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U.K. steps up efforts in the war on Domestic Violence

Five years in jail for men who ’emotionally bully’ wives: New law will target bullies who control partners with ‘coercive and controlling behavior’. Under new laws, anyone who inflicts psychological cruelty on their other halves can be prosecuted — even if there is no direct physical harm. Click here for the complete article published in the Daily Mail.

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Illinois stylists join fight against domestic violence

A new Illinois state law aims to take advantage of the close relationships people often have with beauty professionals, and train stylists to recognize signs of abuse. This new law will require salon professionals to receive training in domestic abuse-prevention as part of their licensing process. Click here for more information published in an article from NPR.