Sunday, January 20, 2019

Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence
A woman and children cast their shadows as they stroll in the sunshine on the Southbank in London

Traveller Women in Britain Risk Abuse and Isolation

By Sonia Elks LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation)  Roma and traveller women in Britain face high levels of domestic abuse and rarely seek help beyond their close-knit...
A combination photo of David Allen Turpin (L) and Louise Ann Turpin as they appear in booking photos in Riverside County

California Couple Plead Not Guilty to Torturing Their 13 Children

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) A Southern California couple accused of beating, shackling and starving their 13 children as captives in the family's home...
A girl holds a traditional bread at a bakery in Ouled Moussa district, on the outskirts of Rabat

Morocco Struggles to Curb Rise in Number of Girls Married Underage

By Zakia Abdennebi RABAT (Reuters) Moroccan schoolgirl Meriem was just 16 when her family pressured her to marry a man she had never met 20 years...
Singer Rihanna attends the conference "GPE

Rihanna Urges Fans to Delete Snapchat after Ad Mocking Assault by...

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) Pop star Rihanna urged fans on Thursday to delete Snapchat after the social media app ran an ad making fun of her...
Acid attack survivors wait before the start of a fashion show to mark International Women's Day in Thane on the outskirts of Mumbai

Indian Acid Attack Survivors Sparkle at Fashion Show to Spotlight Equality

By Sunil Kataria and Danish Siddiqui MUMBAI (Reuters) Sparkling in shades of green, pink and peach, Indian women survivors of acid attacks walked the ramp...
Porter arrives on Air Force One with Trump at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland

White House Senior Aide Resigns Following Abuse Charges

WASHINGTON (Reuters) U.S. White House staff secretary Rob Porter resigned on Wednesday following accusations of domestic abuse from two former wives Porter, a senior adviser...
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