Using the system to batter Battering is emotional and psychological, as well as physical. Hitting below the belt Easy to get, hellish to deal with, restraining orders have become the ultimate weapon in domestic disputes, says Cathy Young in Salon.
It's about control, like using the system to impoverish him and keep him from the kids. 835,000 men a year according to latest National Violence Against Women Survey. Deadlier Than the Male So says UK author Melanie Phillips, about violent women.
“The Yellow Dress” play was the foundation for Deana’s Educational Theater Company.
Born from the tragedy of losing their daughter, the Brisbois family commissioned Deborah Lake Fortson to write and Sydney Hayes Patten to produce a play based on young women’s stories of dating violence.
Over 40% of victims of severe physical violence are men.