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On SAGE Insight: Prevalence and Predictors of Violence Against Women in Pakistan

From Journal of Interpersonal Violence Pakistani women live in a culture of silence. Across investigations, only one third of women will report intimate partner violence to a family member. When combining high prevalence rates with a low likelihood of reporting, … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Culture, Empathy, Gender, and Domestic Violence Predict Animal Abuse in Adolescents

Article title:  “It’s a Dog’s Life”: Culture, Empathy, Gender, and Domestic Violence Predict Animal Abuse in Adolescents— Implications for Societal Health From Journal of Interpersonal Violence This study investigated the ramifications of animal abuse in an environment wherein the national … Continue reading

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The ways advocates make meaning of feminism and domestic violence

Meaning-making and domestic violence victim advocacy an examination of feminist identities, ideologies, and practices From Feminist Criminology This study examines the relationship between feminism and advocacy. It outlines the ways advocates make meaning of feminism and domestic violence, and how such … Continue reading

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Can football (soccer) tournaments trigger domestic abuse?

Can the FIFA World Cup football (soccer) tournament be associated with an increase in domestic abuse? From Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency Soccer continues to evolve as a global business; the English Premier League, for example, involves 337 … Continue reading

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Effect of type and severity of partner abuse on women’s health, quality of life and help seeking

Effect of type and severity of intimate partner violence on women’s health and service use: Findings from a primary care trial of women afraid of their partners From Journal of Interpersonal Violence Intimate partner violence (IPV) has a major impact … Continue reading

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When battered women fight back stereotyping can kick in

But most of all, they fought together’: Judicial attributions for sentences in convicting battered women who kill From Psychology of Women Quarterly The topic of domestic abuse remains a controversial issue when it comes to determining punishment for battered women who … Continue reading

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Free access to journal articles to celebrate World Social Work Day

To mark World Social Work Day SAGE has opened access to some articles from key titles. Enhancement of community preparedness for natural disasters: The role of social work in building social capital for sustainable disaster relief and management Battered women, … Continue reading

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Examining the impact of the Family Violence Option on women’s efforts to leave welfare

From Research on Social Work Practice In 1997, while reforming federal welfare programs, the U.S. Congress established the Family Violence Option (FVO) to prevent reforms from adversely affecting those welfare recipients who are domestic violence victims. This research investigated if … Continue reading

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Women in prison: An issue of blaming the individual for social problems

Experiences of interpersonal violence and criminal legal control: a mixed method analysis From SAGE Open Researchers have long claimed that physical abuse and marginalization lead to criminal activity; however, women in prison are taught to overlook socioeconomic issues and blame … Continue reading

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