Relief and Grief After Leaving An Abuser

Relief and Grief After Leaving An Abuser

By Voices of Women | February 25, 2020

Most people, even those with little knowledge of the dynamics of domestic violence, would imagine that a survivor of domestic violence would feel a certain amount of relief once she has left the abusive relationship.  And even understand that the…

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When Orders of Protection Don’t Protect!

When Orders of Protection Don’t Protect!

By Voices of Women | February 25, 2020

Is there actually any point in a victim of Domestic Violence obtaining an Order of Protection against the person who has physically assaulted her?  We know that, despite an Order of Protection being a court order for a person to…

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The Overlooked Heroes

The Overlooked Heroes

By Voices of Women | January 14, 2020

On November 13th of last year, a woman in Oregon, Ohio, called 911 to order a pizza.  She was not, in fact, in the mood for pizza. “This is 911; you have the wrong number.”  Fortunately, the 911 operator did…

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Was it Overkill?

Was it Overkill?

By Voices of Women | January 14, 2020

“The Washington Post found that nearly half of the women who were murdered during the past decade were … killed by a current or former intimate partner. In a close analysis of five cities, about a third of the male…

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To Trust, or Not to Trust?

To Trust, or Not to Trust?

By Voices of Women | November 9, 2019

  To trust, or not to trust?  That is the question.  After exiting from a relationship in which one was abused, how ought one best approach the issue of trust?  In my case, possibly unusually, despite having been quite severely…

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Australia.  A country that takes Domestic Violence seriously!

Australia. A country that takes Domestic Violence seriously!

By Voices of Women | September 3, 2019

“In the past, Australia has denied travel visas to R&B singer Chris Brown and boxing star Floyd Mayweather due to domestic violence convictions.” Source: https://www.travelandleisure.com/travel-news/australia-bans-travelers-with-domestic-violence-charges  Retrieved 8/1019 “On Thursday 28 February 2019 Australian Immigration Minister David Coleman issued a new…

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