cycle of violence


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cycle of violence

A repeating pattern of physical abuse which occurs in abusive relationships, victims of which may be treated in the ER for injuries sustained during the abuse. See Domestic violence.
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Eastern Chad is in the grip of a cycle of violence between nomadic camel herders -- many from the Zaghawa ethnic group from which Deby hails -- and sedentary farmers from the Ouaddian community.Drought and population growth have aggravated the conflict.
"I will be using this money to ensure our young people aren't caught up in a cycle of violence and have real alternative options and better life chances.
He wants to invest in an increased range of preventative measures in a bid to break people out of the cycle of violence.
In an ongoing cycle of violence, in over a year, close to 200 Palestinians have been killed, including more than 40 children and over 1300 have been injured.
This endless cycle of violence must end, and efforts must accelerate to realize a political solution to the crisis in Gaza," he added.
The website works by linking victims/survivors to helpful resources and connecting them with qualified and experienced pro bono lawyers so they receive all the help they need to combat the cycle of violence and abuse.
'This is the more immediate clamor that needs to be addressed to truly stop the cycle of violence. Moreover, there is a need to address the root causes of violence-primarily land issues and the plight of farmers in the said areas,' she said.
Corruption also perpetuates a cycle of violence, he added.
The POWER Act mandates that each year for four years, the Chief Judge of each Judicial District across the country hold at least one event promoting pro bono legal services as a critical way to empower survivors of domestic violence, stalking, and sexual assault, engage citizens, and help lift victims out of the cycle of violence. The bill also requires that every two years for four years, an event be held in areas with high numbers of Native Americans and Alaska Natives, with a focus on addressing these issues among Native populations.
Only way to end this senseless cycle of violence is to initiate a political process of reconciliation and dialogue."
Johnny Vegas "You cannot pursue peace by a cycle of violence. The only way you pursue peace is a cycle of dialogue."
He said the views collected from Kenyans will advise on measures to build a more unified country following the recurring cycle of violence during elections.