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Work requirements may not work for domestic violence survivors, but they rarely get waivers for cash assistance - PHYS.org

Work requirements may not work for domestic violence survivors, but they rarely get waivers for cash assistance - PHYS.org | The Curse of Asmodeus | Scoop.it

Very few people who have survived domestic violence are getting Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) waivers from the work requirements and time limits tied to those benefits—even though they're eligible for them, according to our new research.

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April 15, 2022 3:23 PM
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New app gives domestic violence survivors resources to help them heal - DailyKos.com

New app gives domestic violence survivors resources to help them heal - DailyKos.com | The Curse of Asmodeus | Scoop.it

As most of us know, one of the biggest reasons survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault are reluctant to come forward is that they feel like they’re alone. 

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October 29, 2021 7:34 PM
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Governments are offering cash to domestic violence survivors - critics say it’s not enough - TheGrio.com

Governments are offering cash to domestic violence survivors - critics say it’s not enough - TheGrio.com | The Curse of Asmodeus | Scoop.it

Black women and Aboriginal women in Australia face the double-bind of racism and sexism, leading to higher rates of domestic violence.

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October 10, 2020 1:50 PM
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NT opens first domestic violence court - The West

NT opens first domestic violence court - The West | The Curse of Asmodeus | Scoop.it

An Alice Springs court has been converted into the Northern Territory's first to specialise in domestic violence cases to better protect vulnerable survivors.

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September 22, 2020 7:34 PM
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The coronavirus is making it harder for domestic violence victims to find a place to live, a study shows - CNN.com

The coronavirus is making it harder for domestic violence victims to find a place to live, a study shows - CNN.com | The Curse of Asmodeus | Scoop.it
The study showed that some victims were met with various challenges and barriers -- including a lack of food, shelter, transportation, childcare, and opportunities for employment -- that pressured them to live in communities near their abusive partners.
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February 28, 2023 9:59 PM
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Federal proposals could help domestic violence victims protect phone data - NBC News

Federal proposals could help domestic violence victims protect phone data - NBC News | The Curse of Asmodeus | Scoop.it

New rules proposed by the Federal Communications Commission could make it easier for victims of domestic violence to keep their phone data out of the hands of their abusers and maintain connections to friends, family and advocates who can offer help.

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March 2, 2022 8:55 AM
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The Hidden Epidemic of Brain Injuries From Domestic Violence - The New York Times

The Hidden Epidemic of Brain Injuries From Domestic Violence - The New York Times | The Curse of Asmodeus | Scoop.it

Research shows that survivors of abuse can sustain head trauma more often than football players. But they are almost never diagnosed.

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November 25, 2020 3:59 PM
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Disability, domestic violence a 'catch 22' as Indigenous children removed from mothers, royal commission hears - ABC News

Disability, domestic violence a 'catch 22' as Indigenous children removed from mothers, royal commission hears - ABC News | The Curse of Asmodeus | Scoop.it

A Queensland legal advocate tells the disability royal commission she has witnessed the "heinous" removal of Indigenous babies from mothers living with disabilities.

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September 27, 2020 2:20 PM
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Domestic violence: ‘Electronic bracelets are a first step, but we have to go further’ - France24.com

Domestic violence: ‘Electronic bracelets are a first step, but we have to go further’ - France24.com | The Curse of Asmodeus | Scoop.it
Electronic bracelets designed to alert victims of domestic abuse if their attacker is nearby have been backed by the French government and advocacy groups as essential to enforcing restraining orders…...
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July 27, 2020 8:49 AM
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Domestic abusers are taking survivors’ stimulus checks — and lawmakers want the IRS to do something about it - MarketWatch.com

Domestic abusers are taking survivors’ stimulus checks — and lawmakers want the IRS to do something about it - MarketWatch.com | The Curse of Asmodeus | Scoop.it

While millions of Americans have saved, spent or invested their stimulus checks, some domestic-violence survivors have found themselves deprived of the financial lifeline and often saddled with the knowledge that their abuser has the money. 

 

Now, senators and advocates are pressing the Internal Revenue Service to send replacement checks to survivors and set rules that would prevent abusers from intercepting the cash if there’s a second round of stimulus checks.

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