domestic violence

  1. acts of violence or abuse against a person living in one's household, especially a member of one's immediate family.

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His office has said it needs to focus its resources on felonies and more serious misdemeanors like domestic violence, sexual battery and drunk driving.

She helped organize health fairs, domestic violence summits and numerous other events, including an annual holiday party for autistic children.

She testified before the California Senate in April 2019 on behalf of the Phoenix Act, designed to extend the statute of limitations on domestic violence felonies, and detailed her experience being groomed at 18 years old and later abused.

She and her 5-year-old son had fled gang and domestic violence, traveling by truck and bus across four countries.

I personally have mixed feelings about that particular event—the NFL’s handling of issues like racism, police violence, and domestic violence have been ham-fisted at best.

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The report builds on a recent UN report documenting the high economic costs worldwide of domestic violence.

Turkey is not the only country trying to convince the private sector that domestic violence is their problem, too.

The report reframes the issue of domestic violence as not just a problem for society, but also for business.

This year, Kalac was arrested for domestic violence in a case that apparently did not involve Coplin.

Adriana Cazorla immigrated from Mexico in 1995 and is a domestic violence survivor.

Protection against domestic violence is added with equal propriety.

Those interests were, he contended, menaced by “domestic violence” evidently beyond the control of the state power.

The words domestic violence might seem to refer solely to slave insurrections; but such is not the meaning of the words.

Who was to protect them against foreign invasion or domestic violence?

When war and domestic violence were the main cause of social disturbance, the consumption aspect was most prominent.





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