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The article reports, “Cyberstalking is a growing problem for women as rapid technological advances make online intrusion ever-more possible. There is a standard set of safety precautions, but as one safety advocate says, ‘This crime can be hard to stop.'”
The article reports, “Do social workers, police and others take domestic violence among older people less seriously than they do among younger couples? A recent survey suggests that they might. A sample of 242 college students in social work and criminal justice examined three similar scenarios for domestic abuse between couples.”
The article reports, “Financial abuse occurs in 98 percent of abusive relationships, whether in the form of restricting access to a spouse’s credit, or draining assets once a victim attempts to leave. For spouses who see their options gradually dwindle, money may be the reason to stay in a relationship or come back after trying to get out.”