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Domestic Violence Attorney Discusses Mental Health and Domestic Violence During Covid.

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and I was given the opportunity to talk with Astrid, a domestic violence attorney since 2019. Before that, she worked as a clerk for a judge who handled family law cases and at a domestic violence shelter in Los Angeles. 

Police find Florida couple in apparent murder-suicide

Police find Florida couple in apparent murder-suicide

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Police find a Florida couple dead in their apartment on Anna Marie Island on October 17. It was an ordinary Saturday afternoon when Sabrina Marie Dumdei, 37, and Zachary John Winton, 34, were found dead in their complex.

According to The New York Post, Dumdei’s father went to visit her when he noticed her lying on the floor. Later, investigators arrived on the scene and pronounced the couple dead.

Violence of Women during Covid-19

Violence against Women during COVID-19

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Covid-19 has completely changed the way we live today and will continue doing so in the future. These unprecedented times have put us in a particular situation involving the safety of everyone worldwide.

However, many may not realize that this global pandemic has disproportionally affected women. During the U.S. recession propagated by the Corona Virus, women’s unemployment increased by 12.8% between February and April 2020, reports EconoFact. This is a 2.9% increase more massive than men’s unemployment rate of 9.9%.

Crime rates decrease in Mid-Michigan with one exception

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“Overall, when it comes to violent crime, we’ve kind of noticed a decrease in violent crime overall; however our domestic assaults and violence relating to couples, we’ve seen a little bit of a surge,” said Lansing Police Chief Daryl Green.

Texas Hospital Child Abuse Cases Rise In COVID-19 Outbreak

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Doctors at a children’s hospital in Fort Worth, Texas, have sounded the alarm over concerns about a rise in alleged child abuse cases amid the coronavirus outbreak.

“We also saw similar types of things happen during the recession where, in our trauma department, the most common cause of trauma death in children was motor vehicle collisions. During the recession, that changed to abusive head trauma, and I don’t want to see that again,” Coffman noted.

Mom found guilty of murdering boyfriend seeks lighter sentence under new law

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In a matter of weeks, Poughkeepsie mom Nikki Addimando could become the first person in New York state to receive a lighter murder sentence under a new law that shields survivors of domestic abuse.

In April, a jury found Addimando guilty of second-degree murder of 29-year-old Christopher Grover — her live-in boyfriend and the father of her two children.

NSW man charged after death of unborn baby

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A man has been charged with multiple domestic violence offences following the alleged assault of his pregnant teenage partner and the death of her unborn baby in NSW’s central west.

Police were called to Orange Health Service on Tuesday after a 19-year-old woman – who was 21 weeks pregnant – had allegedly been assaulted and lost her baby.