10A. Violence by Men in the Home; "Domestic Violence;" Battered Women

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10A.  Violence by Men in the Home; "Domestic Violence;" Battered Women

Battered Women’s Justice Project
“... the national resource center on civil and criminal justice responses to intimate partner violence (IPV).”

Battered Women Support Services [Vancouver]
"Battered Women’s Support Services (BWSS), as ending violence workers, frequently and regularly work with women facing homelessness. It is the worst form of urban poverty and social vulnerability. Women are one of the groups affected most dramatically by homelessness, in terms of both the challenges they face once homeless and the impacts of the dangers to them of being homeless."

Violence is a type of possession. 
―    Arif Naseem


Domestic Abuse Intervention Programs
“... to end violence against women.”

Gulabi Gang [India]
"The Gulabi Gang was initially intended to punish oppressive husbands, fathers and brothers, and combat domestic violence and desertion. The members of the gang would accost male offenders and prevail upon them to see reason. The more serious offenders were publicly shamed when they refused to listen or relent. Sometimes the women resorted to their lathis, if the men resorted to use of force.”

Men Stopping Violence
“... to engage men and communities to take action to end violence against women.”

Mentors in Violence Prevention
“We have the power And responsibility-to change our culture. 
          "The short-term goal is to prevent incidents from occurring. The long-term goal is to change the social norms that often underlie acts of harassment, abuse, or violence.”

National Clearinghouse for the Defense of Battered Women
“... to work for justice for victims of battering charged with crimes where a history of abuse is relevant to their legal claim or defense.”

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence  
“Voice of Victims, Home for Advocates”

National Domestic Violence Hotline

National Network to End Domestic Violence
"NNEDV project address the complex causes and far-reaching consequences of domestic violence.

Nia [UK]
“... run for women and children by women, providing services developed in consultation with women who have experienced men’s violence, and from a proudly feminist perspective.”

Rape and Violence End Now
“... to fight against the various forms of violence against girls and women.”

Stop Violence Against Women
“The Stop Violence Against Women website (STOPVAW), a project of The Advocates for Human Rights, is a forum for information, advocacy and change in the promotion of women's human rights around the world.”

Women In Transition
“…empowers people to move forward in their lives free of domestic violence (DV) and substance abuse.”

"I don’t care that it has been going on since the Old Testament. Rape is wrong and I will keep fighting violent men. Everything starts with one person and the determination to see it through."  Nora Hawks in One Bullet Beyond Justice
― Dennis R. Miller


Josephine Bartosch.  “The abuse of disabled women often goes unseen.”  [2022]

Julie Bindel.  "This book could stop domestic homicide: A horrifying compendium of abuse identifies patterns of deadly violence.”  [2021]

_____.  “When abused women fight back: Those trapped in violent relationships are still being let down by the justice system.”  [2021]

_____. “The women jailed for fighting back: The re-trial of Fri Martin shows how little the justice system cares for victims of domestic violence.” [2021]


_____. "Why are so many women being killed?: Ten years ago, a woman died at the hands of a man every ten days.  Today, little has changed."  [2020]

_____. "Why are we locking up abused women?: The Domestic Violence Bill doesn't do enough to protect victims from the actions of violent partners." [2020]

_____. "Aileen Wuornos was no monster: Why do we continue to sensationalise this tormented woman's desperate life?" [2020]

Victoria Law. “Against carceral feminism.” [2014]

Meghan Murphy.  “Leftists need to stop shaming women for engaging the criminal justice system in situations of abuse.”  [2018]

Joan Smith.  “Pity the women locked in with their abusers: How long will the Government ignore those families trapped at home with violent partners?” [2020]

Evan Stark, Ph.D., MSW.  “Re-presenting battered women: Coercive control and the defense of liberty.” [2012]

To paraphrase several sages: Nobody can think and hit someone at the same time. 
― Susan Sontag, Regarding the Pain of Others 


Femicide Main 12:2

Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent. 
―    Isaac Asimov

Dick Bathrick.  We are the work: The making of Men Stopping Violence. [2014]  BOOK

Civic Research Institute  
D. Kelly Weisberg, Ph.D. “Domestic violence report.” [Bimonthly]   PERIODICAL                            https://www.civicresearchinstitute.com/dvr.html

Gill Hague.  History and memories of the Domestic Violence Movement: We've come further than you think. [2021]  BOOK

Paul Kivel.  Men’s work: How to stop the violence that tears our lives apart. [1992] BOOK

Prof. Jane Monckton-Smith. In control: Dangerous relationships and how they end in murder. [2021] BOOK

Evan Stark, Ph.D., MSW.  Coercive control: how men entrap women in personal life. [2007] BOOK
About Dr. Evan Stark 

Michael Sky.  Sexual peace: Beyond the Dominator Virus. [1993] BOOK


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