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Convicted Domestic Abusers Will No Longer Be Able To Own Guns In New York State

The New York State Legislature passed a bill last week that would prohibit convicted domestic abusers from buying and owning all guns. The legislation requires convicted domestic abusers to surrender all firearms, closing a loophole in previous legislation that required abusers to surrender only handguns. In addition, New York law previously stated that domestic abusers convicted […]

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Don’t Confuse Love & Abuse

When we enter into a serious relationship with someone, none of us expects to be treated badly. We are attracted to the positive qualities in a potential partner, we feel passionately towards them, we often ignore or fail to see any negative attributes, and we fall in love. But there is something else that influences […]

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Rob Porter’s Ex-Wife Jennie Willoughby Just Wrote a Powerful Essay About Violence—and Not Being Believed

Last week two men in the White House were felled by domestic-violence allegations. One, David Sorensen, was a speechwriter; another, Rob Porter, a top aide. Porter had kept his job despite two ex-wives telling the FBI that he’d physically and mentally abused them. Both men would go on to resign—but on Friday President Donald Trump […]

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What to do if you’re being stalked

More than one million people are thought to be victims of stalking every year, according to official estimates. While a majority of the victims are women, men face high rates too and the impact of stalking can be devastating. The law (in the UK) was changed to make stalking a specific crime six years ago. In […]

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TMC Inks Joint Venture Deal with Wild Wonders International

The team at Transcendent Media Capital (TMC) are excited to announce a new joint venture partnership with Wild Wonders International. Together TMC and Wild Wonders International, as Swedish company run by prominent nature photographers and winners of the WWF Panda Book Award for 2018 Staffan Widstrand and Magnus Lundgren, are forming a new for-profit venture specialising […]

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After Abuse, the Possibility of “A Better Man”

A Better Man offers a fresh and nuanced look at the healing and revelation that can happen for everyone involved when men take responsibility for their abuse. It also empowers audience members to play new roles in challenging domestic violence, whether it’s in their own relationships or as part of a broader movement for social change.  […]

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Short Film Premiere at Supporting Victims of Cybercrime Conference in Brussels

Brussels – 30th November 2017 – cybercrime, film & victim support Victim Support Europe will hold it’s conference on Supporting Victims of Cybercrime in Brussels on December 8 2017 bringing together a host of European and National experts from the field. Recognising the millions of people who fall victim to cybercrime every year and who […]

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Swedish pioneering AI Navicam™ technology making a splash at SMASH

Helsinki – 29th November 2017 – SMASH sports & tech event. Swedish company CAPTIMAX www.captimax.com – with its unique robotic camera technology, Navicam™ won the AI category at this years SMASH sports & tech event in Finland. The unique technology enables tracking targets (vehicles or athletes) ensuring that the movement of the camera is perfectly synchronised with the […]

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Hundreds Protest Femicide & Gender Violence at ‘Day of the Dead’ Celebration

Mexico’s annual Day of the Dead celebrations took a sharply political turn this year, as hundreds of protesters used the day to draw attention to the grave injustice of some of those deaths: female victims. Wearing black clothing and skeletal face paint, dozens of women marched in downtown Mexico City chanting “not one more” to commemorate the growing […]

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Domestic Violence and Mental Health

It is now generally recognised that experiencing domestic violence and abuse is associated with mental health problems including anxiety and depression. These issues can make the abusive situation even worse, as the partner or ex-partner may make use a mental health diagnosis (for example, telling someone that they’re ‘mad’). It can also be difficult for […]

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