Dividing the Sexes: Critique of the Coroner’s Report on Domestic Violence Homicide

Les Diaboliques (Henri Georges Clouzot 1955) The new Coroner’s Report on domestic violence homicide (Australian Domestic and Family Violence Death Review 2018) ‘proves’ that domestic violence is a gendered crime. The majority of reported homicides involved a male killing their female intimate partner (79.6%). The press is ablaze with this new indictment of masculinity: “Men […]

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, […]