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Russia: Bill to Decriminalize Domestic Violence

(Moscow) – A draft law pending in Russia’s parliament would seriously weaken protections against domestic violence, Human Rights Watch said today. Parliament should reject the law as dangerous and incompatible with Russia’s international human rights obligations. “Passage of this law would be a huge step backward for Russia, where victims of domestic violence already face enormous obstacles to getting help …

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Fearless Parent Radio – A Medical Doctor Unconventionalized by Autism – 11.30.16

When she was told that her 20-month-old son had autism, Andrea Libutti MD was devastated. Therapists said he would never communicate with others, nor would he ever form meaningful relationships. Still, Andrea refused to accept that dim prognosis and instead embarked on a years-long journey of discovery and healing.