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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ABUSE
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Domestic violence is a term used to characterize a pattern of obvious and subtle hash and brash behaviours resulting into physical and psychological abuses between partners in any types of intimate relationships or other members in a household. Domestic violence can be in a cumulative form of physical, emotional, verbal, economic and sexual abuse or any other type of control mechanism to coerce another individual perpetually. Consequences of domestic violence vary from anxiety, dismay, social disconnect, fragile mental state, tension, breakdown mental and unpredictable consequences such as illness, homicide or permanent disfigurement.
Although domestic violence is a punishable crime and a civil wrong in most well developed countries, it is often under-reported for obvious reasons and hard to prove before the consequence of violence has already taken its toll on the victim, who also may act in self-defence or retaliation. This problem is a growing concern for law enforcement everywhere, as it creates inherent problems in the criminal justice system. Therefore, it is within our civil responsibility to the society as well as it is to the state that we address this issue together. We urge people to join the discussion to help shed a light on various perspectives surrounding domestic violence and more on how to encourage victims to talk openly about how to identify and correct the pattern before it escalates. There are help programs for both abusers and victims.
We here at Taking Shots Radio love women. Love Them! Lately we've been accused of being misogynists (google it). So to stop all that noise we dropped a classic on domestic violence. We tell you what to do to avoid having a hardcore wrestling match with your significant other and then run down the list of a few celebrities that have knuckled up against their spouses!
It’s recorded that every 9 seconds in the U.S a woman is assaulted or beaten. With those statistics that would bring us to almost 7 women a minute which is insane. It’s also recorded that a man is severely assaulted by his wife or girlfriend every 14.6 seconds. Relationships will go through their challenges but when it becomes violent it ignites so much other dynamics; Children are affected, mental and physical damage, and sometimes death in the end. This is a serious issue that sadly takes the lives of up to three women a day in this country.
TUNE IN for a heavy one!
Domestic violence is a heated topic with many different views on what is abuse and how victims should deal with it. Laws have been put in place to have zero tolerance but have they worked the way they were intended and have they created criminals for incidents that should not have resulted in arrest. Is it a problem for just women and why do victims stay so long. Can ABUSERS be changed and if so how. This topic needs more attention and not just for the obvious reasons join us live and share your thoughts
Operating around the clock, seven days a week, confidential and free of cost, the National Domestic Violence Hotline provides lifesaving tools and immediate support to enable victims to find safety and live lives free of abuse. Callers to the hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) can expect highly trained experienced advocates to offer compassionate support, crisis intervention information and referral services in over 170 languages and much, much more.
In today's episode of GUC, I am delighted to welcome the president of the National Domestic Violence Hotline and the National Dating Abuse Hotline, Katie Ray-Jones.
Join hosts Alice Lynch and Sumayya Coleman, and Research Commentator Shasme Jackson as they speak to Zoe Flowers about the importance of supporting survivors in their recovery from domestic and sexual violence, and various methods that may help with the healing process. The show will also discuss vicarious trauma and ways that it impacts those working in the caring professions.
Please join host Carolyn Russell, Executive Director of A Safe Place and Project Leader for the Oakland Domestic Violence Peace Project and Co-Host George Jurand of the San Francisco Sherriff Department.
This show will focus on domestic violence in the faithbased community. Guests will speak on how the faith based community addresses and responds to domestic violence in their congregation. This show will be recorded and aired Thursday, June 26, 2014 at 8EST/7CST/6MST/5PST. Guest will include Dr. Yvonne Cole, Pastor Gerald Agee President of the Pastors of Oakland, Reverend Arnold G. Townsend, Ida McCray.
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WE ARE GOING TO HONOR A WELL-DESERVING WOMAN DR. MAYA ANGELOU!!! She too was a soldier for non-violence and used her words to SHARE WISDOM, KNOWLEDGE, INSPIRE, CHIDE, AND NURTURE.
SHE IS DO THE HONOR....JOIN US TONIGHT!
Domestic Violence is continuing to be on the rise more and more lately. There are people who are taking the life of supposed love ones and innocent children.
The news is constantly running the horror stories of the results of domestic violence. Children being subjected to horrible punishments and even death.
How do you feel about these atrocities? CALL IN LET'S SOUND OFF!
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Join Mama Shirley as she live streams The Full Frame Initiative webinar event entitled: Success For Domestic Violence Survivors
The Full Frame Initiative (FFI) is a national nonprofit organization that works to break cycles of poverty and violence through systems change. FFI has discovered the common DNA among the organizations that effectively serve people with multiple challenges — lasting change occurs when people are supported in the full frame of their lives - See more at: http://fullframeinitiative.org/
Join host Carolyn Russell project leader for the Oakland domestic violence peace project and Co-Host George Jurand of the San Francisco Sheriff Department. Guest Anthony Taylor with Minnesota- St. Paul domestic violence peace project. This show will focus on adults from various social economic class, explore and discuss their childhood experiences with domestic violence and its impact on their lives. They will discuss the physical and long psychological abuse of domestic violence.
Something to think about:
Women ages 16 to 24 experience the highest per capita rates of intimate violence-nearly 20 per 1000 women." (Bureau of Justice Special Report: Intimate Partner Violence, May 2000)
1 in 3 women will be assaulted by an intimate partner in her lifetime (30-50% of all women)
30% of LGBT couples experience domestic violence
11 women die every day as a result of domestic violence
Tune in tonight as Teko wraps up this series on domestic violence.
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