Controlling and Coercive behavior a crime in UK and Wales

New laws in UK and Wales made Controlling and Coercive behavior a crime of domestic violence (with up to 5 years imprisonment). The expanded definition of the domestic violence include social media abuse, ‘honour’ based violence, female genital mutilation (FGM) and forced marriage against any gender or in any ethnic group. Here is a text: Controlling_or_coercive_behaviour_-_statutory_guidance . . . → Read More: Controlling and Coercive behavior a crime in UK and Wales

Micro-Aggression Gone Violent: Cultural Behavior amounting to Domestic Violence

Gitu Bhatia Psy.D. will conduct a presentation along with Judge D. Zeke Ziedler and Commissioner Cynthia Loo entitled: Micro-Aggression Gone Violent: Cultural Behavior amounting to Domestic Violence (Interaction between Cultural/Religious intent and Marital Relationship)

Event: Cultural Competency in Family Practice: The New Frontiers of Divorce Date: July 25, 2015, Location: 9800 S. La Cienega . . . → Read More: Micro-Aggression Gone Violent: Cultural Behavior amounting to Domestic Violence

NEW JERSEY: Cultural Intent vs. Criminal Intent

Moroccan Belief In Non-consensual Sex, Insufficient to Deny Restraining Order Bayonne, New Jersey(July 23, 2010): S. D. (Wife) requested an order for final domestic violence protection order against M.J.R. (Husband).  Both Husband and Wife are  Muslims and Moroccans. The Trial Court denied the order and found that  in punishing Wife and having non-consensual sex with her, Husband lacked the requisite criminal intent . . . → Read More: NEW JERSEY: Cultural Intent vs. Criminal Intent