A UN Report in 2015 stated that over three quarters of women online have experienced some form of cyber violence. Social networks can be awesome tools when used for good. Unfortunately cyberbullying and other types of violence are experienced way too often online. What would happen if that type of behavior was acted out in […]
In the midst of all the challenges we are facing, we are thrilled to announce that the 36th annual “Take Back the Night” on St. Croix will take place this evening, Thursday, October 26. We will gather at the Lutheran Parish Hall on King Street in Christiansted at 5:15 p.m. for the silent march. Our […]
Everyone is welcome to this free community event. If you have created t-shirts or other items in honor of your loved ones, please wear them. Call us at 340.773.9222 for more information.
Title: National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims Link out: Click here Description: The National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims is nationally recognized to honor and remember homicide victims and the impact on surviving loved ones and communities. September 25, 2017 will be the 10th anniversary of the date’s national designation. Date: 2017-09-25 The […]
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 […]
“Sexual violence is a social justice issue. All people have a basic right to be respected. People who commit violence take away that right. It can impact a person’s trust and feeling of safety.”–The National Sexual Violence Resource Center We can all play a part in preventing sexual violence through education and promotion of healthy […]
Thank you for the love and support! Together we WILL continue to be there for victims and survivors, and work to end domestic violence and sexual assault in our community.
The blog post by the staff of the National Network to End Domestic Violence’s resonated with us as we mourn the loss of life and are shocked by the injustice that continues to be revealed across the nation. The consequences should confirm for us all that justice–without biased judgments–will be served when unnecessary and deadly […]