Tag Archive | Domestic Violence

NI: Opinion Piece – the death of Connie Leonard and the risks women face

NI: Opinion Piece – the death of Connie Leonard and the risks women face

From Women’s Aid NI, this is an opinion piece on the death of Connie Leonard, and the risk that more women face in the current climate. However, it might equally apply to any victim of domestic abuse The murder of Concepta Leonard is a tragedy -a tragedy, and so much more than that. She must […]

Women’s Aid Northern Ireland: Alicia Perry – New Community Ambassador

Women’s Aid Northern Ireland: Alicia Perry – New Community Ambassador

Women’s Aid Northern Ireland has announced that Alicia Perry has become a Community Ambassador, and will work with the charity to help raise awareness about domestic and sexual violence. The role will help Women’s Aid NI get their message out there. Community Ambassadors will play a key role in helping the charity to increase awareness […]

China: Domestic Violence Law Does Not Include LGBT Couples

China: Domestic Violence Law Does Not Include LGBT Couples

China has just passed a law outlawing domestic violence among co-habiting couples, but this does not include homosexual couples, according to government official, Guo Linmao. This is the first time China has addressed the issue of domestic violence, said to be because the government did not want to bring shame on the traditional idea of […]