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SHALVA President -Elect Named to Third Annual Jewish "36 Under 36" List

25 years after fire, mom still on mission

Crusader against stalking lost 4 kids to arsonist's blaze.

Click here to read the inspiring story of Linda Fay Walls, domestic violence survivor and victims's advocate

Ten Ways to Marry the Wrong Person

Blind love is not the way to choose a spouse.  Here are practical tools for keeping your eyes wide open.

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Jaslene Gonzalez shares how she triumphed over domestic violence

"The good news is, it's never too late to live happily ever after."

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Fears of Abuse

Is my friend in an abusive marriage?

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OB-GYNs, Neurologists call for Domestic Violence Screenings

OB-GYNs, Neurologists call for Domestic Violence Screening By Shari Roan, Los Angeles Times

The confirmed high rates of domestic abuse -- or interpersonal violence -- led two major physicians' groups this week to call for routine screening of patients for signs of abuse.

On Monday, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists released a statement ...

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Special challenges for victims

By: Kiersten Warning

In communities of privilege or affluence, victims of domestic violence face special challenges - ones which those in less privileged communities may not. Some of the very characteristics we value in our community may act as obstacles when it comes to seeking or being offered help when there is violence in the home. These represent substantial challenges that impact victims' ability to leave their abusers.

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