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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.
After the release of the video showing former Baltimore Raven's running back Ray Rice physically assaulting his then fiancee, many questions are being asked. Most of them are related to how NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. and the NFL handled the situation. It also raised questions of how domestic violence cases are being handled around the entire sports world. Join Mr. Yancey as he explores the question of whether there is a double standard when it comes to domestic violence and domestic violence. You are welcome to join the conversation by calling (914)338-0665.
Domestic Violence from athletes to Judges from all walks of life comes violece againist men and women.
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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.
II Timothy 3:1, "In the last days, it will be very hard to be a believer. Physical, emotional, verbal, sexual, economic abuse is on the increase.
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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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 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.
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Domestic violence continues to be an issue in society. This week we have two special guests that will discuss domestic violence and provide resources for victims of domestic violence.
Ms. Bevelyn Mitchell, She has worked in the field of Social Work for the past 16 years. Much of her work has been done in Horry, Georgetown and Williamsburg counties. She believes that God has given her the compassion to relate to those who are hurting. This also allows her to educate the community, local hospitals, law enforcement, educators and anyone who listen. Rape is forced, unwanted sexual intercourse. Rape, sometimes also called sexual assault, can happen to both men and women of any age.
Dr. Beverly Boone, is a native of Troy, North Carolina. If you look at a map of North Carolina, you will see that Troy (Montgomery County) sits in the middle of the state. My interest in writing and reading inspired me to earn a B.S. degree in Secondary English Education at North Carolina A & T State University, Greensboro, NC. After a long career as a high school English teacher, I continued my education at North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC; earning two degrees - a Master’s of Education in Educational Leadership and Administration and a Ph.D. in Educational Research and Policy Analysis.
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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