By Anahi Rama and Lizbeth Diaz ECATEPEC, Mexico (Reuters) - So many teenage girls turned up dead in a vacant field on the outskirts of Mexico City that people nicknamed it the "women's dumping ground." They began showing up in 2006, usually left among piles of garbage. Some were victims of domestic violence, others of drug gangs that have seized control of entire neighborhoods in the gritty town ...
Measure makes it easier for victims to get protective orders Victims of domestic violence would enjoy stronger legal protections under legislation passed Thursday by the House of Delegates.
( University of Bristol ) Researchers looking at how healthcare professionals deal with domestic violence cases have identified that GPs, practice nurses and practice managers are uncertain about how to respond to the exposure of children to domestic violence.
A survey released today by the National Network to End Domestic Violence shows domestic violence programs across Texas have a critical shortage of funds and staff to assist victims in need of services.
Released today, the study indicates that more than half of victims who needed emergency shelter or transitional housing found it. But many women are still being turned away.