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According to the New York Post, the contingent, which includes advocates for battered women, for housekeepers and for African immigrants, announced their plans at a warm-up rally outside Manhattan Criminal Courts.
The most crucial distinction between male and female aggressors, say Schaefer and other advocates for battered women, is this: Women are more likely to use force as a way to focus attention on unmet needs and frustrations, while men are more likely to use it as a fear and control tactic.
Research Advocates for battered women suggest that early and perhaps current domestic violence research reflects our negative cultural values and assumptions about this vulnerable population (Ferraro, 1996).
Advocates for battered women have always complained that law enforcement has not taken this problem seriously.
Many advocates for battered women and their children say it's just too risky to bring a batterer back into the lives of those he has traumatized.
Advocates for battered women say they face a frustrating conundrum all too often: What should authorities do when a domestic violence victim appears to accept her batterer back into her life, even when a restraining order is in place?
The civil trial - despite a gag order and a judge's order pulling the plug on TV coverage - will be closely watched outside court by the District Attorney's Office, advocates for battered women and community leaders.