Police arrest woman for allegedly assaulting former boyfriend

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By Mid Maine 6/13/2012

"A Clinton woman is facing a domestic violence assault charge after she slapped an ex-boyfriend, according to police."

Read the entire article: http://bangordailynews.com/2012/06/12/news/mid-maine/police-arrest-woman-for-allegedly-assaulting-former-boyfriend/?ref=polbeat

Ask all women about abuse, says task force

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By Medline Plus 6/12/2012

"A government-backed panel on Tuesday recommended doctors ask their female patients about domestic violence they are currently experiencing or may have faced in the past."

Read the entire article: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/news/fullstory_126207.html 

Child Welfare Dept. Ignores Brutality to Six Children and One Man

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By Robert Franklin, Esq. - SAVE 6/28/2012

"...And control it she did. The children were so terrified of Gonzales-Esquivel that, when they were questioned by authorities, they invariably claimed to have a model home life of peace and harmony. That’s because Gonzales- Esquivel had threatened severe repercussions if they told the truth. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.saveservices.org/2012/06/child-welfare-dept-ignores-brutality-to-six-children-and-one-man/

Abused Men: The Hidden Side of Domestic Violence

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abusedmen Abused Men: The Hidden Side of Domestic Violence
by Philip W. Cook
Praeger Publishers 1997
Westport, CT
ISBN: 0-275-95862-0
Amazon's summary: "When most people think of domestic violence, images of battered women or abused children come to mind. But there is another side to this issue that is not as familiar--abused men. This unique book is the first to comprehensively examine this important but neglected social issue. Already praised by a diverse spectrum of readers--from "Dear Abby's" Abigail Van Buren, to the nation's leading domestic violence researcher, to those in law enforcement and counseling--this work is sure to spark controversy and discussion. It offers gripping, emotional stories, self-help for victims, and provocative insight into public issues, and provides a basic reference source for professionals. Abused Men presents practical solutions for reducing domestic violence, whether its victims are male or female."

A website with more information about the book is located at: http://www.abusedmen.com

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