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The words domestic violence are usually assoiciated with an adult woman being abused by an adult male. One in four women will be affected by some form of domestic violence, in their lifetime. Domestic violence is the willful intimidation, physical assault, battery, sexual assault, and/or other abusive behavior as part of a systematic pattern of power and control perpetrated by one intimate partner against another. It includes physical violence, sexual violence, psychological violence, and emotional abuse. http://www.ncadv.org/need-support/what-is-domestic-violence.
With awareness growing, studies have been geared to teen domestic violence. The statistics are alarming. http://www.loveisrespect.org/resources/dating-violence-statistics/ Over 1.5 million high school students will experience some form of physical abuse, this year. 43% of college dating women have reported some form of abuse. These numbers only include the reported number of cases. Statistically, only 33% of those vicitims every told anyone about the abuse. Parents that were surveyed don't believe that teen domestic violence is an issue (81%). The shocking part, only 58% of parents could identify the signs of an abusive relationship.
Organizations can spread awareness, but education is needed for our teens. As of July 2014, only 22 states had some form of legislation; in place, that addresses education for teen dating violence. http://www.ncsl.org/research/health/teen-dating-violence.aspx
Spreading awareness is a step in the right direction, but without educational programs we could see these statistics continue to grow.
Domestic Violence is a violent or aggressive behavior within or outside of the home, typically involving the violent abuse of a spouse or partner.
"Police, social services, and voluntary agencies are working together to tackle domestic violence"
Domestic violence is the leading cause of injury and death to women between 15 - 44 in the US, more than accidents, muggings, and rape combined. One women is beaten by her husband, or partner every 15 seconds in the US. How can we put a stop to domestic violence in America, who should we turn too?
Battering occurs among people from all races, ages, social economic classes, religious affiliations, occupations, and educational backgrounds.
We are talking with a young lady today about the way she survived Domestic Violence and some of the measures that were taken to ensure her survival. She will also share with us where she is today in life and her pursuites and passions that drive her in the business world. She has started her own non-profit organization to assist women who are in a Domestic Violence situation and while she is building the organization she continues to reach out and help others.
Join Devin Kent and Dr.T as they discuss fear being the death of our consensual non-monogamous live. Fear is an important emotion and can warn us of some very real dangers. However, it can also stop us from living through change. This is very true in consensual non-monogamy. If we can learn to handlle our greatest fears, our consensual non-monogamous lives can improve beyond our wildest dreams. Let's talk about how we can get over our greatest fears in consensual non-monogmy
Tonight we willl be discussing the violence that is going on in America? Over 100 people killed in Chicago in the last two weekends, what do we do about the violence in a state that has some of the more strick gun laws in the nation? There has been another school shooting at least 13 dead what is going on? What is going on with all this violence and what as a people do we do to stop it? If we are not worrying about the cops we have to worry about our own, how do we fix this growing problem when people refuse to see it or even acknowledge it? Tune in tonight from 7pm to 9pm and call in at 347-308-8813 to join in the conversation, this is going to be a good one yall are not going to want to miss it.
PimpPreacher.com - Today on Church Folk Revolution Radio we continue our conversation on Church Gangs as we take on the Non-Denomination Gang. How can it be considered Non-Denomination if they function like an actual denomination? Are non denomination churches just another way for a pastor to have complete control with no accountability?
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The shooting and murders in Oregon this past week have brought all of the "contenders" out of their corners in the ongoing boxing match around "to gun control or not to gun control." The arguments remain basically unchanged from the last time we heard these cries from both sides.
What is the full specturm of violence in America and what along that spectrum can the government, local or federal, do about it?
An open and heartfelt view of what seems to be escalating violence home and abroad. Are they connected?
Consensual non-monogamy is often perceived as a couples activity. However, there are a good number of single men and women who participate in it. A single person participating in the swinging or polyamorous lifestyle faces many challenges that are unique to their un-coupled status.
Join Dr. T and Devin Kent in welcoming a special guest who will discuss her journey as a single woman in the swinging lifestyle. In this episode, we will learn what she ultimately seeks in her consensual non-monogamous life and hear about some of the trials, tribulations, and pitfalls she, and other single people face when choosing this path. This is sure to be a thought provoking discussion for couples and singles alike!
Lindsay Fischer shares her story of domestic violence, and talks about her website. Lindsay lives her life fiercely, staring down fear and opposition, to prove that. Through speaking, advocacy work and writing, she shares the darkest parts of her life so others will understand.
SPECIAL GUEST MAISCHIAL STEEL shares here powerful story of surviving domestic violence in multiplw relationships.
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