News tagged with violence against women

Reading 'Fifty Shades' linked to unhealthy behaviors

Young adult women who read "Fifty Shades of Grey" are more likely than nonreaders to exhibit signs of eating disorders and have a verbally abusive partner, finds a new study led by a Michigan State University ...

Aug 21, 2014
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Immigration reform key to protect women from violence

Comprehensive immigration reform that includes a clear path to citizenship could drastically reduce violence against women and girls in the United States and across the world, according to a new policy brief released today ...

Dec 17, 2013
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UN adopts plan to combat violence against women

(AP)—Conservative Muslim and Roman Catholic countries and liberal Western nations approved a U.N. blueprint to combat violence against women and girls, ignoring strong objections from Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood that it ...

Mar 16, 2013
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Severe abuse at home linked to dating violence

Young urban black women who are exposed to severe abuse within their families are much more likely to be victims of dating violence, according to a study led by a Michigan State University researcher.

Jan 22, 2013
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