Bulgarian Court declares UN’s convention protecting women from DV is unconstitutional

https://emerging-europe.com/in-brief/bulgarian-human-rights-groups-blast-wicked-court-ruling-on-domestic-violence/ Yoan Stanev Human rights groups in Bulgaria have blasted a decision by the country’s Constitutional Court declaring an international convention protecting women from domestic violence unconstitutional. Bulgaria’s Constitutional Court ruled on July 27 that the Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence, better known as the Istanbul Convention, […]

When Men Are the Victims of Domestic Violence

Robin L Barton

https://thecrimereport.org/2018/06/27/when-men-are-the-victims-of-domestic-violence/#             Photo by mrhayata via Flickr On February 25, the actress Heather Locklear was involved in a domestic violence incident. Sadly, such incidents are not uncommon. What makes this case unusual—aside from Locklear’s celebrity—is that she was the attacker, not the victim. The person she allegedly attacked was her […]