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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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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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