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Facebook and the Perpetuation of Domestic Violence

The internet is a marvelous thing, in many ways. We’re starting to be able to reach out online for support and help to escape domestic violence situations. 881 more words

Domestic Abuse

January Trial Date Set For Barway Collins' Father

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A trial date has been set for next January for the man accused of killing his 10-year-old son last March.

In a brief hearing, Pierre Collins said he was willing to waive his right to a speedy trial in order to give his lawyers time to prepare to defend him against charges he murdered his son Barway Collins. 67 more words

News

7 years later...

WordPress alerted me to the fact that it had been two years since I started writing this blog this week. In turn that alerted me to it being 7 years since I left the abusive relationship. 685 more words

Parenting

K - Keep your head

Managing stress is something that everyone has to do.  We all have to cope with what life throws at us.  That sometimes means asking for help.   622 more words

Can a small voice change a big world?

I hesitate to write these words. I have been hesitating all week. But they burn in me and the fire of them refuses to dim. They are inspired by a discussion I had with my Domestic Violence counsellor in which I asked her how we could change the world to make it safe for women. 1,375 more words

Self-Compassion Activism

When home is a war zone

Each year in Scotland domestic abuse takes place in more than 50,000 households in which children live. They can be powerless witnesses to abusive relationships, and even find themselves caught in the middle if they try to stop the violence and control. 587 more words

Child Protection

One Man's Opinion ...No man has the right to hit a Woman period.

The following was posted not to glorify violence but to speak out against any man putting his hands on a woman regardless of the reason. This seems to be a recurring theme especially among young athletes who believe it is their right to use their hands regardless of who they are confronted by. 171 more words

Domestic Abuse