Domestic violence in Global Research

Identikit of women murdered in the United States

2017.07.28

In the USA, more than half of the homicides committed against women are by their partner (or “ex”). Or, at least this is what has emerged in the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s most ...

Men and women suffer equally after sexual abuse

2017.07.17

Male victims of sexual violence suffer in the same way that women do. A study at Florida Atlantic University dispels the myth that the so-called stronger sex reacts better or in a more aggressive ...

Unemployment increases risk of domestic violence

2016.06.08

During an economic crisis there is increased domestic violence against women – at least according to an extensive study by the Universities of Princeton, Pennsylvania and Berkeley. They examined the impact of the recession ...

The killers who fool their victims with love letters

2015.04.22

“I swear it will never happen again. You're the love of my life, I love you too much. Forgive me.” A few weeks after receiving these passionate lines from her boyfriend, Raquel was killed ...

Domestic violence harms the child in womb

2014.12.18

Domestic violence causes brain damage to the fetus. This is what affirm researchers at the Michigan State University in the first study that links abuse of pregnant women with emotional and behavioral trauma symptoms ...

Violence could be halved in 30 years, say experts

2014.09.22

It is possible to halve violence rate in the world within next 30 years. It is the firm belief of researchers at University of Cambridge, whose study was presented at the 1st Global Violence ...

Alcohol causes domestic violence, not marijuana

2014.01.28

Domestic violence is mostly due to alcohol use than to marijuana consumption. This is what found researchers at the University of Tennessee. According to research, men under the influence of alcohol are more likely ...