Tag: abuse

Caring and taking charge—no reason not to know

Caring and taking charge—no reason not to know

| August 11, 2015

By Madeline Marcelia Garvin Many times, people come up with lame excuses for not doing or not adhering to a regulation. When in this day and age, there’s no reason not to know.  There are so many resources available to today’s families that were not available a mere 20 years ago. Thus, there is literally […]

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When are we going to get tired of abuse?

When are we going to get tired of abuse?

| February 20, 2015

By James Clingman NNPA Columnist There comes a time in the course of human events for persons who have been mistreated to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with those who mistreat them. In the interest of self-respect and to claim the respect of others, after a long train of abuses, such persons […]

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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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