Women turned away from underfunded shelters: new national report

Women turned away from underfunded shelters: new national report

OTTAWA — Women who are victims of violence are being turned away from shelters across Canada due to a chronic lack of resources and funding, according to two new national studies, including o…

Source: nationalpost.com/pmn/news-pmn/canada-news-pmn/womens-shelters-suffering-chronic-funding-gaps-new-national-report

I Kidnapped My Son To Escape My Abuser

I Kidnapped My Son To Escape My Abuser

In the eyes of Brazil’s law, I stole you from your father but I did it to save us from domestic violence.

Source: www.huffpost.com/entry/kidnapping-domestic-abuse_n_5cab7047e4b02e7a705ba46a

Domestic Violence Murders Are Suddenly On The Rise

Domestic Violence Murders Are Suddenly On The Rise

The culprit? Guns, according to one researcher.

Source: www.huffingtonpost.ca/entry/domestic-violence-murders-rising_n_5cae0d92e4b03ab9f24f2e6d

I Kidnapped My Son To Escape My Abuser

I Kidnapped My Son To Escape My Abuser

In the eyes of Brazil’s law, I stole you from your father but I did it to save us from domestic violence.

Source: www.huffpost.com/entry/kidnapping-domestic-abuse_n_5cab7047e4b02e7a705ba46a

Amber Heard Details ‘Horrific’ Abuse By ‘Monster’ Johnny Depp In Response To Lawsuit

Amber Heard Details ‘Horrific’ Abuse By ‘Monster’ Johnny Depp In Response To Lawsuit

The actress claims her then-partner attacked her over a love scene with James Franco, went on an abusive ecstasy bender and head-butted her.

Source: www.huffingtonpost.ca/entry/amber-heard-details-horrific-abuse-by-johnny-depp-in-graphic-new-court-filings_n_5cb0dc18e4b0ffefe3b03629

Unharmed When Taken by His Mother

Eight-year-old Edmonton boy found unharmed, Amber Alert cancelled | The Star

Police say they have found Noah Ducharme after they said he was allegedly taken by his mother from Waverley Elementary School.

Source: www.thestar.com/edmonton/2019/03/16/amber-alert-issued-for-eight-year-old-boy-in-edmonton.html

Father charged with 1st-degree murder after abducted girl, 11, found dead in Brampton

Father charged with 1st-degree murder after abducted girl, 11, found dead in Brampton

A father who was supposed to be helping his 11-year-old daughter celebrate her birthday has now been charged with first-degree murder in her death. Roopesh Rajkumar is currently in police custody in a trauma centre being treated for an undisclosed medical condition. Const. Danny Marttini said the suspect was taken to a hospital after his …

Source: toronto.citynews.ca/2019/02/14/abducted-11-year-old-girl-found-dead-father-arrested/

The Real Story Behind Dirty John

The Real Story Behind ‘Dirty John’

When divorcee Debra Newell met hunky John Meehan online, she thought he was a great catch. He told the interior designer from Newport Beach, California, that…

Source: www.youtube.com/watch?v=lYJ4bgG_vg8

A Complete Timeline of the Events of ‘Dirty John’

A Complete Timeline of the Events of ‘Dirty John’

The real-life story is even more shocking than the show.

Source: www.harpersbazaar.com/culture/film-tv/a25372275/dirty-john-true-story-timeline/

After The Courts Failed To Prevent My First Child’s Murder, I Chose Single Motherhood

After The Courts Failed To Prevent My First Child’s Murder, I Chose Single Motherhood

I was determined to eliminate the possibility of ever being told by a judge that I was not allowed to protect my child from an abuser.

Source: www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/chose-single-motherhood-after-childs-murder_us_5b2a8497e4b05d6c16c9fe30

Woman escapes abusive boyfriend by slipping note to dog’s vet

Woman escapes abusive boyfriend by slipping note to dog’s vet

A Florida woman escaped the clutches of her abusive, gun-toting boyfriend by passing a note to an unlikely rescuer — a worker at her dog’s veterinary office, authorities said. After enduring two da…

Source: nypost.com/2018/05/27/woman-escapes-abusive-boyfriend-by-slipping-note-to-dogs-vet/

The Mask You Live In – The Representation Project

The Mask You Live In – The Representation Project

The Mask You Live In follows boys and young men as they struggle to stay true to themselves while negotiating America’s narrow definition of masculinity.

Source: therepresentationproject.org/film/the-mask-you-live-in/

Supreme Court to hear questions in case of Ontario trucker acquitted in death of Edmonton woman | CBC News

Supreme Court to hear questions in case of Ontario trucker acquitted in death of Edmonton woman | CBC News

The case of an Ontario trucker acquitted in the death of an Alberta woman referred to at trial as a “native” and a “prostitute” is to go before the Supreme Court this week in what could set a precedent in Canada’s sexual assault laws.

Source: www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/supreme-court-cindy-gladue-sexual-assault-1.4855218

Opinion | Louis C.K. and Men Who Think Justice Takes as Long as They Want It To

Opinion | Louis C.K. and Men Who Think Justice Takes as Long as They Want It To

A comedian who admitted to sexual misconduct seems to think it’s time for his comeback.

Source: www.nytimes.com/2018/08/29/opinion/louis-ck-comeback-justice.html

‘Very Tragic’: Ontario Region Sees 3 Domestic Homicides In Same Night

‘Very Tragic’: Ontario Region Sees 3 Domestic Homicides In Same Night

Police are investigating.

Source: www.huffingtonpost.ca/2018/01/14/peel-regional-police-respond-to-3-domestic-homicides-in-1-night_a_23333104/

Oprah Winfrey’s full Golden Globes speech

Oprah Winfrey’s full Golden Globes speech

Oprah Winfrey accepted the Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement at the Golden Globes on Sunday and delivered a moving speech that brought men and women in the audience to their feet.

Source: www.cnn.com/2018/01/08/entertainment/oprah-globes-speech-transcript/index.html

Father charged in daughters’ Christmas Day deaths

Father charged in daughters’ Christmas Day deaths

Andrew Berry, 43, the father of two young girls found dead on Christmas Day, has been charged with 2nd-degree murder.

Source: www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/oak-bay-sisters-father-charged-1.4472211

Time Names ‘The Silence Breakers’ As 2017 Person Of The Year

Time Names ‘The Silence Breakers’ As 2017 Person Of The Year

They’re the women who launched a movement against sexual harassment.

Source: www.huffingtonpost.ca/entry/time-person-of-the-year-2017_us_5a1e9b93e4b0cb0e917ca818

Bodies Of Missing California Veteran And Dog Believed Found; Ex-Husband Under Arrest

Bodies Of Missing California Veteran And Dog Believed Found; Ex-Husband Under Arrest

Retired Army Capt. Julia Jacobson and Boogie disappeared 3 months ago.

Source: www.huffingtonpost.ca/entry/vertan-dog-foundin-grave_us_5a237c8ee4b0a02abe91ab7a

Opinion | Amber Tamblyn: I’m Not Ready for the Redemption of Men

Opinion | Amber Tamblyn: I’m Not Ready for the Redemption of Men

People in Hollywood are already wondering when the comeback tours will start.

Source: www.nytimes.com/2017/11/30/opinion/im-not-ready-for-the-redemption-of-men.html

‘I just hope that he gets put away forever’: Family of Rose Paul awaits killer’s sentencing

‘I just hope that he gets put away forever’: Family of Rose Paul awaits killer’s sentencing

Daniel Alphonse Paul faces a life sentence after a jury found him guilty of second-degree murder in October. The sentencing judge is still to decide when Paul could be eligible for parole.

Source: www.cbc.ca/news/indigenous/daniel-alphonse-paul-sentencing-hearing-1.4422388

Sophie Grégoire Trudeau Talks To Poet Rupi Kaur About Healing After Trauma

Sophie Grégoire Trudeau Talks To Poet Rupi Kaur About Healing After Trauma

The interview kicked off the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence campaign.

Source: www.huffingtonpost.ca/2017/11/27/sophie-gregoire-trudeau-rupi-kaur_a_23289340/

Investigation into murder of Saint John dentist Cindy McCormick in Alberta closed

Investigation into murder of Saint John dentist Cindy McCormick in Alberta closed

RCMP have concluded their investigation into the murder of Saint John dentist Cindy McCormick at a hotel in Alberta last weekend by her partner, Saint John firefighter Robert (Bobby) Kaine in B.C., who was also found dead.

Source: www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/cindy-mccormick-bobby-kaine-murder-suicide-saint-john-lake-louise-1.4375354

Calif. gunman killed his wife before rampaging through community, trying to storm elementary school

Calif. gunman killed his wife before rampaging through community, trying to storm elementary school

As the gunman approached, the school rushed to get students inside and lock the doors.

Source: www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-nation/wp/2017/11/15/california-rampage-death-toll-increases-to-5-as-police-say-gunman-killed-his-wife-before-attacking-school/?utm_term=.3e6ee1777899

I ‘played dead and waited until the blows stopped’: Streep recounts physical violence

I ‘played dead and waited until the blows stopped’: Streep recounts physical violence

Meryl Streep opens up about two incidents in her life where she encountered physical violence in a speech at the annual press freedom awards ceremony.

Source: www.abc.net.au/news/2017-11-17/meryl-streep-experiences-with-violence-changed-her-profoundly/9162150

Texas Church Shooter’s Ex-Wife Says She Lived In Constant Fear Of Him

Texas Church Shooter’s Ex-Wife Says She Lived In Constant Fear Of Him

“He just had a lot of demons or hatred inside of him.”

Source: www.huffingtonpost.ca/entry/devin-patrick-kelley-ex-wife_us_5a08931ee4b05673aa59f7f6

Why domestic violence victims don’t leave

Why domestic violence victims don’t leave

Leslie Morgan Steiner was in “crazy love” — that is, madly in love with a man who routinely abused her and threatened her life. Steiner tells the story of her relationship, correcting misconceptions many people hold about victims of domestic violence, and explaining how we can all help break the silence.

Source: www.ted.com/talks/leslie_morgan_steiner_why_domestic_violence_victims_don_t_leave

Pageant contestants flip script, talk violence – CNN Video

Pageant contestants flip script, talk violence – CNN Video

Contestants in the Miss Peru pageant broke with tradition by citing statistics on gender violence rather than listing their own body measurements.

Source: www.cnn.com/videos/world/2017/11/01/miss-peru-gender-violence-orig-vstan.cnn?sr=fbCNN110217011048AMVideo

8 children among those killed in Texas church shooting

8 children among those killed in Texas church shooting

When gunfire tore through the church in tiny Sutherland Springs, Texas, killing more than two dozen, the bullets claimed eight children and teenagers who were attending the Sunday service with their families. It’s the largest number of children killed in a mass shooting since 20 died at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012.

Source: www.cbc.ca/news/world/children-killed-texas-church-shooting-1.4394425

B.C. Man Who Harassed Ex-Wife With Revenge Site Gets Prison Time

B.C. Man Who Harassed Ex-Wife With Revenge Site Gets Prison Time

He plans to appeal.

Source: www.huffingtonpost.ca/2017/11/10/patrick-fox-gets-prison-time-for-harassing-desiree-capuano-with-revenge-website_a_23273854/?ncid=fcbklnkcahpmg00000001

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