The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence reports that: Every year, approximately 4 million older Americans are victims of physical, psychological and/or other forms of abuse and neglect. Over 75% of physical abuse on elder adults is perpetrated by a family member June 15th was World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD), when we focused on promoting […]
Click here for the complete listing of results for the 33rd Annual Women Race. Congratulations to all of the Racers and to the overall winners: Overall Winners First Place – Michelle Smith #201 Second Place – Bridget Klein #206 Third Place – Mikaela Smith #1 Mothers with Strollers: 1st Place Leah Chewning #251 […]
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Abuse isn’t only bruises and black eyes. Here are 19 questions to help you identify emotional abuse: https://t.co/biN8V4lDU3 pic.twitter.com/n2F5Ydj6hd — domesticshelters.org (@domesticshelter) January 9, 2017
Human trafficking is a worldwide problem that affects people in cities, villages, towns and yes, even islands. UN Women, the United Nations organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women, examines coercion used by human traffickers and enslavers to trap victims in their video, “Don’t Let Yourself Become One of Them,” with English […]
“How many times do we have to remind this community and people in leadership roles that “There is NO Excuse for Domestic Violence!”? Read Executive Director Clema Lewis’ commentary on the official show of support for an executive hired despite a record of domestic abuse charges, and the additional dangers faced by the survivor in […]