News tagged with violence against women
(HealthDay)—Obstetricians and gynecologists should screen women and teens for signs that their partner is sabotaging their birth control, forcing them to have unprotected sex or otherwise trying to control ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)— Mothers who experience economic and psychological abuse during the first year of a relationship with their child's father are more likely to become depressed and spank the child in year ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
(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 ...
Health Mar 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Although she lives alone, the Japanese woman keeps a large pair of men's shoes near her front door—part of her strategy to scare away stalkers.
Health Mar 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new study by University of Kentucky researchers shows evidence that certain forms of abuse negatively influence women cancer patients' quality of life.
Cancer Jan 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
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.
Health Jan 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Brazil is using an indigenous language for the first in a campaign aimed at curbing violence against women and the spread of HIV.
HIV & AIDS Oct 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- According to the 2006 National Violence Against Women Survey, one in six women is a victim of sexual assault, a crime that Carol Anne Marchetti said is committed repeatedly by a relatively ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- The Obama administration says it is expanding the FBI's more than eight-decade-old definition of rape to reflect a better understanding of the crime and to broaden protections.
Health Jan 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0