In a minority of cases, violent behavior accompanies post-traumatic stress disorder. Military spouses can become victims, and there are few resources around to help them.
Critics have asked whether Iditarod organizers were aware of the assault charges prior to the race and let 24-year-old Travis Beals compete anyway.
“It’s about teaching men to be mentors, and getting men involved to stop the violence, domestic abuse, the suicides, the hurts, the pain,” Tagaban said.
As experts increasingly view violence as a medical concern, hospitals see it as an opportunity. “
Efforts to end domestic violence brought a delegation from Mongolia to Nome Monday. The group — made up of social workers, shelter managers, police officers, and more — was there to learn how Alaska is addressing high rates of sexual assault and domestic violence.
An Indian woman suffered through domestic violence for 20 years. Then she changed her life by going to school, but it wasn’t to learn. It was to cook.
Brian Hogan of Hillsboro, Ore., is charged with felony assault and three other misdemeanor charges after Tuesday’s incident.
“It’s just great to see the girls grow and change throughout the program. It’s amazing to see the transformations throughout the season.”
Gov. Bill Walker on Thursday led a Choose Respect rally to end domestic violence and sexual assault in Alaska. Hours later a Senate subcommittee zeroed out the state funding that supports the program.
In many countries, more than a third of women think a husband is sometimes justified in beating his wife. Researchers say this attitude contributes to the high rate of domestic violence worldwide.