Posts tagged "domestic abuse"

Women Fleeing Beatings From Their Husbands Could Get Asylum Here

Rody Alvarado Peña, now 40, was 16 when she got married in her home country of Guatemala. Her husband severely beat her for more than 10 years—pistol-whipping her, using her…

Kate Torgovnick/ | October 31, 2009 - 6:00 pm

90 Percent of Afghan Women Are Victims of Abuse

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Pop in your mouth guard before you read this post, if you’re a tooth grinder. The good news first: According to the Washington Post, more women’s…

Jessica Goldberg | October 21, 2009 - 3:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: Woman Calls Cops Over Domestic Abuse, Gets Evicted

Chicago resident Kathy Cleaves-Milan is suing her former landlords, Elm Creek Apartments, for evicting her due to “criminal activity” after she reported to police her ex-boyfriend had shown up at…

Jessica Wakeman | October 13, 2009 - 8:50 pm

Woman Finds Love Again After Being Burned Alive By An Abusive Ex

Why does it seem like some of the most unbelievable love stories are born out of tragedy? Did you see that documentary “Crazy Love” about the man who poured acid…

Ami Angelowicz | September 24, 2009 - 4:40 pm

Abusive Boyfriend Dies Trying To Kill Girlfriend

In London’s West End, a 30-year-old man threw his girlfriend through the window of a Banana Republic store. Instead of killing her, a shard of glass snapped out and stabbed…

Simcha | August 13, 2009 - 11:10 am

Foreign Battered Women May Be Granted Asylum In The U.S.

Foreign victims of domestic violence may finally be able to escape their abuse; the Obama administration has instated a new policy that may grant some of these victims asylum in…

Carrie Wasterlain | July 16, 2009 - 2:00 pm

Does Chris Brown’s Punishment Fit The Crime?

On Monday, before his preliminary hearing even started, Chris Brown plead guilty to one count of felony assault. He won’t be sentenced until August 5, but according to the plea…

Nikki Dowling | June 23, 2009 - 1:40 pm

Rihanna And Chris Brown Take It To The Court Room

The preliminary hearing for the Chris Brown and Rihanna drama will take place today in a Los Angeles courtroom, to determine whether there’s enough evidence for the case to go…

Nikki Dowling | June 22, 2009 - 1:30 pm

Turkey Is Berated For Ignoring Domestic Violence

For the first time in its history, the European Court of Rights has ruled against a state for overlooking a domestic violence case, reported The Wall Street Journal. The court…

Carrie Wasterlain | June 10, 2009 - 7:45 pm

Quickies!: Brooke Shields Shows Her Cougar Side In Sexy Photos

Brooke Shields dominates wayyy younger male model Chris Fawcett in a sexy shoot for Australia’s Kurv. The mag describes the pics as portraying an older woman “finding love” with a…

The Frisky | May 18, 2009 - 8:00 pm

Recessionista Report: Destination Weddings, Health Costs, And Domestic Abuse

Destination Weddings: A growing number of couples are choosing to say “I do” under the Caribbean sun, rather than having a traditional wedding in their hometown, even though we’re in…

Annika Harris | May 12, 2009 - 7:00 pm

Saudi Arabia: Where The Recession Is A Real Slap in The Face

Have you ever spent so much money you wanted slap yourself? Well, now you don’t have to! Thanks to a Saudi Arabian court, if a wife spends too much of…

Simcha | May 11, 2009 - 6:45 pm

Keira Knightley Gets Domestically Abused

The British anti-violence charity Women’s Aid just released this PSA starring Keira Knightley and directed by Joe Wright (“Atonement” and “Pride and Prejudice”). “I wanted to take place…

Catherine Strawn | April 2, 2009 - 12:45 pm

Is Rihanna The Next Nicole Brown?

Linda Fairstein, a former chief prosecutor for the New York County D.A.’s Special Victims Unit, says Rihanna will end up like Nicole Brown if she reconciles with Chris Brown. Both…

Annika Harris | March 9, 2009 - 7:30 pm

Rihanna’s Bumps And Bruises Speak For Themselves

I don’t even know what to say about this photo, leaked by someone within the LAPD (sparking an internal investigation) and obtained by TMZ. Sickening.

After thinking about…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 20, 2009 - 12:35 pm

Timeline: Chris Brown And Rihanna’s Relationship

Although the pair have never admitted they were dating, it’s pretty safe to assume they’ve been a couple for the past year. Check out what preceded this past weekend’s events.

Annika Harris | February 9, 2009 - 8:30 pm

Quickies!: Send A Cryptic & Snarky Message With A Custom E-Card

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Deciphering an abusive relationship can be difficult, especially if you’re on the outside looking in, so here are a few tips on how you can help. After…

The Frisky | October 9, 2008 - 8:00 pm
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