How divorced Muslim women in the US are fighting for what they’re owed | Middle East Eye

Eman* was 24 years old when her husband divorced her. She described him as an abusive, manipulative man and said the only thing he ever did right was when he uttered the words “I divorce you” three times.   Both Eman’s and her now ex-husband’s families wanted them to save…

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Mother, Three Children Gunned Down After Protective Order Denied, Suspect In Custody

According to police, the mother’s former boyfriend, Jonah Adams, 35, was arrested in connection to the deaths of 39-year-old JoAnna Cottle and her three children, Kaelyn Parson, 13, and 4-year-old twins Kinsey and Jayson Cottle.Chesterfield police say the bodies of the mother and her three children were found at a…

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Identifying Risks and Interventions to Optimize Postpartum Health

Maternal health research efforts have generally focused on pregnancy. However, the first year after the end of pregnancy, also referred to as the first year of the postpartum period, is an especially vulnerable time for people who give birth. The majority of maternal deaths (from all causes, including health conditions…

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Malnourished Texas twins escaped handcuffs when boy found key and hid it in his mouth overnight, court records say

Two malnourished teen siblings in Texas escaped from handcuffs at their home this week when one of them found the key in his mother’s purse and hid it in his mouth until it was safe to flee, according to court records.The 15-year-old twins, a boy and a girl, said they…

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Everything I Never Dreamed | Book by Ruth M. Glenn | Official Publisher Page | Simon & Schuster

The raw, uplifting, and unforgettable memoir from the CEO and president of the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence chronicling her personal battle against abuse, violence, and even a murder attempt.Ruth M. Glenn wasn’t surprised the first time her husband beat her. She was hurt and disappointed but after a childhood…

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Domestic Abuse Survivor Who Won Landmark Supreme Court Case Is Found Dead in Her Home

Golan’s sister, Morin Golan, told Jezebel via Zoom that those seeking to respect Golan’s family, her young son, and her legacy as an advocate should refrain from speculating about her death at this time. “We want to make sure the right information is shared, and that we’re all respectful about…

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Over 4,000 young girls between ages of 12 – 17 in Western Region are already married or living with men

Speaking on the Jolly Breakfast Show on Skyy Power 93.5FM on Wednesday, October 12, 2022, she noted that the policymakers can be partly blamed for this development.According to her, the consenting age before a girl can engage in sexual activity with a man is 16 years.She said, “The legal age…

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Ruth Ellis Clairmont Center provides housing for LGBTQ+ youth

Calling it a “beacon” for LGBTQ+ at-risk youth who may not have a safe place to live or get health care, Detroit officials on Friday officially cut the ribbon on the city’s newest mixed-use affordable housing development which will provide a “safe haven” for those who need it.The $16 million…

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ANALYSIS: Social media can change actions that drive gender-based violence

In 2021, almost half of South African adults – over 25 million people – used social media. Twitter had an estimated nine million users, over 80 per cent of whom were aged between 15 and 44. And social media is widely used for accessing news and current affairs.This powerful medium…

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Revealed: leaked video shows Amy Coney Barrett’s secretive faith group drove women to tears

A leaked video of a recent private People of Praise event, marking its 50th anniversary, shows Dorothy Ranaghan explaining how some female followers of the faith group cried intensely in reaction to the group’s early teachings on “headship” and the “roles of men and women”, in which men are considered…

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