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October is "Domestic Violence Awareness" month, and it's important to shed a light on a matter that affects 1 out of 4 women during her lifetime. Too often we continue to believe that domestic violence has a look, or affects a certain race, financial bracket or many other traits that aren't true. Join us two survivors sit down to discuss their testimonies, victories and the aftermath of being in abusive relationships. They may look very different on the outside, but their journeys are quite similar.
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This will be a heartfelt interview with my guest Suzanne Perry who is a survivor of domestic violence. Often you hide the bruises and the shame behind a smile while afraid on the inside to speak up and take control back in your life. Together we will give information on how to escape the behavior and take that first step towards the rest of your life before death becomes your alternative. Domestic Violence is not on a female problem but men are abused as well. Let's stop the cycle and stop the madness.
Domestic Violence from athletes to Judges from all walks of life comes violece againist men and women.
Verbal - Sexual - Physical Abuse
Man Up Pledge: The pledge says "I pledge never to commit, condone or remain silent about violence against women. I pledge to learn about how I can help to end violence and discrimination against women and girls and to work towards creating a community where all people are valued and safe.
On one hand, domestic violence committed by intimate partners — current or former spouses, boyfriends or girlfriends — has declined by more than 60 percent since the mid-1990s, according to Justice Department figures.
Yet the dramatic decrease from 1995 through 2004 has largely stalled, with the numbers stabilizing at a level that appalls people in the prevention field. The latest federal figures for "serious" intimate partner violence — sexual assault or aggravated physical assault — showed 360,820 such incidents in 2013, or roughly 1,000 per day.
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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and Bully Awareness Month. Join us with Robin Graham who is the CEO of Spotlight on Recovery magazine. "Spotlight On Recovery" is an outreach and resource magazine geared towards individuals
affected directly or indirectly by overwhelming issues like domestic violence. The previous articles that were highlighted in "Spotlight On Recovery" have included topics such as: accessible testing for those children whom have been affected by dyslexia in the public school system, Women in Prison, Legalizing Marijuana, coverage of the recipients of the Edison O. Jackson Single Father’s Foundation Scholarship, “Lost Glory”, the Disappearance of the Two Parent Household, Family Planning, Adult Illiteracy, Youth Awareness, Support and Recovery, a column for fathers dealing with “Baby Mama Drama” and a host of talented poets who will stir your heart and soul.
October is Domestic Violence Month. According to the National Coalition Against DV, Domestic Violence Awareness Month evolved from the first Day of Unity observed in October, 1981 by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. The intent was to connect battered women’s advocates across the nation who were working to end violence against women and their children. The Day of Unity soon became a special week when a range of activities were conducted at the local, state, and national levels.
This is great and my women’s organization, The Diva Network, is hosting a talk for women on Oct. 25 at Riverside Apartments near Huntington Metro. 2PM – 3:30PM.
But for today’s blogtalk show we will be discussing abuse towards MEN. Men are abused, too, and it is rarely talked about. Men do not report the abuse because they fear being laughed at, not taken seriously or ridiculed.
What should you do if you are dating a woman that becomes violent with you? And if you are a woman that is dealing with anger, how do you get help?
You probably know some of the warning signs of an abusive partner: he is easily angered or tries to isolate you from friends and family. But did you know the neighbors arguing upstairs might put your own life at risk? Or that your chances of getting slapped can be increased by your favorite reality show?
If you are in danger, call 911, your local hotline, or the U.S. National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233(SAFE) and TTY 1-800-787-3224. Please use a safe computer to email or research help for domestic vioence issues, where your search history is safe.
October is Domestic Violence Month and we want to have a conversation about this epidemic. We all know someone who has been a victim of domestic violence. We also know how we hide in shame and fear when someone raises the question, "Have you been abused?" Join us for a collective conversation about this horrible pain that fills our communities.
October is the month supposedly set aside for Domestic Violence Awareness. However, it is also Breast Cancer Awareness and the issue of Domestic Abuse and Domestic Violence is overshadowed.
It is very important that we push to keep domestic violence on the plate of medias through whatever means are available to you. It is an epidemic and seriously out control and destroying families and relationships.
Join us as we share information regarding what you can do this month to support advocates who are against domestic violence and fighting to make sure that it is kept on the front and not the back burner.
October is Domestic Violence Awareness month and AV addresses the matter as we discuss the culture of domestic abuse in organized sports, entertainment and mainstream American life, why it remains prevalent and acceptable in our society and what can be done to stem this dangerous and deadly time.
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