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Johnny Depp suing ex-wife for smearing his name

Lawyers accused Depp's former wife of making up false claims of domestic abuse to make money off the actor.

Johnny Depp suing ex-wife for smearing his nameplayer

Man convicted of attempted murder of wife to be sentenced

Aviad Moshe argued that wife's constant accusations that his family cursed her, causing her to miscarry, led him to "lose control."

Man convicted of attempted murder of wife to be sentenced

'A mother above all' - PM's wife gives speech on parenting at Knesset event

Marking International Day for Prevention of Violence against Women, Knesset holds special event featuring several speakers.

'A mother above all' - PM's wife gives speech on parenting

Netanyahu to women: Don't suffer in silence

PM and his wife visit shelter for female victims of domestic violence, vow action against the phenomenon.

Netanyahu to women: Don't suffer in silence

Domestic abuse during a lockdown

During the lockdown, women in abusive situations must have access to help, but those with prior traumas also suffer when in isolation. Op-ed

Domestic abuse during a lockdown

Tragedies - past, present and future?

If we learn one thing from the global COVID-19 pandemic, let it be that no one is immune to pain and suffering.

Tragedies - past, present and future?

When the Tents of Jacob aren’t beautiful: Fighting domestic abuse

In our Torah portion, Balak, is the famous blessing from the prophet Bil’am on the Jewish people's homes. But what if it is not the reality?

When the Tents of Jacob aren’t beautiful: Domestic abuse

Suspicion: Woman may have stabbed male partner during spat

Man in his 30s evacuated to hospital in serious and unstable condition after female partner stabs him during squabble.

Suspicion: Woman may have stabbed partner during spat

England: 104% rise in number of men abused by women during coronavirus shutdown

Dramatic spike in number of domestic abuse cases against men during coronavirus outbreak, statistics show.

England: 104% rise in number of men abused by women

"Don't Tell Ima", a novel about domestic abuse in the Jewish family

"Don't Tell Ima", a novel about domestic abuse in the Jewish family

'Violence against women is terrorism'

'Abusive men need a punch in the face', says Prime Minister Netanyahu at first meeting of committee to combat violence against women.

'Violence against women is terrorism'

New ministerial committee to deal with domestic violence

PM Netanyahu and wife Sara visit shelter for abused women. Netanyahu sets up new ministerial committee to fight scourge of domestic abuse.

New ministerial committee to deal with domestic violence

PA: It's Israel's fault Arab men beat their wives

PA praises its payments to terrorists in report submitted to UN agency, says terror attacks part of 'liberation movement.'

PA: It's Israel's fault Arab men beat their wives

Report: 44,000 cases of domestic abuse against minors last year

Of those cases reported, 26% were connected to violent abuse and 11% were related to sexual abuse.

Report: 44,000 cases of domestic abuse against minors last year

10-year-old stab victim recovering

Girl who was stabbed multiple times by her father still in the ICU.

Doctors: 10-year-old stabbed in the chest, in surgeryplayer

10-year-old girl stabbed in Jerusalem

A 10-year-old girl was rushed to Shaarei Tzedek Hospital with moderate injuries from stabbing. Suspected stabber is her mother's partner.

10-year-old girl stabbed in Jerusalem

Caretaker who tied handicapped woman arrested

A picture that circulated on social media of a wheelchair-bound woman tied to a fence led to the arrest of the woman's caretaker.

Caretaker who strapped handicapped woman to fence arrested

6 teachers indicted for child abuse

6 teachers at a Tel Aviv boys' school, associated with the Belz hassidic sect, were indicted for child abuse and cruelty.

6 teachers indicted for child abuse at haredi school

Woman locks son in cupboard, heads to the beach

Two Muslim women in Britain were jailed for locking a five-year- old boy in a dark cupboard for a day while they went to the beach.

 Woman locks son in the cupboard- and heads to the beach

Commercial about battered women: 'Brainwashing'

An Israeli TV commercial claims that 1 in 4 women needs shelter from an abusive relationship. Inflated numbers?

Commercial about battered women: 'Brainwashing'

UK parents demand answers from Israeli police

Family of Julie Pearson claims Israeli police hiding true cause of her death, release postmortem photos in bid for answers.

UK parents accuse Israeli police of lying about daughter's death

86% of Turkish women suffer domestic abuse

Turkish Family Ministry finds shockingly widespread physical and psychological violence, as Turkey follows trend of wider Muslim world.

86% of Turkish women suffer domestic abuse

Murder ruled out in British ex-pat's death

Julie Pearson, UK national living in Eilat, was found dead last November. Israeli police now say abusive boyfriend not the cause.

Israeli police rule out murder in British citizen's death

Female Violence Against Men 'Widespread'

As Israel marks Day for Eliminating Violence Against Women, Knesset notes women can be victimizers, too.

Female Violence Against Men 'Widespread'

Turk Who Murdered Wives Looks for New Partner

62-year-old Turkish man who murdered his two former wives appears on a local TV marriage program in an attempt to find a new partner.

Turkish Man Who Murdered Wives Looks for New Partner on TV

Lebanese Revolution? Death Sentence To Wife Beater

Man accused of brutally beating wife to death with pressure cooker given unprecedented sentence, raises hopes of reform.

Lebanese Revolution? Death Sentence For Wife Beater