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Facebook Takes Steps To Help Domestic Violence Survivors Protect Their Privacy

Facebook Takes Steps To Help Domestic Violence Survivors Protect Their Privacy | Violence Prevention | Scoop.it
The social media giant has teamed up with a domestic violence prevention group to make sure survivors know how to safeguard themselves from their abusers online.
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Both genders can get wrapped up in dating violence - Hays Daily News

Both genders can get wrapped up in dating violence...there is an explanation about teenagers perceiving only physical violence as abuse. They do not understand verbal and emotional abuse can be even more damaging.

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Peace Place receives grant to help people facing domestic violence

The Judicial Council of Georgia Domestic Violence Committee recently awarded grants totaling $1,692,948 to nine nonprofit agencies. The funds are used to provide civil legal services to approximately 4,500 low-income Georgians.
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Cragsmoor murder-suicide preceded by domestic violence calls in which wife was 'aggressor,' undersheriff says (video)

Cragsmoor murder-suicide preceded by domestic violence calls in which wife was 'aggressor,' undersheriff says (video) | Violence Prevention | Scoop.it
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Prevent tragedies like these with preventative actions against domestic abuse.

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Swampscott Resident Nominates Domestic Violence Agency For $100,000 Award

Swampscott Resident Nominates Domestic Violence Agency For $100,000 Award | Violence Prevention | Scoop.it
HAWC received the award courtesy of Cummings Properties
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That Gun Changed Our Lives Forever

That Gun Changed Our Lives Forever | Violence Prevention | Scoop.it
Anger and jealousy do not last forever, but a gunshot fired in an impulsive rage often does. Easy accessibility to lethal guns makes a fatal difference over and over again.
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one gun makes influences more than one person's life.

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How Does a Community Prevent Domestic Violence? Springfield Tests One ... - KSMU Radio

How Does a Community Prevent Domestic Violence? Springfield Tests One ... - KSMU Radio | Violence Prevention | Scoop.it

“Harmony House specifically is looking at doing a dating abuse awareness campaign; trying to get the message out to younger people…where we’re trying to help people realize what a healthy relationship might look like, how a young person might identify warning signs of an abusive relationship so that they can get out of that situation before it gets to the abusive point,” Dwyer says.

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Prevention, not just resolution.

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Words alone won't end violence against women in armed conflict - The Guardian

Words alone won't end violence against women in armed conflict - The Guardian | Violence Prevention | Scoop.it

Last week, the UN security council heard of similar atrocities elsewhere in the world, and adopted its fourth resolution in five years exclusively devoted to the issue of sexual violence in armed conflict. A crime that was until recently invisible, ignored, or dismissed as an inevitable consequence of war, is now routinely addressed by the world body in charge of the maintenance of international peace and security.

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Standing up to domestic violence - Santa Clarita Valley Signal

Standing up to domestic violence - Santa Clarita Valley Signal | Violence Prevention | Scoop.it
Standing up to domestic violence
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I wrote a Signal piece in May about supporting our Santa Clarita Valley Domestic Violence Center.
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Man could face murder trial years after abuse causes son's death ...

Man could face murder trial years after abuse causes son's death ... | Violence Prevention | Scoop.it
A man who spent five years in prison for shaking his infant son in 2006 may go to trial for murder.
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Domestic Violence and Abuse: Signs of Abuse and Abusive Relationships

Domestic Violence and Abuse: Signs of Abuse and Abusive Relationships | Violence Prevention | Scoop.it
Are you or someone you care about in an abusive relationship? Learn about domestic abuse, including the more subtle signs.
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How can we protect our daughters from abusive relationships?

How can we protect our daughters from abusive relationships? | Violence Prevention | Scoop.it
This week Nigella Lawson was photographed with her husband's hand round her throat. How can we make sure children never have to experience abuse from a partner when they grow up? Plus, the warning signs of a controlling relationship.
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Why Didn’t She Walk Out? - Indian Express

Why Didn’t She Walk Out? - Indian Express | Violence Prevention | Scoop.it
I believe that violence travels through generations, with each generation becoming trained to accept some degree of abuse in intimate and marital relationships, within natal families, from acquaintanc ("Why didn't she walk out?
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Twitter 'Hears You' On Violent Abuse - But Its Answer Remains Unclear - Forbes

Twitter 'Hears You' On Violent Abuse - But Its Answer Remains Unclear - Forbes | Violence Prevention | Scoop.it
The Guardian Twitter 'Hears You' On Violent Abuse - But Its Answer Remains Unclear Forbes Twitter rage can occur over almost anything – David Vonderhaar of the Activision studio Treyarch found himself subject to a stream of abuse and threats of...
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Opinion: Why domestic violence is never a private issue

Opinion: Why domestic violence is never a private issue | Violence Prevention | Scoop.it

Shockingly, these attitudes are all too often echoed by the police, social workers and criminal justice professionals -- the very people who have a duty to safeguard the most vulnerable members of our society. Police officers still fail to treat domestic violence as a serious crime. Reports of abuse are routinely dismissed, calls for help are downgraded, and dangerous men are left free to commit violence -- or worse

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Children of Domestic Violence: A black and blue fairytale

Children of Domestic Violence: A black and blue fairytale | Violence Prevention | Scoop.it

"The United States Department of Justice reports that Domestic Violence is one of the most severely underreported crimes in this country. The National Institute of Justice and the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention tell us, “Only approximately one-quarter of all physical assaults, one-fifth of all rapes, and one-half of all stalking’s perpetuated against females by intimate partners are reported to the police”

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Domestic violence case rules restored

Domestic violence case rules restored | Violence Prevention | Scoop.it
SACRAMENTO (AP) -- The state Senate has approved legislation that would reinstate mandates that police departments keep records of restraining orders and adopt standards for responding to domestic violence calls.
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Program targets domestic violence by police in Louisiana, 9 other states

Program targets domestic violence by police in Louisiana, 9 other states | Violence Prevention | Scoop.it
A new toolkit developed by Florida State University researchers to prevent domestic violence involving law enforcement officers is now available to all criminal justice agencies in the Southeast, including Louisiana.
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'Half of parents have never spoken to their children about sexual abuse' - Telegraph.co.uk

'Half of parents have never spoken to their children about sexual abuse' - Telegraph.co.uk | Violence Prevention | Scoop.it

"We must educate our children about staying safe and speaking out. Parents have told us they lack confidence in approaching this difficult but important issue. We’ve worked with parent groups to devise a simple, age appropriate way of making sure children speak up if something happens. It’s a quick conversation but could make a big difference."

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Activists welcome hard-fought UN agreement on women's rights

Activists welcome hard-fought UN agreement on women's rights | Violence Prevention | Scoop.it
Negotiations end with agreement on ending violence against women at the Commission on the Status of Women
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Conference addresses campus violence - Denton Record Chronicle

Conference addresses campus violence - Denton Record Chronicle | Violence Prevention | Scoop.it

Sessions included how to conduct a campus safety audit, building and maintaining an active shooter training program, and cognitive behavior therapy. There also were more general sessions on such topics as violence prevention on campus and issues surrounding guns on campus.

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Korean American Clergy -- Domestic Violence First Responders - New America Media

Korean American Clergy -- Domestic Violence First Responders - New America Media | Violence Prevention | Scoop.it
xoJane Korean American Clergy -- Domestic Violence First Responders New America Media Lee was speaking as part of a domestic violence conference aimed at Korean American clergy, who are often the first responders when such incidents occur, but...
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Woman Fired for Being a Domestic Violence Survivor: Why ...

Woman Fired for Being a Domestic Violence Survivor: Why ... | Violence Prevention | Scoop.it
Woman Fired for Being a Domestic Violence Survivor: Why California Needs SB 400. charlesworth. Carie Charlesworth. Photo credit: NBC San Diego. by Katie Egan, Program Assistant. Second grade teacher Carie ...
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Women Who Have Repeat Abortions More Likely to Have Abusive Relationships

Women Who Have Repeat Abortions More Likely to Have Abusive Relationships | Violence Prevention | Scoop.it
Women Who Have Repeat Abortions More Likely to Have Abusive Relationships by Steven Ertelt LifeNews.com Edito (Women Who Have Repeat Abortions More Likely to Have Abusive Relationships http://t.co/Ky9CRaJc2x...
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Domestic abuse is not a 'fleeting thing' | Women's Views on News

Domestic abuse is not a 'fleeting thing' | Women's Views on News | Violence Prevention | Scoop.it
Society's archaic attitude toward domestic abuse will not change unless the government leads by example.
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