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Domestic Violence Survivor: My Wife Tried To Stab Me

HuffPost Live | Posted 06.23.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Justin Nutt joins HuffPost Live to tell the story about how his wife tried to stab him....

Study Reveals Staggering Rate Of Domestic Violence Worldwide

AP | MARIA CHENG | Posted 08.20.2013 | World

LONDON — In the first major global review of violence against women, a series of reports released Thursday found that about a third of women hav...

How We Can All 'Help Nigella'

Mallika Dutt | Posted 08.20.2013 | Celebrity
Mallika Dutt

If we agree that someone should have helped Nigella, then we've got to hold ourselves to the same standard the rest of the time -- to respond to, reduce and prevent the everyday acts of sexism and discrimination that add up to or excuse violence.

WATCH: My Wife Tried To Stab Me

HuffPost Live | Posted 06.20.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Female victims are often the focus of initiatives against domestic abuse. But according to a 2010 report from the Centers for Disease Control, more th...

This Land Is Your Land

K. Sujata | Posted 08.19.2013 | Chicago
K. Sujata

Immigration reform is a women's issue. We need an immigration reform bill that keeps women and their children together, and brings women out from the shadows and gives them protection under the law.

Kabul Cough

Margaret A. Hacskaylo | Posted 08.17.2013 | Impact
Margaret A. Hacskaylo

I think we owe it to them, to survivors of violence -- really, to ourselves and our country -- to make it easier to breathe knowing that we can justifiably expect safety, resources and the right to live freely and independently. Everyone deserves that much.

Shocker: LAUSD Teacher Arrested After Wife Is Fatally Stabbed

Posted 06.17.2013 | Los Angeles

A teacher with the Los Angeles Unified School District was arrested Monday morning after a two-day manhunt in connection with the stabbing death of hi...

When Fathers Say 'No More' to Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

Michael Bolton | Posted 08.14.2013 | Parents
Michael Bolton

This Father's Day can be remembered as the day when we fathers turned a collective corner, reducing domestic violence and sexual abuse to an aberration, not an everyday occurrence.

Is the Adversary Model Appropriate or Suitable for Family Law Matters?

Mark Baer | Posted 08.09.2013 | Divorce
Mark Baer

Divorce doesn't impact children, especially if they are adults, does it? When families are "ripped apart by divorce," it has no consequences, right? ...

The Women's Equality Act: A No Brainer for New York

Taina Bien-Aime | Posted 08.12.2013 | New York
Taina Bien-Aime

The legislation is testament that we cannot parse out women's rights, drop by drop. It is recognition that if New York doesn't legislate against discrimination, it in effect condones inequality.

At What Point Do Fetuses Have Rights? Legal Protection for Unborn Children Is Increasing

Bari Zell Weinberger, Esq. | Posted 08.10.2013 | Crime
Bari Zell Weinberger, Esq.

I can't help but wonder what a recent ruling in New Jersey may mean down the road for the controversial concept of legal protections of an unborn fetus. For example, what does this mean for mothers who abuse drugs during pregnancy?

The Law Is a Baseline and Nothing More

Mark Baer | Posted 08.10.2013 | Divorce
Mark Baer

Consider the impact of a family systems and service based approach, meaning that there are value-added inputs being offered to the families, rather than merely a brokering of deals.

When Choosers Become Beggars

Margaret A. Hacskaylo | Posted 08.03.2013 | Impact
Margaret A. Hacskaylo

Women in Afghanistan are at greater risk of injury and death than almost anywhere in the world due to domestic violence. Until basic women's rights are guaranteed and not doled out as gifts, that violence will continue and women will be hindered from fully participating in the country's recovery from the past thirty years of war.

$20,000 Bond For CeaseFire Director Accused Of Domestic Battery

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 06.03.2013 | Chicago

Updated story The Chicago director of a group seeking to curb violence in the city has been charged with abusing his wife. CeaseFire Illinois di...

Rabbis, Sheikhs, Kadis, Imams And Priests Say No To Domestic Violence

Nomi Teutsch | Posted 07.29.2013 | Religion
Nomi Teutsch

In a country characterized by divisive, often violent conflicts and yawning gaps between communities, it was astonishing and inspiring to see these religious leaders reach across boundaries to exchange knowledge and support one another.

Running Into a Dead End

Margaret A. Hacskaylo | Posted 07.29.2013 | Impact
Margaret A. Hacskaylo

On Tuesday, Human Rights Watch (HRW) held a press conference to announce a dramatic increase in the number of women arrested for "morality crimes" in Afghanistan in the last 18 months.

Italy Tries To Reduce Violence Against Women

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 05.29.2013 | World

ROME -- Violence against women in Italy has been thrust into the spotlight with a raft of headline-grabbing murders of women by their lovers – a...

Bollywood Actors Stand Up Against Violence

Nancy Schwartzman | Posted 07.22.2013 | World
Nancy Schwartzman

As we celebrate the support and endorsement from Bollywood actors to stop domestic violence and promote women's rights, we can't help but wonder where that same support is in the U.S. and the Western World.

Heroic Normalcy

Margaret A. Hacskaylo | Posted 07.22.2013 | Impact
Margaret A. Hacskaylo

The Halfway House program at Women for Afghan Women in Kabul is exceptional in its ability to serve these women, whose staff comprise more than just your average shelter contingent of counselors, case managers and administrators.

To Empower Women, Don't Forget the Men

Impatient Optimists | Posted 07.21.2013 | Women
Impatient Optimists

It's a sweltering afternoon at the village school in Binkolo, in northern Sierra Leone. The "students"--a group of 50 men, ranging in age from their e...

Expanding Domestic Violence Deportation Grounds Does No Favors to Survivors

Paromita Shah | Posted 07.20.2013 | Politics
Paromita Shah

What's at stake in the immigration reform bill is whether or not we continue to perpetuate the harsh and short-sighted policies of our current immigration laws.

It's Time for Outrage: Sexual Violence and the Church

Jim Wallis | Posted 07.16.2013 | Religion
Jim Wallis

Violence against women is the most prevalent and the most hidden injustice in our world today. It's time for all people of faith to be outraged. It's time for our Christian leaders to stand up and say that women, made in the very image of God, deserve better.

Man Allegedly Stages Home Invasion, Attacks Wife

Posted 05.17.2013 | Crime

A Florida man is accused of pretending to be a home intruder and violently attacking his wife. Timothy Hunter, 29, and his 27-year-old wife contact...

Working to End Violence Against Women in Turkey

Melis Figanmese | Posted 05.15.2013 | World
Melis Figanmese

There have been situations of honor killings, where no one is willing to bury the body of the woman, or severe beatings and women have no one to sit beside their hospital beds and KAMER steps in and plays their role in standing up for women.

David Lohr

Jury: Arias Should Face Death Penalty

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 05.15.2013 | Crime

The same Phoenix jury that convicted Jodi Arias for the 2008 slaying of her ex-boyfriend, Travis Alexander, declared Wednesday that she is eligible fo...