Posts Tagged ‘ domestic violence ’

NCFM Australian Liaison Greg Andresen on domestic violence not due to masculinity…

April 27, 2013
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NCFM Australian Liaison Greg Andresen on domestic violence not due to masculinity…

 Domestic violence NSW Rape Crisis Centre executive officer Karen Willis repeats the discredited claim that domestic violence is about masculinity (”Mosman woman’s death puts spotlight on domestic violence”, April 26). Research shows domestic violence is most prevalent among young people and is linked to social disadvantage, drug and alcohol abuse, mental health issues, and...
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The “Y” Factor: Gender Bias in Child Custody Cases

March 28, 2011
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Great article from the Huffington Post about how fathers are discriminated against in court custody cases. The “Y” Factor: Gender Bias, Child Custody And The Great Parenting  Myth David T. Pisarra Family law attorney, newspaper columnist and author In the emotionally-charged world of child custody, there is a fundamental myth that both enslaves women...
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Chicago “Shared Parenting” Rally Shows Diversity

April 11, 2010
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Chicago “Shared Parenting” Rally Shows Diversity

Saturday’s shared parenting rally in front of the State of Illinois building in the heart of downtown Chicago raised awareness as to how many people are tragically affected by antiquated and misguided family court laws and procedures. The protest focused mainly on the inequities faced by non-custodial parents within the family court system. About three...
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How Feminism Maligns Fathers

April 10, 2010
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‘Fathers’ Rights’ Used Almost Exclusively by Batterers to Gain Custody of Their Child Victims’ By Glenn Sacks I try hard to be polite and fair to our misguided feminist political opponents, but sometimes it’s hard. Take this statement from the Battered Mothers Custody Conference’s Yahoo discussion group: “In keeping with recognized, valid research on...
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Ilinois Fathers Rally

April 10, 2010
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SAVE OUR FAMILIES RALLY This is where the rubber meets the road. April 10th, 2010 – 9am to Noon @ Corner of LaSalle and Randolph Illinois is on the verge of the next chapter in Family Law. Two years ago, State Legislation established the Illinois Family Law Study Committee, whose job it is to...
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Blaming the Victim – Male Victims of Domestic Violence

October 22, 2009
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Domestic abuse: One man’s story By Tanya Mitchell The Republican Journal Reporter BELFAST (Oct 14): The names of the people involved in this account have been changed in the interest of telling the story in its entirety, and to avoid compromising any ongoing court proceedings. When “Jon” first met his ex-wife, “Tracy,” 13 years...
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Men, Myths, and Masculinity in the News- 10/14/09

October 14, 2009
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Marriage Resource Center puts focus on fatherhood In the quest to strengthen marriages in Carroll County, the Marriage Resource Center has turned its attention to fatherhood. The Marriage Resource Center brought together more than 100 people Friday morning to a Fatherhood Summit at Grace Hall in Westminster. Amy Gilford, community relations director and assistant...
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Men, Myths, and Masculinity in the News – 10/12/09

October 12, 2009
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Men, Myths, and Masculinity in the News – 10/12/09

Judge: W.Va. shelter rules biased against men (Note: This is the second legal victory for men’s rights activist in a year proving that domestic violence advocates and their agencies openly discriminate against men and boys.) A Kanawha County Circuit judge has voided West Virginia’s regulations for domestic violence programs, saying they discriminate by denying...
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Missing Boy Allegedly Abducted in Custody Battle Found Hidden Behind Wall

September 8, 2009
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A boy allegedly abducted in a custody dispute nearly two years ago has turned up alive, hiding with his mother in a small, specially built secret room at his grandmother’s Illinois home, investigators said. The boy’s mother, 30-year-old Shannon Wilfong, is charged with felony child abduction. The grandmother, 51-year-old Diane Dobbs, is charged with...
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Teen Mom Hid Pregnancy Then Killed Newborn

August 31, 2009
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HENDERSON, Nev. —  A 19-year-old Las Vegas-area woman has been arrested on allegations that she hid her pregnancy and then killed her newborn son because she was afraid her mother would be mad at her for giving birth out of wedlock. More….
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