When war in Ukraine equals domestic violence at home

When war in Ukraine equals domestic violence at home

Thanks goes to RFE/RL reporter Claire Bigg for this interview – (WNN/Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty/Lady Liberty) KYIV, UKRAINE: A Ukrainian group helping victims of domestic abuse says the conflict in eastern Ukraine has led to a dramatic upsurge in violence against women across the country. Aliona Zubchenko, the spokeswoman for the Kyiv-based International Women’s Rights […]

Disabled women vulnerable to abuse: (Australia) govt

Disabled women vulnerable to abuse: (Australia) govt

News Nine MSN – Wednesday, 26 October 2011 (originally published 24 Oct) Physical and sexual abuse of women with disabilities is widespread, the federal government says. Women with disabilities, particularly intellectual disabilities, were “extraordinarily vulnerable” to violence and abuse, federal Minister for the Status of Women Kate Ellis said on Monday. Ms Ellis was in […]