Family Anti-Violence

The Pain of Polygamy

NY Times Domestic Violence News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 00:00
“Bitter Honey,” a documentary by the U.C.L.A. anthropologist Robert Lemelson, examines a Polynesian island that remains mired in ancient patriarchy and domestic violence.

Girlfriend of Florida State’s Karlos Williams Seeks End to Abuse Inquiry

NY Times Domestic Violence News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 00:00
Miranda Wilhelm will ask the Tallahassee police to stop investigating a domestic battery complaint against Williams, her lawyer said on Tuesday.

Karlos Williams, Florida State’s Top Rusher, Is Accused of Domestic Abuse

NY Times Domestic Violence News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 00:00
Williams, a senior, is the third Seminoles starter to face an abuse claim in the past two years.

Biggest Test for U.S. Goalkeeper May Come Off the Field

NY Times Domestic Violence News - Sun, 10/26/2014 - 00:00
Some thorny questions remain for U.S. goalkeeper Hope Solo before next summer’s Women’s World Cup in Canada.

Lawyer Says League Isn’t Cooperating in Rice Investigation

NY Times Domestic Violence News - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 00:00
The players union has questioned why the N.F.L.'s domestic violence training and education program “treats all players as perpetrators.”

Lawyer Speaks on Behalf of Los Angeles Kings’ Slava Voynov

NY Times Domestic Violence News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 00:00
A lawyer for Slava Voynov of the Los Angeles Kings said Voynov never hit his girlfriend, and he blamed Voynov’s recent arrest on a misunderstanding partly caused by the couple’s limited ability to speak English.

Roger Goodell Must Address Questions From Ray Rice’s Lawyers

NY Times Domestic Violence News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 00:00
N.F.L. Commissioner Roger Goodell has been ordered by an arbitrator to answer questions from lawyers representing the former Ravens running back Ray Rice, who is appealing his indefinite suspension.

After Voynov’s Arrest, the Kings Confront Domestic Violence

NY Times Domestic Violence News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 00:00
A day after defenseman Slava Voynov was suspended indefinitely, General Manager Dean Lombardi found himself wondering why he, and the N.H.L., had not done more to address the issue.

New York City Studying Child Safety at Shelters After a Death

NY Times Domestic Violence News - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 00:00
Jeida Torres, 3, was fatally beaten in a family homeless shelter in Brooklyn, allegedly by her stepfather, but no agency had been previously alerted.

N.H.L. Suspends Kings’ Voynov After Arrest on Domestic Violence Charges

NY Times Domestic Violence News - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 00:00
In a reflection of the changing climate surrounding domestic violence in professional sports, the N.H.L. barred defenseman Slava Voynov only hours after he was arrested.

In a Portrait of Violence, an Appeal for Reform

NY Times Domestic Violence News - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 00:00
“Private Violence,” a film by Cynthia Hill, seeks to prompt a more urgent response to domestic abuse, largely by looking at one victim.
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