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Ahead of XXXTentacion's Domestic Violence Trial, Can the Industry Focus On the Music? - Billboard

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Ahead of XXXTentacion's Domestic Violence Trial, Can the Industry Focus On the Music?
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On Oct. 8, 2016, then-18-year-old Jahseh Onfroy was arrested in Miami-Dade County in Florida and charged with four felonies: aggravated battery of a pregnant woman, domestic battery by strangulation, false imprisonment and witness tampering. The ...

New York City May Soon Guarantee Paid Leave for Domestic Violence Victims - Jezebel

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 18:33

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New York City May Soon Guarantee Paid Leave for Domestic Violence Victims
Jezebel
The bill, which on Tuesday passed the City Council unanimously, seeks to amend the city code in order to extend paid time off to include what's been labeled “safe time,” allowing victims of abuse to access rape crisis centers, domestic violence ...

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Health-care workers from Guatemala share knowledge - Northumberland Today

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 18:27

Northumberland Today
Health-care workers from Guatemala share knowledge
Northumberland Today
CECILIA NASMITH/Northumberland Today From left, Cobourg Police Detective Constable Vanessa Gerasimow, Cornerstone Family Violence Prevention Centre executive director Nancy Johnston and child and youth community counsellor Lucy Caldwell, Dr ...

YWCA's Week Without Violence aims to help women - KSNT News

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 08:07

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YWCA's Week Without Violence aims to help women
KSNT News
TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) — The YWCA is hosting their Week Without Violence the week of October 16-20, 2017. Week Without Violence is part of a global movement to end violence against women and girls with YWCAs across the country and around the world.

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Oh Good: The Majority of Americans Now Say Sexual Harassment Is A Big Problem - Refinery29

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 16:35

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Oh Good: The Majority of Americans Now Say Sexual Harassment Is A Big Problem
Refinery29
The news that Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein was a tyrant —one who allegedly harassed and assaulted numerous women in his industry for years — was a well-known fact to some, an open secret to others, and an unsurprising disgrace to others.

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DV has worsened in a generation: Quentin Bryce - Lawyers Weekly

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 14:18

Lawyers Weekly
DV has worsened in a generation: Quentin Bryce
Lawyers Weekly
It is now crucial for all of us to ask ourselves: 'What am I [going] to do about domestic violence in the workplace, in my sporting club, in every single thing?',” she said. Dame Bryce, who was the first woman to hold the position of governor-general ...

Men don heels to Walk a Mile in Her Shoes - Niagarathisweek.com

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 11:27

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Men don heels to Walk a Mile in Her Shoes
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“The statistics on domestic abuse are staggering,” he said, adding that in Niagara alone there were 8,000 calls relating to domestic violence to 911 last year. Saturday's event saw men of all ages participating. This year saw the introduction of a ...

Submission to the Universal Periodic Review of Pakistan - Human Rights Watch

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 10:53

Human Rights Watch
Submission to the Universal Periodic Review of Pakistan
Human Rights Watch
Pakistan has also enacted legislation, as promised, criminalizing domestic violence and workplace harassment, addressing the lacunae in the anti-honor killing bill, and enacting a law to register Hindu marriages. This submission will highlight key ...

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“Week without Violence” begins Tuesday, celebrating 40 years of protecting victims of domestic violence - Topeka Capital Journal

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 20:58

“Week without Violence” begins Tuesday, celebrating 40 years of protecting victims of domestic violence
Topeka Capital Journal
... McCormick, program director for the YWCA's Center for Safety and Empowerment and Marlou Wenger, of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas, will lead a training workshop from 8 - 10 a.m. on Wednesday at the YWCA on domestic violence in the workplace.

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The Observer view on the Harvey Weinstein fallout - The Guardian

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 19:04

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The Observer view on the Harvey Weinstein fallout
The Guardian
Most women will have either experienced sexual harassment in the workplace or domestic violence at home or know someone who has. In one Trades Union Congress survey in 2016, more than half of women said they had experienced sexual harassment at ...
Academy votes to expel Harvey Weinstein over sexual assault allegationsTimes Now
Academy Votes to Expel Harvey Weinstein amid Sexual Misconduct AllegationsLatin American Herald Tribune
So Are People Going To Stop Working With Woody Allen & Roman Polanski Now?The Mary Sue

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FWPD victim assistance program creates awareness during domestic violence month - WANE

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 10:14

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FWPD victim assistance program creates awareness during domestic violence month
WANE
According to the CDC, nearly 1 of every 4 women and 1 in 7 men have suffered as a victim of severe intimate partner violence. Domestic violence affects the workplace and legal systems; and it is a critical healthcare issue. Women, men and children of ...
Economic empowerment's the doorway to escape domestic violence | OpinionSun Sentinel
Yolo DA's Office highlights Domestic Violence MonthDaily Democrat
GHS Football Coach Marinelli Honored by YWCA during Domestic Violence Awareness MonthGreenwich Free Press

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Economic empowerment's the doorway to escape domestic violence | Opinion - Sun Sentinel

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 16:36

Sun Sentinel
Economic empowerment's the doorway to escape domestic violence | Opinion
Sun Sentinel
This is reality. Domestic violence is the single largest cause of family homelessness in the U.S. Faced with the choice of a violent household or homelessness survivors unfortunately, often feel forced to return to a violent household. ... This year ...
Yolo DA's Office highlights Domestic Violence MonthDaily Democrat
GHS Football Coach Marinelli Honored by YWCA during Domestic Violence Awareness MonthGreenwich Free Press

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UH joins hundreds in Men's March Against Violence - UH System Current News

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 16:25

UH System Current News
UH joins hundreds in Men's March Against Violence
UH System Current News
The mission of the Men's March Against Violence is to end domestic violence throughout Hawaiʻi and to address the complex and costly issue as it affects families, communities and the workplace. One in five employed adults is a victim of domestic violence.

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Opposition Senator supports Employment Sexual Harassment (Prevention) Bill - Barbados Advocate

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 03:58

Opposition Senator supports Employment Sexual Harassment (Prevention) Bill
Barbados Advocate
“Legislation like the domestic violence legislation, legislation like the sexual harassment legislation is geared at protecting everyone to whom it applies. It is geared at increasing those protections across the board, so that people can feel ...

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GHS Football Coach Marinelli Honored by YWCA during Domestic Violence Awareness Month - Greenwich Free Press

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 22:24

Greenwich Free Press
GHS Football Coach Marinelli Honored by YWCA during Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Greenwich Free Press
YWCA's Mary Lee Kiernan, Yajaira Gonzalez, and Meredith Gold with GHS football coach John Marinelli, Greenwich Police Chief Jim Heavey and Sergeant Brent Reeves Brent Reeves of the Domestic Violence Unit. ... for workplace and economic against ...

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Brown signs bills to help California women, families - Chron.com

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 14:49

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Brown signs bills to help California women, families
Chron.com
The 26-member legislative Women's Caucus championed the nine bills aimed at improving the lives of California women and families, with several focusing on victims of domestic violence. They are broad in scope, aimed at helping women in the workplace ...
Parental leave expands for California workers so they can bond with ...OCRegister

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Harvey Weinstein is a symptom, but what is the deeper problem? - CNN

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 15:17

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Harvey Weinstein is a symptom, but what is the deeper problem?
CNN
My work is focused on the deliberate and intentional engagement of boys and men, not simply to prevent violence against women, but to help boys and men recognize how sexism diminishes them while simultaneously supporting a culture of misogyny and ...
What Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, and More Are Saying About Harvey WeinsteinVanity Fair
Stars Who Have Spoken Out Against Harvey WeinsteinEW.com
Jennifer Lawrence, George Clooney and More Speak Out Against Harvey Weinstein's 'Indefensible'W*USA 9
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UH marches to end domestic violence - UH System Current News

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 14:09

UH System Current News
UH marches to end domestic violence
UH System Current News
The mission of the Men's March Against Violence is to end domestic violence throughout Hawaiʻi and to address the complex and costly issue as it affects families, communities and the workplace. One in five employed adults is a victim of domestic violence.

OPM Touts Work-Life Balance Programs - FEDweek

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 14:37

OPM Touts Work-Life Balance Programs
FEDweek
... Domestic Violence in the Workplace Webinar. This webinar will revisit the ripple effects of domestic violence into the workplace. Agency employees may register using this link: https://opm.adobeconnect.com/impactofdomesticviolence/event/event_info.html

Timing, privacy issues raised over Ontario's proposed domestic violence leave bill - The Lawyer's Daily

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 12:10

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Timing, privacy issues raised over Ontario's proposed domestic violence leave bill
The Lawyer's Daily
Proposed legislation regarding leave for employees dealing with domestic or sexual violence may be the natural next step in workplace accommodation for the province of Ontario, but labour and employment lawyers note possible pitfalls for businesses if ...
Critics say Ontario's proposed domestic violence leave falls short ...rabble.ca

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