I worried that justice would never come for Sally Challen , a woman convicted in of murdering her abusive, controlling husband. But today in Court 7 at the Royal Courts of Justice, with the public gallery packed with dozens of feminist supporters, and a full press bench, permission was granted for Sally to appeal her murder conviction. The judge has allowed the admission of fresh evidence that was not available at the time of her trial in Why did this mild-mannered, conventional, mother of two kill the man she had been married to for 31 years?
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Battered Woman Syndrome
Domestic violence is defined as a pattern of abusive behaviors by one partner against another in an intimate relationship such as marriage, dating or family. Domestic violence is mostly caused by men; women and children as a result become victims in this case. Domestic violence against women has been quite widespread in all over the world for centuries, because women possessed less rights than men. Men got used to family abuse and their wives did not have the right to oppose their husbands. Domestic violence is mostly caused by alcohol and drugs. Very often husbands under the effect of alcohol lose control and their minds and abuse their wives and children, what makes the life of the latter unbearable.
Case Study on Violence against Women
The given case study identifies Sylvia as the victim who loses her two children after going into a coma due to the abuse of cocaine. From the case study, Sylvia has been a victim of a domestic violence and break up from her first marriage. The first husband, who is described to be dominant, had to divorce her due to her drug addiction.
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