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On SAGE Insight: Women’s Empowerment as a Protective Factor Against Intimate Partner Violence

Article title: Women’s Empowerment as a Protective Factor Against Intimate Partner Violence in Bangladesh: A Qualitative Exploration of the Process and Limitations of Its Influence From Violence against women Worldwide, in 2010, an estimated 30% of women ages 15 and … Continue reading

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Male police officers’ law enforcement preferences in cases of intimate partner violence

Male police officers’ law enforcement preferences in cases of intimate partner violence versus non-intimate interpersonal violence Do sexist attitudes and empathy matter? From Criminal Justice and Behavior The police have one of the most important roles in combating intimate partner violence … 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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Is the recent Nigella and Saatchi ‘incident’ an example of strangulation as coercive control in an intimate relationship?

“Do you know what it feels like to drown?” Strangulation as coercive control in intimate relationships From Psychology of Women Quarterly A recent shocking image circulated by the UK press of a photograph taken of popular TV chef Nigella Lawson … 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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