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‘Unprecedented Terrorist Violence’ in West Africa, Sahel Region — Global Issues

A girl runs outside a small community school in Korioume, Mali, where children lack basic equipment, including notepads and pens. Parts of the school have been attacked and in 2013 the village was a Jihadist stronghold. Credit: OCHA/Eve Sabbagh Opinionunited nations Thursday, January 09, 2020 Inter Press Service UNITED NATIONS, Jan 09 (IPS) – The […]

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Conjugal violence reaches into workplace, campaign tells employers

An association of women’s shelters says it plans to send a conjugal violence campaign poster, an information brochure and contact information for shelters across the province to 1,000 of Quebec’s largest employers and unions starting this week. West Island Women’s Shelter Conjugal violence starts in the home, but it carries over into the workplace through […]

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Teens Who Threaten And Hit Their Parents: That’s Domestic Violence Too : Shots

Hokyoung Kim for NPR and KHN Hokyoung Kim for NPR and KHN Nothing Jenn and Jason learned in parenting class prepared them for the challenges they’ve faced raising a child prone to violent outbursts. The couple are parents to two siblings whom they first fostered as toddlers and later adopted. (NPR has agreed not to […]

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‘Violence interrupter’ trainee gunned down in nation’s capital while leaving program’s office

A man working to curb the escalation of gun violence in Washington, D.C., was shot to death as he left his anti-violence training program, prompting a manhunt for his killer, friends of the victim and police said on Sunday. Clarence Venable, 40, was gunned down Friday afternoon outside the headquarters of The Alliance for Concerned […]

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