7/23/08
2:40 PM
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Every year, approximately 100 men in the UK kill their current or ex-partners. Sometimes, the guy more or less gets away with it under a section of law that allows the man to claim "provocation," a term which encompasses adultery and nagging. As of next week, not only will provocation due to adultery or nagging be an

7/1/08
3:20 PM
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Historic data suggests that the first shelter for abused women was in Istanbul - in the late 1600s. Women escaping abusive husbands or fathers were allowed sanctuary at the Hatuniye convents (otherwise known as the Karılar dervish convent) on the grounds of a religious complex that included a mosque. The convent

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