Attacks against individuals due to their social or political activities, or due to their religious beliefs also occur.

These attacks may be targeted against a specific individual, due to their activities, or may be perpetrated against random persons merely because they are part of a social group or community.

Mr Davies, Conservative MP for Shipley, West Yorkshire, said the bill was too focused on women's rights and did not do enough to address men's rights.

He said the bill was therefore "sexist" and "discriminatory" against men.

Victims and their families need support as they attempt to rebuild lives torn apart by tragedy.

Attorney General Lisa Madigan has made it a priority to provide services to help victims meet their challenges and regain peace of mind.

We oppose violence as a means of control over others and support equality in relationships.

The Louisiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence is pleased to publish the results of a 10-month needs assessment of the current state of domestic violence victim services and victims’ needs in Louisiana.

He was one of just two MPs who voted against the bill.

The second was David Nuttall, Conservative MP for Bury North.

According to the Acid Survivors Foundation in Pakistan, there is a high survival rate amongst victims of acid attacks.