For the last few weeks, Puerto Rico's streets have seen protesters for and against the incorporation of 'perspectivas de género' or gender perspectives in the public schools' curriculum.
Violence against children costs countries in the East Asia and Pacific region more than $200 billion - or nearly two per cent of the area's Gross Domestic Product.
Women are up to 83 percent more likely to experience repeat abuse by their male partners if a weapon is used in the initial abuse incident, according to a new study that has implications for victims, counselors and police.
An alarming number of families have their rights denied, struggle to obtain and keep affordable housing and have their human rights and dignity diminished when accessing services, according to a new report based on the personal ...
Digital technology is increasingly used in domestic and family violence, and the so-called "smart home" could make it worse.
(PhysOrg.com) -- A new University of Michigan study suggests that provisions in a federal economic stimulus plan falls short of fully bringing vulnerable unemployed workers into the unemployment insurance program.
Neighborhoods with more interpersonal conflict, such as domestic violence and landlord/tenet disputes, see more serious crime according to a new study out today in Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency (JRCD). Private ...
Men who engaged in domestic violence consistently overestimated how common such behavior is, and the more they overestimated it the more they engaged in abusing their partner in the previous 90 days, according to new research ...
It is estimated that nearly 25 percent of women will experience severe violence at the hands of an intimate partner. The first step to seek help: call the police.
A 'cleaner app' which allows those at risk from domestic violence to seek help online without leaving an electronic trail behind them has been developed by experts at Newcastle University, UK.