did speak out to the police in Iceland I was not given any medical help, I was instead handcuffed and taken to jail," she said."
9News (Australia), January 28, 2019
New Zealand brings in paid domestic violence leave in world first
"New Zealand has passed world-first legislation granting victims of domestic violence 10 days paid leave to allow them to leave their partners, find new homes and protect themselves and their children.
MPs clapped and cheered as bill passed on Wednesday night with 63 votes to 57. It is the result of seven years of work by Green MP Jan Logie, who worked in a women's refuge before she became a politician."
The Guardian (UK), July 26, 2018
Thailand father films himself killing 11-month-old daughter on Facebook Live before committing suicide
"Police said the bodies of 21-year-old Wuttisan Wongtalay and his daughter, 11-month-old Natalee, were found hanging at an abandoned construction site for a hotel Monday night after Wongtalay's wife reported them missing."
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, April 25, 2017
Parents travel from India to help son beat wife, say deputies
"Three foreign nationals from India were arrested Saturday after deputies found a beaten woman and her child being held inside her home, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office.
Deputies described the woman, 33-year-old Silky Gaind, as "badly beaten and bruised over her entire body" from beatings by her husband and his parents that they say had "been ongoing for an extended period of time."
The Hillsborough County Sheriff's office said Gaind called her parents in India on Saturday to tell them of the abuse. They then called authorities."
Tampa Bay Times, September 4, 2017
Female lawmakers in Russia helped pushed through a bill that will decriminalize domestic violence
"The lower chamber of the Russian parliament voted Friday (Jan. 27) to pass legislation that will effectively erase domestic violence from Russia's criminal code."
https://qz.com, January 28, 2017.
The silent nightmare of domestic violence in Russia
"Thousands of women in Russia die each year as a result of domestic violence, according to official estimates. But despite many years of discussions, domestic abuse is still not recognised as a crime and this hampers help for the victims, reports BBC Russian's Oleg Boldyrev in Moscow."
http://www.bbc.com, March 1, 2013.
Wives not cows: Uganda dowry fuels domestic violence
"'People are commercialising marriages, denying children school, and arranging marriages early because they can get something,' Atim told AFP. 'Women are taken as property.'
Dowry payments encourage men to view their wife as a financial asset. 'It contributes to violence,' Atim said."
AFP, October 23, 2014.
European Study: Pregnant Women Commonly Report History of Abuse
"Almost half of pregnant women surveyed in six European countries reported a history of abuse at some time in their lives, according to findings from a prospective cohort study."
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand, June, 2014.
Women protesting 'rape law' in Afghanistan pelted with stones by angry mob
www.nydailynews.com, April 15, 2009
Battery Behind the Shoji Screen
The Los Angeles Times, January 29, 2002
Cop's Wife Dies in Station Shooting
SAPA, January 28, 2002
Sunday Observer, June 24, 2001
Man Who Garrotted His Family Gets Life
The Guardian, May 25, 2001
Australia's Aboriginal Women Call for End to Abuse
Reuters, June 21, 2001
Many Abused Women Lack Social Support to Leave
Reuters Health, July 16, 2001
Murder Moots 9th Circuit Case on Asylum for Domestic Violence Victim
The Recorder, December 10, 2001
Sacrificing Women to Save the Family?
Human Rights Watch, July 2001
Violence Against Women: A Priority Health Issue
Comprehensive report from the World Health Organization, regarding violence against women worldwide, including domestic violence, commercial sexual exploitation, and sexual assault during wartime and at times of peace.
Women's Strategic Responses to Violence in Nicaragua
Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, July 2001
Crime or Custom? Violence Against Women in Pakistan
Report from Human Rights Watch, August 1999
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Overgrep.no is a Norwegian public awareness website where victims of sexual and domestic abuse can find help.
Americans Overseas Domestic Violence Crisis Line
3300 N.W. 185th Street, Suite 133
Portland, OR 97229
Phone: (503) 203-1444
Toll-free: 1-866-USWOMEN (International Crisis Line)
Organization dedicated to assisting American women living overseas victimized by domestic violence. Outreach, safety planning, extensive support services, general info on domestic violence at website.
Arugaan ng Kalakasan
45 Maalalahanin St.
Quezon City, Philippines
Phone: (02) 921-8013/928-7774 / (02)430-4227
E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
Arugaan ng Kalakasan is a SEC–registered NGO providing services for battered women and mobilizing the community to action against domestic violence.
Service : Free face–to–face counseling by appointment
Schedule : Monday to Friday 8:00 – 5:00 PM
Canadian National Clearinghouse on Family Violence
Family Violence Prevention Unit
Public Health Agency of Canada
200 Eglantine Dr.
Ottawa, ON I9O 9D1
Phone: (613) 957-2938
TTY Toll-free: 1-800-561-5643
The NCFV is a national resource centre for all Canadians seeking information about violence within the family, including spouse/partner abuse, child abuse, and elder abuse.
Institute on Violence, Abuse and Trauma at Alliant International University
10065 Old Grove Rd.
San Diego, CA 92131
Phone: (858) 527-1860 x 4160
Muslim Women's Help Line
Unit 3, 1st Floor
GEC Estate, East Lane
Phone: 0808 801 0301
Hotline for Muslim women and girls in the U.K. dealing with domestic violence, sexual abuse, and other problems.
National Domestic Violence Hotline (Canada)
All provinces. Bilingual (English & French).
National Organization of Battered Women's Shelters (Sweden)
ROKS, Hornsgatan 66
118 21 Stockholm, Sweden
Phone: 08-422 99 30
Phone: 044 291 46 46
(Pages available in German, English, French, Spanish & Italian) Counseling by phone and in person, free referrals to doctors and legal advisors, for women dealing with sexual harassment or abuse, or exploitation by therapists, doctors, ministers, at work or home.
Provincial Association of Transition Houses of Saskatchewan (P.A.T.H.S.)
1940 McIntyre Street
Regina, SK S4P 2R3
Phone: (306) 522-3515
P.A.T.H.S. is a non–profit organization comprised of safe houses, shelters, transition and interval houses throughout Saskatchewan for women and children victimized by family violence. The Hot Peach Pages provide links to hotlines, shelters, legal and general info on family violence for Saskatchewan, and throughout Canada.
Scottish Women's Aid
132 Rose St.
Edinburgh EH2 3JD
Phone: 0131 475 2372
24-hour helpline: 0800 027 1234
Support and information, referrals to refuges, counseling, and services for children.
Women Against Violence Europe (WAVE)
c/o Austrian Women's Shelter Network
Bacherplatz 10/ 4
Refuges, hotlines, education, counseling throughout Europe.
Women's Aid Federation of England
P.O. Box 391
Bristol B599 7WS, England
Phone: 0117 944 4411
Freephone: 0808 2000 247
World-Wide List of Domestic Abuse Agencies
Global inventory of hotlines, shelters, refuges, crisis centres and women's organizations, searchable by country, plus index of domestic violence resources in over 70 languages.
THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE, DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND SEPARATING FAMILIES
This paper examines the relationship between child sexual abuse and domestic violence and highlights the research that indicates the coexistence of these two forms of violence in families.
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