New Zealand family violence out of control, police overwhelmed by number of incidents they attend

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By News.com.au  05/10/2016

"...The statistics are frightening, but they don’t even include the number of assaults that go unreported. Police estimate that if every family violence situation was reported in 2015 they would have attended 525,000 calls for help, according to the New Zealand Herald. ..."

Read the entire article:http://www.news.com.au/world/pacific/new-zealand-family-violence-out-of-control-police-overwhelmed-by-number-of-incidents-they-attend/news-story/66046ddacf4aafa44b4052e0afe10c49

Domestic Abuse, Homelessness and Mental Health: A Vicious Cycle

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By Milwaukee Courier Online  04/30/2016

"...Domestic violence affects people from all walks of life. But people in poverty may face extra barriers to escaping these dangerous situations. According to the U.S. Conference for Mayors 2012 Status Report on Hunger and Homelessness, 28 percent of cities noted that domestic violence was the number one reason families with children become homeless. ..."

Read the entire article: http://milwaukeecourieronline.com/index.php/2016/04/30/domestic-abuse-homelessness-and-mental-health-a-vicious-cycle/

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