Tag: abuse

Report finds gender-based violence ‘too costly to ignore’

Report finds gender-based violence ‘too costly to ignore’

| September 25, 2014

(GIN)–On the heels of the Ray Rice scandal in the U.S., a new report by the accounting firm KPMG says that violence against women in South Africa costs the country between $2 and $4 billion yearly. The lost funds could pay wage subsidies for all unemployed youths, build half a million houses, or give healthcare […]

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U.S. mother guilty of manslaughter in death of Ethiopian adoptee Hana Williams

U.S. mother guilty of manslaughter in death of Ethiopian adoptee Hana Williams

| September 17, 2013

A Washington state mother who followed a religious handbook on using the stick to discipline a child was found guilty of homicide by abuse and manslaughter in the death of her Ethiopian-born adopted daughter, Hanna.

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Jeanie’s Inspirational Page, featuring The Women’s Bureau

Jeanie’s Inspirational Page, featuring The Women’s Bureau

| September 9, 2013

“Hello, my name Kathleen Alter and I’m the executive director of the Women’s Bureau. We’re located at 2417 Fairfield Ave. in Fort Wayne, and since 1975 the Women’s Bureau (WB) has served as a unique voice advocating for women’s issues and providing services for women and their families.

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