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TMC and Animage Create Animated Comedy Series for Tweens Addressing Sex and Relationships

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 12, 2019   TMC and Animage Create Animated Comedy Series for Tweens Addressing Sex and Relationships Hong Kong-based Transcendent Media Capital (TMC) and UK-based Animage Films have signed a joint venture deal to create a 2-D animated comedy series called “The Confusing World of Ibi and Sim”. Aimed at […]

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Abusive boyfriend jailed after ‘psychological abuse’

An abusive boyfriend has been locked up after he banned his girlfriend from using Snapchat during a campaign of ‘psychological abuse’. The couple met in April over Instagram but he became controlling a few days later when they became official. She finally went to the police following a barrage of 30 calls from her ex-boyfriend in […]

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‘A huge win’: New Zealand brings in paid domestic violence leave

  New Zealand has passed legislation granting victims of domestic violence 10 days paid leave to allow them to leave their partners, find new homes and protect themselves and their children. MPs clapped and cheered as bill passed on Wednesday night with 63 votes to 57. It is the result of seven years of work by […]

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Everyday terrorism: A woman or girl is killed every other day in Canada

One woman or girl is killed every other day in Canada. This is not a new fact nor does it represent a new trend. For 40 years, this fact has varied little; similarly, rates of other forms of violence against women and girls have remained persistently stable. Violence is a product of our culture. So, too, […]

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11 Truths You Need to Know If You Grew Up Experiencing Childhood Abuse

  When you’ve survived childhood abuse, it’s common to carry emotional baggage with you into adulthood. And it makes sense — if the only messaging you received in your upbringing was abusive, it’s no wonder children who were abused grow up to have greater struggles with self-esteem, interpersonal relationships and mental health. In addition to carrying […]

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Police prepare for domestic abuse surge during World Cup campaign

  Police officers across the UK are preparing for an increase in domestic violence during England’s World Cup games.Several forces have joined the Give Domestic Abuse the Red Card campaign after research found domestic violence increased when England both lost and won matches during previous tournaments. Analysis by Lancaster University found during the last World […]

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In the words of Yuan Feng: “Different sectors need to work together to fight domestic violence”

Our organization uses many approaches to fight violence against women. One is research and analysis. For example, we research how the media covers domestic violence and how the court defines it. Another area of our work is “capacity building”. [That means] we help people understand domestic violence and the degree of danger that victims face. […]

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Alex Skeel: Domestic abuse survivor was ‘days from death’

A WOMAN HAS been prosecuted for the first time under the UK’s new domestic violence rules after repeatedly physically and psychologically abusing her partner, leaving him “10 days away from death”. Luton Crown Court was told Worth and Mr Skeel met at college in 2012 when they were both 16. From an early stage she had control […]

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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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