Double Victims: Ending the Incarceration of California's Battered Women
- PANEL ONE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: A MENTAL HEALTH PERSPECTIVE. // Texas Hispanic Journal of Law & Policy;Fall2001, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p15
Provides different mental health approach models in response to domestic health problems in Latin America. Link between mental health services and social services to help battered women; Assistance to the real needs, cultural situations and environment of the victims; Cause of domestic violence.
- Addressing Issues Of DOMESTIC VIOLENCE Through Community Supervision of Offenders. Duffy, Maria; Nolan, Aimee; Scruggs, Dave // Corrections Today;Feb2003, Vol. 65 Issue 1, p50
Discusses issues regarding domestic violence in the U.S. Background on the Domestic Violence Unit of the Missouri Department of Corrections Board of Probation and Parole; Information on the standard probation condition for domestic violence offenders; Prevalence of substance abuse among...
- Need Help? Here's Plenty. // Heart & Soul;Aug/Sep2000, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p81
Recommends resources to help victims of physical abuse and domestic violence.
- Gimme shelter. Stuart, Elaine // State Government News;Aug95, Vol. 38 Issue 8, p28
Reports on Kentucky's shelter system wherein state-funded shelters for abused women are 50 miles or less within their reach. Revision of Kentucky's domestic violence laws in 1992; Creation of the Legislative Task Force on Domestic Violence to identify violations of the 1992 laws.
- Corporate America taking up the cause. Stansky, Lisa // ABA Journal;Jul96, Vol. 82 Issue 7, p53
Reports on the participation of corporations in the efforts to prevent violence against women. Battered-women's program organized by Jim Hardeman at Polaroid Corp.; Aid to shelters and women provided by the Polaroid Foundation; State Farm Insurance Co.'s Corporate Alliance to End Partner Violence.
- Protection against alarming rate of assault. Cummings, Melanie // Herizons;Winter95, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p11
Focuses on the establishment of the Domestic Violence Emergency Response System in the homes of women in 15 Canadian cities whose lives are in danger due to threats from abusive partners. Emotional safety it provides to women and children; Criteria for receiving the alarm system.
- CaractÃ©ristiques du fonctionnement social des femmes incarcÃ©rÃ©es. Forouzan, Elham; Malingrey, Fanny; Brouillette-Alarie, Sébastien // Criminologie;2012, Vol. 45 Issue 1, p271
This study characterizes the social functioning of 14 women incarcerated in two provincial correctional institutions in Quebec. The results suggest that these women share some markers of social dysfunction with women in other federal and provincial correctional institutions in Canada, and that...
- Talking frankly about domestic violence. Solomon, Charlene Marmer // Personnel Journal;Apr95, Vol. 74 Issue 4, p62
Discusses the employee services by companies in the United States for the prevention of domestic violence. Counseling of battered women by human resource (HR) professionals; Institutionalization of employee assistance programs (EAP); Monitoring of behavior and group therapy.
- "I live in one of the most dangerous spots in the world for women: CANCÃšN". Savacool, Julia // Marie Claire (US Edition);Jan2006, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p150
The article focuses on domestic violence against women in Cancun, Mexico. Domestic-violence rates are higher in this tourist center than anywhere else in Mexico. And studies show that after natural disasters, like Hurricane Wilma, they increase even more. While working as a journalist, the...