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Jewish girl escapes violent Arab husband via hospital basement

Yad L'achim rescue Jewish girl beaten and bruised after being tricked into marrying an Arab man 20 years her senior.

Jewish girl escapes violent Arab husband via hospital basement

Woman detained after man found dead in Ashdod apartment

Female partner suspected of murdering 50-year-old man.

Woman detained after man found dead in apartment

UN domestic violence campaign ignoring male victims

Dishonest: UN '16 Days of Activism' campaign ignores reality of male victims of domestic violence.

UN domestic violence campaign ignoring male victims

'Women are always the victims'

NA'AMAT women's organization: "A boy exposed to violence may grow up to become a violent adult; a girl may become a victim."

'Women are always the victims'

The silent plague of spousal abuse - inflicted by women

'We were stunned by the statistics,' relates Naama Zarbiv of Shovrot Shivyon. 'The huge disparity in the figures is impossible to ignore.'

The silent plague of spousal abuse - inflicted by women

Israel's new Gender Equality committee vows to combat 'economic abuse'

'Economic abuse is simply violence, even if it is carried out through economic means,' says Gender Equality Committee chairwoman.

New Gender Equality committee vows to combat 'economic abuse'

Father accused of stabbing son to death 'heard voices'

Court extends remand of man accused of murdering 14-year-old son by 7 days. Judge uncertain of defendant's mental state.

Father accused of stabbing son to death 'heard voices'

Israeli, US ambassadors urge world to fight domestic violence

Israeli Ambassador Erdan and US Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield urge world to adopt new technologies, ramp up fight against domestic violence.

Israeli, US ambassadors urge world to fight domestic violence

Father stabs 13-year-old son, then flees

13-year-old from Kiryat Gat stabbed by father in and taken to hospital in critical condition, where he dies of his wounds.

Father stabs 13-year-old son, then flees

Israel and US join forces in fight against domestic violence

Israel’s Ambassador to UN and US Ambassador to UN to co-host joint event on global fight against domestic violence. Gal Gadot will speak.

Israel and US join forces in fight against domestic violence

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

Women conquer Mars, men crouch outside Venus

Despite the data, systemic treatment in cases of violence between spouses refers to women automatically as victims of violence. Opinion

Women conquer Mars, men crouch outside Venusplayer

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

Woman who killed abusive husband is freed after 18 years of jail

Dalal Da'ud, an Israeli woman in her 40s, suffered horrific abuse at the hands of her husband. The parole board approved her early release.

Woman who killed abusive husband is freed after 18 years of jail

NY Muslim leader: Wife-beating 'only in very rare circumstances'

'Target her dignity': New York sheikh discusses wife-beating in Islam: Permissible 'only under very rare circumstances'.

NY Muslim leader: Wife-beating 'only in very rare circumstances'player

'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'

Shaked 'hindering electronic cuffing law'

MK Lavie says Justice Minister 'decided to delay electronic cuffing law again,' which Lavie says is aimed only at 'violent men'. Commentary.

Shaked 'hindering electronic cuffing law'

PA blames Israel for domestic violence

PA claims Israel's “violation of human rights” and “siege” of Gaza are responsible for recent rise in domestic violence.

PA blames Israel for domestic violence

Women's violence: Truth revealed after 50 years

'Study determines women most at risk of being harmed by men are those who themselves engage in physical violence against men.'

Women's violence: Truth revealed after 50 yearsplayer

Responsible journalists don't discriminate between men and women

Journalists adopt double standards when it comes to reporting child murders perpetrated by the mother or by the father.

Responsible journalists don't discriminate between men and women

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

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

Mystery: Who 'murdered' nine more women?

Police say eight women were murdered by their partners in 2015. Why did MK Galon double the number and how is this connected to terrorism?

Mystery: Who 'murdered' nine more women?

Turkish Man Charged with Electrocuting Wife

29-year-old Turkish man charged with electrocuting his wife while speaking on the phone to police who failed to avert the crime.

Turkish Man Charged with Electrocuting Wife for Having a Girl

Lebanon Makes Domestic Violence a Criminal Offense

Lebanon passes a law making domestic violence a criminal offense, days after man sentenced to death over killing his wife.

Lebanon Makes Domestic Violence a Criminal Offense

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

Expert: Women Abuse as Often as Men

Professor Murray Straus tells Arutz Sheva: People refuse to believe it, but women abuse men just as much as men abuse women.

Expert: Women Abuse as Often as Menplayer

Report: Do More to Prevent Domestic Violence

The State Comptroller on Tuesday slammed the Welfare Ministry and municipalities fail to act to prevent violence in families.

Report: More Needs to be Done to Prevent Domestic Violence

Fathers Cry at Domestic Violence Conference

Dramatic scenes in Ariel U., at the first-ever conference to show the multifaceted nature of domestic violence.

Fathers Cry at 'Historic' Domestic Violence Conference player

The Battered Wife Next Door

Bat Melech, the country's only shelter for abused women in the Orthodox community, gets some 1,600 pleas for help each year, says its director.

Interview: The Battered Wife Who Lives Next Door

More Abuse of Women Under Hamas

A new study has found that Gaza women have suffered increased violence since Hamas seized control of the region in 2007.

Gaza Women Face Increased Violence Since Hamas Takeover