Home » Posts tagged with » Domestic Violence (Page 3)

Limpopo Teen Writes About The Abuse Young Girls Are Exposed to

Limpopo Teen Writes About The Abuse Young Girls Are Exposed to

A 14-year old Limpopo girl has written a book in which she tells the stories of the abuse of young women by people who pretend to be good Samaritans. Ntiyiso Amukelani, affectionately known as Amu, was single-handedly raised by her mother in a village in Soekmekaar and was confronted by many challenges such as an […]

Man Bashes Wife For Falling Pregnant Without His Approval

Man Bashes Wife For Falling Pregnant Without His Approval

A 42-year-old Gutu man went berserk recently and assaulted his wife for falling pregnant without his approval, a local court has heard. John Mubaiwa from Mufutirwa village under Chief Makore in Gutu pleaded guilty to domestic violence charges when he appeared before Magistrate Victor Mohamadi. Asked why he committed the offence, Mubaiwa told court the […]

Woman Stabs Husband To Death In Domestic Fight

Woman Stabs Husband To Death In Domestic Fight

Police in Trans Nzoia are looking for a woman who is suspected of murdering her husband on Friday night. The 30-year-old woman stabbed her husband, 33, to death following a domestic dispute, police claim. A 30 year old woman in Cherengany, Trans Nzoia County has stabbed her 33 year old husband to death following dispute […]

Zimbabwe’s VP Mohadi In Domestic Violence Storm

Zimbabwe’s VP Mohadi In Domestic Violence Storm

Firebrand independent legislator for Norton, Temba Mliswa has demanded the immediate resignation and further prosecution of Vice President Kembo Mohadi who reportedly stormed the home of his estranged wife weekend and threatened to shoot her. Mohadi doubles as Minister in charge of national peace and reconciliation in the country. The VP and Tambudzani Mohadi have […]

Croats Protest Against Domestic Violence

Croats Protest Against Domestic Violence

The rally was prompted by a recent case where a father threw his four children out of an upper floor window Several thousand Croats demonstrated in Zagreb on Saturday, demanding tougher measures against domestic violence and more training for employees in state institutions to help them tackle the problem. The rally was prompted by a […]

Bow Wow Arrested for Woman Battery

Bow Wow Arrested for Woman Battery

American entertainer, Bow Wow has been arrested for beating up a woman hours after promoting his mother’s Super Bowl pop-up shop during the Super Bowl weekend. His alleged victim is his off and on girlfriend, Leslie Holden also known as Kiyomi Leslie. According to TMZ, he has been charged with Battery Substantial Physical Harm by […]

Afghanistan Is Still Not An Easy Place To Be A Woman

Afghanistan Is Still Not An Easy Place To Be A Woman

Eighteen years ago, at the height of the Taliban’s power in Afghanistan, Roshan Mashal secretly taught her daughters to read and write alongside a dozen local girls who smuggled school books to her house in potato sacks. Mashal’s daughters have since gained university degrees in economics and medicine. But she now fears the looming prospect […]

Morocco Group Empowers Women To Fight Domestic Abuse, Rape

Morocco Group Empowers Women To Fight Domestic Abuse, Rape

Victims of domestic violence are often unaware of resources available to them and are too afraid to ask. In Morocco, a new initiative aims to change that by helping women take legal action against their violent husbands. Now 23, a mother of two and an education worker, Salma remembers her marriage as seven years of […]

Michael Avenatti Arrested After Domestic Violence Allegations

Michael Avenatti Arrested After Domestic Violence Allegations

Michael Avenatti, the lawyer who represents adult film star Stormy Daniels, was arrested in Los Angeles on Wednesday on allegations of domestic violence, according to several media outlets. The LAPD confirmed the arrest in an email to HuffPost, but said he had not been booked. The Associated Press notes that police had taken a report […]

Shelter For Women Victims Of Violence Opens in Seychelles

Shelter For Women Victims Of Violence Opens in Seychelles

The only shelter for women of gender-based violence has opened in Seychelles, a hidden refuge against dangerous situations. The EU-funded facility, which is run by Citizens Engagement Platform of Seychelles (CEPS), was opened by the Ambassador of the EU to the island nation, Marjaana Sall, the Minister for Family Affairs — Mitcy Larue — and […]