The article reports, “In Turkey the murder rate of women has increased by 1,400 percent between 2002 and 2009, the last date for which data is available. The statistic was revealed by the country’s justice minister, in response to a parliamentary question.
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The article reports, “The shocking statistic at the core of ‘Crime After Crime’ is that 80% of women in American prisons are survivors of some form of domestic violence, rape or abuse. Focusing on the case of Deborah Peagler, Yoav Potash’s gripping documentary targets the justice system’s blinkered vision in that area, reflected through a staggering ordeal that spans more than
The article reports, “Violence against women in conflict areas in Africa has reached epidemic proportions. Yet as conflict continues to unfold, from the Ivory Coast to the ever-turbulent Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), it is still mostly a silent disaster.”
The article reports, “…Domestic violence is an all too familiar part of a relationship for millions of women. Despite the promise of America, many immigrants have found it difficult to achieve the “American Dream,” instead to experience domestic violence and prejudice. Little attention has been paid to immigrant women who are battered.”