Intimate Partner Homicide Prevention (July 2011) explores the most tragic consequence of domestic violence and offers a variety of tools and information towards its prevention.
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The article reports, “A report released Wednesday by the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs reveals that hate crimes against members of the LGBT community rose dramatically in 2010. The coalition says hate crimes tend to increase after civil rights advancements.”
The article reports, “Argentina’s government is banning prostitution ads in newspapers and other mass media as of Friday, saying it is combatting violence against women. The ban decreed by President Cristina Fernandez drew strong praise from women’s groups and the U.S. ambassador, who has made reducing sex trafficking a key goal of her tenure in Argentina.”
The article reports, “Television personality and psychologist Dr. Phil McGraw delivered a powerful testimony to Congress today imploring lawmakers to reauthorize and strengthen the Violence Against Women Act, which enhances law enforcement’s ability to prosecute domestic violence crimes and creates community support systems for victims.”
The article reports, “The number of reports of family violence within the military, which had been in decline over several years, has been rising over the last two years, and reports of abused children and spouses increased significantly last year, a report by the Defense Department’s Family Advocacy Program shows.”