Tag: Domestic Abuse

Remembering Our Mother: One Family’s Fight Against Domestic Violence

by Kimberly Amador, The WIP’s Associate Editor Saturday June 14th, 2014 was a beautiful, sunny day in my hometown in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains in Northern California. At just after ten in the morning, my brother, my

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Financial Crisis and Domestic Violence – The Case of Greece

by Foteini Svarna -Greece- I am shocked to see my good friend – an interior designer – with a nasty bruise on her face. “My husband is very violent these days” she whispers, looking toward her shoes. “Since he lost

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Palestinian Women Are Being Failed by Refuge and Shelter Services

by Arwa Aburawa -U.K.- When I first heard about the murder of Nancy Zaboun in Bethlehem on Monday, July 30, all I could think about was that another woman had been let down by the system. A weak and underfunded

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Crime After Crime: Director Yoav Potash and Attorney Joshua Safran on Documenting Domestic Violence Survivor Deborah Peagler

by Jessica Mosby -USA- After watching the new documentary Crime After Crime at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival, I was angry. I felt an intense call to action – to tell everyone I know that they must see the 93-minute

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